FMG Electronics to distribute QNX products, including the QNX Neutrino RTOS.
FMG has a long and successful track record in delivering sales and technical support to embedded system developers.
QNX technology is widely used in the UK and Ireland, in a variety of industrial, medical, and military systems.
OTTAWA, August 11, 2010
– QNX Software Systems Co.
today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with FMG Electronics to serve the growing
QNX customer base in the UK and Ireland. FMG Electronics, an ISO 9001:2000 company, is a premier distributor
of embedded technology products and has supported the needs of the electronic design and manufacturing
community since 1991.
As part of the QNX® Solutions Network, FMG Electronics will distribute QNX® products, including the
QNX® Neutrino® Realtime Operating System (RTOS) and the QNX® Momentics® Tool Suite. FMG has proven
experience in supporting QNX developers in the industrial automation, transportation, medical, military,
and other industries.
“QNX technology has a long-established presence in the UK and Ireland, and is used in a range of control
systems, patient-care medical devices, and oil and gas flow measurement systems,” said Michael Freer,
regional sales manager, UK & Ireland, QNX Software Systems. “With its experience in QNX technology and
understanding of the embedded market, FMG Electronics is well positioned to help existing QNX customers
develop their systems faster and more economically, while introducing new customers to the benefits of
The QNX Solutions Network comprises a team of qualified distributors and resellers with proven expertise
in QNX technology and services. Network members have full access to QNX sales and marketing tools, training,
About QNX Software Systems
QNX Software Systems Co., a subsidiary of Research In Motion Limited (RIM), is a leading vendor of operating
systems, middleware, development tools, and professional services for the embedded systems market. Global leaders
such as Cisco, Daimler, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for network routers,
vehicle telematics units, industrial control systems, medical instruments, security and defense systems, and other
mission- or life-critical applications. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems Co. is headquartered in Ottawa,
Canada, and distributes products in over 100 countries worldwide.
QNX, Momentics, Neutrino, Aviage, Photon and Photon microGUI are trademarks of QNX Software Systems GmbH & Co.
KG, which are registered trademarks and/or used in certain jurisdictions, and are used under license by QNX
Software Systems Co. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.
QNX Software Systems Co. (QNX) is a subsidiary of Research In Motion Limited (RIM). Forward-looking statements in
this news release are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws. When used herein, words such as "expect", "anticipate",
"estimate", "may", "will", "should", "intend," "believe", and similar expressions, are intended to identify
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by QNX in
light of its experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments,
as well as other factors that QNX believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Many factors could cause QNX's
actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the
forward-looking statements, including those described in the "Risk Factors" section of RIM's Annual Information
Form, which is included in its Annual Report on Form 40-F (copies of which filings may be obtained at
www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov). These factors should be considered carefully, and readers should not place undue
reliance on QNXs forward-looking statements. RIM and QNX have no intention and undertake no obligation to update
or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except
as required by law.