Mentor, a Siemens business, announces that independent compliance firm SGS-TÜV Saar has certified the ISO 26262 compliance of tool qualification reports for key software elements of its groundbreaking new Veloce® Strato™ emulation platform. The certification extends Mentor’s leadership in functional safety assurance and hardware emulation technology, while helping chip designers meet and exceed the increasingly stringent safety and quality requirements of the global automotive industry.
Representing Mentor’s twenty-second ISO 26262 product qualification, these newest additions to the Mentor Safe program underscore the company’s commitment to securing the functional safety qualification of critical documentation for all signature members of its industry-leading electronic hardware and software design solutions portfolio.
“As demand for automated driving and sophisticated ADAS systems continues to transform the global automotive industry, the world’s leading carmakers and their suppliers increasingly require pre-qualified design automation technologies and documentation to speed time-to-market and ensure optimal cost efficiency,” said Eric Selosse, vice president and general manager of the Mentor Emulation Division. “With the Mentor Safe ISO 26262 qualification program, Mentor is answering the call by delivering platforms and solutions that help streamline and simplify the development, design and creation of automotive-grade ICs.”
Mentor’s Software Tool Qualification Reports provide documentation including assumed use cases and evidence that a software tool is suitable to be used for any tool confidence level (TCL) activity or task required by ISO 26262. SGS-TÜV Saar has certified the ISO 26262 compliance of these reports for the following software elements of the new Veloce Strato emulation platform:
About Mentor’s Veloce Strato Emulation Platform
The Veloce Strato platform is Mentor’s third generation data-center friendly emulation platform, and the only emulation platform on the market with full scalability across both software and hardware. Underscoring Mentor’s commitment to pioneer all facets of hardware emulation, Veloce Strato features the largest portfolio of use models (applications), highest total throughput, and fastest co-model bandwidth and time-to-visibility, plus a roadmap to scale total effective platform capacity up to 15BG.
About Mentor Automotive and the Mentor Safe Program
Mentor is a long-established automotive systems supplier, engaged with nearly every leading OEM and Tier 1 supplier, and providing design tools and embedded software in the areas of connectivity, electrification, autonomous drive and vehicle architecture. Mentor’s distinguished track record in supplying automotive-grade electrical and electronic systems spans nearly 30 years.
Products designated as part of the Mentor Safe ISO 26262 qualification program ship with comprehensive enablement documentation providing descriptions and best practices in the use of program-qualified products. More information on the Mentor Safe program and certified Mentor Graphics products and solutions is available at http://go.mentor.com/mentorsafe.