Renesas to Advance Embedded Open Source OS for Linux Foundation


In a move that stands to strengthen the hand of open source within the embedded Linux market, especially the automotive industry, the Linux Foundation has announced that microcontroller and chip manufacturer Renesas has become a gold member of the non-profit consortium.

Renesas, which is based in Japan, first became a member of the Linux Foundation in 2011. Its rise to “gold” status means that it will increase its engagement with the open source community, the Linux Foundation said.

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