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Silicon Valley Automotive Open Source News for November, 2013

From: Alison C.
Sent on: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 6:24 AM

Group members, I have just returned from a long business trip, so just a quick bulletin this month.

0. Monday's meeting at Hacker Dojo with Victor Ng-Thow-Hing of Honda is almost full:

We will order the refreshments and close registration at noon tomorrow, 10/31, so please cancel your attendance before then if you are not coming.

1. December's event on "Next-Gen Car Radio Interfaces: Swell and Adori"

institutes our new $1 fee to support the SJSU Formula SAE team.    I had tentatively lined up a third startup presenter about automotive media for the event who has not sent an abstract.   If someone knows of another startup in a related field who would like to address the group, please speak up.

2. I will probably have to cancel January's event and put up a new one with a different speaker.    Sorry for the uncertainty.   I have several candidates in mind already.   Stay tuned.

3. And don't forget February's "Tour of Caltrans Traffic Management Center plus Smart Corridor Presentation" in Oakland:

4. Here are some upcoming events of note:

-- Toyota Quantified Car Hackathon, 11/9:

-- SAE’s FREE Webcast and Interactive Q&A Session with Industry Experts!
Technical Webcast Series from the Editors of SAE:
Ensuring Cyber Security of Security-Critical Automotive Systems
Thursday, November 21, 2013: Noon U.S. EST

Industry Expert Participants:
Andy Gryc, Senior Automotive Product Marketing Manager, QNX Software Systems
Jeffery Kelley, Infineon Technologies North America Inc.
Richard Soja, Automotive SoC Systems Engineer, Freescale Semiconductor

-- Half a dozen imminent US DoT Intelligent Transportation Systems webinars, full of news about recent pilot projects:

USDOT to Host Seven-Part Webinar Series on Connected Vehicle Applications
Join the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) and the Connected
Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture (CVRIA) team for a
seven-part webinar series to learn about and provide comments on the
first draft of the connected vehicle architecture views. The objective
of these webinars is to gather feedback on the views before launching
analysis that will identify candidate interfaces for
standardization. The CVRIA team will present two or three
representative views per session.  The session will also include a
short discussion about the interface analysis and candidate standards
process; and a brief discussion of the policy analysis results to
date. For more information on CVRIA, please visit:

-- New GENIVI public newsletter is out.  Sign up here:

Free, low-volume, 100% Linux goodness.

-- Nov 19 Stanford-MIT VLab meeting on "Self-driving Vehicles: Startups (Already) on the Road":

5. New, notable resources:

-- Slides from Automotive Linux Summit, just finished in Edinburgh:

The latest version of mine is not yet at Linux Foundation website, but here:

Videos should be appearing soon.

-- OpenWAVE vehicular internetworking initiative:

Skype meeting on 11/5.

-- Alison

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