cars

warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/www/drupal/drupal-6.19/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 34.
20

Android may have the phones, but MeeGo may get the cars

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Actually, it looks now like MeeGo is going to have its own niche where it will be the embedded Linux of choice: Car entertainment, Internet, and navigation systems.

Read more »
Sheik Djibouti's picture
Created by Sheik Djibouti 4 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 2 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
26

Are you ready for an open source car?

http://www.networkworld.com

Software isn't the only thing open; open source could change the auto game

Read more »
oldfart's picture
Created by oldfart 4 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 29 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
26

Proprietary software in cars

http://www.eff.org

RMS: « The proposal for a right-to-repair law illustrates the harm done by proprietary software in cars. »

Read more »
can.axis's picture
Created by can.axis 5 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 12 weeks ago
Category: Legal   Tags:
20

What TomTom suit may really be about

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Cars. Microsoft sees cars as the next frontier for computing. If GPS can remain proprietary open source will lack the enabling technology with which to get into the game.

Read more »
balugani's picture
Created by balugani 5 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 24 weeks ago
Category: Legal   Tags:
19

Open Source versus Microsoft: The next battlefield

http://reviews.cnet.com

The competition between Microsoft and Open Source software reaches into the automotive space with the announcement of a new alliance amongst automakers and technology providers called Genivi. The goal of the alliance is to build a Linux stack that will provide a common architecture for automotive infotainment systems.

Read more »
viubuntu's picture
Created by viubuntu 5 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 24 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
18

Impossible thing #5: Open hardware, from the LART to the C,mm,n

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

So far, I’ve identified examples of free, commons-based production of just about every category of pure information product which exists. And that leads to the next question: what about the material marketplace? Can community methods be used to design, prototype, and manufacture physical products?

Read more »
dave's picture
Created by dave 6 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 20 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
18

Will Your Next New Car Have Linux Inside?

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"Many manufacturers are using proprietary systems. Linux is the newcomer. It has not been around long enough. It needs a large shift for the auto industry to more openly accept Linux in these areas," Peter Schulmeyer, director of strategy and microcontroller solutions for Freescale Semiconductor, told LinuxInsider.

Read more »
giantrobot's picture
Created by giantrobot 6 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 22 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
19

The Linux car that drives itself

http://news.zdnet.co.uk

Caroline is a 2006 Volkswagen Passat, converted by a team from the Braunschweig University of Technology to be an autonomous vehicle.

Read more »
electronichouse's picture
Created by electronichouse 6 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 23 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
14

Car computer runs Red Flag Linux

http://www.linuxdevices.com

DingCheng Electronics has announced a GPS-enabled PC that fits "double DIN" stereo bays. The CarPC 102 has a 4x45W amp, and runs Red Flag Linux or Windows on a 1.1GHz Pentium M processor, with 256MB RAM, 40GB hard drive, DVD/CD-RW drive, and 7-inch WXGA touchscreen display.

Read more »
bluecheese's picture
Created by bluecheese 6 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 39 weeks ago
Category: Industry   Tags:
18

Microsoft dreams

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

A funny comparison between Windows and car engines.

Read more »
peacemaker's picture
Created by peacemaker 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 2 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags:
4

A GNU/Linux computer in every garage?

http://www.linuxdevices.com

A U.S. government- and industry-led coalition aiming to equip every car and roadside in America with wirelessly connected computers has tapped GNU/Linux for a prototype design. The Vehicle Infrastructure Integration Consortium (VII-C) hopes to lower driver death rates, reduce traffic jams, and media-enable cars before 2017.

Read more »
mercr's picture
Created by mercr 7 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 11 weeks ago
Category: Community   Tags: