Episode 50 – Interview with Alastair Walker, Lorit Consultancy, Functional Safety and ISO26262

Functional safety is a hugely important topic that touches on almost every aspect of the vehicle development, manufacture and maintenance cycle especially with more and more electronics systems onboard. The principle standard for automotive control systems is ISO26262 and it is a topic of much debate.

For this episode of the AVID Learning podcast Ryan Maughan takes a look at functional safety and ISO26262 with expert Alastair Walker from Lorit Consultancy.

Ryan and Alastair discuss functional safety and ISO26262 and how it is used in the development cycle. How it compares to functional safety in other markets such as aerospace and medical tech.

Alastair also tells us how agile software development can work in a safety critical development and some tools and approaches that can help to streamline the process.

It is a really interesting technical discussion with a recognised leader functional safety.

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