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).
Supports AUTOSAR 4.0.3 and 3.2.2; interfaces with dSPACE VEOS® and SYNECT®
Twelve new ARM-based MCUs, PMIC, and safety motor driver
Texas Instruments (TI) announced 12 new Hercules™ TMS570 ARM® Cortex™-R4 safety microcontrollers (MCUs), a complementary TPS65831-Q1 multi-rail safety power management integrated circuit (PMIC), and a DRV3201-Q1 safety motor driver.
Aids ISO 26262 certification with functional safety components
Texas Instruments announced SafeTI™ design packages, a functional safety platform encompassing analog components, embedded microcontrollers and digital signal processors, software, documentation, and third-party evaluation and certification.