BlackBerry demos connected Porsche 911 at MWC 2012

Smartphone maker RIM stole some of Ford’s B-Max thunder at MWC 2012 with this spectacular Porsche 911 concept.

The car sports a user-configurable dash stack from BlackBerry-owned tech company QNX, NFC-activated Bluetooth docking and seamlessly integrated BlackBerry Playbooks in the headrests to keep the kids quiet.

BlackBerry said that the  HTML5-based applications that the car demos are, “the ultimate example of the emerging ‘connected consumer’ lifestyle”, and said the technology“will usher in the next era for car infotainment.”

The QNX software is deployed in more than 20 million vehicles and is used by most of the industry’s best known automotive brands, according to RIM.
 

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