Functional Safety And Requirements Engineering

Increase in design costs are being reported for safety-critical applications. This is caused by additional necessary actions to implement and verify functional safety requirements. This article explains how to use an integrated model-based flow for more efficient safety-aware design. Read More Learn more about how T&VS Automotive Verification and Test solutions help to address the challenges of delivering [...]

2018-11-15T09:06:21+00:0015th November, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

How to Not Fail ISO 26262

ISO 26262 functional safety standards have been thrust to the forefront of system design. Understanding and correctly implementing an ISO 26262 compliance program can mean the difference between economic success and failure. This article shows how to implement ISO 26262 functional safety standards without any failures. Read More Learn more about how T&VS Automotive Verification and Test solutions [...]

2018-10-25T10:11:45+00:0025th October, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

The Functional Safety imperative in Automotive design

The automotive industry has entered a period of rapid evolution that is changing the way cars are designed & provide a new and improved vehicle safety systems. However, these sophisticated systems require a fool-proof way to keep drivers safe, which is called functional safety. This article from Design Reuse explores why addressing the needs of [...]

2018-10-12T05:41:41+00:0012th October, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Functional Safety: Art Or Science?

Functional safety plays a significant role in the safety of autonomous vehicles. It locates somewhere in between functionality and security. In the past decade, mainly two things have changed. One is the complexity of safety applications has increased and the other is functional safety has become a high-volume business in the automotive market. This article [...]

2018-08-17T07:01:37+00:0017th August, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Functional Safety: A Way of Life

Functional safety is the part of the overall safety of a system or piece of equipment that depends on the system or equipment operating correctly in response to its inputs, including the safe management of likely operator errors, hardware and software failures and environmental changes. This article summarizes how functional safety, which is a crucial [...]

2018-03-30T14:33:42+00:0030th March, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Verification of Functional Safety

The verification of functional safety is a nascent technology, but one that is essential to achieving autonomy in automobiles. While the tools are beyond the first generation, as developed for manufacturing test, there is a lot more that can be done.Today, the expert in the loop is necessary because the problem as defined is close [...]

2018-03-01T06:44:50+00:001st March, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Verification of Functional Safety: Part II

Functional safety is becoming a key part of chip design, and an increasingly problematic one for many engineering teams. Functional safety for electrical and electronic systems is nothing new. It has been an essential element in every industry for many years. But the growing importance of functional safety within the automobile industry presents a number [...]

2018-02-07T05:55:09+00:007th February, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Verification of Functional Safety

Functional safety is becoming a key part of chip design, and an increasingly problematic one for many engineering teams. Verification flow of Functional safety for automotive SoCs must ensure zero design bugs, using coverage-driven functional verification, and zero safety risks, using a functional safety verification strategy that complies with the ISO 26262 automotive safety standard. [...]

2018-02-01T06:51:03+00:001st February, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Building in Functional Safety at The Lowest Hardware Levels Supports Autonomous Driving’s Future

Adoption trends in current ADAS design blaze a trail for resilient, high-performance computing using a distributed, configurable SoC interconnect. This article explores how to build functional safety at the hardware levels that can support the future of autonomous driving system. Read More Learn more about how T&VS Automotive Verification and Test solutions help to address [...]

2018-01-05T03:49:29+00:005th January, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

How Static and Dynamic Failure Analysis Can Improve Productivity in the Assessment of Functional Safety

Functional safety is a major enabler of many of the current and upcoming automotive products and has been formalized by the ISO 26262 standard. This body of work recommends methods and techniques to demonstrate that specific targets for failure (FIT) rates and fault coverage metrics are successfully met. This article outlines the environment of fault [...]

2017-12-22T04:00:43+00:0022nd December, 2017|Blog, Thought Leadership|