width and resource-constrained applications. Certicom’s asset management technology is deployed in over 400 million high value ASICs (application specific integrated circuit customized for a particular use) and its certificates are used in approximately 100 million IoT devices. Paratek designs, develops and licenses its adaptive radio frequency (“RF”) antenna tuning technology. With the growth of RF bands to be covered and stringent performance requirements imposed, RF antenna tuning is becoming a key differentiator to improve the antenna performance of smartphones. Paratek technology has been adopted by numerous OEMs and has many handset design wins. The BlackBerry IoT Platform connects data generators with data consumers via an intelligent platform and application service modules, all hosted on a global, scalable, multi-tenant network protected by BlackBerry’s recognized security features. The BlackBerry IoT Platform intends to focus initially on applications for asset tracking, such as BlackBerry Radar, a device and software interface for tracking trucks and containers, for reporting locations and sensor data, and for enabling custom alerts and fleet management applications. The company is monetizing its patent portfolio through an outbound licensing program, including, through its patent cross-licensing agreement with Cisco Systems. Product Announcements for the fiscal year ended February 29, 2016: QNX Platform for ADAS: This is designed to help automotive companies build a range of safety and ADAS for semi-autonomous or autonomous vehicles. The platform includes reference implementations for building multi-camera vision systems and V2X applications (vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communications). QNX Acoustics Management Platform: This is a software solution designed to provide unified management of all acoustics in the car. QNX OS for Safety: This is designed for systems that must functional safety requirements in various markets, including automotive, industrial automation, energy generation, and railway transportation. This product complies with two functional safety standards. For the fiscal year ended February 29, 2016, Certicom launched Certicom Managed Certificate Service, which is designed to help device manufacturers and service providers secure their IoT networks and ecosystems. The service puts security certificates under Certicom’s management, enabling customers to focus more on their core business and less on security infrastructure and management. Messaging AtHoc The AtHoc software platform enables people, devices and organizations to exchange critical information in real time during business continuity and life safety operations. The platform connects with a set of endpoints, including mobile devices running iOS and Android, PC and Mac desktops, digital displays, radios, IP phones, sirens, fire panels and speakers to facilitate collaboration and enhance situational awareness. AtHoc is a secure, networked crisis communications solutions market leader. The company has expanded the features and functionality of BBM through platform enhancements and innovative services. The company monetizes the BBM platform through in-app advertising, a virtual goods store, and the subscription-based BBM Protected offering for secure enterprise messaging. BBM With BBM, the company offers a messaging experience with features, such as free voice calling over Wi-Fi, one-click sharing of files and photos, Dropbox integration, location sharing and BBM Channels. BBM Channels extends the BBM experience to brands, artists, businesses and communities, connecting consumers and groups in real-time. BBM is available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone platforms, Android Wear and Apple Watch, in addition to BBOS and BlackBerry 10. The BBM platform has been expanded with in-app advertising and a virtual goods store that includes subscription offers for content, customization and privacy. For enterprise customers, the company offers BBM Protected for secure enterprise communications. The company provides support for both mobile and desktop operating system devices including BBOS
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