Green Hills Software—a company that builds operating systems and virtualization—has announced the launch of a new technology for secure connected cars on January 10, 2018.
The company announced the integration of u-blox automotive connectivity and positioning technology with the Green Hills Platform for secure connected cars.
The Green Hills INTEGRITY real-time operating system and Multivisor secure virtualization combine Linux-based connected car services with critical application and vehicle bus services utilizing u-blox portfolio of connectivity modules – all in a single Electronic Control Unit (ECU).
The Platform allows safe leverage open-source software to vehicle manufacturers while also providing unmatched system flexibility, scalability, and performance without compromising system safety or security when executing critical applications such as remote vehicle monitoring & control and electric vehicle management.
U-blox provides essential positioning, short-range wireless and cellular radio technologies, while Green Hills provides the foundational safe and secure embedded run-time software environment required to secure next-generation high speed, complex Connected Car modules.
“We’re pleased to be partnering with Green Hills because unbreakable security and reliability in the connected car module is as essential as high-speed connectivity,” said Stefan Gudmundsson, Principal, Automotive Market Development, u-blox. “Our unique portfolio of wireless as well as GNSS chips and modules when combined with Green Hills trusted INTEGRITY RTOS and secure Multivisor enables our customers to build unmatched secure and scalable solutions, powering the nerve center of the connected car.”
U-blox enables automotive OEMs to address and overcome some of the major challenges faced by the Secure Connected Car, in turn, providing flexibility, scalability, and superior performance.