Wind River has announced that it will be collaborating with Hyundai Autron to develop a software framework that will facilitate safe, automated and autonomous driving. Using this software teams will be able to quickly develop, build and deploy connected and autonomous vehicles which are highly reliable, safe and secure.
The new platform will use IP from both companies to develop a framework for integrating advanced computer features needed for connected and autonomous driving applications like artificial intelligence applications, advanced sensing and Ethernet based communication.
Commenting on the collaboration, Chang Jae Ho, senior vice president of Automotive Fusion Control Group at Hyundai Autron said that the advent of automated driving has created a new set of safety considerations for automotive manufacturers. He said that by gaining access to Wind River’s expertise in the deployment of safety domain software and aligning its research and development capabilities accordingly, the company would be able to deliver highly advanced, reliable and secure automobile control solutions that can help its customers to respond quickly to the changing trends in the market.
The new platform that the two companies will collaborate on will run on top of the VxWorks safety certified real-time operating system (RTOS) and leverage advanced system partitioning via hypervisor technology. Using this new platform. Automotive manufacturers will be able to position software needed for safety critical functions like sensing, vehicle controls and actuation and place it alongside that needed for less critical functions like telemetry and infotainment onto the same hardware architecture.
Hamid Moaref has always been fascinated by cars and the automotive industry. His family has a longstanding association with the industry and has been in the tire business for the past 35 years. Raised in Dubai, Hamid attended Capilano University in Vancouver where he graduated with a BBA in marketing before attending an intensive course in magazine publishing in 2005. He has been the publisher and chief editor of Tires & Parts magazine for the past ten years.
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