QNX Acquired by Harman

Submitted by newsagent on Wed, 10/27/2004 - 11:58

OTTAWA & WASHINGTON, October 27, 2004 - QNX Software Systems today announced it has accepted an offer of purchase from Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR). As the newest subsidiary in Harman International's family of premium brands, including Harman Kardon, JBL, and Becker, QNX will now be well-positioned to accelerate its growth toward becoming the preferred operating system for advanced embedded applications. Of key value to Harman International is the QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system (RTOS), the company's flagship product.

Intel Unveiled the Intel® C++ Compiler 8.1 for the QNX Neutrino RTOS

Submitted by newsagent on Mon, 10/25/2004 - 22:49

STORAGE NETWORKING WORLD, Orlando, Fla., 26 October, 2004 - Intel Corporation today expanded the 64-bit capabilities of its product line with the addition of an Intel® Xeon™ processor-based platform with Intel® Extended Memory 64 Technology (EM64T) aimed at the storage industry. Intel also unveiled a key optical design win with Emulex Corporation and a new compiler for storage applications.

2nd CFP Conf. Reliable Software Technologies, Ada-Europe 2005

Submitted by newsagent on Sat, 10/23/2004 - 21:03

One month until submission deadline! 2nd CALL FOR PAPERS: 10th International Conference on Reliable Software Technologies - Ada-Europe 2005. 20 - 24 June 2005, York, UK. Following the usual style, the conference will span a full week, including a three-day technical program and vendor exhibitions from Tuesday to Thursday, along with parallel workshops and tutorials on Monday and Friday.Schedule
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7 November 2004: Submission of proposed contributions
17 January 2005: Notification to authors

QNX and TI Collaborate to Deliver High Performance In-Car Audio Sytems

Submitted by newsagent on Tue, 10/19/2004 - 11:08

OTTAWA and DALLAS, October 19, 2004 - QNX Software Systems and Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced a strategic collaboration to deliver next-generation in-car audio systems based on the QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system (RTOS) and TI's dual-core OMAP5912 digital signal processor (DSP)-based solution.

QNX Turbocharges In-Car Infotainment Systems with Support for Renesas SH-4A

Submitted by newsagent on Tue, 10/19/2004 - 10:09

DETROIT, Convergence 2004 Automotive Electronics Conference, October 18, 2004 - QNX Software Systems, the global leader in operating system technology for the in-car telematics and infotainment market, today announced that the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS will support the new, high-performance SH-4A microprocessor core from Renesas Technology.Boasting a maximum clock speed of 400MHz and an impressive 720 MIPs, the Renesas SH-4A runs significantly faster than CPUs traditionally used in telematics systems, enabling low-cost delivery of high-end mapping and multimedia applications.

QNX Innovation Provides "Instant-On" Capability for In-Car Devices

Submitted by newsagent on Tue, 10/19/2004 - 10:06

DETROIT, Convergence 2004 Automotive Electronics Conference, October 18, 2004 - Thanks to breakthrough technology from QNX Software Systems, designers of navigation systems, infotainment units, and other in-car devices will be able to deliver extremely fast boot and response times without having to rely on dedicated and expensive communications processors. Using QNX's new solution, an in-car device can respond to power-up messages and other time-critical events in less than 40 milliseconds - even if the device is in a cold power state.

Cascade Middleware Connects QNX and Windows in Real Time

Submitted by newsagent on Sat, 10/16/2004 - 18:01

Georgetown, Ontario (PRWEB) October 15, 2004 -- Cogent Real-Time Systems, providers of real-time data connectivity software, announced the release of new versions of their Cascade DataHub and Cascade Connect middleware products. QNX programs can now exchange data in real time with DDE or OPC enabled Windows applications, across a network or the Internet.

Firefox 1.0 Preview version and thunderbird 0.8 for QNX 6.3

Submitted by pisoi2001 on Thu, 09/30/2004 - 11:46

I just posted the latest firefox ( 1.0 preview version ) and thunderbird ( 0.8 ) packages for QNX 630 at: http://www.qnxzone.com/~amardare/mozilla/1.7/firefox-1.0-x86-public.qpr and http://www.qnxzone.com/~amardare/mozilla/1.7/thunderbird-0.8-x86-public…

New in Firefox 1.0 preview release
* Live Bookmarks
* Improved FastFind
* Improved Security
* Master Password
* Software Update
* Smaller Download

New in Thunderbird 0.8
* Global Inbox
* Comprehensive Data Migration

QNX to Provide RTOS Support for Panasonic's Next-Generation Security Products

Submitted by newsagent on Wed, 09/29/2004 - 09:11

OTTAWA, CANADA and TOKYO, JAPAN, September 29, 2004 - QNX Software Systems announced today that Matsushita Electric Industrial Company (NYSE: MC) of Japan, maker of products under the Panasonic brand name, has chosen the QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system for its latest generation of security products.Renowned for its ultra reliability, the QNX Neutrino RTOS will be used by Matsushita for advanced surveillance security system equipment (hard-disk recorders; WJ-HD300 series).

QNX Distributed Processing over RapidIO Delivers Breakthrough in Scalability

Submitted by newsagent on Tue, 09/28/2004 - 10:04

FRANKFURT, Smart Networks Developer Forum, September 28, 2004 - Setting a new standard for performance in carrier-grade network elements, QNX Software Systems today demonstrated its patented distributed processing technology running on the RapidIO interconnect.