Wipro Joins Automotive Grade Linux to Accelerate Open Source Adoption
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has become a silver member of The Linux Foundation and a bronze member of Automotive Grade Linux (AGL).
AGL is a collaborative open source project that is bringing together automakers, suppliers and technology companies to accelerate the development and adoption of a fully-open software stack for connected vehicle services. 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 rapid development of new features and technologies for the automotive segment.
Wipro is a strategic engineering and software partner to many leading automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and tier-1 suppliers, across the globe. This membership will enable Wipro to accelerate the adoption of open source for all the software needs inside a vehicle. Linux-based open source software will help to accelerate innovation and faster time-to-market for automotive customers.
Dan Cauchy, Executive Director of Automotive Grade Linux said, “We are proud to welcome Wipro to the Automotive Grade Linux community. We share a similar goal of wanting to create a more efficient product development process, and we look forward to leveraging Wipro’s IT and product engineering expertise as we kick-off new projects around telematics and connected car services.”
John Slosar, Vice President and Practice Head, Automotive & Aerospace, Product Engineering Services, Wipro Limited said, “Wipro is proud to join the Automotive Grade Linux community. We are excited to collaborate on Automotive Grade Linux with industry leaders and help promote wider adoption of the open-source based products.”
Wipro has over two decades of experience in delivering differentiated solutions for leading global automotive electronic tier-1 suppliers and OEMs and is a trusted partner in their digital transformation journey. With its leading-edge automotive product design and engineering expertise in electronics, software, engineering design services, manufacturing execution systems, product lifecycle management, cloud solutions, enterprise IT applications management and remote infrastructure services, Wipro has been able to deliver solutions that create unique user experiences with the highest levels of reliability.
In the last two years, Wipro has been developing projects based on the AGL platform for two Japanese OEMs. Wipro is also developing AGL components for a leading Japanese tier-1 company.
About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 160,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.
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