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LGSVL Simulator: License clarification from Autoware Foundation

The Autoware Foundation received independent clarification on the LGSVL Simulator (https://github.com/lgsvl/simulator) license that could help members intending to use it. Please see the summary below. For more details, please contact the Autoware Foundation.

Date received: June 18, 2019

Based on a review of the LG License, the members of the Autoware Foundation would be
permitted to use the Licensed Materials, including the LGSVL Sim, for their internal software
development and related purposes, including using the LGSVL Sim to test vehicle models, high definition maps, sensor parameters, 3D environments and other parameters. The LG Licenses recognizes that the foregoing models and other content used by the licensee with the LGSVL Sim would remain the property of the Licensee.

To conclude, the members of the Autoware Foundation would be permitted to use the LGSVL Sim in their internal development efforts, including modeling vehicle models, high definition maps, sensor parameters, 3D environments and similar content provided by the licensee. Members of the Autoware Foundation would not, on the other hand, be permitted to commercialize the LGSVL Sim, such as using any of its content or libraries in commercial products sold by such members. A commercial license would need to be obtained from LG for any commercial uses.