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Building an automotive platform from GNOME

Lukas Nack

With the success of connected cars, there is an increasing demand for a secure, consumer-oriented infotainment platform. The open source application framework "Apertis" serves as embedded end-to-end solution in the automotive environment. With many contributions to the GNOME technologies over the years and its own Free software components, Apertis is truly a unique product in the automotive world which pushes the boundaries of a traditionally closed source environment.

Security is guaranteed by multiple lines of defense, including MAC (Mandatory Access Control) and xdg-app as sandboxing mechanism. D-Bus provides a stable SDK-API to the app-developer.