exida examines systematically dozens and dozens of generalist and specialist media outlets for news on events impinging on Quality, Safety and Security of complex electronics-based systems in all industrial sectors. In this section exida shares this curated survey with all the readers of its website.
"..it truly seems that the blend of AI and EV makes up the hottest industrial sector of the moment. Actually hotter and more dangerous than the Prohibition Era."
"..The hardware is great, but the software is still missing.’ Is this the current decade’s curse?"
".. a captivating article on pedestrians safety, both in content and in format, with a catchy but profoundly misleading title, especially in a period of furious debate on the agency of semi-autonomous cars. Allowing for the usual strong dose of title rhetoric, it should rather read ‘When Streets Kill’."
".. a very generous definition of successful, as 'getting to the ISS was not trouble-free. Two of 12 aft-facing Orbital Maneuvering and Attitude Control (OMAC) thrusters malfunctioned during orbital insertion and two of 28 Reaction Control System (RCS) thrusters on the Service Module failed during approach to the ISS. During the post-landing press conference, Stich said another RCS thruster failed during landing’. It’s a thin line between mission-critical and safety-critical.."
"We are proud to announce that exida Engineering S.r.l. has joined ASAM.
ASAM (Association for Standardization of Automation and Measuring Systems) is a non-profit organization that promotes standardization for tool chains in automotive development and testing."
“Ecstatic reviews of the original 1985 'Back to the Future’ movie used ‘incredible’, ‘mind-blowing’, ’surreal’ to describe the retrofitted DMC DeLorean, the car who was indeed the major character of the blockbuster saga. It remains to be seen whether non-SciFi buffs and lawmakers are equally enthusiastic of such characteristics in everyday cars. Film fans and critics remember well that just about the same time another mind-bending American movie hit the screens, John Carpenter's ‘Christine’, about 'a strange car with an evil mind’..."
““The debate on Tesla Self-Driving is reaching unprecedented levels of controversy, sparking hacktivism and public petitions in favor or against. Politicization of safety issues is not a good sign, especially when guided by strong partisanship from both sides."
“Finally accustomed to smartphones with wheels? Get ready for PlayStations with pedals!"
“The plot thickens..."
“..We strongly reject the concept of car as a computer on wheels. It’s a heavy, fast-moving, untethered IT centre on wheels."
“..A happy user shares his experience with a fully autonomous vehicle, the Husqvarna 435X AWD. No safety issues reported so far."
“..(More or less autonomous) cars can kill, but they are not alone."
“Q: I’m a pedestrian, how can I opt out of Tesla Beta Tester program? A: Stay at home."
“fascinating, just expect the next autonomous fiery clash to be around, in the debate about the appropriate use of 'Auto-Coxswain'..."
“just when you thought that only reckless newcomers could be so cavalier on safety..."
“..Computers on Wheels is so nineties… new vehicles on the drawing boards are true Supercomputers on Wheels!"
“..'as extensively debated in exida’s recent 'Automotive and Process Industry Symposium 2021', Functional Safety is the toughest nut to crack for Linux and for OSS"
“..'The idea will be that we'll have plenty of fallback modes where, if part of the system fails, it'll fall back to a more manual flight mode. The user would have training to basically tackle any of those conditions.’ rrrrright. what could possibly go wrong?"
“..Reversal of fortune, reversal of policy, or what?"
We provide consulting, assessment, cybersecurity, alarm management, product testing and certification under a number of Functional Safety, Security and SW Quality standards, such as IEC 61508, IEC 61511, ISO 26262, ISO 13849, IEC 62061, ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI), ASPICE