Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS) announced that TetraMAX® ATPG, DesignWare® STAR Hierarchical System and DesignWare STAR Memory System®, key components of Synopsys’ manufacturing test solution, are now certified for the ISO 26262 automotive functional safety standard.
SGS-TÜV Saar GmbH, an independent accredited assessor, formally certified Synopsys’ TetraMAX, STAR Hierarchical System and STAR Memory System following an in-depth Functional Safety Process Audit of the tool and IP development processes.
Certification provides designers with confidence in the use of Synopsys’ test solution for safety-critical automotive applications and accelerates functional safety qualification for automotive ICs, up to the stringent requirements for ASIL D.
Collaboration speeds development of TI TMS570 dual-core, lockstep ARM® Cortex™-R4 MCUs for use in ISO/DIS 26262 and IEC 61508 functional safety systems
Texas Instruments and YOGITECH are collaborating to accelerate ISO 26262 enablement of 65-nanometer TMS570 safety microcontrollers (MCUs). The collaboration is intended to make future TMS570 devices suitable for use in systems conforming to the upcoming automotive industry safety standard. For more information on TMS570 MCUs, go to www.ti.com/tms570-prlp.