June 2013 Silicon Valley Automotive Open Source news

From: Alison C.
Sent on: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:00 AM

After Weds' full meetup, We have 4 more upcoming events:

0. Weds July 24, "San Jose State Students Build Formula-1 Style Racecars"

Featuring a lab tour and lecture plus usual refreshments, this event
is a fundraiser for San Jose State Formula SAE team, and payments go
directly to San Jose State.

1. Just announced for Fri 8/23, "Self-Driving Carsharing and Smart Mobility"
at Toyota Innovation Hub and Institute for Creative Integration in San


Please, let's carpool to SF from South Bay!

2. Thurs 9/26 at Hacker Dojo, "Designing Large-scale "Nudge" Engines
to Optimize Transportation"


3. 10/15 talk by Nvidia about automotive applications of their
products, to be held at Nvidia's Santa Clara campus

-- Book discussion about "Re-inventing the automobile", about modular
vehicles and suggested by member Steve:


The book is excellent, and at least 4 of us plan to meet to have a
discussion, probably at a restaurant near Caltrain in San Mateo on an
August weeknight.  Please comment on the Discussion Board on this
newsletter if you would like to attend.

-- Members, please post your events at our calendar:


which anyone, member or no, can subscribe to via iCal interface.

-- Please post your announcements to the Discussion Board


and mailing list.

-- Upcoming affiliate event:

Silicon Valley Autonomous Vehicle Enthusiasts presents our most
popular speaker ever, Brad Templeton, on "The world-changing,
multi-trillion-dollar effects of self-driving cars" on Thurs. 6/20:


-- Also June 20, at 8AM:
Free Automotive Grade Linux webinar on "Ethernet AVB Stack Architecture"
U.S.: 8:00am Pacific / 11:00am Eastern
General info: http://automotive.linuxfoundation.org/webinars
Register: http://go.linuxfoundation.org/e/6342/webinars/pybnn/471211219

Previous excellent talk videos and slides (register at webinars link
to see):
"Tizen IVI on an ARM Platform" by Subham Sen, Chief Engineer in Tizen IVI Team at Samsung
"Using Open Source Solutions for Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Communications"
Speaker: Konstantien Khait, Chief Engineer at Componentality Oy

Recent free and high-quality great streaming media content:

-- free Mentor Graphics video, "Implementing Android Based Automotive Infotainment (IVI) Systems":


-- Video from recent "Designer Talk" by Toyota and CALTY Design Research Interior Chief Designer William Chergosky:

Lexus LF-LC Concept- Resonance of Passion

-- Free "Driverless Cars in California" audio with authoritative speakers:

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