Winbond Electronics Corporation recently announced that the company was awarded ISO 26262 certificate in accordance with the highest safety standard in automotive vehicles.
Winbond is also the first memory IC company who received the process certificate of ISO 26262, Road Vehicles – Functional Safety Standard by SGS in Taiwan.
The increasing needs of Internet of Vehicles and advanced smart vehicle products have grabbed much attention from international leading manufacturers in recent years, especially in the automotive electronics industry. Reliability and safety are key indicators of product qualification for automotive electronic products. ISO 26262, the Functional Safety Standard released in 2011, is a certification indicator to verify whether automotive electronic suppliers meet ASIL (Automotive Safety Integrity Level) requirement.
Winbond’s RD team endeavors to develop and offer high quality products and services. Winbond started to implement SGS consulting and certificating services since 2018 in order to promote the reliability and the safety of automotive electronic products. In the future, Winbond will follow the requirement of ISO 26262, and keep developing various high quality and reliability memory solutions for automotive electronic devices.
SGS Taiwan President Chi-Hung Chiu said that the ISO 26262 automotive safety certification includes management of functional safety, concept phase, system-level, hardware-level, and software-level designs and verifications, manufacturing, operation, maintenance, and decommissioning services for the entire product life cycle. All requirements have to be met to enter into the high-end automotive electronic market.
Hazel Lee (email@example.com)
Source: WINBOND ELECTRONICS CORP.
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