Qt World Summit 2018 Features Customer Keynotes from Daimler, LG Electronics, Omron, and More

Qt Group Plc  Press release  28th November 2018

Largest Annual Event for the Qt Community to Showcase Industry and Customer Use Cases Ranging from Digital Cockpits in Autonomous Cars to Graphical User Interfaces in Embedded Devices

Espoo, Finland – November 28, 2018 – On December 5-6 at the Berlin Congress Center, the Qt Company (HEX: QTCOM) will host the Qt World Summit 2018, the 15th annual gathering of the Qt ecosystem. This year’s event will feature customer keynotes from leading brands including Daimler, LG Electronics, LivaNova, and Omron, as well as customer and industry demos from LG Electronics, HARMAN, Rimac Automobili, Toradex, Luxoft, TomTom, froglogic, Siili Solutions, ICS, and KDAB.

The presentations will focus on a wide variety of highly compelling and relevant projects, including the latest trends in automotive human-machine interfaces, guidance on incorporating Alexa voice recognition into apps on embedded devices, and best practices for maximizing the new Qt for Python offering.

Qt experts from across the globe will share insights into Qt’s technology and vibrant ecosystem, as well as best practices and new ways of working. These experts will also explain how Qt can help organizations achieve a superior user experience and a faster time-to-market with tools that make work fun and easy for both designers and developers.

Following is a sampling of the marquee Qt customers that will present at Qt World Summit 2018:

Daimler: Mykhaylo Chayka, Head of UI/UX development at MBition Mercedes-Benz Innovation Lab

  • Customer Keynote

LG Electronics: Joseph Park, Sr. Director for webOS Platform; Sunghyun Cho, Product Manager for webOS Open Source

  • “webOS, the Long Journey to Open Source and Beyond”

HARMAN: Roman Leykin, Product Manager

  • “Current Trends in Automotive HMI”

Omron: Michel Min, Global Marketing Manager IPC

  • “Let’s Teach Machines to Be Self-Aware”

Rimac Automobili: Denis Grahovac, Software Engineer

  • “Customized and Precise Turn by Turn Navigation with Mapbox Auto on Qt” together with:
  • Mapbox: Bruno Abinader, Software Engineer

Attendees are invited to attend 22 afternoon sessions, which will cover topics such as 2D and 3D graphics creation, open source tools, designer and developer workflow, and the design of automotive human-machine interfaces. The sessions are hosted and presented by Qt customers, partners and Qt’s R&D experts.

The event will feature a Qt demo area and an expo area for Qt customers and partners showcasing their impressive, industry-leading demos. This year, Qt extended the Qt World Summit to two conferences across Europe and North America: in addition to the Qt World Summit Berlin on December 5-6, 2018 at the Berlin Congress Center, Qt World Summit Boston took place October 29-30, 2018 at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

For more information on the event's speakers, locations and agenda, please visit: www.qtworldsummit.com

About The Qt Company
Qt Group (Nasdaq Helsinki: QTCOM) is a global software company with a strong presence in more than 70 industries and is the leading independent technology behind millions of devices and applications. Qt is used by major global companies and developers worldwide, and the technology enables its customers to deliver exceptional user experiences and advance their digital transformation initiatives. The company's net sales in year 2017 totaled 36,3 MEUR and it employs some 300 people. To learn more, visit http://qt.io.

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