Last week, Cadence announced the certification of its LPDDR4 IP in TSMC's 16nm automotive process. The opening paragraph of the press release actually says:
"Cadence Design Systems, Inc today announced that the Cadence LPDDR4/4X memory IP subsystem, utilizing the TSMC 16nm FinFET Compact (16FFC) automotive process technology, has achieved ISO 26262 ASIL C certification from SGS-TÜV Saar. The certification confirms that the Cadence IP is complete and ready for use by customers creating advanced systems-on-chip (SoCs) for ADAS and L3/L4 autonomous driving applications."
That's a lot of jargon in a few lines. Let me unpack it.
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