Nuvoton Technology, a Japanese producer of semiconductors for automotive HMI applications, and Green Hills Software, a specialist in embedded safety and security, have announced that the latter’s Integrity real-time operating system will be available on the latest Nuvoton Gerda family of automotive SoCs (system-on-chips).
This combined solution is claimed to provide a cost-optimized platform for OEMs and Tier 1s to build safe and secure high-performance instrument clusters, head-up displays and e-mirrors.
With the approach of UNECE WP.29 cybersecurity management system requirements, Green Hills says that it is well positioned to provide a best-in-class solution for both ISO 26262 automotive functional safety and ISO/SAE 21434 automotive cybersecurity with its Integrity RTOS and development tools.
Meanwhile, the Gerda family of SoCs meets the full requirements of mid/low digital instrument clusters, combining multiple rich graphics options with advanced audio/video processing and rapid-start capabilities.
“We appreciate Green Hills Software supporting our products,” said Shigehiro Matsumoto, director of visual sensing business group at Nuvoton. “We look forward to this collaboration, which will build good partnerships with Green Hills Software and will enable customers to take advantage of the high-speed performance and ever-evolving features made available on our Gerda series SoC family. We know customers face future challenges in providing their OEMs with cost-effective solutions that also meet emerging safety and security standards, and they will find what they need with this combined offering.”
Matthew Slager, VP of operations for Asia-Pacific at Green Hills Software, added, “Customers still face challenging safety and security requirements for functions that need to co-exist with high-performance graphical display systems.”