2012 Best of CES award wasn't the only QNX-outfitted vehicle at Mobile World Congress this year. Our friends at TeleCommunication Systems (TCS), who provide hybrid navigation software for the QNX CAR application platform, showcased a VW Polo running the same QNX-powered navigation, maps, and local search capabilities as the Porsche.
Like the Porsche, the Polo featured a retrofitted infotainment system in place of the factory radio — and TCS did a very nice job integrating it into the car.
The Polo was a hit, driving discussions with mobile operators, handset manufacturers, automakers, and automotive tier ones. Seems the connected car is a hot topic just about everywhere you go these days.
Here's the Polo in the TCS booth:
And here's a close-up of the retrofitted infotainment system: