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Navigating the Intersection of Safety and Security

Automotive IC safety and security continue to be hot topics across the industry, and one phrase you may often hear…

Growing Complexity of Automotive ASICs

I was recently asked to compile some data from our 2020 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study focused specifically on…

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…

Part 7: The 2020 Wilson Research Group Functional Verification Study

IC/ASIC Design Trends This blog is a continuation of a series of blogs related to the 2020 Wilson Research Group…

Key Functional Safety Insights from the 2020 Wilson Research Survey

Every two years, Siemens casts a wide net to capture the latest trends and challenges in IC Design and Verification….

Watch Accellera’s DAC 2020 Functional Safety Panel

Accellera’s 57th Design Automation Conference luncheon (virtual of course!) focused attention on its Functional Safety Working Group activities.  The group…