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Innovation with Purpose: Optimal MCU Solutions for Safety Critical Applications

Original Air Date: Jun 19, 2012 | Duration: 60 minutes Webinar
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Overview:
Designers of safety-critical applications requiring IEC 61508 or ISO 26262 certification need product solutions that protect against random and systematic failures, offer headroom for application differentiation and enable simplified development and system certification. The Texas Instruments Hercules® RM4 and TMS570 ARM® Cortex™-R4F microcontrollers have been designed from the ground up to meet these requirements. Join design experts from Texas Instruments and Avnet Electronics Marketing for an educational webinar that will explore the concept of functional safety and how it can be achieved by implementing Hercules ARM Safety MCUs in a wide array of designs.

Webinar attendees will receive a discount code to purchase the TMDXRM48USB Hercules Development Kit or TMS570LS31x Hercules USB Stick Development Kit at a 50% discount at www.AvnetExpress.com.

Who should attend?
Designers of end products that require IEC 61508 or ISO 26262 certification for target markets such as aerospace, automotive, transportation, medical and industrial

Key takeaways:

  • A basic understanding of functional safety standards and directives
  • An understanding of Hercules MCUs can easily be used to implement a safety-critical system
  • Knowledge of available development tools and design resources
Presenters:
Anthony Vaughan, Marketing Manager, Texas Instruments
Anthony Vaughan is the North America marketing and business development manager for Texas Instruments' Hercules safety microcontroller group. He joined TI in 2002 as a product engineer in the imaging and audio group, and then became an applications engineer with TI's automotive and safety microcontroller group. Vaughan holds a BS in Electronic Engineering Technology from Texas A&M University.

Jim Carver, Technology Marketing Director, Avnet Electronics Marketing
Jim Carver is a leading expert in microcontroller and security technologies and is a driving force in training Avnet customers on the advantages of these ever-evolving technologies. Jim has a BSCE degree from the University of California San Diego.

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Artmz Posted Jun 19, 2012

Interesting to see the non-avionics side perspective of SW safety. No mention of DO-278. Curious to see how this will help in avionics safety certification efforts.

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