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Advanced low-power SRAM improves reliability & backup battery life

Advanced low-power SRAM improves reliability & backup battery life
Renesas has launched two series of Advanced Low Power SRAM, the leading low-power SRAM designed for enhanced reliability and longer backup battery life for factory automation, industrial equipment and smart grid applications. Fabricated using the 110nm process, the RMLV1616A series of 16Mb devices and the RMWV3216A series of 32Mb devices feature an innovative memory cell technology that dramatically improves reliability and contributes to longer battery operation.
23rd July 2015

Low-power, high-performance MCUs include DSP & FPU

Low-power, high-performance MCUs include DSP & FPU
Renesas has announced the development of the RX231 Group of 32-bit MCUs, which offers industrial and healthcare designers an optimal combination of high performance with DSP, FPU, and low power consumption. The RX231 Group suits applications that require high processing performance in environments with low current supply capacity, such as industrial sensors, healthcare, wearables and building automation devices such as thermostats.
2nd July 2015

Development platform targets IoT marketplace

Renesas Synergy, a complete embedded development platform designed to simplify the creation of innovative products in the embedded space, has been announced by Renesas Electronics. IAR Systems now announces that the company, as the only commercial tools vendor, will provide build and debugger tools as part of the new platform.
18th June 2015


Accelerate IoT & industrial solution development

The Renesas Synergy Platform is an easy-to-use, qualified platform designed to accelerate time-to-market, reduce TCO and remove many of the obstacles engineers face as they develop products for the IoT and industrial markets. The Renesas Synergy Platform achieves this by using an innovative approach to new product design that lets embedded systems engineers start product development at the API level, giving them more time to design innovative and differentiated features.
16th June 2015

Low-power MCUs simplify sensorless BLDC motor control

Low-power MCUs simplify sensorless BLDC motor control
Renesas Electronics has announced the RL78/G1F Group of multi-function MCUs, adding 20 members to its low-power RL78 family. Featuring enhanced peripheral functions and compatibility across the RL78/G1x Series of MCUs, the devices simplify sensorless BLDC motor control and deliver precision operation at faster rotational speeds with high accuracy for energy-efficient home appliances and electric power tools.
28th May 2015

Encode & stream H.264 in real time

Encode & stream H.264 in real time
Renesas Electronics Europe has announced the availability of its 'Stream it!' kit, a complete evaluation platform for H.264 encoding and streaming in real-time. The kit includes all the hardware, software components and demonstration programs manufacturers need to start development of cost-optimised video surveillance systems, video door phones, access control and intrusion detection systems.
29th April 2015

MCUs enable precise BLDC motor control

MCUs enable precise BLDC motor control
Renesas has introduced the RX23T Group of MCUs, designed for building inverter control systems to enable precise control of inverter circuits, for applications such as DC motor control in energy-efficient electric home appliances, industrial machinery, and office equipment. MCU functions are optimised for inverter drive control, including an on-chip FPU that reduces code size and development time by 30%.
23rd April 2015

Starter kit enables easy touch sensor MCU design

Starter kit enables easy touch sensor MCU design
Renesas has announced a touch sensing starter kit, Y-RX113CAPT01, for the RX113 Group of 32-bit MCUs, which incorporate capacitive touch sensor IP that enables high sensitivity, high noise immunity, and excellent water resistance. The kit offers greater flexibility in developing HMI applications that require touch capability in rugged environments, such as home appliances and industrial machinery.
22nd April 2015

Complier increases MCU performance & lowers consumption

Complier increases MCU performance & lowers consumption
  The CC-RL C compiler, a development environment for the RL78 family of 16-bit MCUs widely used in the home appliances, industrial and automotive systems, has been introduced by Renesas Electronics.
16th April 2015

"Fast time-to-market" - inspiring or meaningless?

"Fast time-to-market" - inspiring or meaningless?
Is the phrase "Fast time-to-market" on the side of an MCU starter-kit confidence-inspiring, or virtually meaningless now there is so much more to think about? By Steve Norman, Core Marketing Manager, Industrial and Communications Business Group, Renesas Electronics Europe.
27th March 2015

Kit demonstrates four common security/fire detectors

Kit demonstrates four common security/fire detectors
Renesas has announced the availability of its Detect it! solution kit. The Detect it! kit is designed for detector applications and provides ready to use demonstrators for the most typical detectors used in security and fire protection systems. Detect it! has four demonstrator hardware boards, a motion detector, smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector and a glass-break detector.
18th February 2015

Renesas awards Global Platinum status to SEGGER

Renesas has awarded the status of Global Platinum Alliance Partner to SEGGER in recognition of the companies long-term strategic relationship. SEGGER provides proven RTOS and middleware, RTOS-aware debugging capabilities and fast production tools, all supporting a wide range of Renesas MCUs, MPUs and application-specific devices.
11th February 2015

32-bit MCUs provide 240MHz for real time operation

32-bit MCUs provide 240MHz for real time operation
Doubling CPU operating frequency from 120 to 240MHz, Renesas has extended its RX Family of 32-bit MCUs with the RX71M Group. Developed for use in industrial equipment and described by Renesas as the ‘flagship’ product of the series, the group is available with up to 4MB of on-chip flash memory.
27th January 2015

MCUs offer industry's lowest power consumption at 1MHz

MCUs offer industry's lowest power consumption at 1MHz
Claimed to realise the industry’s lowest power consumption at 1MHz, Renesas Electronics has announced the RL78/I1D MCUs. Integrating analogue functions for various sensing applications, the MCUs are optimised for detectors that sense minute variations in the output of sensors used to monitor for smoke, gas and motion or vibrations.
22nd January 2015

Bringing communications to the factory floor

Bringing communications to the factory floor
Communication continues to grow rapidly in the field of industrial and factory automation, as manufacturers seek to improve the capability, efficiency and flexibility of their systems and infrastructure. By Knut Dettmer, Principal Engineer, Smart Factory Marketing, Renesas Electronics Europe.
13th January 2015

SRAM devices suppress soft error occurrences

SRAM devices suppress soft error occurrences
SRAM memory devices, which have a density of 8Mb, have been released by Renesas Electronics Europe. Expanding the company’s RMLV0816B and RMLV0808B series of Advanced Low-Power SRAM (Advanced LP SRAM), the devices utilise a fine fabrication process technology with a circuit linewidth of 110nm.
11th December 2014

Can embedded MCUs handle the latest PROFINET spec?

Can embedded MCUs handle the latest PROFINET spec?
Under Version 2.3 of the PROFINET specification, passing the load test (Net load Test) has become mandatory for certification. Are embedded MCUs up to the job? By Marcus Tangermann, port, & Bernd Westhoff, Renesas Electronics Europe.
2nd December 2014

MCUs expand use of touch key in healthcare applications

MCUs expand use of touch key in healthcare applications
Expanding the use of touch key in healthcare, building automation and home appliance applications, Renesas Electronics has introduced the RX113 group of MCUs. Enabling significantly reduced power, size, and development costs for entry-level devices in these markets, the MCUs offer a single-chip solution with touch sensor IP and low-power technologies. 
1st December 2014

Processor-based solution delivers factory production boost

Processor-based solution delivers factory production boost
To meet the increased demand for productivity in factories, Renesas has launched the RZ/T1 Group, a new factory automation solution with built-in industrial network functionality for use in many industrial applications such as AC servo drives, motion controllers, inverter control and general industrial equipment that require high speed, responsiveness, and excellent real-time performance.
18th November 2014

'Smart Analog Solution Kit' suits process automation

'Smart Analog Solution Kit' suits process automation
Renesas Electronics Europe has announced the availability of its 'Sense it! – Smart Analog Solution Kit', a complete evaluation platform for the Smart Analog IC101 (SAIC101) device. The kit includes all the hardware, software components and demonstration programmes sensor system manufacturers need to start development on their smart industrial sensors.
12th November 2014


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