Leading Chinese navigation provider to integrate its mobile navigation technology into QNX CAR Platform
SHANGHAI, August 27, 2013
QNX Software Systems Limited
, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, AutoNavi Holdings Limited
(NASDAQ:AMAP), a leading provider of digital map content and navigation solutions in China, will integrate its mobile navigation technology into the QNX CAR Platform for Infotainment
As a leading global provider of vehicle infotainment software platforms, QNX Software Systems is not only a technology leader, but also a design concept innovator in enhancing vehicle flexibility infotainment designs based on the QNX CAR Platform can be quickly customized, said Yongqi Yang, executive vice president of automotive business, AutoNavi. QNX Software Systems has integrated features such as smartphone connectivity, which meet AutoNavis aim to create a new generation of vehicle navigation solutions. AutoNavi will work together with QNX to create a smart and appropriate driving experience.
The QNX CAR Platform for Infotainment is based on QNX® technology proven in tens of millions of vehicles. Designed for flexibility, the platform supports a rich choice of application environments and smartphone platforms, as well as a comprehensive set of pre-integrated components to help automotive companies build connected, media-rich infotainment systems.
AutoNavi has taken a unique approach to in-car navigation, enabling location-based services on top of its navigation technology, said Andrew Poliak, global director of automotive business development, QNX Software Systems. We welcome AutoNavi to the QNX CAR Platform and our automotive ecosystem, and we look forward to working with AutoNavi to bring its technology to automakers and tier one auto suppliers in China.
About AutoNavi Holdings Limited
AutoNavi Holdings Limited (NASDAQ:AMAP) is a leading provider of digital map content and navigation and location-based solutions in China. At the core of its business is a comprehensive nationwide digital map database that covers approximately 3.6 million kilometers of roadway and over 20 million points of interest across China. Through its digital map database and proprietary technology platform, AutoNavi provides comprehensive, integrated navigation and location-based solutions optimized for the Chinese market and users, including automotive navigation solutions, mobile location-based solutions and Internet location-based solutions, and public sector and enterprise applications. For more information on AutoNavi, please visit www.autonavi.com
About QNX Software Systems
QNX Software Systems Limited, a subsidiary of BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY; TSX:BB), is a leading vendor of operating systems, development tools, and professional services for connected embedded systems. Global leaders such as Audi, Cisco, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for vehicle infotainment units, network routers, medical devices, industrial automation systems, security and defense systems, and other mission- or life-critical applications. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada; its products are distributed in more than 100 countries worldwide. Visit www.qnx.com
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