Blackberry 10 OS: If you are a long time follower of Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry, you likely have a basic idea of where its new operating system comes from.
However, there are many people who are unsure of the origin. Instead, they believe that BlackBerry thought up the technology on its own. While there is no denying the fact that Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is the brains behind its new operating system, let’s take a closer look at how this came about.
CrackBerry recently published this article: The power of BlackBerry 10 – from QNX
This is an interesting piece, because it talks about more than the Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) is 10 operating system. Instead, it dives into the finer details of the building blocks of the system that has helped the company become relevant once again.
Here is a brief excerpt:
”Chances are that if you have been an avid follower of BlackBerry over the past couple of years you will be well aware that the Canadian company purchased QNX some time ago and that was the building block for BlackBerry 10.”
If you don’t know anything about QNX, you owe it to yourself to check out their website.
This company has been around for many years, and once you learn more you will see that it is responsible for some crazy technology. In fact, QNX has dabbled quite a bit in space technology. This makes its assistance creating the Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) BlackBerry 10 operating system appear simple.
Although QNX has been the backbone of the new operating system, it is important to note that the company has more experience than this when it comes to mobile technology. Here is a passage from the company’s website:
“While technology convergence translates into new revenue-generating opportunities for service providers and new functionality for consumers, it means additional complexity for network equipment manufacturers who already face staggering shifts in the marketplace: fixed-mobile convergence, IP multimedia subsystem, and 4G – to name but a few.”
If you didn’t know any of this about Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY)’s relationship with QNX, hopefully it will give you a better idea of where its new operating system comes from and what the future holds.
The following video will give you more details: