eSOL to be a Founding Member of the Autoware Foundation : An International Alliance Dedicated to Establishing Industry Standards for Autonomous Driving Technology
Tokyo, Japan. December 12, 2018 -eSOL, a leading developer of real-time embedded software solutions, today announced that it will be a founding member of the Autoware Foundation (AWF), an international alliance dedicated to establishing industry standards for autonomous driving technology that was established on Monday December 10.
● Board of Directors
・Chairman Shinpei Kato : Founder and Director/CTO of Tier IV, Inc.; Associate Professor, University of Tokyo
・Director Jan Becker : CEO of Apex.AI. Inc.
・Director Yang Zhang : Director, Linaro 96Boards
● Founding members
Tier IV, Linaro/96Boards, Apex.AI, ARM, AutoCore, AutonomouStuff, eSOL, Huawei/HiSilicon, Intel Labs, Kalray, LG Electronics, Nagoya University, Open Robotics (OSRF), Parkopedia, RoboSense, SEMI Japan, SiFive/RISC-V Foundation, StreetDrone, Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development (TRI-AD), Velodyne LiDAR, Xilinx (21 organizations at the time of establishment)
For more information, please refer to the press release issued by Tier IV to announce the establishment of AWF on Monday December 10, and to the AWF website (https://www.autoware.org/).
“We are honored to be chosen as a founding member of AWF. eSOL has for more than three years been engaged in joint research with the originator of Autoware, Associate Professor Kato of the University of Tokyo. We are also involved in previously announced trials of autonomous driving using many-core processors as well as other new initiatives. Based around our eMCOS scalable OS that delivers high levels of computing and safety performance, eSOL intends to contribute to AWF by drawing also on our expertise in ROS/ROS2.” said Masaki Gondo, eSOL CTO and General Manager, Engineering Division.
About eSOL Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1975, eSOL is a leading company in the embedded systems and IoT sector that seeks to create a rich IoT society using its innovative computer technologies. eSOL’s software platform products and professional services, centered around its real-time operating system technology, are used worldwide in every field, starting with automotive systems, which conform to the most stringent quality standards, and including industrial equipment, satellites, and digital consumer electronics. In addition to the research and development of its own leading-edge products, and joint research with major manufacturers and universities, eSOL is actively engaged in AUTOSAR and Multi/Many-Core technology standardization activities.
For more information, please visit www.esol.com
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