BlackBerry and Jaguar Land Rover will work together to develop new autonomous vehicles using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies.
The two companies will use BlackBerry’s QNX operating system and Blackberry Cylance to develop a range of capabilities to bolster vehicle safety, including predictive software maintenance and cyber threat protection, in Jaguar Land Rover’s next-generation vehicle architecture.
Under the partnership, BlackBerry will also help Jaguar Land Rover identify potential security vulnerabilities found in connected and autonomous vehicles.
“BlackBerry is a trusted partner of the automotive industry because of our heritage and innovations in secure communications,” said John Chen, Executive Chairman & CEO, BlackBerry.
“We are pleased to be Jaguar Land Rover’s chosen partner for safety-certified technology, as we advance Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies to transform automotive safety.”
Prof Sir Ralf D Speth KBE FREng, Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Land Rover, will deliver a keynote address at BlackBerry’s annual flagship security conference in London, on October 2, 2019.
The event is a forum for business leaders, technology developers, industry experts and market analysts to discover next-generation products and services that address the expanding secure communications needs of the connected world.
“Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry share a common objective in bringing the most intelligent vehicles to reality,” said Prof Sir Ralf D Speth KBE FREng.
“I am delighted that our partnership with BlackBerry continues to go from strength-to-strength, a company whose technology innovations uniquely address the expanding safety needs of the automotive industry.”