John Chen’s vision for Blackberry will be set out in the New Year but he has already been hinting at the firm’s future. He wants the company to be heavily connected to the ‘internet of things’ with Blackberry’s technology linking everyday items via its software and smartphones. The initial focus will be on cars then the home with both set to be massive growth areas. One of the key software areas for the Waterloo, Ont. firm is the security of the connected world and Chen wants the firm to be a world leader in the field.