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Basemark launches Rocksolid Core – World’s First Automotive Operating System Covering All Vehicle Functions

September 7th, 2021

Basemark launches Rocksolid Core – World’s First Automotive Operating System Covering All Vehicle Functions

The new Rocksolid Core is the only licensable platform for all car functions from powertrain and steering to cockpit electronics. It is a safety critical “Pedal to Cluster” solution that yields significant time and unit cost savings to automotive OEMs.

Basemark, a leading software enterprise specialising in automotive software, announced today Rocksolid Core – a unique new OS for software-defined vehicles. Rocksolid Core is the only licensable End-to-End solution for all car applications. Rocksolid Core incorporates underlying operating systems such as automotive-grade Linux, AUTOSAR Classic and AUTOSAR Adaptive. Licensees will also get reference applications for autonomous drive, digital instrument cluster, infotainment and ADAS.

Founded in 2015, Basemark quickly gained a strong reputation for its Rocksolid, a middleware for hardware agnostic graphics and compute application development. It’s optimized for automotive embedded systems and mission-critical applications.

“We are enabling the future of the automotive industry, where creating new car platforms will be quicker than ever while bringing down the unit cost considerably. Basemark’s Rocksolid Core architecture requires fewer processors compared to conventional models, resulting in savings in both electronics and software. Through Rocksolid Core, customers are able to rapidly develop mission-critical functions and not waste time in developing a base platform. Furthermore, we’re empowering OEMs with the source code licensing model so they finally can be in charge of their own software stack,” said Tero Sarkkinen, CEO of Basemark. “We estimate that through Rocksolid Core our customers can take more than a year off of the development of a new car platform, and save hundreds of euros per car in series production costs.”

Rocksolid Core is currently in pilot development stage and Basemark is developing a Proof-of-Concept vehicle which will be launched later this year.

Basemark will take part in the IAA Conference in Munchen from September 6 to 12. Basemark’s booth is located in European High-Tech Pavilion, at Hall B2 / C71, Booth number 14, positioned in between VW, Audi, Porsche. You can find demos and Basemark’s team at the booth.

For additional information:

Sami Niska
COO, Basemark

Media Kit on Basemark Company page

About Basemark
Basemark Oy is a software enterprise offering development tools for the automotive industry. The company was founded in Helsinki in 2015 and has operations in Finland, Germany and the US. The company is currently developing Rocksolid Core – an end-to-end operating system and platform for software defined vehicles. Basemark also develops system performance evaluation tools such as Basemark Automotive Testing Suite and GPUScore.

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


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