LDRA Press Releases

21 October 2021
LDRA Plug-In Brings Tool Suite Into Jenkins for Agile Development in Automotive and Aerospace

LDRA has long linked to Jenkins to enable developers to analyze, track test and verification fulfilment, and measure code quality. With a new plug-in, developers can now view LDRA results directly in Jenkins, saving time and reducing development costs associated with building systems that must meet rigorous standards such ISO 26262.

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15 September 2021
LDRA Joins Wind River Studio Partner Ecosystem; Adds Safety and Security Analysis and Verification to the DevOps Software Lifecyle

LDRA is now a part of Wind River Studio’s partner ecosystem! The latest version of Wind River’s close native platform for intelligent systems uses LDRA’s analysis and verification capabilities to automate coding standards compliance, software quality analysis, and source code coverage analysis on the host and target.

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9 September 2021
LDRA tool suite Selected to Keep Railway System Safety on Track

G.G.Tronics will use the LDRA tool suite to perform static and dynamic analysis on its software code, an important step in the development of its new Axle counter solution, which monitors each track section for the presence of a train. The Indian-based company expects the tool suite to improve quality, confirm correct functionality, and demonstrate and maintain requirements traceability in accordance with EN 50128.

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18 August 2021
LDRA’s Latest Integration with DDC-I Accelerates Compliance for Multicore Aerospace Systems

The LDRA tool suite now supports DDC-I’s latest Deos™ safety-critical real-time operating system (RTOS) featuring SafeMC™ multicore technology and OpenArbor® Eclipse-based integrated development environment (IDE). The powerful, efficient solution enables avionic system manufacturers to quickly and cost-effectively develop, debug, test, and deploy software that can be readily certified to the most demanding requirements.

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21 June 2021
LDRA Approved as a Designated FACE Conformance Verification Authority

FACE conformance services will be offered to customers in the aerospace and defense industry by LDRA Certification Services (LCS), a division of LDRA

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15 June 2021
LDRA and OpenSynergy Partnership Promotes a Defense-in-Depth Strategy for Embedded Automotive Applications

Secure coding techniques supported by the LDRA tool suite underpin the domain separation capabilities inherent in OpenSynergy’s COQOS hypervisor technology

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11 May 2021
Embedded Safety & Security Summit (ESSS) 2021 Announces Speaker Line-up for Virtual Conference

Leading embedded experts across the aerospace & defence, automotive, industrial, and medical domain to share their expertise and experience.

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1 March 2021
LDRA Optimizes Functional Safety Software Development with Synopsys ARC Processors

LDRA’s new test and validation lifecycle solution for Synopsys DesignWare® ARC® Functional Safety (FS) processors improves software quality, safety and security, while lowering verifications costs. The new offering, which automates software lifecycle compliance tasks and produces well-constructed, documented and tested software, helps automotive software developers as they increasingly need to ‘shift left’ their software quality and verification processes while offering traceability and auditability throughout the lifecycle.

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3 February 2021
LDRA Partners with PTC to Save Time and Reduce Cost of Standards Compliance in Critical Embedded Software Development

LDRA tool suite now integrates with PTC’s Windchill RV&S, reducing the cost of compliance for critical embedded software developers who must adhere to functional safety and security standards. The integration provides the capability to perform bidirectional traceability, standards compliance, and automated software quality analysis and verification throughout the development lifecycle, saving time and money for developers who need to demonstrate compliance.

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15 December 2020
LDRA to Host the First Virtual Embedded Safety & Security Summit (ESSS) in June 2021

Since 2015, the Embedded Safety & Security Summit (ESSS) has successfully brought together the global embedded community to explore the latest advancements, topics, and imminent technologies. Next June, the event will be virtual, making it possible for even more to experience the live sessions around the growing significance of implementing safe and secure practices and technologies in embedded systems.

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4 November 2020
LDRA’s New Build Import Integrates with Yocto, Facilitating Software Test of Complex Modular Systems

LDRA now integrates with Yocto, a collaborative project that enables developers to build on open source tools to create complex embedded systems. Leveraging a build import within the LDRA tool suite, LDRA integrates into these complex projects, enabling embedded developers using Yocto to jump through layers of abstraction in diverse and complex build systems and quickly extract the information they need for static and dynamic analysis, as well as unit test. Automotive companies already using LDRA’s build to test entertainment systems, airbags and brakes have increased the safety and security of these Yocto-integrated systems as they bridge into autonomous vehicles.

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7 October 2020
LDRA First to Support Arm-based Chips for Safety-Critical Aerospace & Automotive Applications

With Arm chipsets becoming increasingly prevalent in the core CPUs of both aircraft and automobiles, safety-critical verification has become essential. To deliver this advanced software testing, LDRA has extended its object-code verification for Arm-based chips, enabling software developers for the first time to verify code coverage at both the assembly and source code levels.

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24 September 2020
Reboot of LDRA Certification Mentoring Program for Start-ups and MSMEs’ in Embedded Safety & Security Critical Industries

The LDRA Certification Mentoring Program (LCMP) guides start-ups and MSMEs in the implementation of safety and security standards to develop world-class products for global markets.

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27 August 2020
LDRA Delivers Secure Software Development Resource for Embedded Markets

LDRA’s new Secure Software Development Resource Centre guides developers through the phases of the software development lifecycle–from requirements, design, model, code, and verification, whether using traditional V-model, waterfall lifecycle, or an agile approach. By enabling development companies to implement best practices that include bidirectional traceability connecting functional safety and security standards’ objectives to requirements, models, design, code, tests, and testing artifacts, this online portal will greatly increase the ability to build secure code into their software from the beginning rather than bolting it on later. This is critical in minimizing the risk of liability claims, damage to reputation, and compliance fines.

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27 July 2020
LDRA Celebrates 10 Years in South East Asia

Global leader in standards compliance, automated software verification, software code analysis and test tools continues to champion the need for safe and secure design 

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9 June 2020
LDRA tool suite® Selected to Smooth the Way to DO-178C DAL A Certification

Critical Software leveraged the LDRA tool suite to certify a business jet Power Control Unit to DO-178C DAL A.

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25 February 2020
LDRA Optimizes Agile Development and Verification of Critical Embedded Applications with New Jira Software Integration

The new LDRA tool suite/Atlassian Jira Software integration helps companies efficiently and seamlessly shorten sprints and achieve certifications with automated software analysis, verification, and traceability.

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24 February 2020
LDRA Supports Updated MISRA C:2012 and the Newly Mandated Compliance Guidelines

LDRA announces support for the upcoming MISRA C:2012 Amendment 2 and the newly revised – and mandated – compliance guidelines, with plans to adapt the LDRA tool suite to ensure precise conformance.

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24 February 2020
LDRA and Intland Join Forces to Accelerate Critical Embedded Software Development and Verification

LDRA and Intland Software join forces to accelerate workflow from requirements through verification and reduce the cost of compliance with critical embedded functional safety and security software standards.

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20 February 2020
LDRA to Support New ISO/SAE 21434 Automotive Cybersecurity Standard

LDRA welcomes ISO/SAE 21434 automotive cybersecurity standard, now in the Draft International Standard stage, and plans to support with enhancements to LDRA tool suite for automotive.

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30 October 2019
LDRA Launches Embedded Safety & Security Summit (ESSS) 2020, the 6th Edition of the International Summit in Bengaluru

The 2020 event theme is “Empowering the Development of Safe & Secure Embedded Systems” and coincides with the 10-year anniversary of LDRA’s Indian operations

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17 October 2019
LDRA Joins the Arm Functional Safety Partnership Program to Aid Development of a Mature Safety Market

LDRA joins Arm’s Functional Safety Partnership Program to help drive functional safety and standards compliance throughout the Arm community.

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16 September 2019
LDRA Launches Industry-First Tool Suites for Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) Conformance and Software Quality

LDRA FACE™ Conformance Tool Suites facilitate and reduce the cost of developing and verifying FACE-conformant software while also improving software quality through software lifecycle traceability, automated code analysis, and software verification.

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15 May 2019
LDRA Offers Public Training Courses in USA for Embedded Software Development Teams Building Safety-Critical Applications

LDRA is now offering its three-day LDRA tool suite public training course to embedded software developers, engineers, and managers who build applications for safety-critical software markets such as automotive, avionics, industrial, and medical devices.

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5 March 2019
LDRA Adds ISO 26262:2018 Training to LDRA tool suite for Automotive

Continuing its commitment to providing related training for its software tools, LDRA will offer courses on the latest ISO 26262:2018 functional safety standard for automotive developers. 


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26 February 2019
LDRA Partners with Siemens to Boost Traceability and Verification for Critical Embedded Systems

LDRA partners with Siemens to enhance traceability and validation for customers developing critical embedded systems leveraging Polarion ALM™ software. The integration automates impact analysis and helps reduce the cost of compliance with safety-critical standards.

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25 February 2019
Enhanced LDRA tool suite for Automotive Helps Mitigate Risk and Manage Cost of Compliance Under Latest ISO 26262 Functional Safety Standard

Enhanced LDRA tool suite for Automotive helps embedded developers quickly understand and automate requirements of the new ISO 26262-6:2018 standard depending on the ASIL required for their application

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25 February 2019
LDRA to Support MISRA C:2012 (3rd Edition, 1st Revision) and New Integrated MISRA/AUTOSAR C++ Guidelines

LDRA announced today its support for the new MISRA C:2012 (3rd Edition,1st Revision) and integrated MISRA/AUTOSAR C++ guidelines. Support for the new language subsets will be key components of the LDRA tool suite.

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21 February 2019
MISRA C and the LDRA tool suite Selected to Ensure Safety in Power Wheelchair Head Control

NOW Technologies has chosen LDRArules for coding standards compliance under IEC 62304 functional safety standard

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14 February 2019
LDRA Partners with Jama Software to Close the Verification Workflow Gap for Embedded Systems

LDRA partners with Jama Software to deliver test validation and verification lifecycle solution for safety- and security-critical applications in embedded software market.

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6 December 2018
Functionally Safe Positioning with the LDRA tool suite

Renishaw has successfully applied the LDRA tool suite to certify its RESOLUTE FS optical encoder system as functionally safe to level SIL 2 in accordance with IEC 61508.

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7 November 2018
Free Technical Seminars in UK Help Engineers and Managers Build Reliable, Robust, Secure Systems

LDRA, QNX, and Direct Insight host seminars on latest techniques to ensure software quality for safety- and security-critical systems

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8 October 2018
LDRA Launches the Fifth Edition of Embedded Safety & Security Summit (ESSS) 2019

ESSS 2019 focuses on the state of emerging safety and security standards, methodologies and technologies in embedded systems across multiple vertical industries.

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20 September 2018
LDRA Opens Office in Germany to Serve Pressing Customer Demand for High-Assurance Software

Munich office to serve aerospace and defence, automotive, industrial, medical, and rail transportation markets where functional safety and security are critical.

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28 August 2018
LDRA Takes Leadership Role in Helping GM Supplier Ecosystem Deliver Safe and Secure Software

LDRA integrates GM coding standards to expedite standards compliance and supplier delivery of high-assurance software for a wide range of GM automotive applications.

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10 August 2018
Embedded Safety & Security Summit (ESSS) 2018 Brings Together the Automotive Community

600+ People Gather at Chennai and Pune for a Day of Talks, Technology and More

Bengaluru, Karnataka – India | 10 August 2018

A gathering of over 600+ automotive technology community members came together on 07th August 2018 at Chennai and on 09th August 2018 at Pune to be a part of the fourth annual ESSS event, themed ‘Enabling Dependable Automotive Systems’. The bustling crowd was filled with embedded automotive developers, customers, partners, decision makers and industry experts.

The event was organised by LDRA with support from partners and industry bodies and featured 20 speakers who presented 3 Keynote Sessions, 6 Technical Sessions and 3 Technical Workshops at each location.

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19 June 2018
LDRA and Lynx to Deliver Verification and Certification Environment for 2nd Generation IMA

As the market shifts towards the 2nd generation of Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA), LDRA is extending its partnership with Lynx Software to integrate the LDRA tool suite with the LynxSecure Safety Bundle (LSB).

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18 June 2018
First Speaker List Announced for Embedded Safety & Security Summit 2018

The initial list of expert speakers from the world of automotive embedded software engineering is confirmed for the fourth annual Embedded Safety & Security Summit, scheduled for Chennai on 7th August 2018 and for Pune on 9th August 2018.

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27 February 2018
LDRA Further Enhances LDRA tool suite® for ISO 26262 with AUTOSAR Standards Compliance

To support the latest advances in automotive development, LDRA extends its coding standards expertise with support for the AUTOSAR C++14 Coding Standard within the LDRA tool suite®. This enables development organizations to automate code reviews for compliance with the AUTOSAR standard to quickly identify and repair potential coding flaws and vulnerabilities.

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27 February 2018
LDRA Helps Ensure Automotive Cybersecurity with Support for SAE J3061

LDRA announces support for SAE International’s Surface Vehicle Recommended Practice J3061. LDRA tool suite® for Automotive now provides an ISO 26262–compliant cybersecurity development process under J3061 for critical automotive applications.


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26 February 2018
LDRA Extends Commitment to Safety and Security Compliance through Hire of Automotive Standards Champion

As a long time advocate of rigorous software standards that ensure the safety and security of embedded systems, LDRA announces the hire of Andrew Banks, a 25-year veteran of safety standards development and an automotive software standards champion.

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26 February 2018
LDRA Leverages Versatility and Power of the Mac Platform with the LDRA tool suite® for Mac OS

In response to customer demand, LDRA has released the LDRA tool suite® for Mac OS. This gives developers a powerful and versatile platform for a variety of target platforms, including embedded systems and connected devices.

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10 January 2018
LDRA Announces LDRA Certification Services for Automotive - A Comprehensive and Fully Compliant Certification Solution

LDRA Certification Services (LCS) provides unique tailor made solutions, enabling suppliers and OEMs to achieve compliance to automotive functional safety and security standards, and to effortlessly clear certification and compliance hurdles.

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15 December 2017
Embedded Safety & Security Summit 2018 Announced – It’s All About Automotive

The 4th edition of Embedded Safety & Security Summit is announced today, making a significant focus on the safety and security of the embedded automotive system.  With the theme of “Enabling Dependable Automotive Systems”, the attendees will be learning about technology challenges and growth from industry experts and decision makers.

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25 October 2017
LDRA clears manufacturers’ path to IEC 62304 compliance

LDRA has announced LDRA tool suite for Medical Devices, a variant of its leading LDRA tool suite specifically tailored to help companies achieve IEC 62304 compliance and faster development of safety- and security-critical medical device applications.

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23 October 2017
LDRA Streamlines Automation for Software Safety and Security Compliance Management

LDRA, the leader in standards compliance, automated software verification, software code analysis, and test tools, today announced enhanced automation capabilities in the LDRA tool suite that will save time and money for those companies that must adhere to and prove compliance with functional safety and security standards.

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20 July 2017
LDRA Provides Only Commercially Available Object Code Verification for Avionics Industry's Upgrade to Newest PowerPC chips

LDRA tool suite® Now Supports All PowerPC Assembler Family Platforms for Avionics and Other Safety-Critical Environments

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13 March 2017
LDRA Collaboration with Green Hills Software Provides Comprehensive Solution for Verification of High-Assurance Embedded Systems

Integration of Green Hills Software’s MULTI IDE and RTOS Platforms with the LDRA tool suite Expedites Delivery of Embedded Applications for Medical Device, Industrial Safety, and Automotive Markets

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13 March 2017
LDRA Debuts Embedded Industry’s First Comprehensive Requirements-Through-Verification Solution for Safe and Secure Automotive Applications

LDRA tool suite for Automotive Ensures Delivery of High-Assurance Software for ISO 26262 Compliance

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9 March 2017
LDRA Integration with IBM® Rational® DOORS® Next Generation Provides Complete Embedded Software Lifecycle Requirements Traceability and Collaboration Solution

Integration Speeds Development and Verification Time and Reduces Cost of Producing Safety- and Security-Critical IoT Applications

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6 December 2016
Richland Technologies And LDRA Collaborate To Standardize Embedded Software Verification Across Industries

Richland Technologies (RTL), a worldwide leader in embedded computing solutions for safety-critical systems, and LDRA, the leader in standards compliance, automated software verification, source code analysis and test tools, today announced a close working relationship resulting in standard methodologies across multiple industries. The cooperative relationship leverages LDRA’s software verification tool suite for requirements traceability, static analysis, unit-testing, and structural coverage analysis to enable high assurance embedded software for safety- and security-critical systems.

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25 October 2016
LDRA Integration with ARM DS-5 Development Studio Provides First Ever “Road to Certification” Solution

LDRA delivers first-ever “Road to Certification” integration with ARM DS-5 Development Studio, reducing design time and cost with comprehensive behavioral testing before the target is available—a breakthrough for safety- and security-critical applications

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4 October 2016
LDRA and Konatus Partner with Embraer to Accelerate Launch of New E2 Jet Aircraft Family

Flight Control System Assessment and System Verification Technology Slashed Safety Test Schedule While Ensuring Flight Readiness

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30 June 2016
LDRA Strengthens Presence in India to Serve Rapidly Growing Safety and Security Software Markets

LDRA Leads Embedded Safety and Security Summit (ESSS) to Provide Valuable Networking, Education, and Standards Development Platform

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26 May 2016
LDRA Agreement with Spain’s ULMA Embedded Solutions Further Expands Support for European Customers in Safety-Critical Markets

LDRA selects ULMA Embedded Solutions, Spain’s leader in safety-critical markets such as aerospace, defense, automotive, industrial, energy, medical and rail, for sales and technical support.

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27 April 2016
Responding to Increased Software Security Requirements, LDRA Delivers Most Comprehensive MISRA Coding Standards Compliance

Responding to increased software security requirements, LDRA’s MISRA coding standards compliance offerings deliver immediate and comprehensive coverage of the new MISRA security-focused rules.

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3 April 2016
Functional Safety: Flying lessons

Harnessing the experience of avionics development can yield significant productivity gains in developing automotive systems, says Mark Richardson from LDRA With the cost of software recalls running in the billions of dollars, automotive companies have pressing need to build safety and security into their systems. To this end, the practices that have been in use for decades by the aerospace industry to ensure the safety of avionic systems were specifically called out in January 2016 by the US National Highway Transportation & Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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23 February 2016
ARM DS-5 Development Studio Extends Support for Functional Safety with LDRA’s MISRA Compliance Tools

ARM integrated LDRA industry-leading MISRA conformance tools into the ARM DS-5 Development Studio to create a TUV-certified solution for safety-critical automotive, medical and industrial automation.

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3 February 2016
LDRA Competency Centre - Building skills for a safe and secure tomorrow

Launch of the LDRA Competency Centre (LCC), a new initiative provided to the Indian market. LCC is an integral part of LDRA’s Certification Ecosystem Development Program (CEDP)

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11 January 2016
LDRA Selects EDAway to Reach Safety- and Security-Critical Markets in Italy

LDRA selects EDAway to distribute LDRA software test and verification tools in Italy. EDAway focuses on safety- and security-critical markets such as automotive, avionics, high-speed rail and medical.

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8 January 2016
LDRA Celebrates Expansion in India

LDRA moves to a new office in Bengaluru to accommodate the growing demand in the Indian and South East Asian Markets.

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17 December 2015
Richland Technologies Slashes Design and Certification Time for Advanced Avionics Systems with the LDRA tool suite

Richland Technologies chooses the LDRA tool suite to slash its avionics design and certification costs. LDRA streamlines software verification to produce high-quality code in record time.

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10 December 2015
LDRA Announces ESSS 2016 - Inspiring Safe and Secure Designs

Embedded Safety and Security Summit (ESSS) 2016 aims to bring embedded industry stake holders and verticals together under one common knowledge sharing platform

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10 November 2015
LDRA Chosen as Express Logic’s Preferred Partner for Functional Safety

Express Logic chooses LDRA as functional safety partner. LDRA tool suite used to verify ThreadX RTOS fully compliant with automotive ISO 26262 and rail transportation EN 50128 industry standards.

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10 November 2015
LDRA Extends TÜV Certification of Compliance Tools, Further Solidifying Leadership Role in Safety and Security Markets

LDRA wins additional TÜV certifications solidifying its safety-critical leadership for compliance in industrial safety, automotive, rail transportation, medical devices and nuclear standards.

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7 October 2015
LDRA tool suite Features Industry’s Most Advanced Code Checker for CERT C Compliance

TBsecure, the security module of LDRA tool suite, checks over 200 CERT C Secure Coding Standard rules, enabling developers to find vulnerabilities and prevent security exploits in the IoT market.

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3 September 2015
LDRA Extends Integration with Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio 6

The LDRA tool suite is now integrated to Texas Instruments Code Composer Studio 6, bringing standards compliance to new target platforms while also increasing developer effectiveness and productivity.

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28 July 2015
LDRA Receives VDC Research Embeddy Award at ESC Silicon Valley

LDRA wins VDC Research Embeddy Award for update that brings enhanced usability and scalability to complex systems and large teams seeking compliance to safety-critical and security-critical standards.

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21 July 2015
Updates to LDRA tool suite Enhance Usability and Scalability, Expand Functionality

Updates to LDRA tool suite Enhance Usability and Scalability, Expand Functionality

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8 July 2015
LDRA tool suite Selected for Industry-Leading Structural Coverage and Standards Compliance

Wind River selects the LDRA tool suite and DO-178 Qualification Support Packs to verify their own tools and to expedite the qualification and certification of customers’ safety-critical applications.

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17 June 2015
Embedded Safety and Security Summit 2015 Addresses Key Safety and Security Practices Across Industries

LDRA Technology Pvt. Ltd., a global provider of software analysis, test and requirements traceability tools for both public and private sectors, together with its partners, hosted the Embedded Safety and Security Summit (ESSS) 2015 today at the NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bengaluru.

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16 June 2015
LDRA Tools Bring Functional Safety Strengths to Wind River Marketplace

LDRA tools, the only tools capable of helping VxWorks customers achieve the most rigorous safety- and security-critical standards, are featured and available for download in Wind River Marketplace.

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4 June 2015
LDRA, IESA and SIATI Join Together To Introduce A Certification Ecosystem Development Program In India

The CEDP is a program to support and encourage Indian companies to be on a level playing field with their international counterparts.

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18 May 2015
LDRA Confers the Importance of an Embedded Safety and Security Ecosystem

ESSS 2015 joins forces with the government and industry bodies in promoting the “Make in India” initiative

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13 May 2015
LDRA and Green Hills Software Deliver Industry-Leading Multicore Development and Verification

LDRA and Green Hills Software deliver a multicore development and verification solution that enables safety- and security-critical developers to achieve regulatory compliance for multicore systems.

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