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Software simulates performance of automotive headlamps

Software simulates performance of automotive headlamps
The latest release of Synopsys' LucidDrive software product has been announced, which allows designers to simulate the performance of automotive headlamps when driving at night. LucidDrive version 2017.12, now available, includes a new feature for simulating pixel light technology, which is a type of adaptive front-lighting system (AFS) that provides individual light cell illumination on the road with high resolution.
22nd December 2017

Software allows more time for automotive lighting design

Software allows more time for automotive lighting design
The latest release of the LucidShape CAA V5 Based software product has been announced by Synopsys. It allows designers to perform optical simulations and analyses of automotive lighting products within the CATIA V5 environment. LucidShape CAA V5 Based version 2017.09, gives designers the flexibility to simulate multiple lighting functions and optical design variations in the same part or product.
5th December 2017

Duo develop emulation solutions for automotive applications

Duo develop emulation solutions for automotive applications
With its high performance, capacity, scalability, and support for standard-based connectivity protocols, ZeBu Server enables full system verification of complex automotive SoCs and research of fault detection and fault recovery mechanisms. The partnership aims to shorten automotive system design cycles and increase design quality compliant with industry standards using ZeBu Server.
15th November 2017


Test platform tools achieve ISO 26262 certification

Test platform tools achieve ISO 26262 certification
It has been announced that Synopsys' test platform tools for high-quality manufacturing test are completely certified for the ISO 26262 automotive functional safety standard. To achieve this, SGS-TÜV Saar, an independent accredited assessor, recently certified the tool qualification reports for the DFTMAX, DFTMAX Ultra, and DFTMAX LogicBIST solutions. These certifications are in addition to previously certified Synopsys test products that include TetraMAX II ATPG solution, DesignWare STAR Memory System and STAR Hierarchical System.
31st October 2017

Synopsys and NXP extend automotive center of excellence collab

Synopsys has announced the extension of its multiyear Center of Excellence (CoE) programme with NXP and availability of Virtualiser Development Kits (VDKs) for NXP S32 Automotive Processing Platform.
23rd October 2017

Bought a new car recently? It could have a security flaw!

Bought a new car recently? It could have a security flaw!
  Researchers have discovered a security flaw that could potentially (and probably does) affect all new vehicles. It allows an attacker to turn off safety features, such as airbags, ABS brakes, and power-steering - or any of a vehicle's computerised components connected to its controller area network or CAN bus.
23rd August 2017

Partnership accelerates robust design optimisation

Customers will be able to accelerate the next-gen of high-performance computing, mobile and automotive products thanks to a new partnership between ANSYS and Synopsys that will tightly integrate ANSYS' power integrity and reliability signoff technologies with Synopsys' physical implementation solution for in-design usage. Developers of innovative, cost-effective and reliable smart products need to quickly optimise, validate and signoff their designs.
21st June 2017

Software enables virtual simulation of adaptive headlights

Software enables virtual simulation of adaptive headlights
Version 2017.03 SR1 of Synopsys' LucidDrive software has been announced. The software is used for night-driving simulations to evaluate road performance of vehicle headlight designs. LucidDrive technology provides precisely controlled simulations of vehicle lighting beam patterns and their appearance on the road, allowing designers to assess and improve design performance throughout product development.
3rd May 2017

Automotive ecosystem for virtual prototyping extended

The availability of Synopsys Virtualiser Development Kit (VDK) for the Silicon Mobility OLEA Solution has been announced by Synopsys and Silicon Mobility. Silicon Mobility OLEA solution is the industry’s first automotive semiconductor solution with programmable logic designed for powertrain hybridisation and electric vehicle control systems.
15th March 2017

LucidShape software suits automotive lighting simulation

Synopsys announced the commercial availability of its LucidShape CAA V5 Based software product, which allows designers to perform optical simulations and analyses of automotive lighting products within the CATIA V5 environment. After a successful beta release in October 2016, Synopsys is shipping a general release version of the product as of March 6, 2017.
13th March 2017

Functional safety verification builds safer cars

 Functional safety verification builds safer cars
All chip designers set out to develop chips without bugs, but the stakes are much higher for those working on automotive designs. A cell phone crash may cause a reboot, but a bug in an advanced driver assistance system, such as lane keeping, may cause another kind of crash – with much more serious consequences. Author: Brian Davenport, Staff Engineer, Synopsys’ Verification Group
1st December 2016

Safety verification solution enables ISO 26262 compliance

Safety verification solution enables ISO 26262 compliance
  It has been announced that Mobileye has selected Synopsys' Z01X functional safety verification solution to meet ISO 26262 automotive safety compliance for Mobileye's next-gen of Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) SoCs. 
22nd November 2016

Processor solutions for IoT security and automotive safety

Hosting a free one-day conference at the Santa Clara Marriott, CA, Synopsys will be focussing on the latest technologies and trends in processor IP, software development and programming tools optimised for use in embedded devices.
7th September 2016

Accelerating early automotive software development and test

Aimed for use with Synopsys Virtualizer Development Kits (VDKs), a new model for Infineon’s latest TriCore architecture, TriCore 1.6.2, has been announced by Synosys.
28th July 2016

Complete MIPI display and IP solutions deliver high bandwidth

The immediate availability of DesignWare MIPI CSI-2 Device Controller IP and DesignWare MIPI DSI Device Controller IP for mobile, automotive and IoT SoCs has been announced by Synopsys.
21st July 2016

Accelerate automotive system software development

Synopsys has announced the addition of new models of Bosch timer and in-car communication IP for GTM, M_CAN and ERAY peripherals in its Virtualizer Development Kits (VDKs). VDKs are software development kits using a virtual prototype as the embedded target to enable software development, integration and test months before physical hardware is available.
26th May 2016

Integrity strategy expanded to make automotive software safer and more secure

Integrity strategy expanded to make automotive software safer and more secure
It has been announced today that the Software Integrity strategy from Synopsys has been expanded to address the cyber security and safety challenges faced by the automotive industry.
24th May 2016

SP & cache configurations enable smart automotive sensors

Synopsys has announced the extension of its Safety Enhancement Package (SEP) to DesignWare ARC EM processors that include cache support and DSP acceleration. The ARC EM4, EM6, EM5D and EM7D cores, combined with the ARC SEP option, have been certified ASIL D Ready by SGS-TÜV Saar, a leading independent certification company.
17th May 2016

Synopsys verification solution certified for ISO 26262 automotive functional safety

Synopsys announces that key products in its functional safety verification solution are now certified for the ISO 26262 automotive functional safety standard. SGS-TÜV Saar, an independent accredited assessor, formally certified VCS Functional Verification solution, Certitude functional qualification solution and Verdi Debug solution with verification planning and coverage, following an industry-standard Functional Safety Tool Qualification.
17th May 2016

Synopsys extends verification IP portfolio for automotive applications

Synopsys has announced the expansion of its VC Verification IP (VIP) portfolio with CAN 2.0/FD/TT (ISO 16845 compliant), LIN, FlexRay and Ethernet Audio Video Bridging (AVB) protocols for the verification of automotive applications. These verification IP titles include test suites and spec-linking technology required to verify compliance to automotive standards.
6th April 2016


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