Lattice Semiconductor Corporation announces the qualification of its Lattice Diamond 2.1 software for Road Vehicles Functional Safety. The ISO 26262 Certification defines a safety compliant methodology for automotive applications throughout the lifecycle of automotive electronics and integrated safety systems. This ISO 26262 qualification complements Lattice’s already existing Functional Safety of Electrical/ Electronic/Programmable Electronic Safety-related Systems (E/E/PES) qualification (IEC 61508). Both of these are certified by TÜV Rheinland, Germany, the industry’s testing, inspection and certification service. By adhering to the latest safety design methodology for road vehicles or automotive applications, Lattice Diamond 2.1 software enables a faster time-to-market and reduces costs in the development of automotive applications.
Lattice Diamond software offers leading-edge design and implementation tools optimized for cost-sensitive, low-power Lattice FPGA architectures. The software features design exploration, ease of use, and rapid design flow. The Functional Safety Design Flow solution, based on Lattice Diamond 2.1, covers product development using FPGAs for design, implementation, integration, verification, validation, and production release. Delivering a complete automotive development solution, the Lattice Diamond 2.1 software supports automotive grade devices such as the MachXO, LatticeXP2 and LatticeECP3:
- MachXO is a non-volatile FPGA that can be used for glue logic connectivity, simpler motor control, and networking such as LIN and CAN-FD.
- LatticeXP2 is a non-volatile FPGA with DSP blocks and applications ranging from advanced motor control algorithms for powertrain applications, networking and connectivity applications.
- LatticeECP3 brings the high speed SERDES capability to automotive devices, which can be used for display controllers, high speed networking (Gigabit Ethernet), advanced motor control, connectivity and Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS).
To purchase a license for Lattice Diamond 2.1 design software, please visit http://www.latticesemi.com/en/Products/DesignSoftwareAndIP/FPGAandLDS/LatticeDiamond.aspx.
To learn more about the Road Vehicles Functional Safety standard (ISO 26262), please visit http://www.latticesemi.com/Solutions/Solutions/SolutionsDetails01/FunctionalSafety.aspx.