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Sponsors for QtCon


KDAB is the world's leading software consultancy for architecture, development and design of Qt, C++ and OpenGL applications across desktop, embedded and mobile platforms. The biggest independent contributor to Qt, KDAB experts build run-times, mix native and web technologies, solve hardware stack performance issues and porting problems for hundreds of customers, many among the Fortune 500. KDAB’s tools and extensive experience in creating, debugging, profiling and porting complex, great looking applications help developers worldwide to deliver successful projects. KDAB’s global experts, all full-time developers, provide market leading training with hands-on exercises for Qt, OpenGL and modern C++ in multiple languages. https://www.kdab.com/
The Qt Company is responsible for Qt development, productization and licensing under commercial and open-source licenses. Qt is a C++ based framework of libraries and tools that enables the development of powerful, interactive and cross-platform applications and devices.


Blue Systems is a company investing in Free/Libre Computer Technologies. It sponsors several KDE projects and distributions like Netrunner. Their goal is to offer solutions for people valuing freedom and choice.
Google is a proud user and supporter of open source software and development methodologies. Google contributes back to the Open Source community in many ways, including more than 50 million lines of source code, programs for students including Google Summer of Code and the Google Code-in Contest, and support for a wide variety of projects, LUGs, and events around the world. Learn more at https://developers.google.com/open-source/


basysKom provides custom software and consultancy services for industry segments such as manufacturing, medical, consumer and automotive. We develop flexible solutions for Embedded HMIs, backend software and connected platforms. Solid system knowhow, up-to-date technology, innovative ideas and the ability to find the optimal technology setup are our essential elements for the development. With our long term experience and profound knowledge using Qt and C++ in customer driven projects we deliver sustainable solutions to be fast and flexible in maintenance and release cycles while keeping quality, stability and innovation on a very high level. 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.
Passionate about future technologies. Enthusiastic about innovative ideas. And driving at the highest level. This is BMW Group. With strong brands such as BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, we are pursuing our premium strategy, which makes us one of the worldwide leading automotive and motorcycle manufacturers. This is our business which we complement sensibly with comprehensive financial services for private and business customers. Our success as a premium manufacturer is due to the exceptional motivation and performance of our 116,324 employees in more than 150 countries. Bringing new innovations to the road would be unthinkable without IT. But not just any IT will do. Trailblazing software solutions which transform ordinary driving experiences into extra-ordinary ones are required. That’s why the success of our Automotive IT is driven by people with passion and ideas, who leverage the freedom we give them to network their skills and continuously push the envelope of what´s possible. Share your passion for revolutionary digitalisation and apply online at http://bmw.jobs/software.
e-GITS specializes in developing customized and Qt based UIs for customers in several industry segments including automotive, consumer electronics, avionics and manufacturing. We have years of proven experience in developing desktop, server, mobile and embedded applications that target multiple platforms such as Windows, MacOS, UNIX/Linux, Embedded Linux and more recently mobile platforms. Our core strength lies in very well laid down quality processes, cost reduction through targeted outsourcing and the timely realization of any engagement without compromising on quality and hence guaranteeing the success and satisfaction of our customers


froglogic is a software company based in Hamburg, Germany, with additional offices in the USA, and with over 3,000 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, C++, C# and Tcl Code Coverage tool Squish Coco. Learn more at https://www.froglogic.com/
Intel, the world leader in silicon innovation, is also a leader in open source development. For nearly two decades, the Intel Open Source Technology Center (OTC) has advanced open projects across markets and at every point of the solution stack to help ensure everything running open source runs best on Intel architecture. Intel is the #1 contributor to the Linux kernel and participates in dozens of industry-leading projects including Android, OpenStack, Yocto Project, Chrome, Xen and KVM virtualization, Intel graphics, Clear Containers, Dronecode, and more, transforming our world through innovation in enterprise, consumer technology, the Internet of Things and beyond.


The openSUSE project is a worldwide effort that promotes the use of Linux everywhere. openSUSE creates one of the world's best Linux distributions, working together in an open, transparent and friendly manner as part of the worldwide Free and Open Source Software community. The project is controlled by its community and relies on the contributions of individuals, working as testers, writers, translators, usability experts, artists and ambassadors or developers. The project embraces a wide variety of technology, people with different levels of expertise, speaking different languages and having different cultural backgrounds. Learn more at https://www.opensuse.org/
Pelagicore shaping tomorrow’s infotainment systems from silicon to pixel: we enable silicon with key automotive grade software components, work upstream with open source software the way it was intended, and deliver stunning UX in line with next generation CE devices. From concept to production we prototype, develop and integrate innovative technologies into connected car experiences. Bringing stunning UX to the road – faster, cheaper, smarter. Experience change at http://www.pelagicore.com/
Woboq is a software company from Berlin, offering consulting services for Qt and C++. Woboq is the company you ask for help if you need deep knowledge of Qt or bugfixes in Qt. Their latest creation is a code browser which semantically analyzes your software and then allows you to easily navigate your code inside a web browser. You can also navigate the Qt source code on code.woboq.org.
Ableton is a Berlin-based music software and hardware company. We make Ableton Live, Push and Link which are used by a community of dedicated musicians, sound designers and artists around the world. The Push UI is built with Qt. We use and contribute to a number of open-source projects including Qt/QML. We develop open-source packages for Python, CSS, C++, Arduino, Go and Qt/QML of course. More about us: https://www.ableton.com/en/about/.
Open Invention Network is the largest patent non-aggression community in history and supports freedom of action in Linux as a key element of open source software. Launched in 2005 and funded by Google, IBM, NEC, Philips, Red Hat, Sony, SUSE, and Toyota, OIN has more than 2,000 community members and owns more than 1,100 global patents and applications. The OIN patent license and member cross-licenses are available royalty free to any party that joins the OIN community. Joining OIN helps provide community members with patent freedom of action in Linux and adjacent open source technologies, free of charge or royalties. More about us: http://www.openinventionnetwork.com/.

Media Partner

golem.de is an up to date online-publication intended for professional computer users. It provides technology insights of the IT and
telecommunications industry. Golem.de offers profound and up to date information on significant and trending topics. Online- and IT-Professionals, marketing managers, purchasers, and readers inspired by technology receive substantial information on product, market and branding potentials through tests, interviews und market analysis.
Linux Magazine.

Icecream Sponsors

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