Toshiba has selected Cypress’ Semper NOR Flash for its next-generation Visconti family of automotive Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). NOR flash memory is a nonvolatile storage technologies that does not require power to retain data.
Architected with an embedded Arm Cortex -M0 processing core, the Semper family, according to the company, is purpose-built for the most demanding automotive environments where high-density and functional safety compliance are required. The Toshiba ViscontiTM ADAS SoC is specifically targeted for major automobile makers working toward Autonomous Driving level 2.
The Cypress Semper NOR Flash family complies with Functional Safety compliance and meets the ISO26262 automotive functional safety standard, reaching ASIL-B compliancy. Semper NOR Flash also supports automotive temperatures up to +125°C (AEC-Q100 Grade 1) and meets the density and performance requirements for storage in ADAS applications through Autonomous Driving level 5, as claimed by the company.
Cypress is today working with the many automotive companies to develop leading-edge automotive systems, including Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), 3-D graphics displays, wireless connectivity, full-featured touchscreens and superior body electronics. Its automotive portfolio includes Traveo™ and PSoC® microcontrollers (MCUs), CapSense® capacitive-sensing solutions, TrueTouch® touchscreen solutions, Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and USB connectivity solutions, power-management ICs (PMICs), and storage.