Safety in SoCs

Accelerating the road to ISO 26262 certification with the ARC EM processor.


Today’s system-on-chip (SoC) designs are becoming more complex, increasing the pressure on verification and design teams to deliver fully functional designs. Recent studies have shown that over 50% of the development time on a complex IC is now being spent on verification, revealing the severity of the problem project teams are facing. As more SoC designs are used in electronic systems deployed in safety-critical applications, adhering to functional safety standards such as ISO 26262 has become an important consideration when defining the verification methodology. This white paper outlines the key requirements for ISO 26262 certification and demonstrates how to accelerate the development of safety-critical IP and SoCs through the use of out-of-the-box safety-ready IP with advanced verification qualification tools and methodologies.

Read this paper to learn about:

  • The ISO 26262 safety standards and requirements
  • Design requirements and methodology to develop ISO 26262 ready processor IP
  • Verification requirements for ISO 26262
  • Failure Mode and Diagnostic Coverage Analysis for ISO 26262

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