Multivisor support for TI's ‘Jacinto 6’ automotive processor

June 06, 2014 // By Graham Prophet
Providing guaranteed safety separation, secure virtualisation and boot-time performance for the ‘Jacinto 6 Eco’ DRA72x processors from Texas Instruments, Green Hills Software has announced supprot by the Integrity Multivisor virtualisation technology.

Positioned as a comprehensive software development and run-time solutions for Texas Instruments' latest automotive SoC (system-on-chip), the DRA72x 'Jacinto 6 Eco’ processor, Green Hills Software offers support for this single-core ARM Cortex-A15 architecture device, including Integrity Multivisor virtualisation technology, the Integrity safety-certified separation kernel, MULTI multicore debugger, a suite of middleware and the Green Hills' family of JTAG probes. The newest member of the ‘Jacinto 6’ platform, the DRA72x SoC delivers in-vehicle infotainment and telematics features to the next generation of entry- to mid-level cars.

Green Hills Software offers a comprehensive solution for ‘Jacinto 6’ devices that include the following major components:

The Integrity Multivisor combines a trusted microkernel with system virtualisation technology into an IVI (in-vehicle infotainment) platform featuring configurable software partitions, real-time and safety-critical processing, and one or more infotainment guest operating systems

Integrity separation kernel for applications demanding safety, reliability and security

MULTI integrated software development environment featuring multicore debugger, profiler and many other integrated time-saving tools

Software and services compliant to the highest levels of automotive and industrial safety standards including ISO 26262, IEC 61508 and EN 50128

EEMBC-certified C/C++ compilers for the ‘Jacinto 6’ Cortex-A15 cores that outperform competing compilers by as much as 30-35%

Code quality tools including MISRA C/C++ and DoubleCheck static analyser

Green Hills probe for hardware bring-up and low-level debugging and development

Green Hills adds that with its software solutions, the DRA72x processor provides manufacturers a way to seamlessly scale their product investments while delivering a diverse portfolio of platforms with configurable software and hardware compatibility based on the broadest array of ARM Cortex-A15 devices.

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