27 Feb '14, 1pm

Ford Invites Open-Source Community to Tinker Away

For a long time, many carmakers' worst nightmare involved "alterations" to their vehicles -- either by crooks with malicious intent, or by overly enthusiastic hobbyists whose handy work could result in unintended consequences. Researchers at Ford Motor Company, including Zachary Nelson, a recent MIT graduate and an engineer with Ford, however, are willingly turning that conventional fear among car OEMs upside down, by introducing the power of the open-source community to the automotive world. Nelson, who will be speaking at EELive! at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, will discuss how the Open XC open-source platform could allow people with smartphones to connect with real-time vehicle data. Shocking? Not really. When you think about a long tradition of Mustang enthusiasts customizing Ford's most iconic model, Nelson doesn't seem so out of line. Designers worldwide have tin...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1321200

Tweets

[Announcement] Calling youth who love wildlife and have some admin abilities! New internship position open...

[Announcement] Calling youth who love wildlife ...

wildshores.blogspot.com 04 Mar '14, 2am

We're looking for help to organise nature outreach activities including workshops and other nature events. Help organise i...

[EE Times Japan]サムスンの新スマートウオッチ、OSはTizen

eetimes.jp 28 Feb '14, 1am

All material on this site Copyright © 2005 - 2013 ITmedia Inc. All rights reserved. This site contains articles under lice...

Bitcoin ATMs open in Singapore

Bitcoin ATMs open in Singapore

straitstimes.com 28 Feb '14, 12am

Singapore is now home to two of Asia's first bitcoin ATMs, which will allow users to feed in Singapore dollars and buy the...

Bitcoin ATMs open in Singapore

twitter.com 28 Feb '14, 1am

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

IBM Begins US Layoffs | EE Times via @eetimes

eetimes.com 28 Feb '14, 2am

SAN FRANCISCO — IBM began its first round of United States layoffs Thursday as part of a "global rebalancing" act that cou...

Gritz: An Open Source Speed Reading Tool

hackaday.com 03 Mar '14, 12pm

Here’s a hack to help you increase your reading speed. Gritz is an open source text file reader, which reduces the need to...

Allied Electronics to Sponsor Gadget Smackdown at EE Live! 2014

Allied Electronics to Sponsor Gadget Smackdown ...

eetimes.com 27 Feb '14, 11pm

Do you like hearing about and seeing the sort of projects your fellow engineers are tackling? Are you working on any inter...

IoT Plus Google Analytics: What a Combo | EE Ti...

eetimes.com 27 Feb '14, 4pm

Lantronix is incorporating Google Analytics, rich in customizable analytics, modeling, and reporting, into its PremierWave...

BtoB品質の高速/高画質印刷をインクジェットで――エプソン「PrecisionCore」 -...

eetimes.jp 27 Feb '14, 9pm

All material on this site Copyright © 2005 - 2013 ITmedia Inc. All rights reserved. This site contains articles under lice...

Ford reveals refreshed Focus #greenenergy

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 24 Feb '14, 1pm

Ford has released the first pictures of its new, refreshed Focus, ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. Featuring more tech, mor...