Video: Open Source for Car Infotainment

Mar 16, 2009

Up to now the automotive branch has not been famous for its engagement in Linux and Open Source. Now the chairman of the new open source alliance Genivi is talking about motives and plans.

The alliance wants to create a consistent basis for board computers and media in cars.Graham Smethurst, general manager for infotainment and communications at BMW, is the chairman of the newly founded Genivi alliance, with General Motors and PSA (Peugeot Societe Anonyme) being involved as well. In this video Smethurst gives some insights on his work, where Intel and BMW are cooperating already since 2006.

BMW manager Grahem Smethurst about his new task as chairman of the new Open Source Automotive Alliance Genivi.

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