Automotive Operating Systems and Software Trends

3Q 2016 | Technology Analysis Report | AN-2257 | 22 pages | 3 tables | 4 charts | 10 figures | PDF

The current automotive OS ecosystem is increasing and in flux.  Android Nougat will be extending into the car and Sync 3 is now powered by Blackberry’s QNX.  Many automotive OEMs support multiple operating systems.  Both proprietary and open source solutions battle for design wins, as new features become enabled through Over the Air (OTA), which is critical to drive adoption of ADAS.

Table of Contents

  • 1. INTRODUCTION
    • 1.1. Automotive Operating Systems and Software Overview
    • 1.2. OS and SW Trendscape
  • 2. SOFTWARE-DEFINED COCKPIT
    • 2.1. Solutions and the Ecosystem
    • 2.2. QNX
    • 2.3. Microsoft Embedded Automotive
    • 2.4. Wind River
    • 2.5. Android In-car Concept and Open Automotive Alliance Momentum
  • 3. OPEN SOURCE CONSORTIA AND STANDARDIZATION
    • 3.1. Auto Grade Linux
    • 3.2. GENIVI
  • 4. SOFTWARE-DEFINED CAR
    • 4.1. Overview
    • 4.2. Green Hills
    • 4.3. QNX
    • 4.4. Mentor Graphics
    • 4.5. Elektrobit
    • 4.6. Wind River
  • 5. MARKET OPPORTUNITY
  • 6. RELATED RESEARCH