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BlackBerry QNX Safety Certifications and Compliance

Streamline safety certifications and compliance with embedded software solutions from BlackBerry QNX that meet the most stringent safety certifications and standards compliance. 

Pre-Certified Embedded Software Solutions 

Achieving safety certification for an embedded system is time intensive and costly. BlackBerry® QNX® has reduced that burden for your team by pre-certifying our real-time operating system and hypervisor to the highest automotive, industrial and medical standards.

Streamline certification efforts by choosing a pre-certified microkernel foundation for your embedded system and focus more time on new product features.

Safety QNX Products Pre-Certifications: QNX® OS for
Safety
QNX® OS for
Medical
QNX® Hypervisor for Safety
IEC 61508 SIL 3
Functional safety standard for electronic systems requiring a high level of reliability and risk reduction, including transportation, energy generation and process control
yes

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  yes

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ISO 26262 ASIL D
The highest classification of injury risk in the functional safety standards for automotive applications
yes

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  yes

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IEC 62304 Class C
Medical device software life cycle processes standard
  yes

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ISO 9001:2015
Process and Systems for Development and Design of QNX software
yes

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Safety Certifiable Solutions 

Since BlackBerry QNX products have gone through rigorous IEC 61508 pre-certification, the basis for many functional safety standards, certifying solutions for new industries or standards is much easier than with Linux-based systems. Plus, you can rely on our expertise, honed in hundreds of client projects over the last 40 years to help streamline your processes and vastly improve your chances of a successful certification. 

Safety Certifiable Products QNX OS for Safety QNX Hypervisor for Safety
EN 50128 & EN 50129
Functional safety standards for rail and rail related electronic systems and signaling
yes

Certifiable

yes

Certifiable

IEC 62061
Functional safety of machinery
yes

Certifiable

yes

Certifiable

ISO 25119
Functional safety for safety-related parts of control systems for tractors and machinery in agriculture and forestry
yes

Certifiable

yes

Certifiable

IEC 61513
Functional safety standards for nuclear power plants
yes

Certifiable

yes

Certifiable

ISO 13849-1:2015 Safety of machinery
Provides safety requirements and guidance on the principles for the design and integration of safety-related parts of control systems (SRP/CS), including the design of software.
yes

Certifiable

yes

Certifiable

Standards Compliance

BlackBerry QNX and BlackBerry® Certicom® comply with a broad range of standards to provide a safe and secure platform for embedded systems.
 
  • POSIX Compliance

    QNX RTOS is 100% POSIX compliant and conforms to the POSIX PSE52 Realtime Controller 1003.13-2003 system product standard. This means that UNIX and LINUX programs can be easily ported over to the QNX RTOS. Complies with the POSIX PSE52 Realtime Controller 1003.13-2003 System product standard and uses the same development tools, like the GNU Compiler Collection (gcc).

  • Common Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (CC EAL):

    QNX has been evaluated by the Canadian Common Criteria Scheme and deemed compliant with EAL 4+ Common Criteria Assurance Level requirements.

  • FIPS 140-2:

    BlackBerry Certicom provides a shared object module library that gives developers an easy and cost‐effective way to take advantage of Blackberry Certicom’s Security Builder GSE FIPS validated cryptographic libraries. This solution enables device manufacturers and independent software vendors to offer their customers solutions with FIPS 140‐2 security‐certified technology on a proven RTOS foundation.