Synopsys' EV6x Embedded Vision Processor with Safety Enhancement Package (SEP) Family is the 2019 Vision Product of the Year Award Winner in the Processors category. Automotive SoC designers must meet stringent requirements for safety and reliability as defined in the ISO 26262 standard to achieve Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) targets. Furthermore, the IP — such as Embedded Vision Processors — that is integrated into the SoC must also meet the same safety and reliability requirements. The DesignWare EV6x Embedded Vision Processor with SEP is the industry’s first ASIL D Ready vision processor IP, capable of achieving the highest level of the ISO 26262 automotive functional safety standard. This new IP is being designed into SoCs used in critical automotive safety applications such as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles to perform real-time processing of sensor and camera data.

“With the increase in safety and reliability functionality in advanced automotive systems, having intelligent vision processing capabilities is crucial to bringing these functions to market. Being honored with the Best Processor award for our ASIL D Ready DesignWare ARC EV6x Vision Processors demonstrates Synopsys' continued investment in developing leading processor IP solutions that address the safety, performance, power and area requirements of automotive SoC designs.”
John Koeter, Vice President of Marketing for IP, Synopsys

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS) is a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA), supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property (IP) and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing. Manufacturers of embedded vision products require the highest performance, energy optimized processors that are integrated well with their host microcontrollers. Synopsys Processor Designer and DesignWare ARC provide the optimized embedded vision processing subsystem whereas Synopsys Platform Architect, Synopsys Virtualizer™ and HAPS® deliver the prototyping solutions for successful optimization and integration into the entire system on chip (SoC). These technology-leading solutions help give Synopsys customers a competitive edge in bringing the best products to market quickly while reducing costs and schedule risk. Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has approximately 80 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan, Asia and India. To learn more about Synopsys, please visit www.synopsys.com.

Video by Gordon Cooper, Product Marketing Manager for EV Processor IP at Synopsys


This award was presented at the 2019 Embedded Vision Summit; the program is organized by the Embedded Vision Alliance.

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