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BCX challenge #2

Eclipse Software Defined Vehicle

November 7-9, 2022 in Berlin

#2: Eclipse Software Defined Vehicle

About the hackathon
Every year BCX draws on developers, product owners, product managers, UX experts, entrepreneurs, and innovators from more than 45 countries. In 2022, BCX took place from November 7–9, at one of the coolest locations in Europe, STATION-Berlin. In total, 300 selected participants had 30 hours to team up and tackle several exciting challenges, using tons of connectable devices and software artifacts.

About the challenge: Eclipse Software Defined Vehicle
The Eclipse Software Defined Vehicle working group was focused on accelerating innovation of automotive-grade in-car software stacks using open source and open specifications developed by a vibrant community of leading engineers and best-in-class organizations. When joining this hack challenge, attendees had a direct impact on the development of the larger technology ecosystem that will define the future mobility and the connected vehicle through open-source.

The Eclipse Software Defined Vehicle working group was focused on accelerating innovation of automotive-grade in-car software stacks using open source and open specifications developed by a vibrant community of leading engineers and best-in-class organizations.

Available hardware

  • Adjustable car seat
  • AutoPi
  • Connected truck
  • JetRacer AI Kit
  • Passenger car demonstrator
  • Racing simulator
  • VW T2 Bully lights

Available software

  • Eclipse Chariott
  • Eclipse eCAL
  • Eclipe Kuksa
  • Eclipse Leda
  • Eclipse Muto
  • Eclipse SommR
  • Eclipse Velocitas
  • Carla
  • Open Street Map
  • SOAFEE EWAOL

Patronage of this challenge

The Eclipse Foundation provides a global community of individuals and organizations with a mature, scalable, and business-friendly environment for open source software collaboration and innovation. The Foundation is home to the Eclipse IDE, Jakarta EE, and over 350 open source projects, including runtimes, tools, and frameworks for a wide range of technology domains such as the Internet of Things, automotive, geospatial, systems engineering, and many others.

The Eclipse Foundation is a European-based international not-for-profit association supported by over 300 members who value the Foundation’s unique Working Group governance model, open innovation processes, and community-building events. Members include industry leaders who have embraced open source as a key enabler for business strategy. Bosch has been a strategic member of the Eclipse Foundation since 2015.

You can meet members from the following Eclipse Automotive projects at BCX22:

Sponsors of this hack challenge

The Eclipse Foundation provides a global community of individuals and organizations with a mature, scalable, and business-friendly environment for open source software collaboration and innovation. The Foundation is home to the Eclipse IDE, Jakarta EE, and over 350 open source projects, including runtimes, tools, and frameworks for a wide range of technology domains such as the Internet of Things, automotive, geospatial, systems engineering, and many others.

The Eclipse Foundation is a European-based international not-for-profit association supported by over 300 members who value the Foundation’s unique Working Group governance model, open innovation processes, and community-building events. Members include industry leaders who have embraced open source as a key enabler for business strategy.

IBM is the global leader in business transformation through an open hybrid cloud platform and AI, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today 47 of the Fortune 50 Companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business, and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 30,000 engagements.
The developer mission of Microsoft is to deliver experiences that empower any developer, building any application, on any OS. This mission requires Microsoft to be open, flexible, and interoperable: to meet developers and development teams where they are, and provide tools, services and platforms that help them take ideas into production.

Hackathon Partners joining this hack challenge

Hackathon Partners joining this hack challenge

Continental is a pioneer in software defined vehicles; we see collaboration as essential for the creation of software driven innovation. In order to create value for consumers, partnerships and alliances across industries are key. With collaboration and through open-source approaches we will leverage those for a safer, faster and better vehicle development.
IBM is the global leader in business transformation through an open hybrid cloud platform and AI, serving clients in more than 170 countries around the world. Today 47 of the Fortune 50 Companies rely on the IBM Cloud to run their business, and IBM Watson enterprise AI is hard at work in more than 30,000 engagements.
The developer mission of Microsoft is to deliver experiences that empower any developer, building any application, on any OS. This mission requires Microsoft to be open, flexible, and interoperable: to meet developers and development teams where they are, and provide tools, services and platforms that help them take ideas into production.
ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions.
Arm designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. Arm’s comprehensive product offering includes 16/32-bit RISC microprocessors, data engines, 3D processors, digital libraries, embedded memories, peripherals, software and development tools, as well as analog functions and high-speed connectivity products. Combined with the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies.
As a leading IoT provider, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, Industry 4.0, and connected mobility. Bosch is pursuing a vision of mobility that is sustainable, safe, and exciting. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Groups strategic objective is to facilitate connected living with products and solutions that either contain artificial intelligence (AI) or have been developed or manufactured with its help. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is Invented for life.
CARIAD is an automotive software company in the Volkswagen Group that develops a leading tech stack for the automotive industry with the mission to make the automotive experience safer, more sustainable and more comfortable in a new way – for everyone, everywhere. CARIAD builds a uniform software platform for all brands of Volkswagen Group, which includes a unified and scalable architecture, an operating system and automotive cloud. CARIAD’s Headquarter is located in Germany, and co-operates with international Volkswagen Group teams in the US and China.
Continental is a pioneer in software defined vehicles; we see collaboration as essential for the creation of software driven innovation. In order to create value for consumers, partnerships and alliances across industries are key. With collaboration and through open-source approaches we will leverage those for a safer, faster and better vehicle development.
Founded in 1994, ETAS GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, represented in twelve countries in Europe, North and South America, and Asia. ETAS’ portfolio includes vehicle basic software, middleware, and development tools for the realization of software-defined vehicles. Holistic cybersecurity solutions are offered via the ESCRYPT brand.
Eteration is a software technology provider of open software solutions that address challenges in software defined vehicles and cloud applications.  Our composiv.ai product driven research and development is an integral part of our company strategy and is the source of our competitiveness and experience. Eteration value open technology and collaboration that will impact how industry builds the future of  software for vehicles. Eteration is contributing Eclipse Muto a high-performance orchestration middleware for model based contextual adaptivity in ROS software stacks. Eclipse Muto makes it possible to deploy extensible, dynamic, and adaptive behavior to edge devices.
ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions.

800 developers at BCX20

In 2020, almost 800 developers gathered at STATION-Berlin for BCX20 to work on use cases in 14 different hack tracks.

Do you have questions?

How do I find team mates? What if I don’t have an idea? You can find tons of answers on our FAQ page.

800 developers at BCX20

In 2020, almost 800 developers gathered at STATION-Berlin for BCX20. Here’s what happened in the 14 different hack tracks.

Do you have questions?

Do you have any questions about BCX22? You can find tons of answers on our FAQ page.