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Time-tested for 30 years, QNX technology has proven itself in everything from in-car infotainment units to high-end routers. Here are a few examples of how our technology has enabled customer success over the years.

Acura
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Acura

HandsFreeLink, a Bluetooth-enabled, hands-free phone system, comes standard in all Acura and several Honda vehicles including the Accord, Odyssey, and Pilot. The system creates a wireless connection to mobile phones and allows drivers to make and receive calls without distracting them from the road. The quality hands-free calling experience is provided by the QNX Aviage Acoustic Processing Suite.

 
Adtran
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Adtran

When Adtran went looking for a successor to their in-house OS, they selected the QNX Neutrino RTOS for its highly available architecture, comprehensive development suite and the ability to scale across their entire product line.

 
AECL


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Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) and Westinghouse

It is hard to imagine an application more critical than a nuclear power plant; failure there can have large scale catastrophic results. Both Westinghouse and AECL chose QNX Neutrino for its uncompromising reliability in complex real-time control systems.

 
Audi

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Audi

The QNX-based Audi Multi Media Interface showcases QNX graphics technology on top of the solid QNX Neutrino RTOS. The MMI system connects every advanced system in the Audi A8L, Q5, and A6 vehicles, allowing drivers to control everything from DVD based navigation, through Bluetooth communications, to CD audio and satellite radio.

 
BMW
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BMW

Deployed in over ten BMW models (including the 7-series and M models), BMWs QNX-based infotainment system controls a number of in-vehicle functions such as navigation, audio, iPod and MP3 player connectivity, media management, and Bluetooth hands-free.

 
BTI Photonics

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BTI Photonics

BTI Photonics needed to jump start their development in advance of hardware availability. They selected the QNX Neutrino RTOS over Linux for their BTI 7000 optical repeaters for its high availability and ability to prototype on desktop machines. In addition, the modular nature of the QNX architecture enabled them to dramatically decrease their time to market.

 
Caterpillar
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Caterpillar

Caterpillars mining division Aquila has installed over 35 surface mine control systems in more than 20 different coal, iron, copper, and gold mines in Canada, the US, Australia, South Africa, and Russia. Aquilas managers consider the QNX Neutrino RTOS to be an extremely robust and stable platform and credit it with being a significant factor in the success of their product.

 
Chrysler

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Chrysler

Using a combination of the QNX Neutrino RTOS and QNX Aviage Acoustic Processing, the Chrysler Pacifica UConnect offers an optional hands-free, in-vehicle communications system that places calls with Bluetooth phones and provides a clear, reliable calling experience. A microphone in the rear-view mirror accepts voice commands and allows drivers to keep their hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.

 
Ciena
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Ciena Networks

Tired of complex debugging in the VxWorks environment, Ciena switched to the QNX Neutrino RTOS for their CN 1000 Broadband Loop Carrier Next Generation Access Platform. QNX architecture enabled developers at Ciena to rapidly isolate issues and greatly accelerate the debugging of their systems.

 
Cisco


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Cisco Systems

When Cisco wanted to start developing their next generation software platform, they turned to QNX® Software Systems. Today the QNX Neutrino® RTOS is at the heart of Ciscos Modular IOS and IOS-XR software, and powers many Cisco products including the Cisco CRS-1, the worlds highest capacity router.

 
Daewoo
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Daewoo

Daewoos VisionJoy system is an integrated navigation and information unit that relies on the QNX Neutrino RTOS for its ultra-reliable operation. The system uses a touch screen interface and GPS-enabled communications to provide drivers with services such as traffic and congestion updates, automatic route selection, and detailed 'turn-by-turn" voice directions. It is available today in the Daewoo Statesman and Winstorm.

 
Dragonwave
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DragonWave

Absolute reliability and world class support drove DragonWave to choose QNX technology for the Horizon Duo, their next generation carrier-grade microwave product.

 
Emerson Process Management
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Emerson Process Management

General-purpose production, manufacturing, monitoring, and control systems from Emerson run operations from oil refineries to food manufacturing. Emerson chose the QNX industrial portfolio for their products because of the reliability and security of the QNX Neutrino RTOS.

 
Fortna
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Fortna

To keep on top of the number of products shipped from the world's biggest online retailer, Amazon.com relies on a warehouse control system from Fortna. FortnaWCS system is built using QNX Software Systems industrial automation portfolio for high speed and industrial-strength reliability.

 
GE
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General Electric

The Mark VI Turbine Controller is a scalable workhorse control that can be applied to small systems such as an industrial steam turbine control, large gas turbine control systems, and plant controls, and uses QNX to control the precise timing required.

 
GE
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GE Transportation

The GE Evolution series locomotive uses the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS with QNX graphics technology for in-cab control systems, replacing traditional levers and gauges with a full graphics panel.

 
GM
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GM

OnStar is a subscription-based communications, monitoring, and tracking service provided by General Motors. As a standard feature in all GM vehicles for North America, it uses both the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS for guaranteed performance in emergency situations and the clear hands-free quality of the QNX Aviage® Acoustic Processing Suite.

 
Hyundai
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Hyundai

The Hyundai Mobis MTS-1 navigation system simultaneously manages navigation, a hands-free phone module, a rear-seat entertainment screen, media-rich applications, and user controls such as window lifts, seat adjusts, and HVAC through a single, multi-functional console. The system is built on the QNX Neutrino RTOS and QNX graphics for a trouble-free user experience.

 
Infinera
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Infinera

When Infinera was architecting the Infinera DTN, the worlds first switched WDM digital ROADM system, they quickly realized that their design would need a highly scalable architecture. They chose the QNX Neutrino RTOS for its ability to support and debug a design with upwards of 1000 threads.

 
Intalysis
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Intalysis

QNX technology is used in a low-frequency microwave (LFM) ore analyzer that continuously measures the moisture content of ore in real time as it moves along conveyer belts. A mining company uses this measurement information to add just the right amount of moisture to keep ore both safe and easy to handle.

 
JDSU
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JDSU

The JDSU WaveReady product line is a scalable Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) optical transport solution designed for metro, access, and enterprise optical networks. JDSU selected the QNX Neutrino RTOS for its high availability and reliability, key attributes of the market JDSU serves.

 
Kieback and Peter

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Kieback & Peter

The Neutrino GLT Building Management System from Kieback & Peter is designed for managing building automation and, as the control center, ensures optimal operation of all technical building equipment and plants. The system is connected to automation stations and devices throughout the building or plant with BACnet and LonWorks, and uses the QNX Neutrino RTOS for the underlying systems reliability.

 
Land Rover
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Land Rover

The Range Rovers digital instrument cluster presents driver information through virtual gauges and sophisticated graphics, made reliable by the QNX Neutrino RTOS. Dynamically reconfigured for the vehicles operating modes, the display is provided as a standard feature in all markets worldwide.

 
Novar/Honeywell
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Novar/Honeywell

Novar provides heating ventilation air conditioning (HVAC) systems that run big-box retail stores like Walmart and Staples. Their systems employ the QNX Neutrino RTOS for robust and reliable control.

 
Porsche
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Porsche

The Porsche Communication Management system is a central control unit for audio, navigation and communications, featuring iPod, MP3, and USB memory stick playback, Bluetooth compatibility, GPS navigation, and more. QNX-based technology coordinates the device connectivity of the PCM system, which is operated through voice control and a large touch-screen interface.

 
Precitech
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Precitech

Precitech provides a complete line of ultra-precision, single-point, and multi-axis diamond turning, grinding, grooving, and milling machines for producing components by the electro-optic, ophthalmic, and precision metal-working industries. This line is powered by the QNX Neutrino RTOS and QNX graphics technologies.

 
Renault Samsung
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Renault Samsung

The Renault-Samsung 3D infotainment system provides the SM7 with a variety of services, including navigation with traffic updates, air conditioning, car audio, gas mileage, engine control unit monitoring, DMB broadcast, MP3, WMA, and video playback, as well as rear-seat entertainment. This amazing combination of capabilities is based on the QNX Neutrino RTOS.

 
Saab
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Saab

The 9-3 line of Saab vehicles offers an infotainment system that combines Bluetooth, navigation and connection to MOST, provides full navigation and turn-by-turn driving display, and supports an RDS receiver, CD changer, and mobile phone. Saabs tier one supplier chose QNX Software Systems as the OS provider because of our reliable track record of in-vehicle installations.

 
 
Tridium
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Tridium

The JACE 600 is a self-contained embedded client/server platform running the QNX Neutrino RTOS that can be used in a multitude of applications, including building automation applications and hospital bed monitoring.

 
 
USPS
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US Postal Service

The delivery bar code sorter (DBCS) is a postal sorting machine provided by ElectroCom Automation. The DBCS can sort 35,000 to 40,000 letters per hour. The QNX Neutrino RTOS is a vital part of the DBCS, serving as the OS that controls and monitors the machine's functions.