Automotive operating systems—is open source the future?

Automotive operating systems—is open source the future?

Publication Date: 29-Jul-2022

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This report explores the growth and importance of in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) software in the automotive industry. The report primarily focuses on reviewing the many operating systems (OS) and software used by infotainment and telematics modules in today’s cars. The report also mentions hardware systems and related applications but not as the main focus of this report.

The report analyzes in detail the growing significance of open-source software and middleware in reducing software time to market. It also explores the industry’s software deployment and sourcing strategies, OS development dynamics, and identifies specific new business opportunities through a six-year forecast calendar of new vehicle programs.

1. Overview
a) Report summary
b) Research methodology
c) Introduction

2. Technology analysis
a) Overview
b) Generic Android
c) Android Automotive Operating System (AAOS)
d) Blackberry QNX
e) Automotive Grade Linux (AGL)
f) Microsoft Windows
g) Others

3. Market analysis
a) In-vehicle infotainment OS market share
b) Consolidation in E/E architecture

4. OEM and supplier analysis
a) Automotive middleware landscape
b) OS development perspectives
c) AAOS versus other OS
d) OS strategy perspectives

5. Conclusion

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