Freescale Semiconductor introduced the MAC57D5xx, a new family of ARM® Cortex®-based single-chip, triple-core microcontrollers (MCUs) designed for automotive instrument clusters.
Freescale Semiconductor and Broadcom Corporation together launched the Freescale Qorivva MPC5606E, a single-chip microcontroller (MCU) that integrates the Broadcom BroadR-Reach PHY. Its predecessor, the dual-chip MPC5604E, is currently in production. Freescale is sampling the new device now and expects that will be available in production quantities by the end of 2014.
By Rick Flores, AUTOSAR Spokesperson, Global Lead of Model-based Electrical System and Software Engineering, General Motors, USA
AUTOSAR is a partnership between automotive manufacturers and their suppliers as well as tool and semiconductor vendors.
Mentor Graphics Corporation has purchased AUTOSAR assets from Mecel AB, including the Mecel Picea AUTOSAR Development Suite. The acquired assets complement the existing automotive software solution from Mentor including the Volcano™ AUTOSAR products, Mentor® Embedded Hypervisor, and Mentor Automotive Technology Platform (ATP), which enables Linux®-based automotive solutions, including GENIVI-compliant infotainment (IVI) solutions. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
dSPACE has released Version 3.5 of TargetLink, dSPACE’s production code generator. The new version includes support for Simulink® enum data types, which allow software developers to use descriptive names for parameters, thus improving model readability and maintainability.
SymTA/S 3.4 also includes enhanced FlexRay dynamic segment analysis, AUTOSAR XML 4.x import with Ethernet support and other general usability improvements
Symtavision has launched SymTA/S 3.4 with a new timing design and analysis capability for LIN (Local Interconnect Network) plus FlexRay dynamic segment analysis improvements, AUTOSAR XML 4.x import with Ethernet support, improved Gantt loading, individual license check out, and scripting efficiency improvements.
By Victor Reyes, technical marketing manager, Synopsys, Inc.
ISO 26262 is a functional safety standard that replaces the older and more generic IEC 61508 standard for passenger vehicles. ISO 26262 addresses hazards caused by malfunctioning behavior of electric and electronic safety related systems.
Green Hills Software announced the availability of a compatible AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture) Application Programming Interface (API) for its safety- and security-certified INTEGRITY® real-time operating system (RTOS).