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QNX Multimedia Suite

Develop embedded systems with rich audio and video content.

Product Brief

QNX Multimedia Suite

Whether you’re building a simple media player application to play on-board or connected mobile device content, or a more complex media server that encodes and streams data across a network, the QNX® Multimedia Suite provides all the underlying capabilities you’ll need to create rich media experiences.

Developed using a modular and scalable architecture, our multimedia technology supports the latest audio and video industry standards, and can be easily upgraded to support new standards as they become available. 

The QNX Multimedia Suite is middleware that runs on the QNX® Neutrino Real-time Operating System. It can be implemented as an independent standalone system or fully integrated with other BlackBerry QNX products, including the QNX Sensor Framework.

Extensive Hardware Support

Field-proven in Tens of Millions of Systems

Work with multimedia technology that has been deployed over decades by hundreds of customers worldwide across different industry verticals, including automotive, medical, and industrial automation.  

Extensive Hardware Support

The QNX Multimedia Suite supports leading vendor silicon and takes full advantage of video hardware acceleration. Thanks to our extensive hardware support (see QNX Board Support Packages), comprehensive CODEC and file format support, and customizations available through BlackBerry QNX professional services, you can easily integrate our media functionality into your systems. 

For more information about support for CODECs, file (container) formats, streaming formats and other technologies, download the QNX Multimedia Product Brief.


Key features of the QNX Multimedia Suite include: 

  • A sophisticated rendering engine for media playback from file or from stream
  • A wide-range of hardware-accelerated audio and video CODECs
  • Support for OpenMAX AL API
  • Recording and streaming of audio, graphics content, camera input, or files for dispatch to a receiving endpoint
  • Device connectivity for Apple, Android and Windows protocols
  • Media content and meta-data synchronization to database, with playlist management support 

Technical Resources

Professional Services

Leverage our expertise in designing and bringing to market complex embedded systems on time, on budget, and with the quality your customers demand. 

Board Support Packages (BSPs) 

View our extensive library of BSPs for a broad selection ARMv7, ARMv8 and x86-64 boards. 

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