Linux Auto Grade open to connected car devs, CarPlay & More

lf_automotive_logoA collaborative open source project  Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), first open source software release is available for download from the Linux Foundation. Recently, BearingPoint GmbH and Systena joined the organization and are participating in the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) Steering Committee.

Linus Auto Grade offers an optimized embedded Linux OS stack as a starting point for engineering work. It builds on Tizen IVI supported by Intel and Samsung.

MirrorLink is connected car compatible with HTC One b4 CarPlay

MirroLink Head UnitCar Connectivity Consortium (CCC) announced that the HTC One (M8) is now compatible  MirrorLink. MirrorLink  compatibility will arrive via a software upgrade to current HTC One (M8). More HTC devices will be compatible in the future.

MirrorLink is car-smartphone mirroring with a simple interface that works with many operating systems.  MirrorLink will be distributed to millions via this partnership.