QNX Webinars

Keep Connected Cars Up to Date with FOTA (Firmware Over-the-Air) Technology

On Demand:
1 hour
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The connected car is revolutionizing the automotive industry. It brings together wireless connectivity, IP communications infrastructure, middleware and applications to transform the driving experience. Yet as the amount and the complexity of software inside cars increases, so too does the need to update the software in order to provide new functionality and perform software maintenance. To help streamline these activities, OEMs can use proven firmware over-the-air (FOTA) updating technology to deliver software improvements efficiently and reliably.

Please join QNX Software Systems and Red Bend Software as they present how QNX CAR 2 supports the latest advancements in performing over-the-air software management and application updates in connected cars.

Estimated length:

1 hour, including Q & A.

Who should attend:

This seminar will be of interest to automotive software engineers and managers as well as consumer device makers who are involved in the automotive industry.

Speaker biographies:

Andy Gryc – Product Marketing Manager, QNX Software Systems

Andy Gryc has been a software developer and designer for over 20 years, and is currently the automotive product marketing manager at QNX Software Systems. Prior to joining QNX, he worked as the lead embedded software architect for GM OnStar; designed and implemented a speech recognition engine; and worked on software for palmtops and notebooks.

Yoram Berholtz – Director of Market Adoption, Red Bend Software

Yoram Berholtz is the Director of Market Adoption at Red Bend Software, the market leader in Mobile Software Management. Mr. Berholtz is responsible for working with mobile operators and device manufacturers to help them increase and improve their usage of over-the-air software updating. In addition, he has responsibility for developing partnerships and go-to-market strategies in the Automotive and Connected Device markets, and oversees the Red Bend Certified™ Interoperability program. Mr. Berholtz has experience in engineering, product management and partner management with an emphasis on mobile communications technologies, having worked at Motorola, Pelephone, ECI Telecom, Schema, Intel and Marvell.

About QNX Software Systems

QNX Software Systems Co., a subsidiary of Research In Motion Limited (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 Limited is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, and distributes products in over 100 countries worldwide. Visit www.qnx.com.

About Red Bend Software

Red Bend® Software, the leader in Mobile Software Management (MSM) with more than 1 billion Red Bend-Enabled™ devices, makes mobile devices and services continuously better in a rapidly changing world. Red Bend is the only company that provides standards-based products and solutions for software management, device management and mobile virtualization that work on any mobile phone and connected device uniformly, efficiently and securely over the air. Red Bend enables its customers to stay competitive in a fast-moving market by helping them deliver high-value services on an increasing number of connected devices with growing software complexity. More than 80 leading device manufacturers, mobile operators, semiconductor vendors and automotive companies worldwide trust Red Bend with their most important assets — the mobile and connected devices their consumers depend on.

Register now for this on demand webinar: Keep Connected Cars Up to Date with FOTA (Firmware-Over-the-Air) Technology