QNX Software Systems today announced that Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR) has chosen the QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system (RTOS) and the QNX Momentics® development suite to build radio navigation systems for automakers such as Audi, BMW, DaimlerChrysler and Porsche. Harman based its decision on QNX's reputation of providing reliable and scalable RTOS technology as well as QNX's new comprehensive integrated development environment (IDE) based on the Eclipse platform.
Akhilesh Mritunjai (a.k.a mritun) just updated his WinQFile and QFile. Those are still considered beta. Again, they work only on Windows NT/2000/XP. No Windows 9x/ME support.
Changelogs for WinQFile:
* fixed a bug where pressing cross button displays About dialog instead of closing window.
* fixed a bug where partition list is not updated after selecting another disk in combo.
* fixed a bug where files with more than one exten are not copied correctly.
* The debug windows has been made more verbose to help debugging.
Good news for the QNX4 users! QSSL just announced that a beta version of TCP/IP 5.0 patch A will be available later today or tomorrow. If you want to join this beta go to http://qdn.qnx.com/beta/form.html and enroll tcpip5.0.
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Mike Gorchak just released version 0.8b of the C-Media sound driver for QNX6 at http://mike.qnx.org.ru/cmi/index_e.htm.
This driver is intended for 8338 and 8738 sound chips from C-Media Electronics Inc.
Changelog for version 0.8b:
* Added Mic input as the capture source.
* Added option in Advanced Settings menu for Mic Gain Boost enabling.
* Added Mic Gain control (8 steps) at capture mixer section.
* Finished work for code reorganizing, prepearing for S/PDIF support.
Great work Mike!
The new OpenQNX site (forums portion) is ready for preview. Please check it out at http://www.openqnx.com/jive/index.jsp. Please post any comments in the OpenQNX forum there.
The whole new site will be based on the Java technology. We will announce the other portions for preview when ready.
Arvoo Engineering has just finished their first release of the SDK for the Picasso framgrabber line for QNX Neutrino. This is the first official frame grabber SDK for QNX.
The Picasso SDK consists of
- Picasso shared library
- Picasc: console sample program with sources
- Picaspt: Photon sample program with sources (PhAB)
Eclipse website has been updated with the plans for the core and debugger for C/C++ Development Tools (CDT Project).
The focus on the CDT Core is cleaning up the QNX contributed code, doing all of the 2.0 catchup items, as well as adding features to support the modularity and overridability of the CDT components.
On the CDT Debugger side, QNX w/gdb 5.2.1 will be supported.
You can view the plan at eclipse website.
A question that is frequently asked is how much QNX6 costs.
People want to know the details like
* how much does qnx cost for embedded development.
* how much does the development platform cost?
* how much is a runtime license for, say, 1000 units?
Usually the answer you get is "Contact your local sales office or distributor..."
Recently, some detailed price has been posted.