Global Unichip Cooperation (GUC), the custom ASIC company, is one of the world's first ISO 26262 certified fabless ASIC service company to be awarded the certification for safety-relevant electric/electronic systems in motor vehicles. SGS-TÜV Saar, as an independent auditor, confirmed the Taiwanese company's excellent Functional Safety Processes. The design-development process has been certified by means of a pilot project for control units for the electric drive in e-cars.
GUC is one of the top fabless IC suppliers and known for their ASIC-components. ASIC stands for application-specific integrated circuit and refers to microchips, which can be adapted to the specific needs a customer's particular application. Many well-known automotive industry suppliers use these IC-components in their control units.
The SGS-TÜV Saar validates GUC's development process conformity with the ISO 26262 certification through a comprehensive on-site audit. In this way, the company can successfully demonstrate that Functional Safety standards for the automotive industry are implemented in its development process and hardware design – starting from the product idea all the way to serial production.