16th MOST® ICA on November 12, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan

MOST Cooperation Opens Call for Speakers for Interconnectivity Conference Asia

16th MOST® ICA on November 12, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan

The MOST versatile standard provides a powerful architecture with free topology configuration

The MOST® Cooperation – standardization organization for the leading automotive multimedia network technology Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST) – will host the 16th MOST Interconnectivity Conference Asia (ICA) on November 12, 2015 in Tokyo (Japan). As in previous years, the MOST Cooperation welcomes speakers from the automotive electronics industry to contribute to the conference program. Anyone involved with MOST Technology is welcome to present the latest MOST designs, solutions, experiences, research results, and outlooks into the future automotive network.

MOST Versatile Standard

“This year’s theme is ‘MOST Versatile Standard’ as it provides a powerful architecture with free topology configuration while keeping integration simple,” stated Henry Muyshondt, MOST Cooperation Administrator. “Supporting electrical and optical physical layers, MOST offers the appropriate network architecture for a large area of HD audio/video and IP-based applications.” MOST delivers a flexible and upgradable network that forms a stable, robust backbone to easily and seamlessly integrate upcoming applications. The MOST network concept is inherently scalable and extendable with respect to speed and the amount and characteristics of the data channels.

The field of connectivity of MOST to other standards includes industry standards such as Universal Plug and Play (UPnP), communication based on the Internet Protocol (IP) and AUTOSAR. MOST allows the close integration of consumer devices in MOST based vehicles through UPnP. The MOST Ethernet Channel introduced in MOST150 provides the necessary infrastructure to implement all necessary protocols and mechanisms used on the Internet in a distributed infotainment system. Thus, all devices in a MOST network have access to the Internet. Investigations examine how to integrate MOST into AUTOSAR so that AUTOSAR systems and conventional MOST systems work together in a vehicle network seamlessly.

Call for Speakers

Suggested MOST topics for presentation include, but are not limited to: physical layer, networking and system architecture, software and protocols, compliance and quality, and applications and series projects experience. Abstracts for submission are due by September 11, 2015 and should be mailed to MOSTCO_PR@mostcooperation.com. The MOSTCO Steering Committee will review all entries and create a high quality program to be presented to Asian carmakers and their suppliers.

Suggested MOST topics for submission include, but are not limited to:

1. Physical Layer
1.1 Optical (FOT, Fiber, Connectors)
1.2 Electrical

2. Networking and System Architecture
2.1 Application Framework
2.2 Network Management
2.3 Interface Controllers

3. Software and Protocols
3.1 Operating Systems
3.2 Software Frameworks

4. Compliance and Quality Aspects
4.1 Testing and Compliance
4.2 Tools

5. Applications and Series Projects Experience
5.1 Infotainment
5.2 Gateway Solutions
5.3 Driver Assist

The abstract should contain:
1. Title of the paper
2. Author(s): name(s), title(s), company, address, telephone, e-mail
3. Subject/topic
4. Short summary of the presentation: 200 to 300 words (English)

All abstracts are due by September 11, 2015 and should be sent via e-mail to MOSTCO_PR@mostcooperation.com. Acceptable file formats are Word, Text and PDF files. For any questions, you are welcome to contact us.

Program Consortium: MOSTCO Steering Committee
The program committee will decide on the acceptance of a presentation based on the abstract. It is important to clearly emphasize the principal technical, economic and practical aspects.

Abstract submission: September 11, 2015
Notification of authors: September 22, 2015
Final presentation slides: October 23, 2015
Presentation at MOST ICA: November 12, 2015

About MOST Technology
MOST (Media Oriented Systems Transport) is a multimedia networking technology optimized for use in cars and other applications. It enables the transport of high Quality of Service audio and video together with packet data and real-time control over a single transmission medium. MOST can use plastic optical fibers (POF), coax based electrical physical layer, and shielded and unshielded twisted pair (STP/UTP) copper wires that meet automotive environmental requirements. Today, MOST is used in over 180 car models as the communication backbone for their information and entertainment equipment.

About MOST Cooperation
The MOST Cooperation (MOSTCO) is the organization through which MOST Technology is standardized and refined so that it continues to stay abreast of the latest industry requirements. It consists of international carmakers and key component suppliers. They have joined together to work with the MOST Technology and to contribute to its innovation. The MOST Cooperation is prepared to embrace efforts to further develop and standardize the technology for other industries and to establish the corresponding work structures. The MOST Cooperation was founded in 1998 to standardize MOST Technology as a global standard for multimedia networking. Audi, BMW, Daimler, HARMAN and Microchip Technology are its core partners and constitute its Steering Committee. For more information see http://www.mostcooperation.com.

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