Automotive

Tuukka Turunen

Functional Safety with the Qt Safe Renderer

Published Monday May 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Embedded, Graphics, RTOS

I am pleased to announce a new approach for inclusion of functional safety critical user interface elements in Qt based systems. The new Qt Safe Renderer makes it easy to create safety critical systems that also have a rich graphical user interface. Industries such as automotive, medical and industrial automation, where Qt is the leading UI framework, can […]

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Andreas Cord-Landwehr [(PhD), Development Engineer at CLAAS E-Systems]

Device Tailored Compositors with Qt Wayland at CLAAS E-Systems

Published Wednesday March 22nd, 2017 | 1 Comment on Device Tailored Compositors with Qt Wayland at CLAAS E-Systems
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Customers, Wayland

Software Development in Agriculture Have you heard about software in cars that run on embedded devices? Do you think that creating such software might be challenging? Well, welcome to a complete new world of complexity, welcome to the world of agriculture machines! For many years, automatic steering (on fields), terminals to control the complex mechanical […]

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Creating devices with multiple UI processes using Wayland

Published Monday January 23rd, 2017 | 9 Comments on Creating devices with multiple UI processes using Wayland
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Wayland

In the early days of devices with a user interface, there was a single process that ran the user interface component. This was a nice way to separate out the user interface from the logic controlling the device and to ensure responsiveness for the end user. As hardware costs fell while simultaneously becoming more capable, […]

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Qt Was Really Everywhere at CES2017

Published Thursday January 19th, 2017 | 1 Comment on Qt Was Really Everywhere at CES2017
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit

CES 2017 was full of autonomous driving, artificial intelligence and virtual assistants. It was great to see the momentum in the industry towards the future. While all of the innovative, future oriented technologies were present, there was also room for more modern technologies such as plastic mobile phone covers. Somewhere in between today and tomorrow […]

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Rolland Dudemaine, Green Hills Software

Embedded Devices with Qt and the INTEGRITY RTOS

Published Tuesday December 20th, 2016 | Comments Off on Embedded Devices with Qt and the INTEGRITY RTOS
Posted in Automotive, Dev Loop, Embedded, Guest Blog, RTOS

The Green Hills INTEGRITY Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) is widely used in safety- and security-critical systems. Work has been ongoing for already some time to get Qt 5 running on INTEGRITY, and now we are delighted to show a proof-of-concept port of Qt 5.7 on top of INTEGRITY. Qt 4.8 support has been available for […]

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Laszlo Agocs

Qt Graphics with Multiple Displays on Embedded Linux

Published Monday September 19th, 2016 | 8 Comments on Qt Graphics with Multiple Displays on Embedded Linux
Posted in Automotive, Dev Loop, Embedded, Graphics, OpenGL, QPA, Qt Quick

Creating devices with multiple screens is not new to Qt. Those using Qt for Embedded in the Qt 4 times may remember configuration steps like this. The story got significantly more complicated with Qt 5’s focus on hardware accelerated rendering, so now it is time to take a look at where we are today with […]

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Risto Avila

Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 4: Hardware Matters

Published Tuesday August 30th, 2016 | 2 Comments on Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 4: Hardware Matters
Posted in Automotive, Boot time, Embedded, Performance

Welcome back! A while ago, I posted three parts of Fast-Booting Qt Devices blog post series where we showcased 1,5 second boot-time, optimized the Qt application and finally showed you how we optimized the entire Linux stack. Today, we will show you that hardware selection and hardware architecture in general can have a big impact […]

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New Compositor API for Qt Wayland

Published Monday June 13th, 2016 | 6 Comments on New Compositor API for Qt Wayland
Posted in Automotive, Dev Loop, Embedded, Lighthouse, QPA, Wayland

As part of the forthcoming Qt 5.7, we are happy to be releasing a tech preview of the new Qt Wayland Compositor API. In this post, I’ll give you an overview of the functionality along with few examples on how to create your own compositors with it. Wayland is a light-weight display server protocol, designed […]

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Alistair Adams

Announcing The Qt Automotive Suite

Published Wednesday June 8th, 2016 | 13 Comments on Announcing The Qt Automotive Suite
Posted in Announcements, Automotive, Biz Circuit, cross-platform, Embedded

  Today we announce the launch of the first generation of the Qt Automotive Suite. The idea for the Qt Automotive Suite was born when The Qt Company, Pelagicore and KDAB sat down and shared their experiences of projects using Qt for In-vehicle Infotainment (IVI). With cumulative experience from over 20 automotive projects it was […]

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Risto Avila

Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 3: Optimizing System Image

Published Wednesday May 25th, 2016 | 14 Comments on Fast-Booting Qt Devices, Part 3: Optimizing System Image
Posted in Automotive, Biz Circuit & Dev Loop, Boot time, Embedded

It is now time for the third part of the fast-boot blog post series. In the first post we showed a cluster demo booting in 1.56 seconds, in the second post we opened up how the Qt application was optimized. Here, we will concentrate on the optimization of boot loader and kernel for NXP i.MX6 SABRE development board […]

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