As advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) evolve from discrete single function systems, such as blind spot monitoring and lane departure warning to integrated active safety systems and automated driving technologies, a new set of software challenges has emerged. The need for high performance computing is intersecting with the need for functional safety, changing the very nature of the hardware and software in these next generation systems. The QNX ® Platform for ADAS has been designed to addresses these challenges by providing a flexible, safe and stable software environment that leverages the performance advances in silicon while maintaining ISO 26262 functional safety certification.

The QNX Platform for ADAS allows automakers to build the next generation of ADAS systems and pave the way for automated driving in the years to come.

  • Achieve faster, lower cost and lower risk ISO 26262 certification by using pre-certified operating system
  • Lower development costs by reusing POSIX and Linux software assets
  • Leverage the power of the latest ADAS silicon with support for accelerated vision processing
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The QNX Platform for ADAS was recognized at the 2017 TU-Automotive Awards as the Best Active Safety or ADAS Product/Service.


  • High performance - unlock the power of today's silicon
  • Standards-compliant for safety-critical automotive systems
  • Lower development costs through software reuse


Flexible platform approach for multiple ADAS and active safety applications

The QNX Platform for ADAS has been built as a foundation to support a variety of ADAS and active safety applications. For example, by combining the multi-camera framework with support for accelerated vision processing and 3D OpenGL ES graphics rendering, a surround view system can be realized. Alternately, a single camera forward facing safety system can be constructed by combining the camera input framework with object detection and recognition algorithms from QNX ecosystem partners.