By DE Editors
PTC has announced that MKS Integrity, a PTC product, has been certified to help manufacturers comply with an automotive industry safety standard governing areas such as steering and braking systems.
Specifically, TUV SUD Automotive, a provider of technical certification services, has certified Integrity, release 2009 SP6 (9.6) as fit for purpose to develop safety-related systems for use in ISO/DIS 26262 and IEC 61508 compliant development processes. This independent assessment of Integrity change and configuration management capabilities enables automotive engineering organizations developing safety-related embedded systems to qualify the tool chain being used to produce these systems up to ASIL-D or SIL3, the most stringent levels of safety function as defined by the standards.
“We have seen that Integrity helps automotive development organizations adhere to the requirements and recommendations of the safety standards, resulting in improved reliability, quality and safety,” says Andreas B rwald, product line manager, Functional Safety, TUV SUD Automotive GmbH. “These product capabilities combined with the reporting functionality can even increase the efficiency of functional safety assessments performed by our organization at vehicle manufacturers and suppliers.”
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.