02 March 2009

Linux's Next Frontier: “In-Vehicle Infotainment”

One of the sure signs that open source is taking hold in computing is that it is spreading far beyond its heartland, the datacentre. Smartphones have been perhaps the most visible manifestation of this, but the world of embedded systems, where the operating system is even less evident than with mobile phones, is potentially even more important, for the simple reason that it embraces so many different sectors, each of which is economically significant in its own right.

The announcement today of the creation of GENIVI is very clear sign that Linux is already moving into another huge vertical industry: in-car entertainment...

On Open Enterprise blog.

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