ISO 26262

Renovo Selects Parasoft to Drive AUTOSAR C++ Compliance

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 10:16pm

"An innovator in advanced automotive data infrastructure, Renovo will utilize Parasoft C/C++test to achieve vital safety and quality goals for their data management platform used for ADAS unified solutions to ensure automotive software safety and security compliance.

Key Points: 
  • "An innovator in advanced automotive data infrastructure, Renovo will utilize Parasoft C/C++test to achieve vital safety and quality goals for their data management platform used for ADAS unified solutions to ensure automotive software safety and security compliance.
  • Parasoft leads the software testing tools industry with the best support for AUTOSAR, CERT, CWE, ISO 26262, and MISRA," said Jason Stinson, Chief Technology Officer at Renovo.
  • "Renovo is leading and enabling the future of ADAS at scale through its innovative and impressive technology platforms.
  • Parasoft C/C++test enables Renovo and its customers to develop software that is safe, secure, reliable and deployed to operate autonomous vehicles and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

ProfNet Expert Alerts for May 22, 2020

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 12:00am

The economics of home delivery already favor autonomous systems to provide the final shipment to your door.

Key Points: 
  • The economics of home delivery already favor autonomous systems to provide the final shipment to your door.
  • Autonomous delivery vehicles are very real, and are already being used in field tests.
  • The concept of autonomous vehicle technology used for contactless deliveries today for groceries, meals and medical supplies is gaining traction.
  • Publications include: Das, N. and Taylor, W. "Quantified Fault Tree Techniques for Calculating Hardware Fault Metrics According to ISO 26262."

IAR Systems Updates Functional Safety Tools for Renesas RL78 MCUs

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 8:28am

UPPSALA, Sweden, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Version 4.20 of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RL78, functional safety edition, adds C18 and C++17 language standards support, stack protection and new features for improved user experience

Key Points: 
  • UPPSALA, Sweden, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Version 4.20 of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RL78, functional safety edition, adds C18 and C++17 language standards support, stack protection and new features for improved user experience
    Uppsala, Sweden-March 20, 2020-IAR Systems, the future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, extends its tools offering for safety-related software development with the new version of the functional safety edition of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas' low-power RL78 Family of microcontrollers (MCUs).
  • The functional safety edition of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RL78 is certified by TV SD according to the requirements of IEC 61508, the international umbrella standard for functional safety, and ISO 26262, which is used for automotive safety-related systems.
  • In addition to Renesas RL78, IAR Embedded Workbench is available as functional safety editions for Renesas RX and RH850, as well as for Arm and STMicroelectronics' STM8.
  • Editor's Note: IAR Systems, IAR Embedded Workbench, Embedded Trust, C-Trust, IAR Connect, C-SPY, C-RUN, C-STAT, IAR Visual State, IAR KickStart Kit, I-jet, I-jet Trace, I-scope, IAR Academy, IAR, and the logotype of IAR Systems are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by IAR Systems AB.

IAR Systems Updates Functional Safety Tools for Renesas RL78 MCUs

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 8:27am

UPPSALA, Sweden, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Version 4.20 of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RL78, functional safety edition, adds C18 and C++17 language standards support, stack protection and new features for improved user experience

Key Points: 
  • UPPSALA, Sweden, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Version 4.20 of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RL78, functional safety edition, adds C18 and C++17 language standards support, stack protection and new features for improved user experience
    Uppsala, Sweden-March 20, 2020-IAR Systems, the future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, extends its tools offering for safety-related software development with the new version of the functional safety edition of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas' low-power RL78 Family of microcontrollers (MCUs).
  • The functional safety edition of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RL78 is certified by TV SD according to the requirements of IEC 61508, the international umbrella standard for functional safety, and ISO 26262, which is used for automotive safety-related systems.
  • In addition to Renesas RL78, IAR Embedded Workbench is available as functional safety editions for Renesas RX and RH850, as well as for Arm and STMicroelectronics' STM8.
  • Editor's Note: IAR Systems, IAR Embedded Workbench, Embedded Trust, C-Trust, IAR Connect, C-SPY, C-RUN, C-STAT, IAR Visual State, IAR KickStart Kit, I-jet, I-jet Trace, I-scope, IAR Academy, IAR, and the logotype of IAR Systems are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by IAR Systems AB.

Faraday Delivers System-Level ESD Protection Service to Reduce ASIC Time-to-Market

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 8:00am

Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today introduced its system-level ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection service.

Key Points: 
  • Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today introduced its system-level ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection service.
  • Faraday has successfully deployed this service in many ASIC projects, including factory automation applications, further shortening production lead times.
  • Faraday not only provides common chip-level ESD protection service, but also offers the system-level service that further helps customers eliminate system-level electrostatic problems and achieve a smooth path to mass production, said Jim Wang, vice president of operations at Faraday.
  • Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035) is a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, certificated to ISO 9001 and ISO 26262.

Faraday Announces Low-DPPM Solution for a Wide Range of ASIC Applications

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 8:00am

Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today introduced its low-DPPM solution for diversified applications.

Key Points: 
  • Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today introduced its low-DPPM solution for diversified applications.
  • Faraday has for some time offered its AEC (Automotive Electronics Council) standards compliant zero-DPPM solution for automotive applications.
  • Leveraging this know-how, Faraday can now also provide customers with a low-DPPM solution for other applications.
  • Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035) is a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, certificated to ISO 9001 and ISO 26262.

AdaCore Toolchain for Ada, SPARK and C Now Qualified for ISO 26262 and IEC 61508

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 1:00pm

AdaCore today announced that three of its signature software development/verification tools for Ada, SPARK and C have been qualified under the ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 functional safety standards.

Key Points: 
  • AdaCore today announced that three of its signature software development/verification tools for Ada, SPARK and C have been qualified under the ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 functional safety standards.
  • Both the GNAT Pro compiler and CCG received TCL3 qualification under ISO 26262, and T3 qualification under IEC 61508.
  • ISO 26262 is a functional safety standard for automotive systems and a derivative of the generic IEC 61508 standard for electrical/electronic/programmable electronic ("E/E/PE") systems.
  • IEC 61508 is an international standard for functional safety in E/E/PE systems and is the umbrella for domain-specific standards such as ISO 26262.

Lattice Diamond FPGA Development Tool Receives Key Industrial and Automotive Functional Safety Certifications

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 9:00pm

Jatinder P. Singh, Marketing Manager, Automotive at Lattice Semiconductor said, As automotive and industrial developers integrate more electronics into their system designs, they require more hardware options to choose from to better address specific application requirements.

Key Points: 
  • Jatinder P. Singh, Marketing Manager, Automotive at Lattice Semiconductor said, As automotive and industrial developers integrate more electronics into their system designs, they require more hardware options to choose from to better address specific application requirements.
  • At Tata Elxsi, we provide product engineering and design services across multiple industries, including industrial and automotive.
  • By having the Lattice Diamond software IEC 61508 and ISO 26262 certified, Lattice has enabled Tata Elxsi to offer Lattice FPGA-based systems to a broader range of industrial and automotive clients.
  • Lattice Diamond design software is a complete FPGA design and verification environment optimized for use with low power Lattice FPGAs.

BlackBerry Showcases AI-Based Automotive Solution to Drive the Connected Future

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

The solution:

Key Points: 
  • The solution:
    Is built on the ISO 26262 safety-certified BlackBerry QNX Hypervisor, providing a secure and reliable foundation for safety-critical applications.
  • Incorporates the BlackBerry Jarvis cloud-based static binary code scanning solution to identify vulnerabilities in software used in automobiles.
  • "This solution represents a major milestone in the company's continued efforts to integrate BlackBerry Cylance's innovative prevention-first, predictive security products with our vast range of industry-leading technologies," said Charles Eagan, Chief Technology Officer, BlackBerry.
  • BlackBerry and related trademarks, names and logos are the property of BlackBerry Limited and are registered and/or used in the U.S. and countries around the world.

Xen Project Hypervisor 4.13 Brings Improved Security, Hardware Support and Features to Increase Embedded Use Case Adoption

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 5:00pm

"Xen 4.13 combines improved security, broader support for hardware platforms, an easier adoption path for embedded and safety-critical use-cases, as well as a broad representation of diverse community collaboration," said Lars Kurth, Xen Project Advisory Board Chairperson.

Key Points: 
  • "Xen 4.13 combines improved security, broader support for hardware platforms, an easier adoption path for embedded and safety-critical use-cases, as well as a broad representation of diverse community collaboration," said Lars Kurth, Xen Project Advisory Board Chairperson.
  • Xen 4.13 provides key updates in defence against hardware vulnerabilities including Core scheduling, late uCode loading and branch hardening to mitigate against Spectre v1.
  • Xen 4.13 brings new features that provide easier adoption for embedded and safety-critical use-cases, specifically ISO 26262 and ASIL-B.
  • Most notably, Xen 4.13 introduces support for AMD 2nd Generation EPYC with exceptional performance-per-dollar, connectivity options, and security features.