Engineering Tools

Clearing the Fog of ISO 26262 Tool Qualification

Developing products to the ISO 26262 standard requires many activities across multiple disciplines. One of those activities is ensuring the…

Automotive Safety Lifecycle Solutions

Key findings of a safety critical lifecycle evaluation

The demand for innovation continues to grow in safety-critical markets such as automotive, industrial, mil-aero, and medical. All Semiconductor companies…

Guidelines to a successful ISO 26262 Lifecycle

New business models continue to drive disrupting innovation into the automotive market.┬áThis includes everything from mobility as a service, to…

Getting your Safety Architecture just right

Introduction In a recent industry survey, roughly 40% of ASIC and FPGA project starts had functional safety part of their…

The configurability dilemma creating safe ICs

A traditional automobile today consists of multiple systems controlling everything from the interior atmosphere to drive train to more advanced…

The importance of effective Safety Analysis

In the recent Wilson research industry survey, semiconductor companies reporting have made it clear that functional safety activities consume a…

Deploying Formal in a DO-254 Program

The primary focus of DO-254, referred to as ED-80 in Europe, is hardware reliability of airborne electronic hardware. DO-254 is…

Accellera FuSa WG: White paper released!

The Accellera Functional Safety Working Group was formed to address critical industry challenges suppliers, systems integrators and manufacturers face delivering…

Explanation of “Verification” in a DO-254 program

Often times, I’m asked to define what verification activities are required for a DO-254 program. For those experienced in a…