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Renesas introduces ZSSC3240 advanced signal conditioner IC
Renesas Electronics has introduced the ZSSC3240 Sensor Signal Conditioner (SSC) - the newest member of its SSC portfolio. The ZSSC3240 delivers high accuracy, sensitivity, and flexibility for sensor applications such as resistive pressure sensors and medical infrared thermometers. This new SSC features performance and speed with up to 24 bits Analog-to-Digital Conversion (ADC) resolution.
Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity expanded to family of MCUs
Renesas has introduced the first RA microcontroller (MCU) with an integrated Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity Low Energy radio. The single chip RA4W1 MCU includes a 48MHz, 32-bit Arm Cortex-M4 core and Bluetooth 5.0 core delivered in a 56-pin QFN package.
Precision temperature sensor TS5111 for DDR5 memory modules
Renesas has announced a new precision temperature sensor, the TS5111, targeting DDR5 memory modules as well as a host of other applications such as solid-state disks (SSDs), computing motherboards, and communications equipment that require accurate, real time temperature monitoring.
Software package supports family of microcontrollers
Renesas Electronics has announced the release of a new update of its Flexible Software Package (FSP) for the Renesas RA Family of 32-Bit Arm Cortex-M microcontrollers (MCUs). The FSP version 1.0 adds new security and connectivity features, advanced neural network, machine learning and motor control capabilities, as well as enhanced compiler, debugger, and development environments.
Open-source ventilator reference design to fight COVID-19
Renesas has introduced a new open-source ventilator system reference design that customers can use to swiftly design ready-to-assemble boards for medical ventilators. Many regions are experiencing a critical shortage of ventilators as COVID-19 infections continue to rise and hospital demand exceeds supply.
Portfolio expanded with MCUs for industrial automation
Renesas Electronics has announced the RX72N Group and RX66N Group of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), new additions to the RX Family that combines equipment control and networking function on a single chip.
MCU starter kit to jumpstart accurate analogue evaluation
Renesas Electronics has introduced a new Renesas Solution MCU Starter Kit (RSSK) for developers working with the 32-bit RX23E-A microcontroller (MCU), which features a highly accurate analogue front ends (AFE).
Seamless device-to-cloud experience for IoT developers
Renesas Electronics has deepened its collaboration with Microsoft to offer seamless device-to-cloud experience for IoT developers. In October 2019, the two companies began a collaboration to deliver a complete chip-to-cloud IoT solution based on Renesas’ microcontroller (MCU) and microprocessor (MPU) devices and Microsoft Azure IoT building blocks, including Azure RTOS, Azure IoT device SDK for C, IoT Plug and Play, IoT Central and IoT Hub.
Effects of COVID-19 on Renesas business
Renesas Electronics has announced the effects on Renesas Group’s production sites from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic as of March 26, 2020.
MCU enables inverter control in on-off switching motors
Renesas Electronics has launched the RX13T Group of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) to enable highly efficient inverter control of compact motors such as fans or pumps in consumer and industrial applications that previously controlled motor operation through on-off switching.
Power line communication adopted for lighting system
Renesas Electronics has announced that Panasonic has adopted Renesas’ R9A06G037 Power Line Communication (PLC) IC for its new railway platform lighting control system.
New PMIC reference designs announced for FPGAs and SoCs
Renesas Electronics has announced three easy to use Power Management IC (PMIC) reference designs for powering the multiple supply rails of Xilinx Artix-7 FPGAs, Spartan-7 FPGAs, and Zynq-7000 SoCs, with and without DDR memory.
Accurate analogue evaluation for industrial automation
Renesas Electronics has introduced a new Renesas Solution Starter Kit (RSSK) for developers working with the 32-bit RX23E-A microcontroller (MCU), which according to the company, features one of the most highly accurate Analogue Front Ends (AFE) in the industry.
G-SHOCK watch features Renesas low power consumption
Renesas Electronics has announced that Casio Computer has adopted a Renesas ultra-low power consumption RE Family controller as the main controller of the new Casio G-SHOCK watch GBD-H1000 with heart rate monitor and GPS functionality, unveiled on 26th February, 2020.
Portfolio expanded with wireless single-chip solution
Renesas has announced that its RL78/G1H-based sub-gigahertz (sub-GHz) wireless single-chip solution has received certification under the Wireless Smart Ubiquitous Network for Field Area Network profile (Wi-SUN FAN) which is one of the communication standards established by the Wi-SUN Alliance.
Next-gen 5G radios for beamforming and MIMO applications
Renesas has introduced a next-generation wideband mmWave synthesiser with the highest performance and a set of features optimised for 5G and broadband wireless applications.
Low noise amplifiers improve transmit efficiency
Renesas Electronics has expanded its portfolio of mmWave solutions with the introduction of two new IC families for satellite communications (Satcom), radar, and phased array applications.
Smart cooking sensor identifies bad indoor air quality
Renesas Electronics has announced the ZMOD4410 gas sensor is at the heart of the Safera Sense smart cooking sensor. The ZMOD4410 sensor enables the Safera Sense to determine when airborne concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and CO2 in users’ kitchens are at unhealthy levels.
Bringing secure ultra-wideband solutions to market
Renesas Electronics and 3db Access AG, a fabless semiconductor company specialising in secure Ultra-WideBand (UWB) low power chips, jointly announced that Renesas will license 3db UWB technology and will collaborate to bring secure access solutions to the connected smart home, IoT, Industry 4.0, mobile computing, and connected vehicle applications.
Partnership to bring NFC tech solutions to IoT market
Renesas and Panthronics jointly announced they are collaborating to bring suitable solutions to the consumer, industrial, and IoT markets. The collaboration realises technical leadership in performance, size reduction, lower BOM and power consumption, while offering OEMs faster time to market.