The TÜV SÜD certificate verifies that the LDRA tool suite is qualified to be used in safety-related software development according to IEC 61508 (industrial safety), ISO 26262 (automotive), and EN 50128 (rail) applications.
According to Ian Hennell, LDRA Operations Director, TÜV SÜD test results showed that the LDRA tool suite fulfills the requirements for support tools according to these international industry standards.
“Adherence to the latest functional safety standards and industry certifications is increasingly critical to safety-critical markets,” stated Günter Greil, Unit Manager Generic Safety Systems at TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH.
He said TÜV SÜD Rail GmbH examined the quality and compliance of the software development processes and Functional Safety Management of the LDRA tool suite to the given standards. Also assessed was the suitability of the LDRA tool suite and associated user documentation as capable of supporting developers in safety-critical industries to achieve certification.