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Getting Started with the Android Auto SDK

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6:00 - 6:50 Networking and Light Dinner

6:50 - 7:00 Announcements

7:00 - 7:30 Developing Automotive Linux - Alison Chaiken

7:40 - 8:30 Getting Started with the Android Auto SDK - S. Saxena and J. Moon

8:20 - 8:40 Q&A

Title: Developing Automotive Linux

Abstract: While QNX continues to lead in automotive operating system market share, Linux and Android are making inroads. The main actors in automotive Linux are the GENIVI consortium and Automotive Grade Linux. Come hear about which cars are shipping Linux and what working in the field is like. I'll discuss some of the hard technical problems and describe how newcomers can get involved.

Bio: Alison Chaiken has worked in automotive Linux since 2012. She worked at a customer site in Germany for most of 2014, where she labored on automotive Linux kernel and fastboot optimization. Alison is the founder of the Silicon Valley Automotive Open Source group at ( and is a founder of Hacker Dojo.

Title: Getting Started with the Android Auto SDK

Abstract: Honda's Shalini Saxena and John Moon will provide an overview of the Android Auto support library, show you how to get started, discuss the media and messaging API's, and create a sample application utilizing the materials made available by Google. They will also discuss the resources available to developers, like test vehicles and engineering support, at the recently unveiled Honda Developer Studio.

Bio: John Moon manages developer relations for the Honda Developer Studio. In his last position at NFC chip manufacturer Kovio, John handled product marketing and worked with the NFC ecosystem, and prior to that, managed mobile app development for HTC's enterprise customers. At Honda, he is responsible for engaging developers to stimulate innovation in the automotiveecosystem by providing resources and expertise.

Bio: Shalini Saxena is a Mobile Software Engineer at Honda with expertise in Android software development. She's been with Honda Silicon Valley Lab since 2012 working on cutting-edge technologies aimed at bringing great in-car experiences to drivers and passengers. She also supports developers at the Honda Developer Studio, and looks forward to the many innovations thatdevelopers will bring to cars in the near future.

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