DiSTI Corporation

For over 25 years, the DiSTI Corporation has been a pioneer and leader in the development of graphical interface software and innovative new technology. As an industry leader in HMI and UI development software, their flagship product, GL Studio, has set the technology standard for the creation of high-quality user interfaces for both standard and rigorous functional safety programs in aerospace, automotive, medical, and railway programs.

GL Studio’s long pedigree in functional safety has DiSTI’s software currently flying in spacecraft, aircraft, and used in life-critical medical devices, nuclear facilities, and railway applications globally. Clientele from around the world rely on the GL Studio suite of products to maintain their competitive edge in the marketplace and to provide:

  • Rapid time to Market workflow
  • Maximum runtime performance
  • Minimal CPU utilization
  • Flexible architecture
  • Significant safety-critical experience
  • Lower lifetime program costs
  • OneTouch Deployment™

As a C++ code generator and runtime library, the GL Studio Mixed-Criticality™ workflow provides for both Safety-Critical (SC) and Embedded Systems (ES) content in the same design. GL Studio has supported more than 40 different Arm-based platforms, and the list continues to grow. 

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“Since inception, DiSTI has worked with many different hardware companies. Arm has always been a very proactive partner to DiSTi and has been known to lead the industry in new technology well in advance of the customer’s needs. It is our honor to be associated with such a prestigious organization and to have their trust and confidence, especially in the functional safety arena.”

Christopher Giordano, Vice President of UX/UI technology at DiSTI

Functional Safety related services

Companies use the DiSTI GL Studio UI tool to produce functional safety capable graphics.  DiSTI sell, maintain, and support GL Studio to their ever-growing customer base around the world. The GL Studio SC UI tool generates C++ code and uses DiSTI’s safety-critical runtime library source code. This proven process is for the development of functional safety capable applications for the following standards:

  • Automotive     ISO 26262:2018 ASIL D
  • Avionics     FAA’s DO-178B/C or ED-12B/C DAL A
  • Medical     FDA’s IEC 62304:2015
  • Nuclear     ASME NQA-1-2018
  • Railways     EN 50128:2011 SIL 4

DiSTI has a consulting services department that can assist with the development of functional safety strategies, especially as it pertains to the graphical user interfaces. The company can also help in certifying the user interface portion of the graphics stack.

Functional Safety Resources

Website: https://glstudio.disti.com/features/safetycritical/

  • Safety Strategy Development and Case Studies
  • Development Tools for Safety Critical GUI Applications
  • GUI Application Safety Prototyping Serivces
  • GUI Certification Artifacts
  • GL Studio SC Technical Support
  • SC GUI Development Services