2017

2017 SDL Developer Conference

Published: November 27, 2017 The SDLC joined MWCA this week in San Francisco for this first edition show and doubled up with a first of our own. FordDev, Magellan, and the consortium sponsored the inaugural all-SDL developer conference. View conference videos and presentations here. Read more.

Focus Groups and Executive Mentors help Ford choose 3 winning Start-ups at the 2017 MakeitDriveable Paris AppLink Challenge

Published: November 13, 2017 Zify (Carpooling), Acast (Podcast) and RouteValet (multi-modal transport) were the winners of the 2017 Paris Challenge Start-ups had access to executive mentors and actual customers via Focus groups Winners were selected at an awards ceremony in the Gustav Eiffel Salon at the Eiffel Tower Paris Read more.

Inaugural SDL Hackathon a Success!

Published: September 19, 2017 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.  Read more.

FordDev to Sponsor First Annual SDL Dev Conference & Hack!

Published: August 10, 2017 Be a part of history as the founding members of the SmartDeviceLink Consortium (SDL) join Ford in San Francisco to present the inaugural SDL Developer Conference and Hackathon at World Mobile Congress Americas 2017. Read more.

SDL Opens the Door to Waze!

Published: March 8, 2017 Waze joined Ford at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to show off their SDL integration, along with ParkU and Honeywell… Read more.

AppLink Partners Take Center Stage at CES 2017

Published: January 5, 2017 The FordDev team welcomed well-known brands such as Amazon Alexa, ExxonMobil, and Samsung Gear, along with exciting newcomers Dash Radio, DriverScore, and Sygic to the AppLink family at this year’s CES.  Hackathons winners showed off their IBM Watson powered voice assistant in the Livio SDL booth… Read more.