Real-Time Virtualization Support for Functional Safety
The Arm Cortex-R processor series delivers high performance and deterministic execution for time-critical systems. Designed for implementation on advanced processes, Cortex-R processors achieve high execution speed within an efficient silicon footprint. Cortex-R52+ builds on its predecessor, the Arm Cortex-R52, to assist integration and virtualization for functional safety applications, while maintaining software compatibility.
Features and Benefits
Enables efficient software integration with consistent system-wide processor state visibility and performance-enhanced control for real-time virtualization applications, which helps improve efficiency and increase performance.
Provides hardware-enforced software separation on the Armv8-R architecture for the flexibility to update applications and integrate multiple operating systems, while maintaining their freedom from interference for safety-related tasks.
Multicore clusters of Cortex-R52+ processors can be integrated efficiently into system-on-chips (SoCs) and microcontroller systems (MCUs) to deliver high-performance real-time responsiveness.
Where Innovation and Ideas Come to Life
Functional Safety for Cars
Functional safety has continued to grow in importance in a number of critical automotive applications and now extends into many more of the vehicle’s systems than ever before. Domain controllers, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), and autonomous driving increase the complexity of systems where functional safety is critical. Cortex-R52+ supports the highest level of automotive safety required to enable the control computation and safety islands within these systems.
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Find out how Arm Cortex-R52+ processors can simplify your integration, and improve safety, flexibility, and responsiveness in your application.
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With the most comprehensive library for the creation of debug and trace solutions, Arm CoreSight SoC-600 enables protocol-based debug access throughout the product lifecycle.
Software Test Libraries
With flexible execution scheduling to minimize the run-time impact on applications, Arm Software Test Libraries provide diagnostic coverage to address functional safety requirements for ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 systems.
Accurate, flexible programmer’s view (PV) models of Arm IP in which to simulate and debug software on virtual prototypes prior to hardware availability.
Arm Compiler 6 has been certified by safety experts TÜV SÜD as fulfilling the requirements for development tools classified as T3 in accordance with safety standard IEC 61508-3.
A Foundation of Silicon Success
Arm-based chips, device architectures, and technologies orchestrate the performance of everything that makes modern life possible — from smartphones to agricultural sensors and from medical instruments to servers.
- Enhancing time-critical automotive designs with Arm Cortex-R52+
- The Flexible Approach to Adding Functional Safety to a CPU
- A Starter's Guide to Arm Processing Power in Automotive