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Amazon's Alexa Takes Open-Source Route to Beat Google Into Cars

Amazon engineers are working with Nuance Communications Inc. and Voicebox Technologies Corp. to write code that makes in-vehicle apps compatible with several speech-recognition technologies, eliminating the need for developers to make multiple versions.  The catch is that the cars must use ...
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The Automotive Grade Linux Project is at CES2018 Tuesday-Friday.

This Week in Open Source News: CES 2018 Advances Crucial Tech Conversations Yet Again

This week in open source news, the Consumer Electronics Show has us looking forward to connected cars and smart cities. Read on to learn how AGL is helping steer the course.  1) Automotive Grade Linux (AGL,) a Linux Foundation Project, makes a splash at CES 2018. Here’s every company developing...
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SnowPilot, a new open source scientific database, is improving the way snow scientists collaborate and share findings.

This Week in Open Source News: Snow Science Benefits From Open Source, Linus Torvalds Weighs in on Linux-Intel Fix & More

This week in Linux and open source news, let it snow! Open source software is improving snow science, Linus Torvalds answers questions about the fix for Intel's security vulnerability, and more! Read on to stay in the know.  1) "Snow science recently took an about-face, thanks to the open-source...
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Automotive Linux Summit

Automotive Linux Summit connects the developer community driving the innovation in automotive Linux together with the vendors and users providing and using the code in order to drive the future of embedded devices in the automotive are Learn more
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Automotive Grade Linux

  The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) All Member Meeting takes place bi-annually and brings the AGL community together to learn about the latest developments, share best practices and collaborate to drive rapid innovation across the industry.  
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Matt Porter
Konsulko’s Matt Porter (pictured) and Scott Murray ran through the major components of the AGL’s Unified Code Base at Embedded Linux Conference Europe.

Inside AGL: Familiar Open Source Components Ease Learning Curve

Among the sessions at the recent Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE) — 57 of which are available on YouTube -- are several reports on the Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux project. These include an overview from AGL Community Manager Walt Miner showing how AGL’s Unified Code Base (UCB)...
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AGL Showcase at CES

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is a collaborative open source project that is accelerating development of a fully open software platform for automotive applications. As a CES 2018 exhibitor, AGL will have a public Showcase in CES Tech West in The Venetian, highlighting our members and the broader AGL...
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How Open Source is Transforming the Automotive Industry

One key benefit of open source is its ability to enable rapid innovation. Collaborating on non-competitive pieces of technology frees up resources, enabling companies to focus more on developing new products and services. We are seeing this play out now in the automotive industry as automakers are...
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Auto Grade Linux
Toyota has adopted the AGL platform for its next-generation infotainment system, debuting in the 2018 Toyota Camry in the United States. (Image: Courtesy Automotive Grade Linux)

Automotive Grade Linux Moves to UCB 4.0, Launches Virtualization Workgroup

The Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project released Unified Code Base (UCB) 4.0 (“Daring Dab”) for Linux-based in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems, and added seven new members. The open source group also launched a new virtualization working group that will enable new UCB...
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Automotive Linux Summit
To realize smart-connected vehicles, the automotive industry needs a hardware and software architecture that guarantees security, simplified systems management, high processing/networking performance, open standards, interoperability, and flexibility.

Virtualization: The Smart-Connected Vehicle Enabler

The automotive electronic industry is now, more than ever, facing cybersecurity, connectivity, and software time-to-market challenges. Recently, in fact, vehicles have been hacked in several ways (e.g., physical and remote unlocking/control) and by different means (i.e., CAN bus, OBD-II, emulated...
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