IMG BXS GPU receives ISO 26262 certification for automotive safety and reliability

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Imagination Technologies has announced that it has achieved ISO 26262 functional safety certification for its IMG BXS-4-64 GPU from HORIBA MIRA Certification.

Imagination’s latest certification makes the IMG BXS GPU a suitable choice for OEMs and Tier 1s who are looking to integrate efficient, high-performing graphics and compute in functionally safe automotive designs.

Holding a near 50% share of the automotive HMI market, Imagination’s GPUs are being used in hundreds of vehicle models and are licensed for use in autonomous consumer and fleet vehicles. The IMG BXS GPU features a scalable, multi-core architecture and is specifically designed for automotive, offering functionally safe graphics and compute capabilities for both HMI display and ADAS compute.

According to Chris Porthouse, Chief Product Officer at Imagination, “As a market leader in IP for the automotive sector, we have the responsibility to offer manufacturers reliable and trusted solutions. We have worked together with HORIBA MIRA Certification to complete a thorough functional safety audit for our IMG BXS GPU. Our latest certificate provides confidence to our suppliers and OEMs who select our IP in addition to benefitting from faster in-vehicle integration and easier journeys to deployment.”

ISO 26262 is the standard that addresses risk in the automotive industry by ensuring that electronic systems are designed to be functionally safe, mitigating against random hardware faults while minimising any potential flaws through rigorous engineering processes.