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Renesas has teamed up with its software alliance partner port to offer an innovative software support programme to European customers. Customers who are planning to use the 32-bit RX MCU microcontroller family in their designs can qualify for a free-of-charge commercial software package from port GmbH up to the value of 20,000 euros.
Renesas has made the following decisions at a meeting of the Board of Directors held today on the nomination of part of a candidate for the Member of the Board to be submitted for approval at the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held in June 2013 and the changes in its Representative Directors as well as the titles to be officially appointed at a meeting of the Board of Directors scheduled after the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders.
Increasing efficiency, quality and flexibility while fulfilling safety standards are the characteristics of modern drive technology development. Suad Jusuf, a Senior Field Application Engineer in the Industrial & Communications Business Group with Renesas Electronics Europe, takes a closer look in this article from ES Design magazine.
Renesas Electronics Europe teamed up with the software alliance partner WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems, to offer an innovative software support programme for European customers. Customers who are going to use the 32bit RX MCU microcontroller family in their designs can qualify for a free-of-charge commercial software package by WITTENSTEIN High Integrity Systems up to the value of 20,000 euros.
Renesas has teamed up with its software alliance partner Micrium to offer an innovative software support programme to European customers. Customers who are planning to use the 32-bit RX microcontroller family in their designs can qualify for a free-of-charge commercial software package by Micrium up to the value of 20,000 euros. This innovation support programme adds maximum value to the RX MCU range, providing qualifying customers with free development boards and free market-leading software.
Renesas Electronics Europe and its Platinum Partner SEGGER Microcontroller have teamed up to offer an innovative software support program to European customers. Customers can qualify for a free-of-charge commercial software package by SEGGER Microcontroller up to the value of 20,000 euros by using the 32-bit RX MCU microcontroller family in their designs.
Renesas Electronics introduces the industry's first 32-bit micro-controller with true low power and USB connectivity. RX111 devices deliver key features optimized for emerging mobile healthcare, Smart Grid/Smart Home and Internet-of-Things applications.
Renesas Electronics has developed the RL78/G10 Group as low pin count versions of the RL78/G1x Series of microcontrollers that feature excellent low-power operation as well as superb processing performance with on-chip flash memory capacities from 1 to 4 KB in 10-pin SSOP and 16-pin SSOP packages. These MCUs are optimal for consumer products such as small appliances.
Renesas Electronics announce the first release in its RX100 Series of powerful 32-bit microcontrollers – the new RX111 Group. The RX111 is produced on an ultra low power zero wait state flash process supporting market leading 32-bit power consumption / performance levels as well as supporting fast wake-up, with a wide range of standard peripherals and multiple safety functions as well as an integrated USB 2.0 peripheral supporting host, device and on-the-go functionality.
RX Product Manager, Stevan Dobrasevic compares the serial communication standards of UART, LIN, SPI, and I2C discussing the pros and cons of each and providing application examples. Stevan also discusses how the Serial Communication Interface peripheral available on the RX microcontrollers can be configured for communication using any of these standards.
Renesas Electronics Europe today announced that it has launched an expanded drive to build sales in Russia and other CIS countries. Against this backdrop, it has appointed a new distributor in Russia, PT Electronics, with immediate effect.
Renesas Electronics Europe today announced a new innovative support programme for European customers that select its Renesas' RX microcontroller family. These customers are invited to submit their designs to Renesas to qualify free-of-charge commercial software up to the value of 20,000 euros.
A big focus at Embedded World 2013 was for the RX platform of 32-bit microcontrollers. Renesas commissioned Anouk Wipprecht to develop an interactive TechnoFashion dress designed using RX GR-Sakura (Arduino compatible) boards.
Renesas today announced the availability of its new SuperSpeed Universal Serial Bus (USB 3.0) to Serial ATA Revision 3 bridge SoC (part number µPD720231) that enables the reduction of the total BOM significantly. The µPD720231 enables effective multi-gigabit per second data transfer between a USB 3.0 host system and a SATA device used in widely adopted external USB hard drives and solid state drives.
Renesas Electronics has today disclosed details of its roadmap for its next-generation microcontrollers. Renesas is expanding the RX family to include the lowest power, lowest cost RX 32-bit MCU for the embedded market, integrating as little as 8KB of flash memory. The first samples of the new RX100 product series, the industry's lowest cost, ultra-low power 32-bit RX devices offering flash memory integration from 8KB to 128KB, are now available and mass production is scheduled for 4Q of 2013.
Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced the following changes to its Representative Directors, Corporate Officers and organizational structure. These changes were approved at a meeting of the Board of Directors on February 22, 2013.
Renesas has today introduced a large number of new low power, low voltage microcontrollers. Renesas is expanding the low power, low voltage RX200 series to include versions offering from 64 KB to 1 MB of on-chip flash memory, and package sizes from 48-pin LQFP to 145-pin LGA. Combined with active mode power consumption of 7.2 mA at 50 MHz operation and a standby mode of 0.4 µA, this provides an industry leading 32-bit low power lineup.
Renesas Electronics has today revealed an expansion of its 32-bit RX microcontroller platform. It is introducing 120 new models, expanding the successful RX631 and RX63N product groups within the RX600 series of 32-bit MCUs. These new RX63N/RX631 groups, for use in network equipment, are offering up to 256 kB embedded RAM, doubling the today's available RAM size of 128 kB. Due to the RX platform concept, these new products are pin-to-pin compatible with existing models, and therefore recommended as a drop-in replacement for customers with larger RAM requirements.
Renesas Electronics Corporation and J-Devices Corporation today announced that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding today regarding the transfer of the semiconductor back-end production business of three facilities operated by Renesas' wholly owned manufacturing subsidiaries (the Hakodate Factory of Renesas Northern Japan Semiconductor, Inc. (Renesas Northern Japan), the Fukui Factory of Renesas Kansai Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (SKS), and the Kumamoto Factory of Renesas Kyushu Semiconductor Corp. (Renesas Kyushu)) and Renesas Northern Japan's wholly owned subsidiary, Hokkai Electronics Co., Ltd. (Hokkai Electronics) to J-Devices.
Renesas Electronics have today announced three new low on-state resistance MOSFET products, including the UPA2766T1A, optimized for use as ORing FETs in power supply units for network servers and storage systems. Featuring the industry's lowest on-state resistance of 0.72 mOhm (typical value) for 30 V – about 50 percent lower resistance compared to Renesas' earlier products – and a high-efficiency, small surface mount package (8-pin HVSON), the new products enable high-current control in a smaller package contributing to power savings and miniaturization of the power units used for comparably large scale server storage systems.
Renesas Electronics today announced that its latest Universal Serial Bus 3.0 hub controller (part number uPD720210) has passed USB 3.0 compliance and certification testing by the USB Implementers Forum. It is one of the world's first USB 3.0 hub controllers to achieve this recognition, following the world's first USB 3.0 host controller certification obtained by Renesas in 2009.
Renesas Electronics has been implementing a range of measures to strengthen its earnings base and financial foundation, as outlined in press releases issued on July 3, 2012 and September 28, 2012, respectively titled "The Direction of Various Measures to Establish Robust and Profitable Structure", and "The Progress of Various Measures to Establish Robust and Profitable Structure".
Renesas and Tapko Technologies today announced the availability of a new KNX software stack designed for the RL78 microcontroller family. Reliable and flexible communications within residential and administrative buildings allow a high level of energy savings. This is why the KNX protocol is widely used to control lights, heating systems, and ventilation equipment and to manage sensors and surveillance systems.
Renesas has developed the RAA20770X Series of mini-POL converters for ASICs and other large-scale logic circuits in a wide variety of application fields, including personal computers, servers, industrial, office automation and networking equipment. The RAA20770X Series devices achieve the industry's highest level of miniaturization and power density. Renesas is now releasing six products with different current supply ratings and functionality.
Renesas has revealed the introduction of the new R-IN32M3 series of industrial Ethernet communication chips with support for multiple communication protocols in response to the rapid adoption of industrial Ethernet communication technology. Samples of the first products in R-IN32M3 series, the R-IN32M3-CL and R-IN32M3-EC, will be available in January 2013. Mass production of the R-IN32M3 series is scheduled to begin in June 2013 and is expected to reach a scale of 300,000 units per month in April 2015.
Renesas today announced the expansion of the lineup of the RX63T group of microcontrollers. The new RX63T MCUs have higher pin counts and larger memory versions. They also expand the functions that they feature, such as USB 2.0, a 10-bit D/A converter, and faster ADC with a minimum conversion time of 0.5 microseconds, and increase the number of channels of timers and serial I/Fs.
Renesas Electronics today announced the release of the RL78/G1C Group of microcontrollers (MCUs), which are the industry's first 16-bit MCUs that conform to the USB Battery Charging Specification, Revision 1.2 and provide USB host/function interfaces.
Renesas have announced the expansion of the lineup of the RX63T group of microcontrollers. The new RX63T MCUs have higher pin counts and larger memory versions. They also expand the functions that they feature, such as USB 2.0, a 10-bit D/A converter, and faster ADC with a minimum conversion time of 0.5 microseconds (µs), and increase the number of channels of timers and serial I/Fs.
Renesas has today revealed the introduction of the RL78/L13 Group of low-power microcontrollers with on-chip LCD controller offering up-to 376 segment drive capability in an 80-pin package. These new MCUs are optimal for consumer, health and industrial equipment that are equipped with an LCD panel.
Renesas have announced today that it has received PRIME Alliance certification for its software-configurable OFDM powerline communication platform. The certification comes less than ten months from development start and marks a significant milestone both towards extending Renesas' solution capability as a leading supplier to the energy industry, and towards the adoption of PRIME as a global communications standard for smart grid.
Renesas have today unveiled the release of version 1.1 of its Eclipse-based integrated development environment, e2studio, designed to provide a flexible development platform for its market-leading RX and RL78 microcontrollers.
Renesas Electronics today disclosed details of its roadmap for next-generation microcontrollers and microprocessors. Among the new developments, Renesas announced plans to use the company's 40 nanometer MONOS embedded flash technology with its RX family of high-performance, general-purpose 32-bit MCUs.
Renesas have today unveiled Smart Analog, a technology innovation that stands to have a radical effect on the way engineers implement sensors in embedded designs. Modern sensor devices are complex systems that require tuning of circuitry to convert the analog signals produced by the sensor itself into a signal appropriate for a microcontroller's analog-to-digital converter subsystem.
Renesas have announced it is expanding its portfolio of embedded technology solutions for the Smart Factory, partnering with leading industrial networking experts IXXAT and Real Time Automation to deliver software and IP for popular industrial networking technologies such as Ethernet/IP and CANopen targeted toward the Renesas RX600 series of MCUs.
Renesas have launched a new chipset implementing the voltage regulator for CPU power supplies used in PCs, servers, and storage systems. It comprises the R2A30521NP, the industry's first VR controller that integrates a microcontroller-based digital interface, and the R2J20759NP, an intelligent pulse width modulation-Driver-MOSFET device with an integrated current detection circuit.
Renesas has expanded its portfolio of solutions for the low-power RL78/G14 MCU family in order to simplify systems development and decrease time-to-market. Designed to deliver performance and power-efficiency while incorporating advanced on-chip peripherals, the RL78/G14 MCUs are ideal for a number of applications including low-power consumer and wireless systems, household appliances, home healthcare, HVAC equipment and industrial automation systems.
Renesas Product Manager Carmelo Sansone introduces the RX200 family of Microcontrollers. The newer RX200 family brings power consumption and operating voltage range to new levels. High Performance is now accessible to battery operated devices. This video describes the main features and how to get started with the RX200 microcontroller family.
Renesas Electronics announced today that Dean Kamen will be a guest speaker at the Renesas DevCon on Wednesday October 24, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency in Orange County.
Renesas has today revealed the release of three new super-junction metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect-transistors featuring figure of merit: on-state resistance x gate change in a 600 V power semiconductor device suitable for high-speed motor drives, DC-DC converters, and DC-AC inverter applications.
Renesas Electronics have announced the availability of its SuperSpeed USB hub controller system-on-chip, the μPD720210, for use in hubs that enable connection of multiple devices supporting the USB 3.0 standard, such as PC peripherals and digital TVs.
Renesas has today unveiled the RX21A Group of 32-bit microcontrollers for smart meters with advanced functionality. The new MCUs are the first in the industry to combine large flash memory capacity of 512 KB and a 24-bit delta-sigma A/D converter for high-resolution measurement. The RX21A Group of MCUs implements in a single chip functions that previously required separate devices, such as power measurement, meter control, calculation of electricity charges, and data encryption.
Renesas has today released the English edition of its Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2012 (Social and Environmental), which is available online here. The CSR Report serves as a significant communication tool with the company's stakeholders and introduces Renesas Group's engagement in CSR and environmental preservation efforts and further promotes these activities for the future.
Renesas have today announced the release of 13 new products in its 7th-generation Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor lineup with industry-leading high performance. The new IGBTs include the RJH/RJP65S series for 650 V and RJP1CS series for 1250 V.
Renesas today announced "Direction of various measures to establish robust and profitable structure". The outline of the direction is as follows. Renesas has been aiming for the stable growth as achieving a double-digit operating profit since the merger in April, 2010. Please refer to the full presentation material for more details.
Renesas Electronics Europe and port GmbH today announced the availability of a highly efficient CANopen protocol stack and an engineering tool (CDT – CANopen Design Tool) for Renesas' high performance 32-bit RX600 series of microcontrollers. Renesas ported the widely used and popular CANopen software stack in cooperation with its business partner port GmbH.
Renesas Electronics Europe today announced that it has received VDE certification for its IEC60335-compliant self-test software for the RX200 family of microcontrollers. The latest self-test CPU software routines developed for the RX200 family are fully compliant with IEC60730-1 regulations and have now been certified by VDE (the German Association for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies). VDE is widely recognized for its work on safety standards and approvals.
Renesas Electronics today expanded its RX200 Series of low-power mid-range microcontrollers, introducing the RX220 Group of 11 entry-level devices to provide greater scalability for embedded designers moving from 8- and 16-bit to 32-bit applications.
Renesas Electronics Europe today announced two new Industrial Ethernet controllers that include support for multiple communication protocols, helping system designers reduce their bill of materials and enable more efficient machine operation. Samples of the first products in the series are scheduled to be available in the end of 2012, and will support CC-Link IE, EtherCAT, and EtherNet/IP with support for further standards to follow at a later date.
Renesas Electronics Europe will exhibit at PCIM Europe 2012 in Hall 12, booth 12-364, and showcase the following product highlights.
Renesas Electronics received Delphi's 2011 Above & Beyond Award, one of its Pinnacle Family of Awards. The award was given in recognition of Renesas' service and support to Delphi following the earthquake in Japan in 2011.