SANTA CLARA, Calif., and HSINCHU, Taiwan – September 20, 2023 – Today, iCatch Technology proudly announces that it has accomplished the SGS-TÜV Saar ISO 26262 functional safety process certification, achieving the highest level, "ASIL D." This certification underscores iCatch Technology's commitment to adhering to ISO 26262:2018 standards, establishing a comprehensive SoC product development process system that complies with the highest level of functional safety. iCatch Technology's achievements in functional safety development and management capabilities now align with international excellence.
iCatch Technology receives SGS-TÜV ISO 26262:2018 ASIL-D process certificate. From left: Jack Kuo, Vice President of SGS Taiwan, and Weber Hsu, CEO of iCatch Technology. Photo: iCatch Technology
With the ongoing evolution of electric vehicles, advanced smart automotive electronic products have become a major trend in recent years. This trend has attracted the active participation of numerous international giants in the automotive electronics industry. Product reliability and security are the two most crucial indicators for quality verification in automotive electronics. The ISO 26262 functional safety standard verifies whether automotive electronic suppliers meet the requirements for Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL).
iCatch Technology has long been dedicated to the research and development of high-quality smart imaging SoC products and application services. In recent years, they have robustly expanded into the field of smart cabins and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). To penetrate in the automotive OEM market, iCatch Technology began collaborating with SGS Taiwan's localized expert team in 2022 for technical consulting and verification services. Today, they proudly announce their successful compliance with the world's highest functional safety standard for automotive electronics, ISO 26262.
In the future, building upon the verification requirements of the ISO 26262 highest level specification, iCatch Technology will continue to design and develop automotive image processing and computer vision SoCs. They aim to provide automotive electronics solutions with high quality and functional safety, meeting the needs of the high-quality automotive electronics market.
Jack Kuo, Vice President of SGS Taiwan, said, "iCatch Technology's acquisition of the ISO 26262 process certificate is based on its development strength in product functional safety, complying with the highest standards of car safety and quality requirements. Only by achieving this can it become a trusted partner of global automotive OEM and gain a competitive advantage in the automotive field."
Weber Hsu, CEO of iCatch Technology, stated, "Through this certification, iCatch has laid a solid foundation for penetrating in the automotive OEM market. In the future, iCatch will continue to innovate and conduct research and development while considering the functional safety and quality requirements of automotive SoCs. We aim to compete in the smart automotive supply chain."
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. The company is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 98,000 employees, SGS operates a network of more than 2,650 offices and laboratories around the world. For more information, please visit https://www.sgs.com.tw/en/
About iCatch Technology:
iCatch Technology is a leading imaging SoC solution design house, with the core technology in digital image processing, advanced video codec and system integration. The company continuously invest large resources into the research and development of deep learning and edge computing to improve device intelligence at the edge. With automotive and home security being the major focus market, iCatch Technology also expends its reach into new emerging imaging markets, such as AI conference camera, access control, thermal imaging, event sensor and more.