January 23, 2021

Synopsys and Samsung Foundry Announce Reference Flow for Predictable Execution of ASIL D-Compliant SoC Design for Automotive Applications

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ —


  • Samsung Foundry and Synopsys’ optimized flow achieves predictable execution of in-system test, implementation, verification, timing and physical signoff for ASIL D-compliant SoC design
  • Includes failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA), failure modes effects and diagnostic analysis (FMEDA) and unified fault campaign management coupled with native RTL-to-GDSII functional safety implementation
  • Synopsys’ automotive-grade IP is ASIL Ready ISO 26262 certified, tested for AEC-Q100 reliability, and supports ISO 9001 automotive quality management system to accelerate SoC-level functional safety qualification

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) and Samsung Foundry today announced the release of a validated automotive reference flow to streamline SoC hardware design for in-system test, implementation, verification, timing and physical signoff for ISO 26262 compliance. This reference flow is targeted for automotive safety integrity level (ASIL) D autonomous driving and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) applications. In close collaboration with Samsung, the optimized Synopsys automotive

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Trudeau, Ontario announce ‘win-win’ $1.8 billion investment into Ford electric vehicle production

PM, Ford announce COVID-19 job boost with auto investment

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Doug Ford announced contributions part of a $1.8 billion investment into car manufacturer Ford’s Oakville Assembly Complex, in order to make it a global hub for battery electric vehicle production.

Both the Ontario and federal government will invest $295 million, to go along with an investment by the manufacturer, in order to make zero emission electric vehicles.

“By investing in technology that protects the environment, we’re also taking action on our plan to get to net zero carbon emissions by 2050, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday. “For our environment, for our auto-sector, this is a win-win.”

Trudeau said the announcement secures 5,000 middle-class jobs, while positioning the country to use its talent to be a leader in electric vehicles, a growing market.

“Today’s announcement represents the largest investment in Ontario’s auto sector and

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