Pave a Smooth Path to Safety Certification
On-demand: Aired Live December 8th 2011
Safety certification poses challenges across industries -- aerospace, defense, industrial and medical. Manufacturers in each field must contend with specifying and validating their products’ functional safety for customer requirements and the demanding certification standards set by regulatory agencies.
Designing a functionally safe solution adds new requirements in various stages of product development. Special attention on functional safety at earlier stages of development will have the greatest impact, beginning with the critical step of selecting the right hardware and OS platform as a solid foundation. Freescale Power Architecture® processors and QNX software solutions together deliver proven silicon, systems, software and services solutions to support the growing demand for functional safety standards such as IEC 61508. During this e-cast, processor experts from Freescale and software experts from QNX will share their insights and knowledge on the challenges, considerations, best practices and proven solutions for maximizing your chance of successful safety certification.
Attendees will learn about:
The concept of reliability versus availability
Software and hardware architecture for safety
Software and hardware safety certification
Best practices for successful certification
Yi Zheng - Product Manager QNX Neutrino RTOS Safe Kernel
Matt Short- Industrial Segment Marketing Manager – Freescale
John McHale, editorial director, Military Embedded Systems magazine, OpenSystems Media