LOS ANGELES, CA, July 29, 2019 – The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a neutral forum for open source software development in the motion picture and media industries, today announced that Netflix has joined the Foundation as a member.

The Academy Software Foundation also announced today that OpenTimelineIO has been accepted as a Foundation-hosted project and is one of the first projects Netflix will contribute to as a member of the Foundation. Initially created by Pixar Animation Studios, OpenTimelineIO (OTIO) is an Open Source API and interchange format that facilitates collaboration and communication of editorial data and timeline information between a studio’s Story, Editorial, and Production departments all the way through Post-Production. You can read more about the announcement here.

“Netflix’s deep expertise in streaming media needs no introduction, but it is lesser known that Netflix also has a strong commitment to open source software, having open sourced many projects already, and contributing to many more” said David Morin, Executive Director of the Academy Software Foundation. “We are pleased to welcome Netflix into our community, and we look forward to their involvement and contributions to ASWF projects, including OpenTimelineIO, which we are pleased to announce is now a Foundation project.”

Erik Strauss, Netflix Director of Post-Production Engineering, said: “We’re thrilled to join the Academy Software Foundation and look forward to extending our collaboration with peers and partners on innovative software projects, such as OTIO, which are the cornerstone of digital production.”

“We are pleased to see Netflix join the Academy Software Foundation. As a founding member, we have watched the Foundation’s projects flourish with the support of the community, which is why we submitted OpenTimelineIO to the Foundation,” said Guido Quaroni, Vice President of Research and Development at Pixar. “Netflix has been an active contributor of OpenTimelineIO, and we look forward to their continued support and collaboration as a Foundation member.”

Launched in August 2018 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Linux Foundation, Academy Software Foundation provides a neutral forum for open source software developers to share resources and collaborate on technologies for image creation, visual effects, animation and sound.

SIGGRAPH 2019 Open Source Day
All SIGGRAPH 2019 attendees are invited to “Open Source Day,” hosted by Academy Software Foundation on July 30 at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles. The event is a full day of Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions focused on open source projects used for visual effects, animation, and image creation – Academy Software Foundation, OpenVDB, OpenCue, OpenEXR, Rez, OpenTimelineIO, ACES, OpenColorIO, Open Shading Language, and MaterialX. Additional details are available here.

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 About the Academy Software Foundation
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Created at Pixar Animation Studios, OpenTimelineIO is an open source interchange format for editorial timeline information

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 29, 2019 – The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a neutral forum for open source software development in the motion picture and media industries, today announced that OpenTimelineIO has been accepted by the Academy Software Foundation’s Technical Advisory Council (TAC) as the fifth Foundation-hosted project. Initially created by Pixar Animation Studios, OpenTimelineIO (OTIO) is an Open Source API and interchange format that facilitates collaboration and communication of editorial data and timeline information between a studio’s Story, Editorial, and Production departments all the way through Post-Production. Since 2016, there have been eleven OTIO releases with contributions from many studios and vendors including Pixar, Lucasfilm and Netflix. It has been used in production for films including Coco, Incredibles 2, and Toy Story 4.

“Picture-less data produced by editorial departments is very useful across the pipeline. We developed OpenTimelineIO to provide an open source alternative to proprietary formats and enable our community to easily and efficiently interchange editorial timelines,” said Guido Quaroni, Vice President of Research and Development at Pixar. “As an Academy Software Foundation project, we hope OpenTimelineIO can help facilitate content creation within the motion picture and other similar industries.”

OTIO makes it easier to build tools that use editorial timeline information, filling a gap in film production pipelines that was previously underserved by similar, proprietary technologies. It supports clips, timing, tracks, transitions, markers, and metadata in an API that is easy for studios to integrate with their tools and for vendors to integrate with their software. Use cases include tracking shot length changes, providing context shots in dailies, communicating shots added or removed, conforming new renders into a cut, and dealing with picture-in-picture shots.

“OpenTimelineIO is quickly becoming a part of an industry standard editorial pipeline, both within and between animation studios, visual effects studios, and third-party vendors,” said David Morin, Executive Director of the Academy Software Foundation. “With the support of the broader Academy Software Foundation community, we hope the ecosystem of third-party tools that support OpenTimelineIO will grow, making it easier for users to integrate it into their pipelines.”

Erik Strauss, Netflix Director of Post-Production Engineering, added “collaborating with a diverse community of creative partners and service providers demands a precise and uniform way to store and exchange the relationships between media assets in a timeline. We are excited to be able to contribute to OTIO as an opportunity to improve the interchange of this essential production data, and standardize its authoring for our community of filmmakers. As an active OpenTimelineIO contributor, we are very excited to see it become an Academy Software Foundation project, and as a new Foundation member, we look forward to working with the rest of the community to grow the project.”

The Academy Software Foundation will maintain and further develop the project with oversight provided by a technical steering committee. OpenTimelineIO joins OpenColorIO, OpenCue, OpenEXR, and OpenVDB as projects in the incubation stage at the Academy Software Foundation. All newly accepted projects start in incubation while they work to meet the high standards of the Academy Software Foundation and later graduate to full adoption. This allows the Academy Software Foundation to consider and support projects at different levels of maturity and industry adoption, as long as they align with the Foundation’s mission to increase the quality and quantity of contributions to the content creation industry’s open source software base.

Developers interested in learning more or contributing to OpenTimelineIO can sign up to join the OTIO mailing list or attend the OpenTimelineIO Meet-Up at SIGGRAPH 2019 on Tuesday, July 30, from 1-2pm in the JW Marriott, Diamond Ballroom 7-10. The OpenTimelineIO Meet-Up is part of the Academy Software Foundation’s “Open Source Day” on July 30, a full day of Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions focused on open source projects used for visual effects, animation, and image creation. Additional details are available here.

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Premier open source event in Japan returns for 2019 with keynotes from GitLab, Uber and Linux Foundation fellows, among others

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 21, 2019 — The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source has announced the speaker line up for Open Source Summit Japan and Automotive Linux Summit. One registration provides access to all content at both events, which will be held July 17-19 at the Toranomon Hills Forum in Tokyo.

Open Source Summit Japan (OSSJ) and Automotive Linux Summit (ALS) will bring together top talent from companies on the leading edge of innovation including Toyota Motor Corporation, Uber, Intel, Sony, Google, Microsoft and more. Talks will cover a range of topics, with ALS talks on everything from infrastructure and hardware to compliance and security; and OSSJ sessions on AI, Linux systems, cloud infrastructure, cloud native applications, open networking, edge computing, safety and security and open source best practices.

Keynote Speakers for the events include:

  • Dan Cauchy, Executive Director, Automotive Grade Linux & GM, Automotive, the Linux Foundation
  • Jonathan Corbet, Author, Kernel Developer and Executive Editor of LWN.net
  • Travis Gorkin, Engineering Manager, Uber
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman, Fellow, the Linux Foundation
  • Kohsuke Kawaguchi, Creator of Jenkins & CTO, CloudBees
  • Calista Redmond, CEO, RISC-V Foundation
  • Priyanka Sharma, Director of Alliances, GitLab

Open Source Summit Japan Session Highlights:

  • Stream Processing on the Edge – Eduardo Silva, Arm / Treasure Data
  • The Challenge and Solutions to Implement DevSecOps into Large Banks – Jihai Zhou, HSBC
  • Building Kubernetes Cloud: Real-World Deployment Examples, Challenges and Approaches – Alena Prokharchyk, Rancher Labs, Inc.
  • Recent Enhancements of Node-RED for Rapid Development of Large Scale and Robust IoT Applications – Hiroyasu Nishiyama, Hitachi, Ltd.
  • Webauthn on Linux with a TPM via the HID Gadget – James Bottomley, IBM
  • From User to Contributor: How Documentation Enables Vibrant Open Source Communities – Riona MacNamara & Griselda Cuevas, Google
  • Istio on Knative Lessons Learned: How Istio is Fit for Serverless Platform – Iris (ShaoJun) Ding & Daisy (Ying Chun) Guo, IBM

Automotive Linux Summit Session Highlights:

  • HTML5 Apps on AGL Platform with the Web Application Manager – Julie Kim, Igalia
  • Securing Software-over-the-air Updates from Nation State Actors – Justin Cappos, New York University
  • Creating Your Own Project on-top of AGL – Jan-Simon Moeller, the Linux Foundation
  • PipeWire in the Heart of Future Car Multimedia – George Kiagiadakis, Collabora
  • Infrastructure for cooperative automated public transportation system – Seung-Mo Cho, SK Telekom
  • The Road to Safety Certification: Overcoming Community Challenges to institutionalize changes required for Safety Certification – Lars Kurth, Xen Project

“By bringing together a diverse group of industry talent, Open Source Summit Japan and Automotive Linux Summit offer a unique and valuable opportunity for community building and growth,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director, the Linux Foundation. “Linux Foundation events provide developers, business managers and others interested in open source innovation the opportunity to collaborate and learn under one roof.”

The conference agenda for both Open Source Summit Japan and Automotive Linux Summit can be viewed here. Academic and non-profit discounts are available; view website for details. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are also being accepted through July 1, 2019. Click here for information on eligibility and how to apply.

Register by June 17 to save on conference passes. Attendees who identify as women or non-binary are invited to join our first Women in Open Source Lunch in Japan, and can register here.

Open Source Summit Japan is the leading conference for technologists and open source industry leaders to collaborate and share information, learn about the latest in open source technologies, and find out how to gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions. Automotive Linux Summit gathers the most innovative minds from automotive expertise and open source excellence, including automotive system engineers, Linux experts, R&D managers and business executives to drive the future of embedded devices in the automotive arena.

Members of the press interested in attending should contact Noriko Otake at notake@linuxfoundation.org.

 

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The industry’s most popular open source event for the first time will include Embedded Linux Conference and offer two programs that cater to the developer and the open source professional

SAN FRANCISCO, May 15, 2019 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the keynotes and program for Open Source Summit and Embedded Linux Conference in North America. The event takes place August 21 – 23, 2019 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Early bird registration is open through Monday, May 20, 2019.

This year for the first time Open Source Summit North America combines with Embedded Linux Conference North America (ELC).  For more than a decade, ELC has been the premier vendor-neutral technical conference where developers working on embedded Linux and industrial IoT products and deployments gather for education and collaboration. Open Source Summit brings together developers and open source professionals to collaborate and learn about the latest technologies shaping the world around us. Formerly known as LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ContainerCon, the event is a technical summit and leadership summit in one.

“Open source development fuels the software industry, and people fuel open source development,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation. “Creating spaces where these individuals – developers and leading technologists – can come together in community to advance software development is core to The Linux Foundation’s mission. Events are a fundamental component to community building and sustainability and for giving developers and open source professionals the tools and resources they require to do their important work.”

The Linux Foundation has been building and extending its events program to serve a growing and diverse set of communities and technologies for more than a decade. The organization exists to serve the open source community, identifying and being responsive to developer and technology leader needs. More than 35,000 of the world’s leading technologists attend these events annually to share in community, surface new ideas, learn and collaborate.

Keynote speakers confirmed for this year’s Open Source Summit and Embedded Linux Conference in San Diego include:

  • Nicole Forsgren, Researcher & Strategist, Google Cloud and Co-Author of “Accelerate: The Science of Lean Software and DevOps: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations” (IT Revolution) speaking on DevOps.
  • Jeff Clune, Harris Associate Professor – Computer Science, University of Wyoming & Senior Research Manager (Staff Scientist), Uber AI Labs speaking on AI.
  • Christina Dunbar-Hester, Faculty Member at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and Author of the forthcoming book “Hacking Diversity: The Politics of Inclusion in Open Technology Cultures” (Princeton University Press) speaking on Diversity.
  • Kairan Quazi, Student & Research Collaborator, Intel Labs’ Anticipatory Computing Lab speaking on AI and
  • Michele Gelfand, Distinguished Professor at the University of Maryland and author of “Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire the World” (Scribner) speaking on community culture.
  • Greg Kroah-Hartman, Linux Kernel Developer and Linux Foundation Fellow speaking on the Linux Kernel.
  • Chris Wright, vice president and CTO, Red Hat.

The event will feature 19 tracks with more than 300 sessions across three days, covering the following areas:

Open Source Technical Program & Embedded Linux Conference

  • Linux Systems
  • Security & Safety
  • Cloud Infrastructure & Automation
  • Embedded Linux
  • Automating Compliance
  • Open AI
  • Open IoT
  • Networking & Edge
  • Emerging Technologies & Project Highlights
  • Open Source Training Fundamentals (Cloud Administration Essentials, Embedded Development Essentials & Linux Administration Essentials)

Open Source Leadership Program

  • Growing & Sustaining Open Source Communities
  • Diversity Empowerment
  • Open Source Program Management/TODO
  • Best Practices for Open Source Development

To view the full program, please visit: http://bit.ly/ossna19program

Additionally, numerous co-located events, tutorials and workshops will be offered on the two days prior to the event, including an Open Source in Gaming Day, Tracing Summit, Linux Security Summit, OpenPOWER Summit, State of the (LF) Edge workshop and Machine Learning Summit. The event also includes activities for attendees outside of conference content, including an attendee reception on the USS Midway, morning activities including a 5k Run, the annual Kids Day, Speed Mentoring, Speaker Office Hours and much more.

Linux Foundation members and LF project members receive a 20% discount on registration pricing. Academic, student, nonprofit and group discounts are also available. Email events@linuxfoundation.org for discount codes. Applications for diversity and needs-based scholarships are being accepted now.

Event sponsors include Diamond sponsor Intel; Platinum sponsors IBM and Red Hat; and Gold sponsor VMware.

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Energy Industry Comes Together To Collaborate On the Grid of the Future and Secure Distributed Power Systems  

INNOGRID, BRUSSELS, May 15, 2019 –  LF Energy, a Linux Foundation initiative developing and sustaining open source technology innovation in the energy and electricity sectors, is rapidly growing its community with additional founding Premier member, Faraday Grid, joining RTE. New General members include IBM, OSISoft, and Recurve; while Elering AS, Energinet, Energy Foundation, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Fraunhofer IEE, FIWARE Foundation, Iowa State University, Monash University, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), North Carolina State University FREEDM Center, Project Haystack, Stanford University, TenneT, The Energy Coalition, University of Kassel, and Washington State University join European Network of Transmission System Operators (ENTSO-E) and Vanderbilt University as new Associate members.

In addition, three new projects, Energy Market Methods Consortium (EM2), OpenEEmeter, and Open Energy Data Initiative are now hosted by LF Energy.

  • OpenEEmeter is an open-source engine focused on quantifying changes in energy consumption and providing standards for enabling behind-the-meter flexibility in building as a grid resource. The project is contributed by Recurve, formerly Open Energy Efficiency.
  • The Energy Market Methods Consortium (EM2) is designing standards to quantify energy flexibility at both the meter and the grid, and for ensuring customer privacy when using smart meter data. This is also contributed by Recurve, formerly Open Energy Efficiency.
  • The Open Energy Data Initiative, which focuses on building open data connections to high-value federal datasets to better enable analysis and computation, contributed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

LF Energy is a growing community supported by the world’s leading utilities, system operators, system integrators, technology vendors, academic institutions, and end-user organizations to accelerate the global energy industry transition to achieve efficient, sustainable, and distributed power systems.

“LF Energy is working with global energy providers to build and run scalable applications in modern, dynamic environments to transform centralized grids into distributed systems by leveraging open source and open standards,” said Shuli Goodman, Executive Director of LF Energy. “It’s incredibly exciting to see momentum and support for LF Energy grow so quickly. A robust ecosystem of projects, developers and members joining and contributing to LF Energy will be instrumental in achieving a secure, flexible, and sustainable grid.”

Several LF Energy founding members, including Elering, Energinet, ENTSO-E, Faraday Grid,

TenneT and RTE, came together in Brussels at InnoGrid2020+ May 13-14 to exhibit and introduce new projects that expand the initiative beyond operators and the control room. Goodman also presented closing remarks on day one, and Faraday Grid participated in the “Time to Market” panel on May 14.

Background on New LF Energy Projects

LF Energy provides open frameworks and reference architectures that bring complementary projects to one central home to create collaborative solutions that are compatible and support the entire power systems ecosystem from generation and aggregation to transmission, distribution, and demand response and flexibility services.

  • Energy Market Methods Consortium (EM2): Energy Market Methods Consortium is developing standardized methods, linked to open source code, to enable demand flexibility as a resource, supporting energy programs and distributed energy resources (DER) ​markets. EM2 includes three working groups: CalTRACK to standardize measurements of meter-based changes in consumption; GRID to provide methods for  relative impacts to load shape for claimable savings and forecasting net grid impacts; and SEAT, which leverages differential privacy to enable a range of data-driven policy and market-based use cases using AMI data. This project was contributed by a diverse group of stakeholders that includes utilities, regulators, evaluators, software companies, and load shape aggregators, through a multi-year process that was led by Recurve, formerly Open Energy Efficiency.
  • OpenEEmeter: The OpenEEmeter project is an open source engine that quantifies monthly, daily, and hourly changes in energy consumption, from behind-the-meter building interventions, to define consistent transactional units for distributed energy resources, ensure transparency, and provide a quantifiable standard for an ecosystem that enables markets for behind-the-meter flexibility as a resource. OpenEEmeter implements the methods created by the CalTRACK working group in EM2. This project was contributed by Recurve, formerly Open Energy Efficiency.
  • Open Energy Data Initiative (OEDI): The mission of OEDI is to improve and automate access to high-value energy (and related) datasets to make data actionable and discoverable by researchers and industry to accelerate analysis and advance innovation. OEDI will provide governance oversight of technical contributions, curate multiple datasets and data lakes, and develop and support machine learning and artificial intelligence based on datasets. The initial contribution comes from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Existing LF Energy projects include OperatorFabric, PowSyBl, and RIAPS.

  • OperatorFabric is a modular, extensible, industrial-strength and field-tested platform for use in electricity, water, and other utility operations. It features Let’s Coordinate, a multi-system technical and organizational module based on OperatorFabric, that streamlines organizational and technical communications between operators in power systems.
  • PowSyBl provides the code building blocks for the simulations and analyses of power systems, for horizons from real-time operation to investment planning)
  • RIAPS: The Resilient Information Architecture Platform for Smart Grid (RIAPS) provides core infrastructure and services for building effective, secure and powerful distributed Smart Grid applications, such as monitoring and control, data collection and analytics, energy management, microgrid control, and protection applications.

Because of the breadth of the energy sector, LF Energy will also add more projects in the future from across the entire electricity and power systems lifecycle to enable and facilitate the acceleration of the energy transition.

With members across 10 countries, LF Energy anticipates new initiatives to include a digital substation project that will disaggregate and virtualize the substation bus utilizing open source and commodity x86 hardware to drive costs down and capacity for data consumption. A second predictive maintenance project will utilize IoT and drone technology to build AI and machine learning algorithms using sensors, geospatial images, and harmonic listening. Additionally, Powernet and Visdom, two Stanford open source projects, are already engaging with LF Energy.

Supporting Quotes from Founding LF Energy Members

“With accelerating change in the energy sector, keeping costs under control is a real challenge,” said Georg Rute, Digitalisation Manager at Elering. “We welcome the initiative to open source our basic IT infrastructure, thus helping reduce costs for all grid operators and bring down barriers in integrating our energy systems.”

“Decarbonization and digitalization of the energy system calls for radical changes to our IT ecosystem,” said Henrik Lang Petersen, CIO at Energinet. “Increased collaboration across borders and sectors is needed. For these reasons, Energinet has joined LF Energy in an ambition to foster new partnerships and further advance the socio-economic value of our IT investments.”

“It is no surprise that LF Energy has been developing so fast,” said Nicolas Richet, Chief Information Officer and Secretary of the Digital committee at ENTSO-E. “It allows for the collaborative development of building blocks that will support the cutting-edge innovations needed for customers worldwide to enjoy a reliable and sustainable power supply. ENTSO-E Members are already applying this collaborative approach in their shared IT developments. This is why ENTSO-E is supporting LF Energy and looks forward to stakeholders across the power system to join.”

“To realise reliable, affordable, and decarbonised energy systems and drive continued prosperity, we must look beyond the historical technology approaches,” said Matthew Williams, Faraday Grid Founder, Director and CTO. “We need speed of innovation, which requires that we adopt new processes and practices, with open collaboration at the heart of this. Faraday Grid is proud to be a founding member of LF Energy to enable prosperous and sustainable energy systems globally.”

“LF Energy brings the collaborative benefits of open source software and data to the energy industry. We are thrilled to be a founding member and are committed to building a healthy and extensive global ecosystem,” said Neil Gerber, Director, IBM’s Energy, Environment & Utilities Industry. “This will dramatically improve system interoperability and enable advanced technologies like Artificial Intelligence. This is necessary to address the world’s need to rapidly evolve the electrical grid infrastructure, while enhancing transparency and innovation.”

“Monash University is developing a digital platform, Smart Energy City, to provide crucial infrastructure supporting our $135 million commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2030,” said Ken Sloan, Monash Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President Enterprise. “The platform will enable research and deployment to create a transactive energy market as a living laboratory for academics, students and industry. The LF Energy partnership vastly accelerates our access and connectivity to global technology leaders and developers.”

“NREL aims to build a network of data users and contributors for our platform, while at the same time making open energy data more useful, usable, and accessible for researchers and analysts,” said Debbie Brodt-Giles, Data, Analytics, Tools, and Applications (DATA) Group Manager at NREL.

“By its very nature, power spans many boundaries – political, enterprise, economic, social and cultural. As we face rising concerns around global warming and grid disturbances from more frequent severe weather events, we need to leverage technology – from renewable energy to advanced grid control – not to thrive, but just to survive. OSIsoft is thrilled to support LF Energy as a vehicle to drive collaboration and cooperative software and systems that are desperately needed to meet these challenges,” said Richard Beeson, CTO of OSIsoft. “OSIsoft is fortunate to serve 75% of the world’s top energy companies. Our technology helps them manage their operations data for better situational awareness and renewable integration. We are committed to working with the broader ecosystem in helping our collective customers, their stakeholders and the communities and people they serve in adapting and continuing on this journey.”

“We finally found our people,” said Matt Golden, CEO of Recurve (formerly OpenEE), who recently contributed their open source project, the OpenEEmeter, and the CalTRACK method process to LF Energy. “LF Energy is the perfect home for this important consensus building effort. Clearly LFE understands open source and how to help make projects succeed. However, what sets LFE apart is their vision for how open source can drive innovation and the software ecosystem needed to achieve a distributed clean energy grid.”

“In the smart grid, all players take part,” said Loek Bakker, Head of Information Management Office, TenneT. “TenneT believes that this open market demands open software, which is why we have joined the LF Energy initiative.”

LF Energy provides the leadership, infrastructure, training, legal support, and community outreach needed to nurture an open source ecosystem to pave the way for alternative paths to energy efficiency and savings, the integration of renewables, and electric mobility, powered by open source. Energy sector engineers and developers across hybrid clouds, containers, and microservices, are encouraged to learn more and to join the LF Energy community in deploying, testing, and improving open source software to rapidly digitize the grid.

 

About the Linux Foundation

Founded in 2000, the Linux Foundation is supported by more than 1,000 members and is the world’s leading home for collaboration on open source software, open standards, open data, and open hardware. Linux Foundation’s projects are critical to the world’s infrastructure, including Linux, Kubernetes, Node.js and more. The Linux Foundation’s methodology focuses on leveraging best practices and addressing the needs of contributors, users, and solution providers to create sustainable models for open collaboration. For more information, please visit us at linuxfoundation.org.

 

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Linux Foundation Unveils Impressive Speaker Lineup for Open Source Leadership Summit 2019

Industry leaders to discuss open source strategy, tapping new markets, community best practices, growing for scale and much more.

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 12, 2019The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the speakers and schedule for Open Source Leadership Summit (OSLS), taking place March 12-14 at the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay, Calif.

The full lineup of sessions can be viewed here, and features speakers from Adobe, Comcast, Fidelity Investments, GitLab, Google, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Netflix, Nokia, Red Hat, Uber, Walmart, Wipro, and others.

An intimate, invitation-only event for Linux Foundation and LF Project members, OSLS gathers technical and business leaders transforming technology across a multitude of industry verticals –  financial services, healthcare, software, transportation, telecom and energy to name a few, to share best practices and accelerate open source development and cross-industry collaboration.

“Open source has hit an inflection point as organizations across different sectors are seeing the value open source brings to their business and the impact it can have on the bottom line,” said Jim Zemlin, Executive Director at the Linux Foundation. “The Open Source Leadership Summit is an opportunity for the best and brightest developers and business leaders to exchange insights and share real world experiences.”

OSLS 2019 tracks include: Automating Compliance, Business Leadership, Open Source Program Office/TODO, Growing and Sustaining Project Communities, Best Practices in Open Source Development, Open Source Project Updates, Highlights & Use Cases and Security & Certification of Open Source.

Featured Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Dr. Rumman Chowdhury, Global Lead for Responsible AI, Accenture Applied Intelligence
  • Ruchi Bhargava, VP, Security Solutions Delivery, Comcast
  • Sid Sijbrandij, Co-Founder & CEO, GitLab
  • Jason Chan, VP, Information Security, Netflix
  • Edward Hsu, Senior Advisor, Office of the President, World Bank Group

Session Highlights Include:

  • The Journey to Open Source – Andy Shi, Developer Advocate, Alibaba
  • The War for Talent and How OSPOs Can Help – Nithya Ruff,  Senior Director, Open Source Practice, Comcast
  • Three Cs to an Open Source Program Office – Justin Rackliffe, Director, Open Source Governance, Fidelity Investments
  • The Serverless Landscape and Event Driven Futures  – Priyanka Sharma, Director of Cloud Native Alliances, GitLab and Dee Kumar, Vice President, Marketing, CNCF, The Linux Foundation
  • Releasing Open Source from a Large Company – Jessica Marz, Chief Open Source Compliance Officer, Intel and Alexios Zavras, Senior Open Source Compliance Engineer, Intel 
  • Envoy: An End User Driven Open Source Success Story – Matt Klein, Software Engineer, Lyft
  • Cultivating Open Source Leadership – Kay Williams, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft and Sarah Novotny, Head of Open Source Strategy for GCP, Google
  • What’s Your Open Source Strategy? – Katharina Borchert, Chief Open Innovation Officer, Mozilla
  • Enable Linux in Industrial IoT System – Tiejun Chen, Staff Engineer II and Technical Leader, VMware
  • A number of sessions showcasing project highlights and updates from the Academy Software Foundation, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, CII, Hyperledger, Let’s Encrypt, LF Deep Learning, LF Energy, LF Networking, Linux, Node.js, OpenSDS, R Consortium, the Open Mainframe Project and more.

OSLS also includes a variety of activities for attendees including Whale Watching, Horseback Riding, Kayak Tours, Coastal Bike Rides, Wine Tasting, nightly networking at oceanside fire pits and more. Visit the events website for a full list of activities.

Thank you to our sponsors including Attendee Reception Sponsor Intel, and Breakfast and Breaks Sponsors IBM, VMware, and Walmart Labs.

Linux Foundation events are where the world’s leading technologists meet, collaborate, learn and network in order to advance innovations that support the world’s largest shared technologies such as Acumos, Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), Cloud Foundry, GraphQL, Hyperledger Fabric, Kubernetes, Let’s Encrypt, Linux, Node.js, and Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP).

For a full list of 2019 events, please visit: https://events.linuxfoundation.org/upcoming-events/

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About The Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

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Less than 6 months after launch, this new Zowe release provides mainframes with new, intuitive, cloud-like interfaces 

SAN FRANCISCO, February 11, 2019 – The Open Mainframe Project (OMP) announced today that Zowe, an open source software framework for the mainframe that strengthens integration with modern enterprise applications, is now production ready less than six months after launching. Any enterprise or solution developer can access the Zowe 1.0 source code or convenience build and incorporate it into their products or services with the agility and scalability of a cloud platform.

Hosted by The Linux Foundation, the Open Mainframe Project is comprised of business and academic leaders within the mainframe community that collaborate to develop shared tool sets and resources. OMP launched Zowe, the first-ever open source project based on z/OS, last August to serve as an integration platform for the next generation of tools for administration, management and development on z/OS mainframes.

Zowe 1.0 consists of core technologies enabling modern interfaces for web applications on z/OS, a new command line interface and expansion of platform REST API capabilities. This makes the z/OS environment more “cloud-like” and aims to improve integration in hybrid cloud environments.

The Zowe framework provides interoperability using the latest web technologies  among products and solutions from multiple vendors. It helps enable developers to use the familiar, industry-standard, open source tools to access mainframe resources and services. Since launch, there has been a huge community response with more than 1,700 beta downloads, 700 +members of the project’s communication tool (220+ daily active users) and more than 50 committers.

“Mainframes are the foundation of businesses in every industry,” said John Mertic, Director of Program Management for the Linux Foundation and Open Mainframe Project. “Zowe breathes new life into mainframes and offers innovative possibilities for next generation applications. With Zowe 1.0, we’re developing secure, reliable and scalable computing that will ensure sustainability of mainframes for many years to come.”

With the ever-increasing deployment of hybrid architectures, mainframes need to manage a bigger volume, variety and velocity of data and transactions. OMP is dedicated to modernizing the platform for mission critical apps and blockchain – where fast data access, transactional scale, and the highest level of trust are required. The Zowe framework is part of this mission as it will enable an ecosystem of software solutions intended to provide a simple, intuitive environment for a variety of IT professionals performing administrative, development, test and operation tasks on z/OS, and help onboard the next generation of mainframe users.

Zowe 1.0 represents a major milestone on the project’s technical roadmap. Key features for this release include:

  • Functional extensions, integration between different 3rd party products and applications
  • Updated docs that define extension points and provide sample applications and tutorials on how to integrate with or extend the Zowe framework
  • New pre-install scripts that can help identify and verify the appropriate pre-reqs prior to beginning the Zowe installation process
  • A Zowe API Mediation Layer that provides the foundation for a single point of access for mainframe service REST APIs and an optional single sign-on experience that leverages an organization’s existing System Authorization Facility, or SAF protocols, enabling programs and applications to use system authorization services to control access to different resources

Additionally, Zowe earned the Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) Best Practice Badge, which means it is following best practices and conformance in driving secure software development and governance in open source. The Core Infrastructure Initiative is a collaborative, pre-emptive program and approach for strengthening cyber security that is widely supported by industry leaders like IBM, AWS, Google, VMWare and Cisco. The CII Best Practices Badge is a rigorous assessment of an open source project’s processes and infrastructure; other open source projects that has achieved the badge include Linux, Kubernetes and Node to name a few.

The Open Mainframe Project will be on-site next week at THINK 2019 with several speaking sessions about Zowe and a happy hour. Visit the OMP website to learn more.

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About the Open Mainframe Project

The Open Mainframe Project is intended to serve as a focal point for deployment and use of Linux and Open Source in a mainframe computing environment. With a vision of Open Source on the Mainframe as the standard for enterprise class systems and applications, the project’s mission is to Build community and adoption of Open Source on the mainframe by eliminating barriers to Open Source adoption on the mainframe, demonstrating value of the mainframe on technical and business levels, and strengthening collaboration points and resources for the community to thrive. Learn more about the project at https://www.openmainframeproject.org.

About The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and commercial adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see its trademark usage page: www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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Open Source Color Management Solution Developed by Sony Pictures Imageworks
Becomes Second Academy Software Foundation Project

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 8, 2019 – The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a neutral forum for open source software development in the motion picture and media industries hosted at the Linux Foundation, today announced that OpenColorIO (OCIO) has been approved as the Foundation’s second hosted project. Initially developed by Sony Pictures Imageworks, OCIO is an Academy Scientific and Technical Award winning color management solution for creating and displaying consistent images across multiple content creation applications during visual effects and animation production.

“OpenColorIO is one of the fundamental open source projects in the motion picture industry, and it has become a critical resource for the entire visual effects (VFX) and animation community,” said David Morin, Executive Director of the Academy Software Foundation at the Linux Foundation. “Many developers across the industry already contribute to OpenColorIO, and we hope to make it easier for them to do so.”

OCIO is a fundamental tool for animation and VFX production and has been used on dozens of feature films including Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse, Spider-Man™: Homecoming, Hotel Transylvania 3, Ghostbusters, Alice in Wonderland, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Surf’s Up, and Watchmen.

“OpenColorIO has always been a resource for the entire VFX/animation community, with many outside contributions and commits,” said Michael Ford, Vice President, Head of Software Development at Sony Pictures Imageworks. “We want to contribute OpenColorIO back to the community that relies on it, and the Academy Software Foundation is the natural fit. The developers and companies that use it every day will guide the project roadmap, starting with the features and release cadence for the new 2.0 version.”

Based on development started in 2003, OCIO enables color transforms and image display to be handled in a consistent manner across multiple graphics applications including compositors, image playback tools, renderers and color grading. It is compatible with the Academy Color Encoding System (ACES) and is natively supported in commercial applications like Katana, Mari, Nuke, and Silhouette FX, among others.

Launched in August 2018 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Linux Foundation, Academy Software Foundation provides a neutral forum for open source software developers to share resources and collaborate on technologies for image creation, visual effects, animation and sound. The Foundation is also home to OpenVDB, an Academy Scientific and Technical Award winning industry standard developed by DreamWorks Animation for creating more detailed and realistic volumetric images.

The Academy Software Foundation will maintain and further develop the project with oversight provided by a technical steering committee. Developers interested in learning more or contributing to OpenColorIO can sign up to join the mailing list at ocio-dev@googlegroups.com or join the Slack channel at https://opencolorio.slack.com

About the Academy Software Foundation
Developed in partnership by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Linux Foundation, the Academy Software Foundation was created to ensure a healthy open source community by providing a neutral forum for open source software developers in the motion picture and broader media industries to share resources and collaborate on technologies for image creation, visual effects, animation and sound. For more information about the Academy Software Foundation, visit https://www.aswf.io/.

About the Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

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SAN FRANCISCO – December 11, 2018 – The Linux Foundation and the Joint Development Foundation today announced an agreement to bring the Joint Development Foundation into the Linux Foundation family to make it easier to collaborate through both open source and standards development. The Joint Development Foundation is a nonprofit that provides a “standards organization in a box” to enable groups to quickly establish projects. With today’s news, the Linux Foundation and the Joint Development Foundation plan to provide greater capabilities for communities to engage in open source and standards development to speed industry adoption.

“Linux Foundation communities have been engaged in developing open standards and specifications around Linux since day one and more recently with newer efforts such as  OpenChain and the Open Container Initiative to collectively solve technical challenges,” said Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation. “Leveraging the capabilities of the Joint Development Foundation will enable us to provide open source projects with another path to standardization, driving greater industry adoption of standards and specifications to speed adoption.”

By offering open source communities a path to standardization and building open source implementations, this strategic alignment benefits developers, corporate contributors and end users who need both outcomes to succeed. Existing and new Joint Development Foundation projects will now have access to the Linux Foundation infrastructure, expertise and project support services when their specifications are ready for implementation.

Linux Foundation projects that want to create standards and specifications will be able to leverage the Joint Development Foundation’s standards development model, as well as the Linux Foundation’s agreements with other external standards organizations, to quickly develop specifications that are consistent with their project’s requirements.

“We are excited to join the Linux Foundation to support the development of specifications and standards with the resources and scale that the Linux Foundation brings to its projects,” announced David Rudin, President of the Joint Development Foundation. “The Joint Development Foundation has brought together diverse communities to develop specifications and source code. We’re looking forward to working with the Linux Foundation, its projects and external standards organizations as we continue to foster new JDF standards.”

The Joint Development Foundation

The Joint Development Foundation helps standards and source code projects to get up and running quickly by providing a turnkey infrastructure. By offering a proven, lightweight governance structure and a choice of industry-standard intellectual property options, projects can be quickly established without the time and expense usually needed to establish a new technical collaboration.

Joint Development Foundation projects include Alliance for Open Media, Decentralized Identity Foundation, Internet of Learning Consortium, and 3MF, and has over 100 members.

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About the Joint Development Foundation
Launched in 2015, the Joint Development Foundation (the Joint Development Foundation) is an independent non-profit organization that provides the corporate and legal infrastructure to enable groups to quickly establish and operate standards and source code development collaborations. More information about the Joint Development Foundation is available at http://www.jointdevelopment.org/.

About the Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

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DreamWorks Animation’s OpenVDB Adopted as the Foundation’s First Project; Blender Foundation and Visual Effects Society Join as Associate Members

LOS ANGELES and EDINBURGH, UK, October 23, 2018 – The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a neutral forum for open source software development in the motion picture and media industries hosted at the Linux Foundation, today announced that Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Imageworks, Warner Bros., Blender Foundation and Visual Effects Society (VES) have joined as members. ASWF also approved OpenVDB, open source software developed and maintained by DreamWorks Animation, as the Foundation’s first hosted project. OpenVDB is an Academy Award-winning industry standard for creating more detailed and realistic volumetric images, including water/liquid simulations and environmental effects like clouds and ice.

“We are very excited to welcome all of our new members. The addition of Sony Pictures Entertainment, including Sony Pictures Imageworks, and Warner Bros. is proof that the motion picture industry is fully supportive of the Academy Software Foundation and the need for a. neutral organization to host the open source projects that are critical to moviemaking,” said David Morin, Executive Director of the Academy Software Foundation at the Linux Foundation. “We are also proud to accept OpenVDB as the first ASWF hosted project. It’s a critical technology developed by DreamWorks Animation that is used by many studios, and the developer community is very excited to maintain and contribute to the project.”

Launched in August 2018 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Linux Foundation, ASWF provides a neutral forum for open source software developers to share resources and collaborate on technologies for image creation, visual effects, animation and sound.

OpenVDB Becomes First Academy Software Foundation Project

Originally developed and maintained by DreamWorks Animation, OpenVDB is the first project to be hosted by ASWF. OpenVDB is an award-winning, open-source C++ library for volumetric representations including fluid simulations, animated volumes and environmental effects. It has been adopted as a key technology for effects on feature films such as Boss Baby, Trolls, and the up-coming How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

“The Academy Software Foundation was founded based on the recognition of a growing need in the industry to support key open source projects,” said Andrew Pearce, DreamWorks Vice President of Global Technology and ASWF Governing Board member. “We believe in that cause and are enthused to demonstrate our support of the ASWF by contributing the award-winning OpenVDB as the first project. It demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the health of open source software in our industry, and the ASWF as a foundation for its continued growth.”

Ideal for storing sparse data and performing sparse computations, OpenVDB is highly customizable and designed for high performance. Houdini 3D Animation Tools, Pixar’s RenderMan, Solid Angle’s Arnold, RealFlow, among many other visual effect and animation technologies have adopted OpenVDB.

The ASWF will maintain and further develop the project with oversight provided by a Technical Steering Committee (TSC). Developers interested in learning more or contributing to OpenVDB can sign up to join the mailing list at www.aswf.io/community.

ASWF Welcomes Four New Members

ASWF welcomes four new members: Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Imageworks as a Premier member, Warner Bros. as a General member and Blender Foundation and Visual Effects Society as Associate members.

Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Imageworks
“We are pleased to be joining the Academy Software Foundation in helping to drive the next wave of innovation for our industry. With increased collaboration, we expect accelerated growth in the development of new technologies and standards for artists and engineers across the industry,” said Randy Lake, President, Studio Operations and Imageworks for Sony Pictures Entertainment.

 Warner Bros.
“Warner Bros. makes visually exciting entertainment with our partners and we have long known the value of open source software in the production process,” said Anne Kolbe, EVP, Visual Effects, Warner Bros. Pictures, Production Management. “In that light, we have decided to join the Academy in this important activity as it supports all manner of image rendering inclusive of exciting new immersive formats.”

Blender Foundation
“It means a lot for us to have been accepted as the first open source foundation member of the ASWF,” said Ton Roosendaal, Chairman of the Blender Foundation and Blender Institute Director. “This is a big compliment for our work on Blender! I look forward to working with the other members to provide access to film industry quality technology as free and open source software for everyone.”

Visual Effects Society (VES)
“We are very proud to join the ASWF and to have been part of the genesis of such an important initiative. The work that the VES Technology Committee has promoted through the VFX Reference platform, as well as the representation of the wider VFX community, will continue through our participation in the TAC,” said Mike Chambers, Chair of the Visual Effects Society. “We eagerly support the ASWF’s mission and look forward to contributing further to foster a robust open source community that will meaningfully advance our industry.”

New Foundation Leadership Elected

ASWF is a cross-industry initiative working to increase the quality and quantity of open source contributions by developing a governance model, legal framework and community infrastructure that lowers the barrier to entry for developing and using open source software.

The ASWF Governing Board (GB) and Technical Advisory Council (TAC) have elected several leaders to help execute this vision and drive overall growth of the Foundation:

  • GB Chair: Rob Bredow, SVP, Executive Creative Director and Head of Industrial Light & Magic and Member of the Academy’s Science and Technology Council , Open Source Investigation Committee
  • Executive Director: David Morin, Project Lead for the Academy Open Source Investigation and Head, Epic Games Los Angeles Lab
  • TAC Chair: Daniel Heckenberg, R&D Lead Engineer at Animal Logic

About the Academy Software Foundation
Developed in partnership by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Linux Foundation, the Academy Software Foundation was created to ensure a healthy open source community by providing a neutral forum for open source software developers in the motion picture and broader media industries to share resources and collaborate on technologies for image creation, visual effects, animation and sound. For more information about the Academy Software Foundation, visit https://www.aswf.io/.

About the Linux Foundation
The Linux Foundation is the organization of choice for the world’s top developers and companies to build ecosystems that accelerate open technology development and industry adoption. Together with the worldwide open source community, it is solving the hardest technology problems by creating the largest shared technology investment in history. Founded in 2000, The Linux Foundation today provides tools, training and events to scale any open source project, which together deliver an economic impact not achievable by any one company. More information can be found at www.linuxfoundation.org.

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The Linux Foundation has registered trademarks and uses trademarks. For a list of trademarks of The Linux Foundation, please see our trademark usage page: https://www.linuxfoundation.org/trademark-usage. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds.

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