|Sent on:||Thursday, February 20, 2014 10:53 PM|
Greetings, SVAOS members. Here are some news items for your consideration for February 2014.
As always, our events are a 100% benefit for the San Jose State University Formula SAE racing team. No one associated with SVAOS is an SJSU alumnus; we are just impressed by the students.
-- Our next meeting will be held February 25 at Mentor's Fremont campus. Rudi Streif of the Linux Foundation will give a presentation about "Solving Security and Privacy Challenges of the Connected Car." Registration closes at noon on Tuesday. Details at
-- On Tuesday March 11 at Mentor's Fremont campus, Felix Baum of Mentor will give a presentation about "Security and Performance Benefits of Automotive Virtualization". Details are available at
Co-organizers Peter Mui of ICS and Robert Seidl of Transportation Technology Ventures will host this meeting since I will be away on an extended work assignment overseas.
-- On Thursday March 27, Peter Mui will host a presentation by GROM Audio about "QNX OS and Qt for Automotive Development" at GROM's facility in Belmont. Learn more and register at
-- Slides for the February presentation by CALTRANS at their Oakland facility are now posted at the event link
-- Give some love to the new "Autohack - Automotive Software Hackers" meetup, http://www.meetup.com/Autohack/
-- Don't forget the ongoing Electric Vehicle Entrepreneurs Silicon Valley
and Silicon Valley Autonomous Vehicle Enthusiasts:
-- CAN Industrial Automation presents a full-day seminar on 4/28 in San Jose. Details:
BTW, CIA's free newsletter is informative and entertaining.
-- NHTSA announced a baby step towards a vehicle-to-vehicle communications mandate on February 3:
Watch this space.
-- A fine evaluation of the Google-Audi deal at CES from Nate Willis of LWN:
Call for Volunteers:
-- Please post news items of note at
-- Please add notable events to the calendar at
-- Consider becoming an SVAOS sponsor by hosting an event at your facility or underwriting refreshments for a Hacker Dojo hosted event. Contact Peter Mui or Robert Seidel for details.
-- Please give some extra support to Peter and Robert during my absence. If I don't see you guys on Tuesday, I'll catch you in August.