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BlackBerry and AMD to collaborate on new robotic systems tech

By The Canadian Press on April 9, 2024.

TORONTO – BlackBerry Ltd. has announced a deal to work with chipmaker AMD on new robotic systems technology.

It made the announcement at the Embedded World conference in Nuremburg, Germany.

The collaboration combines BlackBerry’s software with AMD’s computer hardware.

Grant Courville, vice-president of product and strategy at BlackBerry QNX, says the collaboration will provide an integrated software-hardware foundation.

BlackBerry says the combination will enable sensor fusion, high-performance data processing, real-time control, industrial networking, and reduced latency in robotic applications.

Shares in BlackBerry were up 34 cents or nearly nine per cent at $4.25 in early trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Tuesday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 9, 2024.

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