Mentor Graphics purchases some automotive electronics assets of MontaVista
Mentor Graphics has expanded its automotive business unit by purchasing certain assets from MontaVista, LLC. Mentor claims with this purchasing it establishes as the number one commercial provider of Linux-based automotive in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) solutions.
“The integration of the MontaVista Automotive assets and Mentor Graphics automotive businesses will give us an unparalleled, industry-leading engineering team,” stated Mark Mitchell, general manager of Mentor Graphics Open Source Embedded Solutions. “Our combined Linux- and Android-based automotive infotainment platform, together with our Sourcery CodeBench development tools and our extensive professional services capability, will allow us to more closely collaborate with automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to build next-generation automotive infotainment systems.”