In the year 2007 came to Sync, Ford Motor Company Infotainment system life. Sync was ahead of its time since it allowed connect the phone to the vehicle and driver provide traffic information in real time. During this time it has helped Ford attract many customers, however, and although it was already updated twice in this decade begins to acknowledge the passage of time its most modern rivals.
Its birth came of the hand of the signature of the oval and Microsoft. However the development of its third generation things will change. In a change of strategy Ford has decided to bet on another technology partner to develop the necessary software for the next generation of its Sync system. The candidate chosen by the firm is the Canadian BlackBerry.
Until now BlackBerry was provider of Ford for the part physical of the system Sync and the signature of the oval was riding the software that you provided Microsoft. However, the Canadian firm (specialized in the development of software for mobile platforms) has announced next to Ford that will now be the main developer of the software that the evolution of the Sync system to be mounted.
Both parties still not have revealed the details accurate of the agreement. Yes we know that the system will be based on the QNX platform. This platform would be being adjusted and set-up between engineers of BlackBerry and the brand as a result to the third generation of the Sync system.
Through this platform Ford and BlackBerry will create a system of Infotainment to the height that mounted the rivals of the signing of the oval. It is very likely that the next installment in Sync is available on the next generation of the Mondeo and Focus as well as expand into other brands that make up the Group Ford Motor Company.
Source – Ford