Linux Foundation: Present at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020

Linux Foundation: Present at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020

Linux Foundation: Present at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020

La Linux Foundation this year he made a wonderful appearance at the «Show de Electrónica de Consumo (CES) 2020» in the Vegas, USA Certainly in this annual event, it is usually rare or it is uncommon to see Linux "pure", that is, a product (Hardware and / or Software) whose central axis to highlight is «Linux», Or any «Software Libre» and «Código Abierto».

In general, the participation of «Linux», Or any «Software Libre» and «Código Abierto», usually refers to or is involved, by the presentation of some computer or server used for demonstration purposes, which in turn, usually comes with a version of the «Distribución Ubuntu». Although on other occasions, there have been notable cases, such as the participation of the «Distribución Ubuntu»Canonical Organization, where the Ubuntu tv. But this year, it was the turn of the «Fundación Linux» present the «Proyecto AGL (Automotive Grade Linux o Linux de Grado Automotriz)».

Linux Foundation - CES 2020: Introduction

El «Proyecto AGL» is a collaborative project of «Código Abierto» which is accelerating the development of a software platform fully open for automotive applications. Thus, AGL builds and provides frameworks and open source infrastructure related around automotive use cases.

«AGL» is currently an integrated project supported by more than 100 members, many of which are major car manufacturers, as well as hardware vendorsAs NVIDIA and Samsung. The software created under the «Proyecto AGL» has started to run in more than 2018 brand vehicle models and Toyota and Mazda. Products such as reference plates, instrument cluster displays among other items are exhibited in the «CES 2020», of this year, endorsed by the «Proyecto AGL».

Linux Foundation - CES 2020: Content

Linux Foundation at CES 2020

La Linux Foundation (Linux Foundation) will participate as an exhibitor of the CES 2020 speaking, showing and supporting the broad AGL Ecosystem at stand 1815 of said event, from which first-hand information can be obtained by visiting the website of the «CES 2020».

What is the Consumer Electronics Show?

This event according to its own organizers, in their Official website is

"CES is the global gathering place for all who thrive in the business of consumer technology. It has served as a proving ground for innovators and cutting-edge technologies for 50 years; it is the world stage where next generation innovations are brought to market. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES includes all aspects of the industry. The event, owned by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) ® which also produces it, attracts business leaders and forward thinking thinkers from around the world".

What is the AGL Project of the Linux Foundation?

According to Official website of the same, the project is:

"Automotive Grade (Quality) Linux is an open source collaborative project that is bringing together automakers, vendors, and technology companies to accelerate the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for the car of the future. With Linux at its core, AGL is developing an open platform from the ground up that can serve as the de facto industry standard to enable the rapid development of new features and technologies.".

What products endorsed by the AGL Project are presented at CES 2020?

Among the many projects in the automotive area (Self-driving y Vehicular Technology), the following stand out:

  • Subaru, an automotive company, presents the Subaru Outback 2020 and Legacy 2020 vehicles, which use AGL-endorsed developments as part of their infotainment platform.
  • Toyota, an automotive company, presents the Toyota RAV4 and Mazda CX-30, with software powered by AGL.
  • The Linux Foundation also has more than 20 open source demos at its stand, showing the best of what was developed under the AGL Project.



We hope that this "useful little post" on the participation of the «Fundación Linux» in the «CES 2020», promoting the «Proyecto AGL (Automotive Grade Linux o Linux de Grado Automotriz)», is of great interest and utility, for the entire «Comunidad de Software Libre y Código Abierto» and of great contribution to the diffusion of the wonderful, gigantic and growing ecosystem of applications of and for «GNU/Linux».

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  1.   Nasher_87 (ARG) said

    It is not a surprise about linux in the automotive sector, it is known that the central OS of the Tesla is or at least it was Ubuntu, Gentoo in the S model, I recently released libraries for assisted driving

  2.   Linux PostInstall said

    Greetings, Nasher_87. Thank you for your comment and contribution.