Basemark Launches Rocksolid Ecosystem for the Software Defined Car

11 Leading Companies from the Automotive Industry from Europe, US and Asia Join as Founding Members

Helsinki, Finland, June 15, 2021 – Basemark announced today a new partner program called Rocksolid Ecosystem. 11 leading companies from the automotive industry around the world have joined as founding members. The objective of the Rocksolid Ecosystem is to create and cultivate a strong network of players related to the software defined car paradigm.

“Everyone at Basemark is proud and excited to launch our Rocksolid Ecosystem with all the respected founding member companies. Basemark is committed to becoming a key player in the software defined car market, and the support we’re seeing from the industry is telling us we’re going in the right direction. I warmly welcome all founding members today and invite other leading companies to apply,” says Tero Sarkkinen, Founder & CEO of Basemark. “Rocksolid Ecosystem will be a forum where we will develop and discuss the latest applications of automotive software.”

“We are excited to be part of the prestigious Rocksolid Ecosystem founding partner program. I am happy to see we share a common vision of software-defined vehicles with Basemark. We can be a perfect partner to Basemark in this journey with our strong expertise for Software development of Connected, Autonomous, Shared and Electrified automotive technologies. Team Acsia is really looking forward to be part of this futuristic Automotive central computing ecosystem,” says Mr. Jijimon Chandran, CEO of Acsia Technologies.

“CoreAVI has a proven track record of close collaboration with our partners and we believe that working together creates a stronger team and endless benefits for our customers,” says Neil Stroud, VP Marketing and Business Development at CoreAVI. “We’re pleased to join Basemark’s Rocksolid Ecosystem and we look forward to collaborating with Basemark on many successful safety critical opportunities.”

Dispelix, the technology leader in see-through augmented reality (AR) displays announces joining Basemark’s Partner Ecosystem Program. “We are excited and look forward to working with members of the Rocksolid Ecosystem to realize the enormous potential of Augmented Reality in next generation autonomous and connected vehicles”, says Antti Sunnari, CEO and Co-founder of Dispelix. “The potential to collaborate with the members of Rocksolid Ecosystem to further the exploration of autonomous driving leveraging our Augmented Reality solutions is extremely exciting to us.”

“Imagination is delighted to be a founding member of the Basemark Rocksolid Ecosystem. We have long been supporters of Basemark’s efforts, specifically for automotive benchmarks, as well as working with them to enable next generation graphics and compute use cases for automotive. Together, we are providing leadership for the next wave of ASIL B functional safety GPU applications through our safety critical driver with our OpenGL SC API,” says Jamie Broome, Vice President of Product Management, Imagination Technologies.

“We’re excited to join Rocksolid Ecosystem so that we can have the opportunity to work together with other partners to advance this industry with AR applications,” says Tom Liang, Chairman of Jorjin Technologies Inc.

Pankaj Sathe, Member of Executive Board and President – Europe, KPIT Technologies, says “KPIT is excited to join the Rocksolid Ecosystem. For over 15 years, KPIT has developed several embedded software solutions and platforms that powered infotainment and clusters of several vehicles. We are working on cutting edge solutions for next generation smart cockpits. Through this collaboration we aim to further accelerate our customer’s ecockpit journey by using our experience in software integration & smart cockpit solutions like KONFLUENCE (KPIT’s ecockpit platform) and Basemark’s intimate understanding of middleware for graphics and compute application development.”

“sdtech is thrilled to join the Rocksolid Ecosystem as one of the founding members. As the HMI is becoming more than just HMI, it is critical for us to communicate closely with partners in the industry, and we believe that the Rocksolid Ecosystem is going to be the perfect place. We’re looking forward to working with the members,” says Hirotaka Suzuki, EVP & CTO of sdtech inc.

“We’re excited to join forces with Basemark and work together on an interesting project. As a software engineering company specialised in the automotive sector, we appreciate and find great value in partnering with other industry leaders with whom we can exchange knowledge and experience to create something great,” says Adam Pietraszek, Director of Automotive at Spyrosoft Solutions.

“Automotive technology is rapidly turning into game of software – seamlessly integrated software-based solutions are critical for vehicle safety, function and comfort,” says Dave Rice, SVP Marketing & Business Development at TactoTek Oy. “Basemark’s Rocksolid development platform and runtime environment supports efficient integrated system software design that easily works with diverse data sources while supporting stringent automotive cost, safety and performance standards. TactoTek is working in cooperation with Basemark using Rocksolid to show automotive OEMs how injection molded structural electronics (IMSE®) fulfill their vision for intuitive, attractive and responsive consumer experiences in software enabled vehicles.”

“We are glad to join Basemark’s Rocksolid Ecosystem and support the Finnish automotive industry software providers clustering. Finland is a home of efficient engineering without vast experience in automotive ecosystems, and so we are glad to join forces at the selected offering development areas,” says Seppo Kuula, CEO of Unikie Oy.

More Information

Rocksolid Ecosystem partner pages contain a list of all accredited members together with company presentations. Please see the following web page: https://www.basemark.com/rocksolid-partner-program/

About Basemark

Basemark is a software company offering development tools for next generation autonomous and connected vehicles. Our products range from runtime engines and middleware to SoC evaluation and testing solutions. Basemark’s professional services team supports customers in autonomous drive and HMI development projects from ASIL QM to ASIL D requirements. We operate globally and our customer base includes automotive OEMs, Tier-1 suppliers and semiconductor companies.

Basemark Oy is a privately held limited liability stock corporation, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. Basemark Oy has two wholly owned subsidiaries, Basemark Inc., registered in Delaware, U.S. and Basemark GmbH registered in Munich, Germany. www.basemark.com

Basemark and Rocksolid are registered trademarks of Basemark Oy. All other mentioned brands may be property of their respective owners.

Basemark Contact

Tero Sarkkinen, Founder & CEO

tero@basemark.com

Tel: +358-40-5577887

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