Luxoft Holding has partnered with LG Electronics to help create the next generation webOS. LG Electronics is a semiconductor company and Luxoft is a global IT service provider which is working on a strategy to extend its capabilities and ecosystem into the automotive, robotics and smart home verticals.
LG Electronics has previously deployed webOS in over 60 million LG smart TVs and digital signage displays worldwide and this install base is growing rapidly. Luxoft will lead the deployment of webOS into the new, targeted sectors, beginning with automotive. Initially focusing on digital cockpit development – which includes infotainment, navigation, and other features that are human-car interaction-centric.
The companies also plan to introduce the new platform into the robotics and smart home sectors.