BlackBerry Limited Company Profile
BlackBerry Limited develops and sells smartphones and other devices under the BlackBerry brand name worldwide. The company develops and offers smartphones with the BlackBerry 10 OS and Android OS, as well as BlackBerry 10 smartphones; and enterprise mobility management and mobile security software, and a portfolio of enterprise software solutions and services that could be deployed across a range of ecosystems and devices. It also licenses QNX software products in embedded market; provides BlackBerry IoT Platform for the asset tracking industry; and offers operating systems, middleware, development tools, and professional services for connected embedded systems primarily in the automotive, medical, and industrial automation markets, as well as provides professional services to support customers in developing their products. In addition, the company offers AtHoc software platform that enables people, devices, and organizations to exchange information in real time during business continuity and life safety operations; and BlackBerry Messenger platform for messaging, and for in-app advertising and virtual goods store. Further, it provides high-security voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions; and virtual identity solutions for mobile operators, as well as repairs, accessories, and other telecommunications services. BlackBerry Limited markets and sells its BlackBerry smartphone products to enterprise and consumer end users primarily through wireless communications carriers, as well as through third party distribution channels. It serves enterprise customers, principally in regulated industries and select vertical markets, including government, financial services, legal, and healthcare. The company was formerly known as Research In Motion Limited and changed its name to BlackBerry Limited in July 2013. BlackBerry Limited was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada.