QNX Momentics PE/SE 6.3.0 SP1 Update Available

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Service Pack 1 is now available for download in MyQNX section of http://www.qnx.com. SP1 addresses critical issues in virtual memory management and embedded (NOR) flash file systems. It also incorporates maintenance fixes to both the Momentics tools and the Neutrino operating system - addressing issues in the IDE, command line tools, OS, Filesystem, and Networking components. For complete details on the issues addressed, please refer to the SP1 Release Notes, located at: http://www.qnx.com/download/group.html?programid=9195

Annual European QNX Night 2005

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Join QNX at the 4th Annual European QNX Night, for an evening of interactive discussions and celebration. During the evening a number of executives from QNX head office will be there to talk to customers, prospects and partners. This will be a very special QNX-Night, as this year the company celebrates its 25th anniversary. To mark the evening, Dan Dodge, co-founder and CEO, QNX Software Systems, will be in attendance to toast the evening. Come and celebrate with us!

Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2005
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Desktop for QNX

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thegman (Garry Taylor) is writing a desktop for QNX, and needs a little input and feedback to assess demand, check out the screenshots and see what you think.

A desktop for QNX Neutrino

Disclaimer: This article, or the project mentioned within it have no relation to (and is not endorsed by) QNX Software Systems.


VxWorks-to-QNX Porting Guide Proves Popular Among Wind River Customers

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OTTAWA, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Meeting the demand for customers who wish to migrate from the Wind River VxWorks operating system, the VxWorks-to-QNX porting guide has proven to be an increasingly popular developer's tool. The guide was launched one year ago and has been downloaded by developers from almost 1,000 companies, making it the most popular download offered from the QNX® website.The growing number of customers seeking alternatives to Wind River products is driving the tremendous demand for the porting guide.

QNX, SoftIntegration Team Up to Provide C/C++ Scripting Technology

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DAVIS, California, January 10, 2005 - SoftIntegration, Inc. today announced the availability of Ch® Standard Edition 4.7, Ch SDK 4.7, and Embedded Ch 4.7 for the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS. Ch is an embeddable C/C++ interpreter for cross-platform scripting, 2D/3D plotting, numerical computing, shell programming, and embedded scripting. Extending its success in Windows, Unix, and MacOS X, SoftIntegration now allows QNX developers to use C/C++ for scripting, shell programming, and embedded scripting.

JVC Chooses QNX Neutrino RTOS for In-Car Infotainment Product

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LAS VEGAS, 2005 Consumer Electronics Show, January 6, 2005 - QNX Software Systems today announced that JVC, a world leader in audio and video consumer products, has chosen the QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system (RTOS) to power a new DVD receiver and monitor for in-car use.The latest infotainment device from JVC for the automotive aftermarket, the receiver offers "dual zone" capability for front and back seat simultaneous operation, a detachable monitor, and a 5.1 channel audio system.

VMWare 5.0 Public Beta

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VMWare beta 5.0 is now publicly available at: http://www.vmware.com/products/desktop/ws5_beta.html

So far QNX6 and QNX4 work just like before (starting floppy driver still crashes the VM, which VMWare is working on.)

It does seems a tad faster, but that is just a first impression.

Virtual machine config need to be converted from 4 to 5 and cannot be converted back.

QNX NC History

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John Nagle just started a discussion on the changes in the QNX Non-Commercial releases over the years and different versions: from "Everything worked" in QNX 6.0 NC to mandatory registration for download and some features expired in 30 days as of the latest QNX 6.3.

John wrotes:

I'm trying to reconstruct the timeline of the restrictions 
in the QNX NC versions. Is this right? 

QNX 6.0 NC: 
Everything worked. 

QNX 6.1 NC: 
? (need more info here) 

QNX 6.2 NC: 
No Eclipse IDE.