NIO has just joined the seL4 Foundation as a Premium Member, which means they will also join the seL4 Board.
NIO Inc. is a pioneer in China's premium electric vehicle market. We design, jointly manufacture, and sell smart and connected premium electric vehicles, driving innovations in next generation technologies in connectivity, autonomous driving, and artificial intelligence. Redefining user experience, we provide users with comprehensive, convenient, and innovative charging solutions and other user-centric service offerings. NIO went public in the U.S. in 2018. So far, NIO has launched 3 mass-production vehicle models: ES8, ES6, and EC6, and accumulated deliveries to users are over 120,000. Starting September, NIO will start delivering to users in Norway. NIO invests heavily in in-house R&D to build full-stack cutting-edge technologies around intelligent and autonomous driving EV. Its engineering teams are distributed across the globe, including US, UK, Germany and China.
The Digital Systems department at NIO is missioned to develop the most advanced software platform for the next-generation autonomous driving vehicles in the industry from the ground up. This platform is internally named NIO Vehicle Operating System (NVOS) and based off seL4. It involves solving a wide range of technical challenges, such as seamless app development on heterogeneous hardware chipsets, low-latency & high throughput data processing, powerful AI framework, automobile-grade safety and security guarantee, and complete toolchains to provide Android alike development experience.