Nucleus SafetyCert

Safety-certified solution reduces risk and cost, and addresses complexity issues such as mixed criticality

Nucleus SafetyCert

Nucleus® SafetyCert™ is a safety-certified, real-time operating system (RTOS) and middleware package targeting high-performance, next-generation applications. These applications need to meet stringent safety and regulatory requirements in many industries, including avionics, industrial, medical, and automotive.

Nucleus SafetyCert meets the growing need for highly reliable software and shortens the path to regulatory certification. The Nucleus SafetyCert offering is a complete solution, with industry-specific documentation and artifacts that have received third-party certification.

Nucleus SafetyCert

Nucleus® SafetyCert™ is a safety-certified, real-time operating system (RTOS) and middleware package targeting high-performance, next-generation applications. These applications need to meet stringent safety and regulatory requirements in many industries, including avionics, industrial, medical, and automotive.

Nucleus SafetyCert meets the growing need for highly reliable software and shortens the path to regulatory certification. The Nucleus SafetyCert offering is a complete solution, with industry-specific documentation and artifacts that have received third-party certification.

Safety Certification and Regulatory Approval

The Nucleus SafetyCert offering includes a certified version of the Nucleus RTOS kernel with runtime libraries, connectivity middleware, networking, and data storage. The certification package includes source code and the following documentation based on industry-specific requirements:

  • Software development
  • Software configuration management
  • Software quality assurance
  • Software requirements
  • Software design standards
  • Software coding standards
  • Software verification
  • Software test plan
  • Complete software test suite
  • Safety manual

The Nucleus SafetyCert documentation and artifacts have clear traceability across the safety lifecycle and are hyperlinked for ease of navigation to streamline audits and reviews.

Leverages proven Siemens development and quality processes

Nucleus SafetyCert is designed to handle the safety-critical code - the most critical software component - to create safety certifiable devices based on a certified operating system that leverages Siemens' disciplined quality control processes and is supported by Siemens' dedicated safety engineering team.

Addressing Broad Vertical Markets

Nucleus SafetyCert has been verified and documented to meet the certification requirements for device manufacturers developing safety-related software for avionics requiring DO-178C Level A, industrial requiring IEC 61508 SIL 3, medical requiring IEC 62304 Class C, and automotive requiring ISO 26262 ASIL D.

Every line of code in Nucleus SafetyCert has been verified, tested, and documented to ensure the functional design requirements for every aspect of the runtime have been met and validated.

The SafetyCert certification package includes the test harness, all test cases, and a complete process plan to enable users to augment the documentation and artifacts.

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