Sasken becomes member of Automotive Grade Linux

by Kiran Bajad , 05 Dec 2016

Sasken Communication Technologies Ltd has announced its membership with Automotive Grade Linux as its bronze member.

This will enable Sasken to provide solutions to customers on Automotive Grade Linux (AGL). Sasken will provide product development and system integration services for automotive customers spanning in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), instrument cluster, heads-up display and telematics. 

Ram Ramaseshan, senior VP and head, Automotive and Industrials Business Units, Sasken, said: “Sasken has a deep understanding of the software solutions and processes needed to help OEMs and Tier-1s keep pace with the evolution of consumer technology. Open industry standards can speed up production, enable rapid innovation and reduce software development costs for everyone, which is why we look forward to contributing to AGL.”

“We look forward to working with Sasken to advance development of the Automotive Grade Linux platform,” said Dan Cauchy, executive director, Automotive Grade Linux. “Their expertise in delivering customer-centric solutions will help us ensure that the AGL platform is user-friendly and takes advantage of the latest trends in consumer technology,” he added. 

Sasken is a leader in providing product engineering and digital transformation services to global Tier-1 customers.The company says its deep domain knowledge and comprehensive suite of services have helped global leaders maintain market leadership in industries such as semiconductors, automotive, enterprise grade devices, smart devices and wearables, industrials, retail, public safety, satcom, and telecom.

Automotive Grade Linux is a collaborative open source project that aims to accelerate the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for the connected car. Leveraging the power and strength of Linux at its core, AGL is uniting automakers and technology companies to develop an open platform that offers OEMs complete control of the user experience so the industry can rapidly innovate where it counts.

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