Build Your Automotive IP Expertise

We've collected the best Automotive IP webinars, videos, and white papers in one place to help you enhance your knowledge about the latest requirements and industry practices. Whether your chip design includes artificial intelligence capabilities, targets safety-critical ADAS systems, or enables the next great infotainment console, the DesignWare Automotive IP University resources will help you create the SoC your market needs.




Automotive-Qualified IP for Evolving Integrated ADAS Domain Controller SoCs

In this presentation, our Automotive IP expert explains today's ADAS SoC market trends, the different IP blocks that designers are incorporating into such SoCs, and functional safety and reliability requirements that apply to IP and SoCs for ADAS applications. 


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Importance of Dependent Failure Analysis for Safety-Critical IP and SoCs
This white paper explains the importance of implementing DFA in the automotive IP and SoC development cycle and how DFA helps meet the technical independence essentials according to the design’s safety requirements.


Holistic Verification and Validation of Automotive IP for Functional Safety SoCs 

This white paper illustrates a holistic approach to verification and validation of automotive IP for functional safety products and how such a holistic approach eliminates costly iterations and shortens design schedules.

Aligning Automotive Safety Requirements Between IP and SoCs
The SoC implementors require work-products or documents that describe safety-related features, as deliverables from the IP providers. This white paper explains how automotive IP developers need to implement safety standards to make safety integration easier at the SoC level.

IP for Centralized ADAS Domain Controllers
This white paper describes the new ADAS SoC architecture which has transitioned from decentralized ECUs to centralized multidomain controllers and explains the implementation of domain controllers with IP that has been designed per the ISO 26262 functional safety, automotive reliability, and quality standards.  

Best Practices for Traceability of Functional Safety Requirements In ...
This white paper explains the best practices for traceability of automotive functional safety requirements flow when designing IP or SoC for ADAS. Depending on the Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL), the functional safety requirements can vastly change.

The Impact of AI on Autonomous Vehicles
One of the key enablers of vehicle autonomy moving forward will be the application of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, particularly those based upon deep-learning algorithms implemented on multi-layer convolutional neural networks (CNNs). These algorithms show great promise in the kind of object recognition, segmentation, and classification tasks necessary for vehicle autonomy.

Data Converter IP for Automotive SoCs
This whitepaper describes efficient and optimized procedures to meet automotive requirements by judicious partitioning of the functional safety requirements between the IP, such as data converters, and the SoC functional blocks that include the IP. The paper also describes the required set of reliability and safety features and tests that the IP must meet.

The Basics of Foundation IP for Automotive SoCs
The paper looks specifically at the standards that apply to Foundation IP - logic libraries, embedded memories, and memory built-in self-test (BIST) - for different automotive IC functions and how reliability grades affect IP selection and implementation risk. The paper then examines each of the relevant standards and tests for functional safety, reliability and quality - ISO 26262, ISO/TS 16949:2009 and AEC-Q100.

Safety in SoCs: Accelerate ISO 26262 Certification with Processor IP
This white paper outlines the key requirements for ISO 26262 certification and demonstrates how to accelerate the development of safety-critical IP and SoCs through the use of out-of-the-box safety-ready IP with advanced verification qualification tools and methodologies.