September 23, 2014 3:02 AM ET


Company Overview of QNX Software Systems Limited

Company Overview

QNX Software Systems Limited provides software platforms for the connected embedded systems. It offers operating systems; automotive software; software development kits for applications and media; a tool suite for eclipse-based integrated development environment; acoustics middleware products to improve voice and sound quality; a platform for vehicle infotainment units; and BSP directories. The company also provides professional, training and education, consulting and programs, support, and automotive services. It serves automotive, industrial automation, medical, networking and telecommunications, and security and defense markets through distributors and resellers in Canada and internationa...

1001 Farrar Road

Ottawa, ON K2K 0B3


Founded in 1980





Key Executives for QNX Software Systems Limited

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Human Resources and General Counsel
Director of Business Development
Director of Advanced Technologies
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

QNX Software Systems Limited Key Developments

QNX Releases New Version of IEC 62304-Compliant OS for Medical Devices

QNX Software Systems Limited announced a new release of its OS for medical devices. The QNX OS for Medical 1.1 complies with the IEC 62304 medical device standard for software life cycle processes and is designed to help manufacturers reduce the cost of developing robotic surgical instruments, patient monitoring systems, infusion pumps, blood analysis systems, and other safety-critical products that must pass stringent regulatory approval. The QNX OS for Medical 1.1 is based on QNX OS technology field-proven in an array of systems for angiography, proton therapy, laser eye surgery, hemodynamic monitoring, and other critical healthcare applications. The OS supports both single-core and multi-core devices based on ARMv7 and Intel x86 processors, and it offers API compatibility with other members of the QNX OS family, enabling a high degree of software re-use. The QNX OS for Medical 1.1 is a component of QNX Software Systems' broader medical offering, which includes proven-in-use data, hazard and risk analyses, on-site audits, training courses in safe design, and professional engineering services. Customers can also choose from a rich of complement of QNX technologies, including: Flexible user interface technology that can blend together applications and components created with the Qt framework, HTML5, OpenGL ES, Crank Storyboard, video, and other sources. The QNX Momentics Tool Suite, an Eclipse-based development environment with profiling tools designed to help developers gain maximum insight into software behavior. A wide range of processors, protocols, and tools available through the extensive QNX partner ecosystem. Availability: The QNX OS for Medical 1.1 is available now.

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. and QNX Software Systems Announce New Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSP Application for In-Car Active Noise Control

Cadence Design Systems Inc. and QNX Software Systems announced that QNX has ported its QNX(R) Acoustics for Active Noise Control (ANC) software to the Cadence(R) Tensilica(R) HiFi Audio/Voice digital signal processing (DSP) core. The Tensilica HiFi Audio/Voice DSP from Cadence is available immediately. QNX Acoustics for ANC is a high-performance software solution for reducing unwanted engine noise inside passenger vehicles. Compact and efficient, it can run on a DSP core in the vehicle's infotainment system or audio amplifier, eliminating the dedicated hardware of conventional ANC solutions. QNX Acoustics for ANC provides up to 20dB noise power reduction, depending on the transducer and vehicle seating configuration, and can be used with any of Cadence's HiFi Audio/Voice DSP IP cores.

QNX Announces Collaboration with ZENRIN DataCom for In-Car Navigation in Asia

QNX Software Systems announced that ZENRIN DataCom Co. Ltd., will integrate its Its-mo NAVI [Drive] 2013 application with the QNX CAR Platform for Infotainment. Its-mo NAVI [Drive] 2013 is a high-performance navigation application for smartphones that provides users with access to maps, local fuel prices, and available parking spots. ZENRIN DataCom and QNX Software Systems will demonstrate integration of Its-mo NAVI [Drive] and the QNX CAR Platform at Smartphone Japan, May 14-16, 2014, ZDC Booth, East Hall 34-5, Tokyo Big Sight, Japan.

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