WHO WE ARE

STEWARDS OF SAFETY INTEGRITY

kVA is a technical and management consulting group focused on functional safety and the ISO 26262 standard. kVA’s safety consultants apply safety principles and processes, from ISO 26262 and other methodologies, to the practice of vehicle product development. Automotive leaders turn to kVA for ISO 26262 training, consulting and expertise. Our in-depth understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of functional safety helps our clients build safe products.

WHAT WE DO

MORE THAN JUST ENGINEERING
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Functional Safety Training

kVA’s trainers are knowledgeable in the practical application of the ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 standards. We understand the engineering processes and analyses required to successfully implement functional safety. Product development engineers, safety assurance personnel, quality and reliability professionals, and their managers attend kVA’s training events.

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Consulting

kVA’s in-depth understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of functional safety has contributed to the success of multiple programs where safety is non-negotiable. We offer a wide variety of technical services to help build your safety case.

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Software

medini™ analyze is a software tool for safety analysis. It integrates architectural and functional design with functional safety analysis methods. Such methods include FTA, FME(D)A and HARA. kVA distributes and supports the medini™ analyze tool in North America.

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Workshops

kVA can facilitate workshops on functional safety, ISO 26262, safety management processes or other topics relevant to you.  Our Gap Analysis Workshop gives you a line-by-line comparison of your current process versus ISO 26262.

REAL WORLD SUCCESS

OUR CLIENTS INCLUDE

ford

mercedes

magna

continental

intel

oshkosh

BLOG

functional safety is our job
  • Aug 18th, 2016
  • Safety is the Responsibility of the Engineer
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automotive hazard analysis and risk assessment
  • Jul 8th, 2016
  • Software Safety Analysis: An Overview
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