News from the Connected World
Canada's largest accelerator for Software as a Service (SaaS) companies L-SPARK, and BlackBerry have announced the six companies selected for the second cohort of their joint accelerator program, which aims to advance Canadian technology startups that are focused on vehicle-connected services and cloud connectivity to the vehicle.
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BlackBerry and MARELLI Electronics China today announced a strategic collaboration to integrate QNX Platform for Digital Cockpits in MARELLI's Electronics eCockpit and Digital Cluster solution. The integrated solution is expected to be commercialised by a wide range of MARELLI's Chinese OEM customers.
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Chinese electric car maker WM Motor is to embed BlackBerry's QNX Neutrino Realtime Operating System (RTOS) and other BlackBerry QNX software products within the company's third-generation SUVs.
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BlackBerry's QNX Hypervisor 2.0 for Safety has been recognised as ISO 26262 ASIL D compliant by the independent auditors at TÜV Rheinland, making it the world's first ASIL D safety-certified commercial hypervisor.
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Huawei has launched its latest fitness tracker, the Huawei Band 4 Pro. Huawei Band 4 Pro comes equipped with a heart rate sensor as well as SpO2 sensor for gauging blood oxygen saturation levels. The The Huawei Band 4 Pro features 0.95-inch AMOLED display and also offers NFC support for making contactless payments.
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Huawei and Peng Cheng Laboratory have jointly released Peng Cheng Cloud Brain II Phase 1, officially launching the journey to AI clusters at 1000 petaFLOPS (PFLOPS) scale. This marks a new milestone in the scientific research field for the Kunpeng computing industry.
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South African data network operator, rain has launched its intelligent 5G transport network in partnership with Huawei. Transport networks can be thought of as the 'neural networks' that connect core networks to services.
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UAE-based telecommunications services provider Etisalat, has worked with Huawei to complete the first trial of compact all-optical cross-connect (OXC) for the transport industry, enhancing connectivity and speed and delivering cutting-edge technology that promises to simplify optical architecture to build future networks.
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Verizon has today announced the creation of a global Zero-Trust Architecture, achieved by embedding a Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) over its private IP MPLS network. Verizon’s Zero Trust network essentially blocks connectivity from unknown devices, making corporate data virtually invisible to anyone without approved access, mitigating against credential theft and server exploitation.
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As 2019 ends, you cannot escape how much carriers have raced out their 5G network go-lives with everyone wanting to claim a 5G first from first 5G village to 5G city to 5G shopping centre. But, let’s be honest that all this techno sound and fury is a game of retaining and winning those super-nerd customers.
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BlackBerry and electric vehicle company Arrival announced today that Arrival's intelligent, autonomous-ready commercial vehicles will be powered by BlackBerry QNX technology.
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Google is rolling out its Ambient Mode feature for Google Assistant to more Android devices. The Ambient Mode feature for Google Assistant was announced at IFA 2019. During the launch, the feature was available only on two tablets - Lenovo Smart Tab M8 HD and Lenovo Yoga Smart Tab and a couple of handsets smartphones, including the Nokia 7.2 and Nokia 6.2.
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Back in June Google began rolling out RCS in the UK and France, bypassing carriers. Google is now doing the same in the US. If you already have Messages, you’ll be prompted to enable chat features in the coming weeks. If you don’t have Messages, you can download it on the Play Store. Google expects this service to be broadly available in the U.S. by the end of year.
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Huawei's 5G MEC solution won the Wireless Innovation Award at the 21st World Communication Award Ceremony held in London by Total Telecom. The award reflects the industry's recognition of Huawei's 5G MEC solution in technical innovation, business, and ecosystem construction.
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ETAS and BlackBerry QNX announced today the companies will cooperate to jointly develop and market a safety-critical platform for use in next generation connected and autonomous vehicles.
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On the first day of AfricaCom, the biggest gathering of telecommunications companies in Cape Town, South African mobile operator MTN, together with Huawei, launched their C-band 5G trial as part of the operator’s network evolution plan towards 5G.
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Huawei x Gentle Monster Smart Eyewear series is officially available to buy in the UK. Unlike Google Glass, there’s no heads-up display. Essentially, it looks like a normal earwear that has an integrated Bluetooth headset. It has built-in dual speakers with a semi-open design and dual microphones on the temple which uses AI for noise reduction