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HI Corporation Joins Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux

HI Corporation Joins Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux

HI Corporation, (“HI”, HQ in Shinjuku, Tokyo, president is Tomonobu Aoyama) announces that HI joined The Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux.

Automotive Grade Linux is a collaborative open source project that aims to accelerate the development and adoption of a fully open software stack for the connected car. Leveraging the power and strength of Linux at its core, AGL is uniting automakers and technology companies to develop a common platform that offers OEMs complete control of the user experience so the industry can rapidly innovate where it counts. The AGL platform is available to all, and anyone can participate in its development. Learn more:

HI is aiming to provide the application platform such as our own HMI development tool “exbeans® UI Conductor” and Telematics Product “exbeans® Affinity”, that accelerate the realization of IT services for Connected Car by OEMs, Tier 1s, and service providers. By joining the AGL, HI is, not only providing existing products, but also making our future HMI and Telematics software for ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) and Auto Pilot targetting Level 2 of NHTSA guide line, compatible with AGL platform, to contributes for the realization of more convenient and safe car.

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at

About HI Corporation

With the key word “Design & Technology”, HI is focusing not only on software development, but also design/Plan/Consultation of UI/UX, developing/licensing/supporting HMI tools, and providing GUI tools and various products to enable appearance quality design. By supporting the process of industrial design and HMI application development, and software quality improvement, HI is intending to differentiate our customers from other companies. HI will push forward the technical offer to various digital targets, and own research and development, to aim at the creation of a product that enrich the human life. More information can be found at