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DiSTI Partners with Aviation Industry Expert to Introduce First ISO 26262 Certified Driver for Automotive Industry

June 4, 2015  ·  Automotive, News

DiSTI and CoreAVI are partnered to bring the very first ISO 26262 certified OpenGL driver to the automotive industry

Orlando, FL (June 4, 2015) – The DiSTI Corporation (DiSTI), a leading provider of graphical user interface development software to the automotive, aerospace, and medical industries, and Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (CoreAVI), the world’s leading supplier of real time and safety critical graphics and video drivers, announce today, a partnership to deliver the very first ISO 26262 certified OpenGL driver to the automotive market. Delivery of this certified driver furnishes the final piece of a comprehensive certified software solution for automotive user interface development.

As the automotive industry moves closer to autonomous systems with ever more complex visual interfaces, DiSTI and CoreAVI identified the final component that requires certification in order to have a wholly certified software solution for the visual system software. CoreAVI’s safety certifiable OpenGL drivers are designed and developed from ground up for safety critical platforms and optimized for high performance and resource constrained systems. With their years of experience in producing safety certified drivers for the aviation, aerospace, and medical industries, CoreAVI is in a unique position to deliver certified drivers to the automotive industry.

“Both DiSTI and CoreAVI recognize the need for true safety certifiable graphics solutions in the automotive market to support the latest functional safety requirements for digital instrument clusters, advanced driver assistance systems, and heads-up displays,” says CoreAVI Vice President Dan Joncas. “We look forward to applying our expertise in safety critical graphics to the automotive market segment.”

“DiSTI and CoreAVI have worked closely together on previous safety critical interface endeavors,” says DiSTI Director Christopher Giordano. “This partnership is a natural fit into the automotive market, and the end result will benefit the industry as software continues its ever-growing role in vehicle development.”

Formally released in November 2011, the ISO 26262 standard establishes the state-of-the-art for the automotive industry and assures the functional safety of a system with electrical/electronic components in production passenger vehicles. In April of this year, DiSTI announced the certification of the GL Studio Runtime Libraries by TÜV NORD to Automotive Safety Integration Level D. This allows the OEM’s and Tier 1’s to use GL Studio to completely certify their entire display framework.

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