KDAB is the world's largest independent source of Qt knowledge and provides training, consultancy and mentoring for Qt development. With its global team of top-notch experts in Qt development, KDAB's engineers routinely solve even the hardest of problems. KDAB's trainers are all active developers, ensuring that the knowledge delivered in class always reflects current, real-world usage. KDAB's products help increase the productivity of Qt development through providing add-on components, complex widgets and tools built to enhance Qt and the development process. As KDAB engineers can be found all over the world there is always someone close by that can help. Find out more at http://www.kdab.com

ICS provides custom development and user experience services for touch-screen embedded, mobile and desktop applications. ICS is the largest source for independent Qt expertise in North America. The ICS professional services team has solved a wide range of Qt and QML development challenges and helped clients deliver applications with uniquely branded user-interfaces across a wide range of industries, including entertainment, automotive, aviation, medical, consumer and industrial devices. In addition, ICS offers open enrollment and custom onsite Qt training courses, plus a library of free online Qt webcasts. More info can be found at http://www.ics.com and samples of some of our recent projects at www.ics.com/portfolio.

Digia is responsible for all Qt activities including product development and commercial and open source licensing. Since March 2011, Digia Plc, the Helsinki-based services and consulting powerhouse listed in the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki exchange (DIG1V) has been the commercial licensor of Qt. In September 2012 Digia acquired the full Qt business from Nokia. Digia operates in China, Finland, Germany, Norway, Russia, Sweden and USA.

Digia’s goal is to provide desktop, embedded and mobile developers and companies with the most powerful cross-platform UI and application framework. Together with its licensing, support and services capabilities, Digia, Qt operates with the mission to work closely with developers to ensure that the projects are deployed on time, within budget and with a competitive advantage. http://qt.digia.com


KDE is an international technology team dedicated to creating user-friendly computing experiences with:

  • an advanced graphical desktop,
  • a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment,
  • a development platform for building new applications easily, and
  • a close and extensive Qt Project partnership for over 15 years.

The KDE Community is one of the largest free and open source projects in the world. It has a strong commitment to finding innovative solutions to existing and emerging challenges with a vibrant atmosphere open for experimentation. KDE e.V. is the non-profit organisation supporting the KDE community. www.kde.org

Silver Sponsors

QNX Software Systems Limited, a subsidiary of BlackBerry, is a leading vendor of operating systems, development tools, and professional services for connected embedded systems. Global leaders such as Audi, BlackBerry, Cisco, General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens depend on QNX technology for vehicle infotainment units, smartphones, network routers, medical devices, and industrial automation systems. Visit www.qnx.com

froglogic GmbH is a software company based in Hamburg, Germany with additional offices in the USA with over 2,000 customers world-wide. froglogic is famous for its automated testing suite Squish with its flagship product Squish GUI Tester, the market-leading automated testing tool for GUI applications based on Qt, Java AWT/Swing, SWT/RCP and JavaFX, Mac OS X Carbon/Cocoa, Windows MFC, .NET and WPF, iOS Cocoa Touch, Android and for HTML/Ajax/Flex-based web applications running in a variety of web browsers. In addition, froglogic's offering includes the professional, cross-platform C and C++ Code Coverage tool Squish Coco.www.froglogic.com

e-GITS specializes in the design and delivery of custom made Qt based software solutions in the desktop, mobile and embedded space. Our development team has years of experience in concepting, UX design, implementation all the way upto delivery and support in worldwide locations. We use the leading open source and commercial tools for each phase of the software development lifecycle and have more than 15 years of experience building custom applications for customers in Avionics, Automotive, Banking, Insurance and Automation.www.e-gits.com/

basysKom provides the services and competencies as well as ready building blocks to create new innovative platforms. Our experience in working with large scale international entities and heterogeneous teams make basysKom a specialist in removing product development roadblocks and building leading innovative systems. basysKom combines German Engineering and innovation with professionally made open source and a long history in working with both upstream communities and fully closed projects. www.basyskom.com

Adeneo Embedded is a worldwide recognized expert in Embedded and Mobile Software integration, covering Embedded Linux, Android, Windows Embedded and QNX technologies with in depth expertise on both low level BSP and Driver development as well as advanced graphical and multimedia applications based on Qt technologies. www.adeneo-embedded.com
Freescale is a leader in embedded processing solutions for the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microcontrollers and microprocessors to sensors, analog ICs and connectivity, our technologies are fueling the next great wave of innovation. www.freescale.com

Bronze Sponsors

Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) software gives you the power to think and plan geographically. GIS is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide. It helps cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies save money, lives, and our environment. Whether transporting ethanol or studying landslides, these organizations use GIS to collect, manage, and analyze geographic information, which helps them see relationships, patterns, and trends. They can then solve problems and make better decisions because they are looking at their data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared. www.esri.com

As an electronics service provider TQ offers the complete range of services from development, through production and service right up to product life cycle management. The services cover assemblies, equipment and systems including hardware, software and mechanics. Customers can obtain all services from TQ on a modular basis as individual services and also as a complete package according to their individual requirements. Standard products such as finished microcontroller modules (Minimodules) complete the range of services.
The Minimodules in combination with starter kits and Industrial PC solutions achieve high performance results particularly in regard to GUI and Qt integration. www.tq-group.com

Native Instruments is a leading manufacturer of software and hardware for computer-based music production and DJing. The company’s mission is to develop innovative, fully integrated solutions for all professions, styles and genres. The resulting products regularly push technological boundaries and open up new creative horizons for professionals and amateurs alike.

Native Instruments opened up the fascinating world of real-time sound synthesis on standard computers in 1996, and today offers an extensive product range for musicians, producers and DJs. The company currently employs around 400 people in its offices in Berlin, Los Angeles, Tokyo, London and Shenzhen and works closely with more than 40 international distribution partners to ensure its future growth and success. www.native-instruments.com/en/

Pelagicore AB is a technology and product development company that focuses on applying Open Source software in the automotive infotainment industry. Its team of technology and Open Source community experts enable a novel, holistic approach to development and its unique expertise stretches from silicon design to OEM expert advisory roles. Pelagicore delivers automotive-centric software frameworks and key components to accelerate the implementation of infotainment systems based on Open Source software. For more information, please visit pelagicore.com.

IPO.Plan IPO.Plan is an expert when it comes to ensuring efficiency in factory and production planning. Working with customers in the automotive and machine building industry world-wide for many years has broadened our knowledge. We combine services and products to make planning more efficient. Based on our experience in the field we have created several innovative software and hardware tools which enable planners to plan and optimize production environments intuitively. From the beginning we’ve been using Qt technology in all of our products, an example is our IPO.Log software for 2D/3D-material zone planning, by our knowledge it’s one of the most complex Qt5/Qt.Quick 2.0 based commercial desktop applications available today. www.ipoplan.de

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