QNX Exhibits Future of In-Car Entertainment at Telematics Detroit 2005

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TELEMATICS DETROIT 2005, May 16 - QNX Software Systems today announced that the company is exhibiting at Telematics Detroit 2005, where it will demonstrate innovative aftermarket and OEM in-car entertainment devices in Booth #34. QNX will offer a demonstration of the JVC infotainment system, a DVD receiver and monitor for in-car use, and the latest Delphi hard drive radio, which plays MP3s and wirelessly synchronizes with home music libraries. Both the JVC infotainment device and the Delphi hard drive radio are powered by the QNX® Neutrino® realtime operating system (RTOS) and will be on display throughout the Telematics Detroit 2005 Conference.The JVC and Delphi units are excellent examples of the innovative offerings for in-car entertainment today:

JVC DVD receiver/monitor - The latest infotainment device from JVC for the worldwide automotive aftermarket, this unit offers "dual zone" capability for front and back seat simultaneous operation, a detachable monitor, and a 5.1 channel audio system.

Delphi hard drive radio - Allows MP3 car audio playback from an in-dash unit that synchronizes with a home PC music library through a 802.11g wireless connection.
QNX will demonstrate how the JVC and Delphi products achieved their automotive-grade performance by taking advantage of the ultra-reliable QNX Neutrino operating system. With its fault-tolerant architecture and hard realtime capabilities, the QNX Neutrino RTOS offers a robust software foundation for complex infotainment applications.

"QNX is committed to building next-generation in-car entertainment products that give consumers added flexibility to improve their driving experience," said Andrew Poliak, automotive business manager, QNX Software Systems. "These highly reliable and flexible systems at Telematics Detroit 2005 represent the tip of the iceberg for QNX auto applications and are examples of some of the most innovative telematics offerings on the market."

QNX and In-car Electronics

Besides providing the ultra-reliable QNX Neutrino RTOS, QNX offers an array of innovative technologies for the in-car computing market. These include a highly customizable framework for managing the power consumption of in-car electronics, instant-on technology for ultra-fast bootup times, an extensible multimedia framework, and a full-featured embeddable windowing system, the QNX Photon® microGUI®, for graphics-rich infotainment and navigation applications. QNX also offers the QNX Momentics® development suite, a highly integrated toolset for accelerating the entire telematics development cycle - from board bring-up to performance optimization.

About QNX Software Systems

With millions of installations worldwide, QNX Software Systems is the global leader in realtime, microkernel operating system technology. Companies like Cisco, DaimlerChrysler, Lockheed Martin, Panasonic, Siemens, and General Electric rely on QNX technology to build ultra-reliable systems for the networking, automotive, medical, military, and industrial automation markets. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems has offices throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Visit http://www.qnx.com.

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