Compal received SGS’s automotive functional safety certificate of ISO 26262 aiming to global automotive electronic markets

The increasing needs of Internet of Things, Internet of Vehicles and advanced smart vehicle products have grabbed many attentions from international manufacturers in recent years, especially on automotive electronic industry. Compal, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of NB PCs, Smart Devices, and IOTs with exceptional quality, combines against SGS’s local experts team for consulting and certificate services and becomes the first Taiwan automotive elecrtonic manufacturer which recieved the process certificate of ISO 26262 Road vehicles – Functional Safety certificated by SGS.

Steven Chiou, Managing Director of SGS Taiwan, said that the ISO 26262 standard consists of 10 parts including management of functional safety, concept phase, system-level, hardware-level, and software-level designs and verifications, production, operation, maintenance, and decommissioning services for the entire product life cycle. All requirements have to be met to enter the high-end automotive electronic market.

Managing Director Steven Chiou also pointed out that Compal has received the process certificate of ISO 26262 to show Compal's functional safety capabilities of the product development. This strengthened the competitive advantages for domestic and oversea orders. Furthermore, products with ASIL product certificate will be effective to expand automotive electronic market and meet the needs of the OEM supply chains.