This month of June I have started a new adventure. I have joined MBition, GmbH, a 100% owned subsidiary of Daimler AG focused on ... "MBition focuses on Infotainment-Software, Navigation-Software, Cloud-Software and UI-Software. " (extracted from the MBition website). Automotive is one of those industries that is going through disruptive changes. I think it is … Continue reading A new door opens: MBition GmbH
Back in July 2017 I wrote a blog post, published by Codethink, explaining why is a good business to support community driven FOSS events. This post is related to that one. I will be attending to Akademy 2018. It will take place in Vienna, Austria, from August 11th to 17th. I will be there representing … Continue reading Codethink is sponsoring Akademy 2018 and I am attending.
Software in automotive yesterday The automotive industry has treated software like any other component, as part of the traditional, well structured and highly controlled supply chain. Tier-1's has been providing software to car auto-makers for some years now and both together have done what they have could to prevent consumers or downstream players in the … Continue reading Automotive supply chain and Open Source: a personal view
During the last year I've focused a significant part of my effort on driving the GENIVI Development Platform, together with some Codethink colleagues and other GENIVI professionals and community members. What is GENIVI Development Platform? GENIVI Development Platform (GDP) is a project and an outcome. As a project, it can be defined as the delivery … Continue reading Automotive, what an opportunity for KDE!
On Wednesday February 17th, the GENIVI Alliance released a QEMU image of the GENIVI Demo Platform ivi9 Beta version, together with everything needed (instructions, source code, recepies, etc.) to build GDP-ivi9 with Yocto. A few weeks later, on March 8th, the first release candidate was published.Finally, last April 19th GDP-ivi9 was published targeting QEMU, Renesas Porter … Continue reading Say Hi! to the new GENIVI Development Platform