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QNX Demonstrates Future of Automotive Connectivity at SAE Convergence 2010

SAE Convergence 2010, Booth #717, Detroit, Michigan, October 19, 2010 QNX Software Systems Co., the leading provider of operating systems and middleware for the automotive infotainment market, today announced that it will demonstrate its latest mobile connectivity technologies in a new concept car at SAE Convergence 2010.

The car, a specially modified Chevrolet Corvette, will showcase QNX Software Systems vision for the fully connected automobile a vision that encompasses connectivity to the cloud, to roadside systems, and to a host of mobile-device applications.

The car will feature two systems built on the QNX CAR Application Platform, a pre-integrated, standards-based solution designed to reduce the cost and effort of developing in-car infotainment products:

To help automakers and tier one suppliers leverage mobile applications, QNX Software Systems embraces a platform-agnostic approach, offering technologies that deliver connectivity to a variety of devices. These technologies will be showcased in the Corvette and include:

With our multi-platform support and production-proven operating system and middleware, QNX Software Systems continues to expand the scope of what is possible in vehicle infotainment systems, said Andrew Poliak, director of automotive business development, QNX Software Systems. By connecting mobile applications to the automobile, QNX is helping automakers enhance the driving experience and differentiate their model offerings.

The connected car demo will be available to SAE Convergence attendees on October 19 & 20 at booth #717.

About QNX Software Systems

QNX Software Systems Co., a subsidiary of Research In Motion Limited (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM; TSX:RIM), is a leading vendor of operating systems, middleware, development tools, and professional services for the embedded systems market. Global leaders such as Cisco, Daimler, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for network routers, vehicle telematics units, industrial control systems, medical instruments, security and defense systems, and other mission- or life-critical applications. Founded in 1980, QNX Software Systems Co. is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and distributes products in over 100 countries worldwide. Visit www.qnx.com.

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