The Impact Of Domain Crossing On Safety

As more companies move into domains such as automotive, it is changing things and adding extra dimensions of reliability and safety to the problem. This article discusses about how domain crossing will affect safety and reliability in domains like automotive. Read More Find out how T&VS Verification services help to meet the challenging requirements with [...]

2018-11-07T09:37:45+00:007th November, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

How To Build Functional Safety Into Your Design From The Start

Functional safety plays a pivotal role in the safety of autonomous vehicles. The focus on functional safety is significantly growing and it is not just in automotive industry. It includes avionics, medical, industrial and railways. Still there are many processors which are not designed with functional safety standards. The use of such processors can lead [...]

2018-08-24T05:18:31+00:0024th August, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Functional Safety for Integrated Circuits

Integrated circuits for autonomous cars are built upon either IEC 61508 or ISO 26262. This helps to develop and assess the safety level of these circuits. It gives confidence that these integrated circuits are safe and secure as per functional safety standards. Functional safety is the confidence that a system will carry out its safety [...]

2018-07-30T06:16:09+00:0030th July, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Safety Requirements: Braking for Autonomous Vehicle

Self driving cars have been an important innovation in the modern world. Safety plays a key role in the future of self-driving cars. Braking and steering are of the utmost importance in a self-driving car. Introduction of new braking technologies are also changing the face of self-driving cars. Innovations in this field needs to achieve [...]

2018-07-27T10:41:35+00:0027th July, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

How flash-based FPGAs simplify functional safety requirements

FPGA is playing an important role in today’s functional safety product development. Because FPGAs are increasingly replacing electronic components typically used for industrial applications, international standards like the IEC 61508 have to support these evolving technology trends if they want to keep their relevance. This article describes how flash-based FPGAs simplify functional safety requirements. Read [...]

2018-07-10T06:38:52+00:0010th July, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Hardware-In-The-Loop Simulation, Testing

This article from Semiengineering explores why hardware-in-the-loop(HIL)simulation and testing is gaining new attention for embedded electronics in safety-critical markets and describes how it helps improve quality control for safety-critical applications in automotive, medical, and military/aerospace electronics. Read More Find out how T&VS Verification services help to meet the challenging requirements with respect to performance, flexibility [...]

2018-06-21T07:24:58+00:0021st June, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

A Combined Design and Verification Flow for Safety-Critical Designs

Design and verification of any complex chip is hard enough, but additional challenges arise for safety-critical designs. Many of these challenges are reflected in the requirements imposed by a set of related standards from various international organizations. The goal of these standards is to define a rigorous development (design and verification) process for safety-critical hardware [...]

2018-05-31T07:34:39+00:0031st May, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Functional Safety for Integrated Circuits

Integrated circuits (ICs) are at the root of all modern safety systems.Functional safety is the part of safety that deals with confidence that a system will carry out its safety related task when required to do so.This article gives guidance on interpreting the existing functional safety standards for semiconductors. Read More Find out how T&VS [...]

2018-05-07T06:09:40+00:007th May, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|

Functional Safety – the Analytics

Functional safety verification is one of the most critical issues for automobile development. Safety-critical automotive chips require compliance to ISO 26262 ASIL requirements, extending far beyond functional verification. This article describes how to define failure mode and effects analysis(FMEA) for device and how to implement safety mechanisms to protect against failure and explains how to [...]

2018-04-25T06:22:39+00:0025th April, 2018|Blog, Thought Leadership|