December 2013/January 2014 Newsletter
U.S. Carmakers Relatively Slow to Adopt ISO 26262
European carmakers and the tier ones who serve them are adopting the ISO 26262 safety standard recommendations more quickly than their counterparts in other regions.

Embedded Software Sourced Separately from Hardware
The practice of sourcing software independently from the ECUs where it will run is moving beyond infotainment as complex ADAS systems proliferate.

Kostal Group, The Company Profile
Kostal plans to continue growing faster than the market, anticipating annual sales growth from 5% to 10% over the next five years. A second-generation driver assistance camera is due at the end of 2014.

Mentor Graphics Hypervisor Addresses IVI Security Issues
With an emphasis on security, Mentor Graphics' hypervisor will first be applied in infotainment systems. Future applications may include reconfigurable clusters and ADAS.

3D Clusters Soon to Ship with Integrity Operating System from Green Hills Software
According to the company, a number of tier ones will base 3D clusters on Green Hills' Integrity OS.

Linux Operating Systems Dominate by 2020, Says IHS
By 2020, Linux will replace QNX as the number-one infotainment operating system.



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