Team PILOT Hacking for the Digital Dash

Back in March, PILOT participated in its first automotive app development hackathon hosted by General Motors in Tampa. Subsequently, September was a busy month for Team PILOT as we attended and developed apps at two more hackathons: A SmartDeviceLink (SDL) hackathon in conjunction with the first-ever SDL consortium-hosted conference at Mobile World Congress Americas in San Francisco; and a second GM hackathon in Boston. These hackathons are an opportunity for automakers to generate interest in their connected car platforms, obtain input on their Software Development Kits (SDKs) and identify bugs. (Team PILOT received a bounty at the Boston event for uncovering a major bug!) For app developers, hackathons provide access to new platforms and are an outlet for programmers' creativity. PILOT [...]

By |October 4, 2017|Blog|