Cloud native EDA tools & pre-optimized hardware platforms
Accelerate the end-to-end safety design cycle for SoCs by using the safety specification format (SSF) for automotive designs up to ASIL D. SSF is a command interface that describes safety intent, such as hardware safety mechanisms and their attributes, across different tools involved in functional safety activities. After being manually or automatically generated, SSF can be used in RTL generation and verification tools, and digital design tools, to ensure that safety requirements are met at every phase in the design cycle.
Traditionally, engineers identify hardware safety mechanisms for their designs and then manually insert them into the RTL or netlist. After the design and verification process, they would confirm whether the safety goals have been achieved. They might use spreadsheets to track the hundreds or thousands of requirements, requiring substantial manual effort, with the potential for human error.
Automating this process by using SSF delivers an array of benefits:
Figure 1: SSF is generated by Synopsys TestMAX™ FuSa, selected DesignWare® IP, and VC Functional Safety Manager,
or can be generated by the user.
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