For more than 40 years, LDRA has developed and driven the market for software that automates code analysis and software testing for safety, mission, security and business-critical markets. Working with clients to achieve early error identification and elimination, and full compliance with industry standards. LDRA traces requirements through static and dynamic analysis to unit testing and verification for a wide variety of hardware and software platforms. Boasting a worldwide presence, LDRA has headquarters in the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, and India coupled with an extensive distributor network. For more information on the LDRA tool suite, please visit www.ldra.com


The LDRA tool suite is a comprehensive set of software standards compliance, testing, and verification tools based on industry best practices. In the automotive industry, users of the LDRA tool suite develop software at the core of systems such as ADAS, autonomous vehicles, body electronics, and V2X. The tool suite complies with safety and security standards such as ISO 26262 (ASIL A-D), ISO/SAE 21434, and SAE J3061.

The open and extensible platform of the LDRA tool suite is unique in its integration of software life-cycle traceability, static and dynamic analysis, unit test and system-level testing on virtually any host or target platform, including Synopsys ARC.

LDRA’s software testing solutions expedite your certification/approval process through:

  • Tracing all requirements, design, and verification artifacts throughout the software development life cycle.
  • Complying with coding standards (industry- and user-defined) such as MISRA and CERT.
  • Automating unit test and system-level test.
  • Performing and reporting coverage analysis on all code down to the target level.
  • Planning for and executing requirements-based testing.
  • Tool chain integration.
  • Tool qualification/certification packages.
  • Automatically producing software certification and approval evidence.

From project management to systems engineers, developers, QA managers, test and maintenance engineers, your entire team will use the LDRA tool suite throughout the software development life cycle. They will appreciate its open architecture and optimized integrations with the rest of your toolchain, including requirements management tools, modelling tools, software configuration management tools, compilers, debuggers, integrated development environments (IDEs), real-time operating systems (RTOSs), communication protocols, processors, and target connections.

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ARC-specific Support Details

LDRA supports the Synopsys ARC® MetaWare Development Toolkit for source code static and dynamic analysis. In addition, LDRA supports the ARC EM processor family for on target unit testing and coverage analysis.

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