The user interfaces in cars is undergoing a dramatical change right now. Touch screens, applications and beautiful, modern user interfaces are coming to a car close to you. For Qt, this is a perfect fit, but not without challenges. Automotive systems commonly consists of multiple displays, legacy technology, focus on hardware costs as well as legally controlled start-up times, long product cycles and more. Solving these issues with Qt means revolutionizing what you can expect from your next car - but also they way that automotive software is created.
Johan Thelin has worked with Qt for more than 15 years and used it in desktop settings as well as embedded deployments in various industries. He has authored numerous articles on Qt, as well as the Foundations in Qt Development book from Apress and has co-authored www.qmlbook.org. The last five years he has worked with Pelagicore creating an automotive Linux platform built around Qt.
Speaker: Johan Thelin, Pelagicore
Track: Qt in Automotive
Session type: Qt technology strategy talk
Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - From 14:15 to 14:40