If you tuned into BlackBerry's earnings call, you might have caught John Chen reminding folks he will be delivering the keynote address at the North American International Auto Show and heard his hints that BlackBerry would be announcing a new product that covers the future of connected and self-driving cars. If didn't listen, though, here are the full details.
The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has announced that BlackBerry Executive Chairman & CEO John Chen will deliver a keynote address to the conference live from the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. The presentation will take place on Monday, January 15, 2018, at 2:10 PM EST and will be globally live-streamed.
The keynote will cover BlackBerry's transformation into a world leader in cybersecurity solutions and services with special attention paid to BlackBerry's emergence as one of the most trusted partners in the automotive industry. During the address, BlackBerry will also unveil and demonstrate a new product that will help to shape and secure the future of connected and self-driving cars.
Does anyone want to take a guess at what BlackBerry may have in store for the announcement? There has been a TON happening for BlackBerry in the QNX arena, so it could be just about anything at this point. BlackBerry has been sending out emails pointing folks to their blog and letting them know the broadcast will be available there. Additionally, you can also check out the NAIS live stream page, and we'll put the video up as well when it's time.