Optima’s SBIST (Safety Built-In Self-Test):

Optima’s new Safety Mechanism has been designed specifically for functional safety applications to solve both Hard Error and Soft Error challenges. The SBIST unit is inserted into a design using Optima’s SafeCHIP platform, to provide an effective error correction mechanism.

SBIST is currently in limited release and is available to leading companies. For more information please contact us.

Optima’s SafeCHIP/SBIST technology addresses all the challenges and weaknesses identified in the table above with an OTF methodology. It enables high-coverage and low silicon cost, will fit in any design, and solves both SE and HE.