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Monday, May 27 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Going Along with Linux and the Open Community - Satoru Ueda, Japan OSS Promotion Forum, Chair of Embedded System Sub-Committee, Sony Corporation

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Now, no one must be doubtful for Linux and the related OSS are irreplaceable software fundamentals for consumer electronics and mobile products. However think about 10 years ago, when some of CE vendors made strategic decision to use Linux for the operating system for the products, only few people believed in because of Linux at that moment did not so much take account of the use for those embedded products. It is our great appreciation to the Linux community which has been helping us since then.

 In this session, we would like to review our past steps to make Linux as such important technology fundamental and discuss what we should do to advance this ideal situation toward future. Especially many of Japanese developers seem to have minorities to collaborate with the international open communities which are not only because of the language barrier but also some social psychological back ground. I would like to introduce those aspects based on my 10 years experience and discuss about what we should overcome and help those Japanese developers. I wish this session to become helpful automotive industry people who are working together with the international open community.


Satoru Ueda

From early 2003, Satoru Ueda has been engaged in a project to widely use Linux for consumer electronics appliances. In the project he has been supporting to establish and enhance collaborative relationship between the community and the embedded system developers. At the same time... Read More →

Monday May 27, 2013 1:00pm - 1:50pm JST

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