IAR Systems provides developers of embedded systems with world-leading software tools for developing competitive products based on 8, 16, and 32-bit processors. Established in Sweden in 1983, the company has over 46,000 customers globally, mainly in the areas of industrial automation, medical devices, consumer electronics, telecommunication, and automotive products. IAR Systems has an extensive network of partners and cooperates with the worldâs leading semiconductor vendors. IAR Systems Group AB is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.
Functional safety is one of the most important features in embedded systems today, especially within the automotive industry. To ensure functional safety and meet high-integrity standards, developers need to provide extensive justification for selecting a particular development tool, unless the tool is already certified. The proof of compliance for the tools increases cost and time of development. To solve this problem, IAR Systems provides certified editions of the C/C++ compiler and debugger toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench, now also available for Renesas’ RH850 automotive MCU Family that offers high performance balanced with low-power consumption over a wide and scalable range of products supporting high reliability requirements. The certification validates the quality of IAR Systems’ entire development processes, as well as the delivered software. The quality assurance measures applied by IAR Systems and the included Safety Manual allow customers to use IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RH850 in safety-related software development for each Safety Integrity Level (SIL) according to IEC 61508 and each Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) of ISO 26262 without further tool qualification.