Moving from SRAM to DDR DRAM in Safety Critical Automotive Systems

Moving from SRAM to DDR DRAM in Safety Critical Automotive Systems
by Eric Esteve on 12-20-2016 at 12:00 pm

Until now, most of the processors contained within automobiles could be served by SRAM, at the exception of infotainment systems relying on a more powerful CPU connected to DRAM, but these systems are non-safety-critical. Advanced Driver Awareness Systems (ADAS) and self-driving vehicle systems demand powerful processorsRead More


FPGAs allow customization of SEU mitigation

FPGAs allow customization of SEU mitigation
by Don Dingee on 11-16-2016 at 4:00 pm

Teams working on avionics, space-based electronics, weapons delivery systems, nuclear generating plants, medical imaging equipment, and other applications where radiation leads to single-event upsets (SEU) are already sensitive to functional safety requirements. What about automotive applications?

With electronic… Read More