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QNX demoes tech in Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG (pictures)

Automotive software maker QNX brought its concept car, based on a Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG, to Qualcomm's booth at Mobile World Congress.

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Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET's Roadshow. Prior to the automotive beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine.
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Previously seen at CES, QNX brought its Mercedes-Benz CLA AMG concept vehicle to partner Qualcomm's booth at Mobile World Congress.
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QNX supplies connectivity and cabin tech software to the automotive industry, enabling device integration such as playing an iOS music library in a car.
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The concept car demonstrates how QNX software can run everything from an LCD instrument cluster to infotainment on a center display.
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Here, QNX shows how it can process camera views along with generating a virtual speedometer.
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Purely conceptual, QNX shows what a main menu screen based on its software could look like.
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QNX also demonstrates how it can read information from the car's CAN bus, bringing tire pressure information to the main display.
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This navigation concept based on QNX combines a map and street view photograph.
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Audio is, of course, another function of QNX software.
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QNX offers developers a broad range of capability, including new connected car features.

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