processing power of
electronic devices means
they are changing from being
helpers to decision makers. So, it
is vital the system does exactly
what it was programmed to do for
a given situation.
Compliance with this is known
as functional safety (FuSa) and
this is increasingly important for
many application areas where AI
is making critical decisions.
But what exactly is FuSa and
how is a functionally safe product
or SoC designed? This article explains why FuSa involves a change in culture