Author: Angelos Lakrintis


Publication Date: Feb 14 2018


Pages: 40


Report Type: Report, Word



 Autonomous Vehicles

Operating Systems for Autonomous Vehicles




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Report Summary:

The design and development of operating systems for Autonomous Driving is moving at a very fast pace. Start-ups, big technology companies and some OEMs have all started to develop open source solutions, while creating coalitions, alliances and partnerships to achieve better, more reliable and faster results in the race to deliver full autonomy. 

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
  2. Introduction
    • 2.1.Current State-Of-The-Art Software Platforms
    • 2.2.GPOS Systems for Research and Development
    • 2.3.Preferred Programming Languages
    • 2.4.Simulations
    • 2.5.Drivetrain Control Operating System Standards
    • 2.6.Connecting Distributed Vehicle Controllers
    • 2.7.Abbreviations Used in this Report
  3. Qualifiable Open Source
    • 3.1.Linux RTOS
    • 3.2.ROS Middleware
      • 3.2.1. Data Recording and Playback
      • 3.2.2. Visualisation
      • 3.2.3. Real-Time Capabilities
  4. Companies That are Using Open-Source Software for Autonomous Driving
    • 4.1.Baidu
      • 4.1.1. The Apollo Operating System
      • 4.1.2. Apollo runs entirely on ROS
      • 4.1.3. Apollo Partners
    • 4.2.BMW
      • 4.2.1. Communication Middleware
    • 4.3.Voyage
      • 4.3.1. Homer Runs on ROS
    • 4.4.Tier4 Autoware
      • 4.4.1. Autoware OS
      • 4.4.2. User Interface
    • 4.5.PolySync OS
      • 4.5.1. Polysync Core
      • 4.5.2. Open Source Car Control (OSCC) Project
    • 4.6.Perrone Robotics
      • 4.6.1. MAX Software Platform
      • 4.6.2. Why Java as a Programming Language for Autonomous Vehicles
      • 4.6.3. Partnerships and Alliances
  5. Automotive Hard Real-Time Operating Systems and Frameworks
    • 5.1.Blackberry QNX
      • 5.1.1. QNX Neutrino RTOS
      • 5.1.2. Delphi/ QNX Partnership
    • 5.2.Elektrobit
      • 5.2.1. Elektrobit Robinos
      • 5.2.2. EB corbos
    • 5.3.Green Hills Software
    • 5.4.NVIDIA DriveWorks SDK
    • 5.5.WindRiver VxWorks
      • 5.5.1. Partnerships and Alliances
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