Winbond recently announced that it has been awarded the ISO 26262 certificate by SGS for the highest safety standard for automotive electronics. Winbond is the first automotive memory manufacturer in Taiwan to receive the ISO 26262 Road Vehicle Functional Safety Process Certificate.

With the development of the Internet of Vehicles, electronic products for advanced smart cars have become the main trend in recent years, attracting many international semiconductor manufacturers to actively invest in the automotive electronics semiconductor industry. Among them, the reliability and safety of products are the two most important indicators for the quality certification of automotive semiconductor products. The functional safety standard ISO 26262 issued in 2011 is a certification indicator for checking whether the automotive electronics supplier meets the ASIL (Automotive Safety Integrity Level) requirements.

In order to upgrade the reliability and functional safety of Winbond automotive electronic products, Winbond has been introducing SGS’s consulting and certification services since 2018. Recently, it has successfully reached the requirements of ISO 26262, the world’s highest functional safety standard for automotive electronics. In the future, Winbond will continue to design and develop various automotive electronic applications, providing memory solutions that meet the high quality and functional safety of automotive electronics.