Wilsonville, OR, August 31, 2017 - Mentor, a Siemens business, has further expanded its successful Mentor Safe functional safety program to include the Catapult® High-Level Synthesis (HLS) platform and a host of advanced analog/mixed-signal (AMS) IC verification products, including Eldo® and the Analog FastSPICE™ (AFS™) Platform.
Reinforcing Mentor’s leadership in functional safety assurance, independent testing company SGS-TÜV Saar has certified the ISO 26262 compliance of tool qualification reports for these Mentor technologies. With these certifications, the Mentor Safe program now includes the industry’s first standalone ISO 26262-certified HLS and analog/mixed signal qualification documentation, thereby eliminating the need for additional tool chain restrictions or changes to retain ASIL D compliancy.
The latest additions to the Mentor Safe program are:
“Chipmakers targeting automotive applications such as automated driving and sophisticated ADAS systems face the daunting task of creating radically innovative products while adhering to the stringent functional safety and time-to market requirements of global automotive OEMs and their suppliers,” said Brian Derrick, Vice President and General Manager at Mentor Graphics. “Mentor is answering the call by delivering ISO 26262 pre-qualified design automation technologies and documentation across a large and growing number of our industry-leading design automation solutions.”
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. Mentor Safe is one of the industry’s broadest and most comprehensive ISO 26262 qualification and certification programs, established to help automotive and industrial customers rapidly navigate the increasingly complex process of functional safety certification with confidence.