Software-Defined Vehicle

Build the next generation of software-centric platforms with capabilities for continuous software delivery throughout the vehicle lifecycle

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Bring cloud-native development practices to the embedded edge.
As the industry evolves to software-defined vehicles, it needs to manage complex vehicle software architectures, and consolidate hardware, software, and cloud services into next-generation vehicle platforms and components in a secure and safe way.


Broadest edge-to-cloud capability
Holistic capabilities including 5G/MEC for seamless development and deployment of software to and from the vehicle, and where low latency computing is being brought to the telecom network edge for automotive safety use cases.
Most secure data access layer
Provide a normalized, consistent, secure data access layer that allows developers to create new insights and microservices.
Easy distribution of embedded vehicle software
Over-the-air (OTA) updates allow new vehicle functions to be continuously delivered to help drive down warranty costs.
Streamline DevOps with cloud-native tools
Scale testing in the cloud for improved software quality and safety while shortening time to deploy.

Software-Defined Vehicle use cases and solutions

Explore solutions by use case

Vehicle Data Collection

Build innovative applications that improve vehicle quality, safety, and autonomy with solutions that collect, transform, and transfer vehicle data to the cloud in near real time while optimizing cost.

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Log and monitor all security events and apply updates as soon as threats are discovered.

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Over-the-Air Updates

Maintain the integrity of software and perform upgrades at any time, even during unfavorable scenarios like low battery life, slow network speeds, or a lack of network access.

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Virtual Engineering Workbench

Reduce carmakers’ dependence on prototype hardware, accelerating the software development cycle with a development environment in the cloud.

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AWS IoT FleetWise

Easily collect, transform, and transfer vehicle data to the cloud in near-real time.

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Sibros OTA Deep Logger

Intelligently log in-vehicle data from every ECU with customizable triggers and filters to enable next generation diagnostics and connected vehicle services.

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BlackBerry IVY

BlackBerry IVY is a scalable, cloud-connected software platform that will allow automakers to provide a consistent and secure way to read vehicle sensor data, normalize it, and create actionable insights from that data—both locally in the vehicle and in the cloud.

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Get started with select AWS services

AWS CodePipeline is a fully managed continuous delivery service that helps you automate your release pipelines for fast and reliable application and infrastructure updates.
AWS CodeCommit is a secure, highly scalable, managed source control service that hosts private Git repositories.
AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed continuous integration service that compiles source code, runs tests, and produces software packages that are ready to deploy.
AWS Graviton processors are custom built by Amazon Web Services using 64-bit Arm Neoverse cores to deliver the best price performance for your cloud workloads running in Amazon EC2.
AWS Cloud9 is a cloud-based integrated development environment (IDE) that lets you write, run, and debug your code with just a browser. It includes a code editor, debugger, and terminal.
AWS Wavelength embeds AWS compute and storage services within 5G networks, providing mobile edge computing infrastructure for developing, deploying, and scaling ultra-low-latency applications.
Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) is a managed container service to run and scale Kubernetes applications in the cloud or on-premises.
AWS IoT Greengrass is an open-source edge runtime and cloud service for building, deploying, and managing device software.

Customer stories

Learn how leading automotive companies are transforming their businesses with AWS Software-Defined Vehicle solutions.

Continental Automotive Edge

Continental Automotive Edge (CAEdge) is a modular hardware and software platform that connects the vehicle to the cloud, providing automakers with a development environment that can help increase efficiency and accelerate software development.

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BlackBerry IVY

BlackBerry IVY, the intelligent vehicle data platform

BlackBerry IVY™ is an in-vehicle software platform that standardizes data from across all systems in the vehicle and enables ML processing at the vehicle edge. This creates new data-driven services, reduces operational costs, and creates new business and driver value.

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Innovate with key industry partners

Discover purpose-built health solutions and services from an extensive network of industry-leading AWS Partners who have demonstrated technical expertise and customer success in building solutions on AWS.


Check out AWS Automotive blog posts, videos, podcasts, and other resources to learn more and stay up to date on the latest developments.

Featured resource

The Hidden Costs of Software-Defined Vehicles

Due to significant disruption not only to consumer automotive competitive markets, but also to the extensive supporting supply chain, OEMs now dedicate significant resources to software research and development to remain competitive. OEMs are spending their software R&D budgets on a combination of new features and control over their vehicle systems and features. In this whitepaper and webinar broadcast, get a deep dive into a practical approach to vehicle OS development.

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Accelerating SDV through Cloud-To-Vehicle Edge Environmental Parity

This whitepaper from Arm and AWS discusses how similar computing environments for development in the cloud and for execution in the car can reduce cross compilation and verification effort for automotive software.

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Analyst Report

AWS Edge-to-Cloud Approach to Drive a New Era of Software-Defined Vehicles

Software will be the foundational aspect of digital transformation and software-defined vehicles will be the gateway to the future of mobility. It will be how automakers implement new business models, open up revenue streams, and offer differentiated customer experiences.

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Building a Scalable Standardized Pipeline for Automotive OTA on AWS

In this blog, learn how Excelfore was able to use AWS services to deliver a scalable, secure, and easy-to-manage OTA solution for automotive OEM, Maruti Suzuki.

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Related resource

Harman Safe OTA

Harman’s Safe OTA solution facilitates a safe OTA update by controlling the OTA process flow, so that certain stages in the flow are only allowed if certain conditions are met on the vehicle.

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