According to Bloomberg news, RIM recently claimed to have been open to other handset manufacturers to license the use of its next-generation operating system, the “BlackBerry 10″. RIM’s own launched mobile phone which equipped with the BlackBerry 10 may have to wait until early next year to launch, the licensing to other manufacturers may be aimed at to take allies for the stand up war later.
The RIM BlackBerry 10 as the last straw, has been high hopes, this system has been in the final stage of testing. The underlying architecture of the BB 10 is based on the QNX system which was acquired at the price of $ 200 million two years ago, the system has been widely used in automotive, nuclear power plants and military UAV. RIM CEO Heins said that taking into account the universality of the QNX,, the company is considering how hardware manufacturers benefit by using the BlackBerry 10 in different products.
Previously, there have rumors that Samsung was interested in using the BB 10 to produce mobile phones, but Samsung denied. However, this news excited RIM investors, the shares rose 13 percent.
Open licensing of BB 10 can save RIM? From the present situation is difficult, RIM want to license, but how many mobile phone manufacturers will appreciate it?