Inaugural SDL Hackathon a Success!

FordDev welcomed hundreds of developers, industry experts and SDLC members to San Francisco for the first Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA) with a hackathon on September 11th and full day of informative sessions on September 12th

AppLink is a suite of APIs that provide the ability for mobile developers to extend the command and control of a mobile application to the in-vehicle Human Machine Interface (HMI).

SmartDeviceLink (SDL) is an open-source POSIX-compliant technology platform on which the Ford AppLink product is built and allows it to communicate between applications running on a mobile device and our SYNC in-vehicle software.
OpenXC is a non-production open source interface, designed to attract top developers to experiment with DIY projects in Ford vehicles (with or without SYNC).

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Interview with Sam Matheny, CTO, National Association of Broadcasters
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The 2017 #MakeItDriveable Startup Challenge wasn't any ordinary hackathon. Before, during and after the competition, entrants like Acast's Simon Schmitz benefitted from
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Get your connected-car app rolling at Ford Europe's Startup Challenge!
Ever wonder what your connected-car solutions could do with unprecedented levels of connectivity, native vehicle data, direct OEM support and instant feedback from user focus-testing
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