AGL gains four new members for Linux-based connected car development


Following the increase in awareness at CES, Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) has been able to add four new members in the form of Collabora, HI Corporation, MediaTek and Witz Corporation to its open source project aimed at formulating a common, Linux-based software stack for the connected car.

The project hosted its bi-annual all-member meeting on February 23 in Tokyo at the Panasonic Center. Members, from the automotive, communications and semiconductor industries to individual developers, met to partner on the development and roadmap for AGL Unified Code Base.

Collabora, a global software consultancy focused on providing the advantages of open source to commercial spaces, brings over a decade of open source software expertise with experience across a range of industries. The company works with key players in the automotive industry and aids in transferring open source technologies from the community to consumers, reutilising existing components to cut down time to market and focus on product differentiation.

HI Corporation studies and researches human interface design for digital products to build better experiences while focusing on IP (Intellectual Property) at the company.

MediaTek is a fabless semiconductor company and market leader in systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, wireless networking, smart TV and IoT. MediaTek’s chip designs aid manufacturers in optimising supply chains, cutting down development time of new products and offering competitive know-how in crowded markets.

Witz Corporation is an embedded system integrator that possesses expertise ranging in Functional Safety, Realtime Operating System, Model Based Development and Embedded System Security.

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