Nokia Maps to Be Embedded in Qnx Software Systems Mapping Products
Published on: 7th Jan 2014
In car software developer Qnx Software Systems has signed a deal with Nokia for its "Here" branded mapping services.
As part of the collaboration, Qnx Software Systems plans to add support for Here Auto, an embedded navigation service, to the Qnx Car Platform for Infotainment.
Here Auto is an embedded in-car navigation application that includes fresh turn-by-turn data for 95 countries. Here Auto connects to the Here Cloud to access connected services, including weather, parking availability, traffic, fuel price and payment services, and more.
"HERE Auto opens the door to an enhanced driving experience that leverages the cloud to make navigation and location services more personalized and convenient," said Peter McCarthy, Director, Global Partnerships, Qnx Software Systems. "We look forward to supporting this solution on the Qnx Car Platform and making it accessible to our automotive customers."
Qnx Software Systems has licensed its software technology for use in tens of millions of in-vehicle systems worldwide.
In related news, Qnx Software Systems said that it would add support for Qualcomm's automotive Snapdragon chipsets.