BlackBerry & Hozon New Energy Automobile announced that NETA AUTO EV brand has selected BlackBerry QNX technology to power its soon-to-be-produced futuristic sports sedan, the NETA S. The deployment will ensure the functional safety, cyber security and reliability of the vehicle’s critical systems while providing users with an engaging, immersive, and digital-first driving experience.As part of the agreement, the NETA S will use the BlackBerry QNX Neutrino RTOS and QNX Hypervisor for the vehicle’s new intelligent technology cockpit, the NETA SPACE. In addition, NETA AUTO’s full-stack NETA PILOT 3.0 intelligent ADAS technology will also feature the QNX OS for Safety, helping realize intelligent assisted driving in multiple scenarios.The NETA S has a digital design style that fully demonstrates the power and athleticism expected of a sports sedan. The interior of the model features a stunning advanced intelligent cockpit with a large 17.6-inch central touchscreen, allowing the driver to receive important information via the minimalist display located behind the steering wheel or from the AR head-up display. Additionally, the front passenger also has an exclusive 12.3-inch passenger infotainment screen. Additional highlights of the NETA S include heated and ventilated massage seats, as well as headrest speakers, with a further 21 speakers installed throughout the car to provide an enjoyable acoustics experience for all passengers.The NETA S is armed with the 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform and the highly reliable BlackBerry QNX Neutrino RTOS and QNX Hypervisor, which allows for scalability and flexibility in its intelligent NETA SPACE. The QNX Hypervisor can consolidate multiple systems with mixed-criticality and different operating environments onto a single hardware platform, effectively reducing both the model’s initial development and long-term costs of ownership, while still ensuring industry-leading safety and security.