October 15, 2013 · 7:00 PM
Get real world insights from integrating a Linux based system into an automotive platform. Topics include: automotive vs. consumer quality, automotive development cycle challenges, reconciling Linux kernel and automotive update cadences, as well as Linux licensing vs. automotive safety requirements.
Tom McReynolds works in the Embedded Software team at NVIDIA, where he's responsible for graphics and system software, focusing on Linux based implementations. He has worked closely with big name automotive customers in Europe and the US. Before NVIDIA, Tom worked at 3dFX, Sun Microsystems, and Silicon Graphics. When not at work, he races an experimental aircraft at the Reno air races, where he finds the change of pace relaxing.
Vlad Buzov, System Software Architect in Embedded Software team at NVIDIA. Vlad expertise includes building, customizing and optimizing Linux based solutions for different kinds of embedded devices, from small consumer electronic gadgets to industrial automation systems. At NVIDIA Vlad is closely working with automotive vendors helping them building NVIDIA powered in-vehicle systems. Prior NVIDIA Vlad worked as Software Architect and Senior Engineer for Huawei, Mentor Graphics and MontaVista Software.
6:30 PM: Networking and light refreshments
7 PM (more or less): presentation