ISO 26262

What’s the difference between a SIL and a DAL? How does it affect my Code Coverage?

In this article I look at the different integrity levels for the DO-178C "Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification" development guidance and ISO26262 "Road vehicles – Functional safety" standard, what they mean for code coverage and why they are not equivalent.
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ED4I tool - generating diverse code automatically to satisfy ISO26262 requirements

Is it possible to use diversity on a single processor to reliably detect hardware faults? That's the thought that lead to research which resulted in ED4I, a technique to support error detection. How we got from this research to the point where cars on the road are now relying upon ECUs that have been developed using this technique is an interesting story.
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Major trends in automotive software development

Automotive software development is a growth area in the global automotive industry. So what are some of the major trends in automotive software development and what do you need to know about them?
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How many qualification engineers does it take to change a light-bulb?

We've been working hard on qualification kits for RapiCover and RapiTime. Possibly too hard, because we even started to consider how to apply the principles of qualification to domestic tasks... How many qualification engineers does it take to change a light-bulb?
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Explaining the RapiCover Tool Qualification Process

The recent launch of the RapiCover DO-178B/C tool qualification pack is a good opportunity to set out some of the guiding principles behind its development and to illustrate the questions we asked ourselves to ensure we gave our customers the best possible solution to their needs.
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