VANCOUVER, BC e WATERLOO, ONTARIOÂ – 3 gennaio 2020Â –Â Damon Motorcycles haÂ annunciato oggi che il suo sistema di allarme avanzato CoPilot ™ sarĂ alimentato dalla tecnologia BlackBerry QNX su tutta la sua gamma di motocicli elettrici avanzati.
Come parte dell’accordo, Damon ha concesso in licenza la tecnologia BlackBerry QNX, incluso il suo sistema operativo in tempo reale leader del settore per fungere da base sicura e protetta per il sistema di allarme Damon CoPilot sulla sua nuova motocicletta elettrica di punta.
Damon presenterĂ la moto di punta, l’Hypersport Pro al CES 2020 nelloÂ stand # 7515 di NorthÂ LimitedÂ (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB), North Hall.Â Â #FutureOfMotorcycling Interactive Experience sarĂ aperta a tutti i partecipanti al CES nello stand BlackBerry dal 7 al 10 gennaio 2020.
Damon Motorcycles e BlackBerry QNX: rivoluzionano il motociclismo con l’introduzione dell’Hypersport Pro Electric Superbike
VANCOUVER, BC and WATERLOO, ONTARIOÂ â€“ January 3, 2020Â â€“Â Damon MotorcyclesÂ announced today that its CoPilot™ advanced warning system will be powered by BlackBerry QNX technology across its entire line-up of advanced electric motorcycles.
As part of the agreement, Damon has licensed BlackBerry QNX technology, including its industry-leading real-time operating system to serve as the safe and secure foundation for the Damon CoPilot warning system on its new flagship electric motorcycle.
Damon will unveil this disruptive, limited edition superbike, the Hypersport Pro™, and open reservations to the public online and at CES at 10:00am PST, January 7th. In BlackBerryâ€™s booth, attendees will also be able to experience Damonâ€™s next generation motorcycle first-hand in theÂ #FutureOfMotorcycling Interactive Experience,Â a rideable, leaning stationary motorcycle that uses virtual reality to showcase the motorcycleâ€™s unique features on the show floor.Â These features include its powerful all-electric performance, its CoPilot advanced warning system, and Shift™, its patented rider ergonomics that lets riders electronically adjust the Hypersportâ€™s riding position while in motion. CoPilot uses radar, cameras and non-visual sensors to track the speed, direction and velocity of moving objects around the motorcycle. Attendees can book a time slot to experience it at CES by visiting damonmotorcycles.com/VR.
â€śWeâ€™re on a mission to unleash the full potential of personal mobility for the worldâ€™s commuters,â€ť said Jay Giraud, Chief Executive Officer of Damon Motorcycles. â€śTo address this, we spent the last three years developing an AI-powered, fully connected, e-motorcycle platform that incorporates CoPilot, our proprietary 360Âş warning system. By building it on BlackBerryâ€™s best-in-class technology that is safety certified, Damon motorcycles will be the safest, most advanced electric motorcycle in the market.â€ť
â€śWith its advanced collision warning system, Damonâ€™s new Hypersport Pro is a game-changing model for the motorcycle industry,â€ť said Grant Courville, VP, Product Management and Strategy, BlackBerry QNX. â€śWeâ€™re absolutely thrilled to have them in our booth and look forward to showing off the highly-secure software that delivers enhanced situational awareness and increased peace of mind for riders. BlackBerry QNX is leading the way in next-generation mobility systems by providing a safe and secure platform for connected vehicles and beyond and weâ€™re proud to work with Damon on this exciting advancement.â€ť
BlackBerry QNX is a leader in delivering trusted embedded operating systems and development tools to companies for which failure is not an option. Committed to the highest safety, reliability and security standards, BlackBerry QNX has developed a portfolio of software and services with a proven record of helping developers deliver complex and connected next generation products. BlackBerry QNX technology is trusted in over 150 million vehicles and millions of embedded systems, including medical, industrial automation, robotics, energy, defense and aerospace applications. For more information on BlackBerry QNX, please visit blackberry.qnx.com.
With performance specs to be released at CES 2020, Damonâ€™s industry-leading advanced prototypes are set to hit the roads in mid-2020 to the worldâ€™s largest mobility segment well overdue for a safer, smarter, zero emission solution. For more information on Damon Motorcycles, please visit damonmotorcycles.com.
About Damon Motors Inc.
Damon is unleashing the full potential of personal mobility for the worldâ€™s commuters. With its proprietary electric drivetrain, the company has developed the worldâ€™s safest, smartest, fully connected electric motorcycle employing sensor fusion, robotics and AI. Designed as a platform for worldwide line extension, Damon motorcycles will ship direct to consumer on subscription plans to drive scale.
Based in Vancouver, Canada, Damon is a Techstars Mobility company founded by serial entrepreneursÂ Jay GiraudÂ andÂ Dom Kwong. Damonâ€™s investors include Round 13 Capital, Techstars, Fontinalis, Extreme Venture Partners and Pallasite Ventures.
Learn more atÂ damonmotorcycles.comÂ and follow us on Instagram @damonmotorcycles.
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