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Known the world over for its ultra-reliable software, QNX Software Systems celebrates over 35 years in business. Over the years, QNX software technology has become a big part of everyday life - from controlling infotainment systems in cars to delivering renewable energy to homes.

People encounter QNX technology every day when they:

  1. Flip a light switch — QNX technology controls thousands of power generation systems, from wind turbines to nuclear stations to hydroelectric plants.
  2. Go online — QNX technology is at the core of massive Internet routers that handle data, voice, and video traffic for hundreds of millions of users every day.
  3. Use a credit card — Banks the world over use QNX-based systems to issue payment cards and PINs, facilitating secure, reliable transactions.
  4. Take a nap — QNX-based spinning and weaving systems produce high-quality fabrics for everything from bed sheets to towels, sweaters,  and furniture.
  5. Keep house — QNX-based robot vacuums can clean your entire home, even under beds and other furniture. So you can sit back instead of hurting your back.
  6. Work Wide — A multitasking powerhouse with an innovative touch-enabled keyboard and large square touchscreen, the QNX-powered BlackBerry® Passport smartphone is purpose-built for mobile productivity.
  7. Wear jeans — Automated warehouse systems based on QNX technology help jeans, T-shirts, and shoes move quickly from the factory floor to the retail store.
  8. Mail a letter  Mail-sorting machines use QNX technology to push the performance envelope, processing 40,000 letters per hour.
  9. Keep cool at the checkout  QNX technology helps keep HVAC systems humming in big box stores across North America.
  10. Go to college — Students and professors worldwide use QNX technology to perform medical research, explore new forms of energy generation, and drive the evolution of autonomous cars.
  11. Take a train — QNX technology works hard on the railroad, coordinating traffic, controlling locomotives, managing cockpit controls, powering black boxes, and even performing tilt control.
  12. Fly in a plane  From the tarmac to the open sky, QNX-based systems go the distance, training pilots, tracking aircraft, handling luggage, and powering in-flight infotainment.
  13. Board a boat  QNX-based navigation systems keep cruise ships on course by helping crews navigate through fog, bad weather, and narrow estuaries.
  14. Ride a motorbike — Being an easy rider is easier than ever, thanks to QNX-based infotainment systems that provide GPS, satellite radio, and smartphone connectivity.
  15. Get roadside help  Deployed in millions of cars, QNX-based telematics systems automatically call for help in a crash and can even tell emergency responders where to find you.
  16. Stay connected on the road  QNX-based infotainment systems personalize your driving experience with seamless access to the latest cloud content and smartphone apps.
  17. Get a caffeine fix — Car navigation systems built on QNX technology not only provide automatic route selection and turn-by-turn directions, but can even locate the nearest coffee shop if you’re thirsting for a latté.
  18. Go for a digital drive  QNX-based digital instrument clusters combine 3D navigation, backup cameras, virtual mechanics, and personal content for the ultimate driving experience.
  19. Make a hands-free call — Using QNX acoustics technology, automotive hands-free systems filter out noise from roads, tires, and air vents for the ultimate in crisp, clear phone conversations.
  20. Enjoy a quality ride — Test and diagnostic systems powered by QNX technology help automakers work the kinks out of new car models before they hit the road.
  21. Go for a checkup  QNX-based diagnostic devices perform everything from blood analysis and eye testing to angiography, mammography, hemodynamic monitoring, and CT scanning.
  22. Get better  QNX technology is at the heart of healthcare systems that destroy cancer, perform dialysis, infuse medication, monitor heart pumps, and control surgical robots.
  23. See better  Every day, QNX-based laser surgery systems help people reduce their dependency on glasses and contact lenses.
  24. Breathe clean air  QNX-based solar inverters help harness the energy of the sun while QNX-based building automation systems slash power consumption, reducing the need to burn fossil fuels.
  25. Keep it green — From blowout preventers for oil rigs to monitoring devices that detect air pollution, QNX-based systems work night and day to protect our environment.
  26. Save gas  QNX-based traffic control systems help reduce fuel consumption by optimizing traffic flow, minimizing traffic jams, and reducing waits at intersections.
  27. Play guitar — With QNX-based looping pedals, solo guitarists can become their own one-man bands.
  28. Play a gig — Pro musicians rely on QNX-based digital equalizers to achieve the perfect mix of bass, treble, and everything in between.
  29. Catch an action flick  From motion-control systems to Oscar-winning flying cameras, QNX technology helps Hollywood create, and film, spectacular special effects.
  30. Watch TV — Broadcasters worldwide rely on QNX-based systems to manage and transmit live television productions.
  31. Do Vegas  QNX technology powers intercasino gaming systems that can pay out multi-million-dollar winnings, with zero tolerance for error.
  32. Tune in — QNX-based audio routers help radio stations broadcast to millions of listeners, 24 hours a day, non-stop.
  33. Go wakeboarding — QNX technology powers control panels on wakeboats that create the perfect swell for wakeboarders, wakeskaters, and wakesurfers.
  34. Have a snack — QNX-based packaging systems help keep chips and other snacks fresh until you’re ready to eat them.
  35. Visit the Milky Way — Star fields projected by QNX-based planetarium systems are so realistic, you feel you’re in outer space.