Irdeto and Link Motion to Showcase the Most Secure Connected Carputer at Upcoming Automotive Industry Events - May 31, 2017

AMSTERDAM – 31 May 2017 Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, and Link Motion, a secure connected carputer maker, will showcase the most secure connected carputer on the market at CES Asia from June 7-9 and at TU Automotive from June 7-8. The joint solution combines Cloakware™ for Automotive by Irdeto and the Motion T™ carputer by Link Motion, to provide tier ones and OEMs with a joint solution that is easy to deploy on all major Automotive OEMs, protecting vehicles from hackers and cybercriminals.

Finland's First Robot Car on Stage - May 12, 2017

Marilyn 2.0  is the first automated passenger car in Finland allowed to drive in city traffic. It is part of UrbanAutoTest, a Finnish project developing applications for connected and autonomous driving Link Motion is also contributing.

Motion T, secure connected carputer by Link Motion is one of the key components in Marilyn, collecting and processing CAN data and sharing the information to the passengers.

See the project live 18th May @ VTT Hervanta event "Meet Marilyn the Robot Car", and experience the technology behind this fascinating engineering work where a passenger car has been transformed into robotic mode!

DIF 2017: Link Motion participates in APPSTACLE EU project to create a secure car-to-cloud platform - May 9, 2017

Increasing amount of application systems, software solutions and services in the automotive industry will drive exponential growth in the amount of in-vehicle source code towards 300 million in the near future. To ensure that connectivity can be brought into cars in a safe and secure manner, Link Motion has joined ITEA3 APPSTACLE, an EU project establishing a secure car-to-cloud and cloud-to-car platform.

Join Digital Innovation Forum 10-11 May in Amsterdam with us and learn more about APPSTACLE project and Link Motion. If you wish to set up a meeting, please contact

Link Motion Selects Cloakware for Automotive by Irdeto to Enhance Connected Car Security - Jan 4, 2017

LAS VEGAS, CES – 04 January 2017 – Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, today announced that Link Motion, a secure connected carputer maker, has implemented Cloakware for Automotive by Irdeto into Link Motion’s connected carputer, Motion T. The Cloakware for Automotive solution helps Motion T block hackers and cybercriminals from altering the carputer, preventing cyberattacks targeting connected cars. Together, Link Motion and Irdeto have analyzed connected car vulnerabilities in depth to develop secure systems to help automakers provide a safe and reliable driving experience for consumers.

Link Motion Tampere office moving 1.12.2016 - Nov 30, 2016

Link Motion's Tampere office (headquarter of Link Motion Ltd) is moving on Friday 1st December 2016 to bigger premises. From this day onwards our visit and postal address is:

Link Motion Ltd.

Aleksanterinkatu 32 B, 2nd floor

33100 Tampere


Link Motion and MTA SpA present innovative turn-key "open box" Motion T Carputer - Oct 17, 2016

Link Motion, a technology company from Finland and MTA, a specialist Tier1 from Italy, are presenting an open Connected Carputer at IZB.

Link Motion is a new member of Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux - Sep 7, 2016

In today’s connected world, security needs to be top of mind when developing software and hardware solutions. To collaborate and develop secure systems for connected cars, Link Motion has joined The Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux (AGL).

Link Motion develops connected car computer with Qt - Aug 9, 2016

Link Motion has chosen to use Qt to create their Automotive Computer Platform. Following the success of their pilot project with Qt, the company has extended the use of Qt in the development of their integrated automotive computer which includes infotainment and instrument clusters.

Link Motion and Open Source ADAS implementations at the Automotive Linux Summit Japan 13-14 July - Jul 4, 2016

Link Motion, a dedicated provider of secure computing to connected vehicles, is a silver sponsor of Automotive Linux Summit Japan held in Tokyo Chinzan-so Conference Center 13-14 July. Our Technologist, Mikko Hurskainen, will give a talk about implementing ADAS features using Open Source software.

Link Motion selected as a finalist for Newcomer of the Year award @ TU Automotive Awards 2016 - Apr 18, 2016

We are happy to announce that among over 400 applications, Link Motion has been selected as a finalist at TU Automotive Awards 2016. The TU-Automotive Awards are prestigious and anticipated awards in the connected car industry, recognizing the leaders pushing the industry forward through innovation, industry engagement and quality products and services. Link Motion has been nominated for Newcomer of the Year category with 7 other innovative companies who have launched their first product within the last year. More information about the awards and nominations here.

Blog: Can Today's Connected Car Systems Be Secured? - Apr 4, 2016

Automakers and their suppliers believe it will take one to three years to secure connected-car technology, according to a new study made by IDC and Veracode.

The survey found that while the auto industry is aware of potential privacy and safety problems and is working to resolve them, it is unclear how long it will take for the industry to develop new secure solutions. The problem in resolving the security issues in the existing systems is that security cannot be added as an afterthought. Security has to be built into the system from the ground up. Read more here.

Blog: Why OTA Updates are so Important for Connected Vehicles? - Feb 2, 2016

The critical need for OTA update development can also be seen in the number of call-backs for vehicles in the previous years, with 2014 being a record year totaling at 56 million vehicles being recalled due to warranty issues and 2015, with the Volkswagen diesel controversy. The callbacks, paid for by the manufacturer, have been assessed at cutting away approximately one fifth of OEM earnings. As many of the issues are software related, a large part of that expenditure could be saved by performing the vehicle software and firmware updates OTA, instead of at services. Read more.

Link Motion blog now open - Jan 8, 2016

Welcome to read Link Motion blog. Car design has been evolving for the last 130 years with ever more pressure on the manufacturers to add features, reduce cost and improve reliability. We will write about different subjects around this development and connected cars, starting with a post describing why our company exists: In Connected Cars, Security is Safety.

See Link Motion @ NXP Smarter World Tour in Americas and Europe - Dec 11, 2015

Link Motion is part of NXP Smarter World Tour with our prototype running at Secure Connected Vehicle section. NXP Smarted World Tour showcases secure and connected IoT solutions based on NXP technologies in Europe, North America, and China. Link Motion's hardware, based on NXP i.MX6 processor, is optimized for software to maximise security and system performance. This single piece of hardware is able to control multiple displays and all the previously discrete in-vehicle systems.

Link Motion sponsoring TU-Automotive Europe @ Stuttgart 2-3 November - Jul 15, 2015

Link Motion is a workshop sponsor of TU-Automotive Europe held in Stuttgart ICS 2-3 November, where CEO Pasi Nieminen speaks on "How to break in China: Rewrite the Engineering Rulebook".

Pasi Nieminen speaking on the development trends of automotive technology @ GAF 9.6.2015 - Jun 8, 2015

Our CEO Pasi Nieminen is participating to a panel discussion on "Development Trends of Automotive Technology and Tomorrow's Smart Cars" at Global Automotive Forum, Chongqing 9.6. at 17.30. Welcome to listen!

Link Motion @TU-Automotive Detroit today and tomorrow - Jun 3, 2015

Link Motion is exhibiting @ TU-Automotive Detroit show held in The Suburban Collection Showplace 3.-4.6.2015. You can find us with our partner companies MTA and Tieto from booth C166.

Meet Link Motion and MTA @ Telematics Berlin 11.-12.5. - May 8, 2015

Link Motion and its HW partner MTA are joining Telematics Berlin together as one exhibitor. The conference is held in Kempinski Bristol hotel during 11 – 12 May, and you can find Link Motion in booth #1. The event is the foremost Automotive Data event in Europe, bringing together automakers, tier 1 & 2 suppliers, content providers, associations and government bodies.

Link Motion and Redbend Announce Strategic Cooperation - Mar 27, 2015

Link Motion and Redbend have started strategic cooperation on Link Motion, an optimized software and hardware vehicle computer, which helps automotive OEMs create secure in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems. Redbend offers an over-the-air (OTA) software update solution for Link Motion to ensure that the IVI platform is always relevant and easier to maintain.

Link Motion participating in Telematics events 2015 - Mar 20, 2015

Link Motion is exhibiting in three Telematics shows this year: Berlin 11 - 12 May, Detroit 3 - 4 June, and Munich in November. Come and see our secure and cost-efficient in-vehicle platform in action!

Link Motion and MTA SpA partnering on automotive platforms - Jan 20, 2015

Tampere, Finland / Milan, Italy (January 20, 2015) – Link Motion and MTA SpA are excited to announce that they have started strategic cooperation on Link Motion platform, an optimized software and hardware vehicle computer, which helps vehicle manufacturers in creation of cost-effective and secure in-vehicle infotainment systems. The companies target to strengthen their common offering for vehicle manufacturers.

LM CEO Pasi Nieminen speaking on secure platform implementation for connected cars @ Beijing Telematics and Fleet Management 14.1. - Jan 9, 2015

Pasi Nieminen, CEO of Link Motion is talking on implementing a secure platform for connected cars on Wednesday 14.1.2015 at 14-14.30 in Beijing, 2nd Telematics and Fleet Management Summit.

Meet us @ China Telematics and Fleet Management Summit, Beijing 14.-16.1.2015 - Jan 7, 2015

Link Motion is sponsoring the 2nd China Telematics and Fleet Management Summit in Beijing, Crowne Plaza Beijing Chaoyang U-Town. We present our in-car platform solution @ booth A3, come and meet us.

Read a poster on secure platform solution by Mikko Hurskainen, LM Lead SW Architect - Dec 5, 2014

Link Motion's Lead Software Architect Mikko Hurskainen presented a poster on Open Source based safe and secure platform for cost-efficient V2X implementations @ IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference in Paderborn, Germany 3.-5.12.2014.

Mikko Hurskainen speaking @ IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference, Paderborn 3.-5.12.2014 - Nov 12, 2014

Mikko Hurskainen, Link Motion's Lead Software Architect is presenting an open source based platform solution for future V2X implementation requirements at IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference on 4th December.

Finland - World leading self-driving car technology lab - Oct 16, 2014

Finland is preparing environment for autonomous vehicle testing. Ministry of Transport and Communications in Finland is preparing a legal framework for autonomous vehicle testing and nominated a working group to prepare the actions.

Tieto, Link Motion and Nomovok announce partnership on automotive platforms - Oct 16, 2014

Tieto, Link Motion and Nomovok have started collaboration on Link Motion automotive platform – next generation on-board unit with powerful hardware and open source powered secure software platform. The platform enables integration of rich portfolio of features for connected and smart cars of tomorrow.

Link Motion CEO Pasi Nieminen speaking @ Global Automotive Forum in Wuhan, China 16.10. - Oct 13, 2014

Our CEO Pasi Nieminen will participate to a panel discussion in Wuhan Global Automotive Forum (GAF) on topic "Connectivity and Self-Driving Cars" on Thursday 16th October.