ISO 26262 safety certifications demonstrate continuing investment in state-of-the-art quality and safety processes to serve the automotive semiconductor industry
CAMPBELL, Calif. — February 21, 2018 — Arteris IP, the innovative supplier of silicon-proven commercial system-on-chip (SoC) interconnect intellectual property (IP), today announced that forty-eight (48) of its engineers have earned the title of ISO 26262 Functional Safety Practitioner by successfully completing in-person training courses and examinations by exida, an ANSI-accredited certification body that is also an accredited assessor for ISO 26262 compliance.
To date, more than 85% of Arteris IP R&D engineers have earned the ISO 26262 Functional Safety Practitioner certification by completing 32 hours of in-person instructor-led training and passing a closed-book test. In addition to personnel training and certification, Arteris IP is utilizing the CMMI-DEV quality model, which is an ISO 26262-compliant Quality Management System, and has deployed Jama Software to automate aspects of requirements management and traceability.
“Earning the ISO 26262 Functional Safety Practitioner Certification provides proof of competence in applying the ISO 26262 specification to real-world engineering situations,” said Alexander Griessing, Principal Safety Expert and Manager at exida. “Arteris IP’s investment in employee training illustrates a commitment to creating a strong safety culture, which is a requirement for ISO 26262 compliance.”
“As the leading interconnect IP supplier to semiconductor design teams pioneering new SoCs for autonomous driving, automotive artificial intelligence, and advanced driver assistance systems, it is imperative that we meet and even exceed requirements for ISO 26262 compliance,” said K. Charles Janac, President and CEO of Arteris IP. “Our investment in ISO 26262 employee training and certification is just one example of our unparalleled commitment to meeting the unique needs of automotive semiconductor design teams.”
About Arteris IP
Arteris IP provides system-on-chip (SoC) interconnect IP to accelerate SoC semiconductor assembly for a wide range of applications from automobiles to mobile phones, IoT, cameras, SSD controllers, and servers for customers such as Samsung, Huawei / HiSilicon, Mobileye (Intel), Altera (Intel), and Texas Instruments. Arteris IP products include the Ncore cache coherent and FlexNoC non-coherent interconnect IP, as well as optional Resilience Package (functional safety) and PIANO automated timing closure capabilities. Customer results obtained by using the Arteris product line include lower power, higher performance, more efficient design reuse and faster SoC development, leading to lower development and production costs. For more information, visit www.arteris.com or find us on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/arteris.
exida is a certification and research firm specializing in functional safety and cybersecurity for automotive systems and semiconductors, high availability automation and control systems, and alarm management. exida provides training, safety and security analyses and assessment services, and has performed more process control safety certifications than any other company worldwide. exida’s main offices are located in Sellersville, PA, USA and Munich, Germany and it has worldwide operations with service centers in Italy, China, Brazil, Singapore, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Japan, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. For more information visit www.exida.com.