I somehow missed this concept car at the RIM booth @CES but thankfully Tim over @Engadget caught it all on video. QNX was showing off a concept car using their OS which also integrates with a BlackBerry PlayBook, smartphone, and even an iPhone. The integration with the PlayBook that they showed Engadget was kind of weak (climate controls that are replicated on the in dash screen) but hopefully this will have some cool ramifications in future cars.
I am not sure how QNX and RIM will get around the Bluetooth dilemma I mentioned earlier in the day but my Wi-Fi hotspot solution would fit in perfectly. If the PlayBook is paired with the QNX car over Bluetooth it cannot be simultaneously bridged with a BlackBerry Smartphone for email and contacts. The PlayBook would make for some sweet in car entertainment but I am not sure what the integration with the cars OS would bring to the table.
Either way it should be interesting to see what RIM and QNX come up with for future car integrations with BlackBerry devices. What would you want to see them do?