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Aquantia Achieves ASIL B Certification for Automotive Products

Source: Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2019-- Aquantia Corp., (NYSE: AQ), a leader in high-speed, Multi-Gigabit Ethernet connectivity solutions, today announced that it has achieved ASIL B certification on its Automotive connectivity products according to ISO 26262-5 and as determined by the Certification Body for Functional Safety of the SGS-TÜV Saar. ASIL B compliance is a critical requirement for automotive OEMs, and their Tier 1 suppliers, when choosing technology partners to ensure a vehicle’s systems meet the necessary safety levels.

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Aquantia Multi-Gig Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (Graphic: Business Wire)

Aquantia Multi-Gig Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (Graphic: Business Wire)

“Entering the Automotive arena is radically different than traditional networking markets. The levels of safety and security are of paramount importance,” said Amir Bar-Niv, Vice President of Marketing, Automotive at Aquantia Corp. “Our team has put significant effort into attaining this certification. I am pleased that we have achieved this significant milestone in delivering compliant, Multi-Gig networking technology for the first wave of autonomous vehicles that will come to market.”

Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL), specified under ISO 26262, is a risk classification hierarchy for defining safety requirements. Under ISO 26262, ASILs are assigned by performing a risk analysis of a potential hazard by looking at various risk parameters such as severity, exposure and controllability of the vehicle operating scenario. The functional safety as a process is based on the guidelines specified by ISO 26262, the international safety standard for automotive. The Aquantia Automotive networking products have been approved based on product documentation provided to SGS-TÜV Saar and according to the conditions of ISO 26262.

The SGS-TÜV Saar assessed the Aquantia Automotive networking products and found them to be in conformance with the ASIL B target values for Single Point Fault Metric (SPFM) and Latent Fault Metric (LFM). The ASIL B certification is based on a detailed functional safety assessment that considers:

  • The various safety requirements that have been established to mitigate risks to acceptable levels
  • Smooth management and tracking of these safety requirements
  • Assurance that standardized safety procedures have been followed in the delivered products

About Aquantia

Aquantia is a leader in the design, development and marketing of advanced, high-speed communications ICs for Ethernet connectivity in the Data Center, Enterprise Infrastructure, Access and Automotive markets. Aquantia products are designed to cost-effectively deliver leading-edge data speeds for use in the latest generation of communications infrastructure to alleviate network bandwidth bottlenecks caused by the growth of global IP traffic and in emerging and demanding applications such as autonomous driving. Aquantia is headquartered in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit www.aquantia.com.

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