RIM has announced its next generation mobile platform, called BlackBerry BBX, which will be the next OS used in RIM’s BlackBerry smartphones and tablets, and according to RIM BlackBerry BBX is a combination of RIM’s BlackBerry Platform and QNX.
RIM has also announced that it will be updating its developer tools which includes the native SDK for the BlackBerry PlayBook, WebWorks for its smartphones and tablets and they have also announced a new developer Beta of BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 which comes with support for Android apps.
BBX is the next generation platform for BlackBerry smartphones and tablets. It combines the best of BlackBerry and the best of QNX and is designed from the ground up to enable the powerful real-time mobile experiences that distinguish BlackBerry products and services.
The BBX platform will include BBX-OS, and will support BlackBerry cloud services and development environments for both HTML5 and native developers. BBX will also support applications developed using any of the tools available today for the BlackBerry PlayBook – including Native SDK, Adobe AIR/Flash and WebWorks/HTML5, as well as the BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps – on future BBX-based tablets and smartphones.
You can find out more details about the new BlackBerry BBX platform over at RIM.