Middleware software: The race to develop automotive operating system
As the importance of middleware is growing, the software platform is transitioning into a unified middleware layer with a harmonized vehicle function abstraction. Development spending and revenue are witnessing healthy growth and will continue in the coming years. However, the middleware market is becoming crowded with various approaches being developed.
Software now underpins virtually all elements of the vehicle, from basic cockpit functions to new safety features and powertrain management systems.