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OpenMobility Telco Nov 15th, 2022


  • Robert Hilbrich (DLR)
  • Michael Behrisch (DLR)
  • Robert Protzmann (FhG FOKUS)
  • Karl Schrab (FhG FOKUS)
  • Moritz Schweppenhäuser (FhG FOKUS)
  • Jakob Kaths (Vector)
  • Andreas Riexinger (BOSCH)
  • Michael Plagge (Eclipse Foundation)
  • Sharon Corbett (Eclipse Foundation)
  • Josko Balic (AVL)
  • Bhanu (Goleyo)
  • Dominik Salles (FKFS – Forschungsinstitut für Kraftfahrwesen und Fahrzeugmotoren Stuttgart)


News from the Projects

Eclipse MOSAIC

  • Berlin scenario was publicly released; see Berlin Sumo Traffic Scenario and last openMobility meeting minutes
  • Moritz Schweppenhäuser is now part of the FhG FOKUS team working on Eclipse MOSAIC
  • New release 22.1 of Eclipse MOSAIC in October
    • Improvements of the perception models (realistic occlusion, improved ns3 coupling)

Eclipse SUMO

  • Last week: SUMO release 1.15.0 (see Download page)
  • Features:
    • improvements in traffic light editing in netedit
    • improvements of multimodal bicycle and pedestrian traffic handling
    • collection of scenarios in the GitHub repository - are there alternatives to the addition of the Berlin scenario as a submodule? –> FhG FOKUS will check for possible solutions
    • i18n basics for SUMO have been implemented - we use Weblate to develop translations for Spanish and French for SUMO GUI and NetEdit

Other News

  • openADx Working Group will be terminated, effective Dec. 31, 2022
  • EclipseCon
    • Automotive Community day:
      • room was too small for the attendees; good feedback so far
    • Interest Groups were introduced in the members meeting at EclipseCon (and was part of the members newsletter)
    • Hackathon on the final day at EclipseCon was very well received
  • Bosch Connected Experience (BCX)
    • Hackathon to combine Eclipse Projects in the SDV context
    • Andy achieved “winner of the hearts”

Future of openMobility: Introduction of Interest Groups at Eclipse Foundation

  • Sharon Corbett presents the concept of Interest Groups (see Slides)
  • Motion: Robert Hilbrich moved to terminate the formal working group in favor of OpenMobility transitioning to an Eclipse Interest Group
    • Second: Andy Riexinger seconded the motion
    • No objections or absentions received
    • RESOLVED, the Steering Committee unanimously approves to terminate the formal OpenMobility working group and transition to a lighter weight Interest Group model based on the timeline presented during the meeting (transition complete end of January 2023).
  • Robert Hilbrich was nominated as Interest Group lead for the openMobility interest group

Any other Business

  • Hackathon for “openMobility projects” to engage contributors / increase amount of committers for projects?
  • Onboarding training / talk about “How to become a committer to an Open Source project”?
  • Good idea - should be pursued in conjunction with Automotive PMC

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