DENSO Corporation has selected Cypress Semiconductor’s Semper fail-safe storage for its next-generation digital automotive cockpit applications with advanced graphics. Architected with an embedded Arm Cortex-M0 processing core, the Semper family is purpose-built for the most demanding automotive environments. DENSO requires a high-performance code and graphics storage solution that is high-density, long-lasting, and designed for functional safety compliance.
The Cypress Semper family offers the highest density serial NOR Flash memory in the industry with up to 4Gb by leveraging Cypress’ proprietary MirrorBit process technology. The family also features EnduraFlex architecture, which achieves greater reliability and endurance. Semper fail-safe storage devices were the first in the industry to achieve the ISO 26262 automotive functional safety standard and are ASIL-B compliant.
The global automotive industry is undergoing a once-in-a-century shift that will fundamentally reshape transportation, and DENSO is committed to addressing this by advancing automotive innovation that enables a safer, more comfortable and convenient mobility experience for everyone.
DENSO looks forward to continuing our relationship with Cypress through their next-generation memory product line-up. This technology will help fulfill the high performance and reliability requirements that enable advanced functionalities, including high-end graphic solutions.—Mike Murzyn, vice president of cockpit engineering, DENSO International America
The Cypress Semper family includes AEC-Q100-qualified devices at the industry’s highest density. Cypress Semper fail-safe storage products exceed automotive quality and functional safety requirements with ASIL-B compliance and are ready for use in ASIL-D systems.
Cypress’ 512Mb, 1Gb and 2Gb Semper devices are currently sampling.