As more and more industries use complex technologies, their designers see the need to adopt systems that continue to function even if a component fails - an adoption that promises to be made considerably easier by the work of AMATISTA.
The IST project AMATISTA resulted in the development of what are possibly the first automatic fault tolerance (FT) insertion and simulation tools for the computer-aided design (CAD) of integrated circuits, or microchips. Now, some of the project partners are set to embark on a new initiative that will further advance the development of fault tolerant applications for use in a broad range of sectors where reliability, efficiency and robustness that today are critical, but shall be usual in the near future for daily applications including space, avionics, automotive and medical applications.
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