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Renesas launches 32-Bit RX671 MCUs
Part of Renesas’ mainstream RX600 Series, the RX671 MCUs are built around an RXv3 CPU core operating at 120MHz and integrates flash memory supporting fast read access at a clock speed of 60MHz, for excellent real-time performance with a CoreMark score of 707, and power efficiency among the best in the class at 48.8 CoreMark/mA.
Renesas have announced 39 new 'winning combinations'
Renesas and Dialog have officially joined forces, and as an immediate benefit to customers, Renesas announced 39 new 'winning combinations'. These designs showcase both Renesas’ and Dialog’s complementary, and now combined, product portfolios of embedded processing, analogue, power, and connectivity.
Renesas announce conclusion of final regulatory review
Renesas and Dialog Semiconductor, a provider of battery and power management, WiFi, Bluetooth low energy and Industrial edge computing solutions, are pleased to announce that the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission has waived its jurisdiction to review the recommended all-cash acquisition of Dialog Semiconductor by Renesas.
High performance PMIC delivers complete power solution
Renesas Electronics has introduced the RAA215300 PMIC (Power Management IC) optimised to complement Renesas’ RZ/V2L and RZ/G2L microprocessors (MPUs) designed for AI-enabled applications. The new high performance PMIC offers a wide range of features, including nine channels, a built-in charger and a real time clock. The high integration of the new device reduces design complexity, speeding time-to-market for customers.
R-Car Gen3e with higher CPU speed for infotainment
Renesas Electronics has added a new series to its popular R-Car system-on-chips (SoCs) with the R-Car Gen3e. Featuring six new members, the new R-Car Gen3e series of SoCs offers a scalable lineup for entry- to mid-range automotive applications that require high-quality graphics rendering, such as integrated cockpit domain controllers, in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), digital instrument cluster, driver monitoring systems, and LED matrix light.
Automotive HD Link enables high-def using low-cost cables
Renesas Electronics has introduced its new Automotive HD Link (AHL) technology that enables automotive manufacturers to deliver high-definition video over low-cost cables and connectors that currently support standard-definition video. HD video is increasingly important in car safety systems for object recognition functionality.
Rad-hardened devices for medium and geosynchronous orbits
Renesas Electronics has launched a new line of plastic-packaged radiation-hardened (rad-hard) devices for satellite power management systems. The four new devices include the ISL71001SLHM/SEHM point of load (POL) buck regulator, ISL71610SLHM and ISL71710SLHM digital isolators, and the ISL73033SLHM 100V GaN FET and integrated low-side driver.
High-definition automotive video using low-cost cables
Renesas Electronics has introduced its new Automotive HD Link (AHL) technology that enables manufacturers to deliver high-definition automotive video over low-cost cables and connectors that currently support standard-definition video. HD video is increasingly important in car safety systems for object recognition functionality.
700V buck regulators deliver lowest standby power
Renesas Electronics has unveiled a family of new 700V buck regulators that offers designers numerous advantages over competitive solutions. The new RAA2230XX devices deliver power consumption, noise and EMI suppression, as well as reduced overall system cost. They are suitable for a wide range of applications, including home appliances, sensing systems such as smoke alarms and gas sensors, white goods, power meters and industrial controls.
Ultra-low power platform for personalised outdoor air quality monitoring
Renesas Electronics has expanded its popular ZMOD4510 Outdoor Air Quality (OAQ) gas sensor platform with an IP67-qualifed waterproof package and a new AI-based algorithm that enables ultra-low power selective ozone measurements. The enhanced ZMOD4510 is the industry’s first fully calibrated, miniature digital OAQ sensor solution with selective ozone measurement capabilities, offering visibility into the air quality in users’ imme...
Support extended for Microsoft Azure RTOS across 32-bit MCU Families
Renesas Electronics has announced that customers designing with all mainstream Renesas 32-bit MCU families now have access to Microsoft Azure Real Time Operating System (RTOS) embedded development suite, including its powerful Azure IoT middleware. Azure RTOS is integrated and available out-of-box in the recently released Flexible Software Package (FSP) version 3.0 for the Renesas’ RA Family MCUs, and the Synergy Software Pac...
Small IGBT and IPM drivers for industrial applications
Renesas Electronics has expanded its family of 8.2mm creepage photocouplers with three new devices designed for operation in harsh industrial automation equipment, solar inverter, and EV charger operating environments. Measuring a mere 2.5x2.1mm in an LSSO5 package, the world’s smallest optical isolated IGBT drivers and Intelligent Power Module (IPM) driver reduce PCB mounting areas by up to 35% compared with other devices on the marke...
Cellular IoT module simplifies development and deployment
Renesas Electronics has introduced the RYZ014A, Renesas’ first cellular IoT module supporting the LTE Cat-M1 specification. This technology allows devices to directly connect to the internet without the need for a gateway by relying on the existing communication infrastructure owned by mobile network operators.
MPUs feature power efficiency and high precision AI accelerator
Renesas Electronics has announced the expansion of its RZ/V Series of microprocessors (MPUs) with the new RZ/V2L MPUs designed for entry-level AI-enabled applications. As part of the RZ/V Series, the new MPUs incorporate Renesas’ exclusive AI accelerator - the DRP-AI (Dynamically Reconfigurable Processor) - to make embedded AI easier and more power efficient.
I3C portfolio qualified on AMI Firmware platform
Renesas Electronics has announced that AMI, a firmware and software solutions partner, has qualified the Renesas I3C bus extension products for its MegaRAC SP-X Remote Management Firmware. Having the I3C devices on AMI’s approved vendor list enables an easy migration path for customers shifting their DDR5 platforms and boards from I2C or other legacy expansion specifications to the new high-speed I3C specification.
FemtoClock timing portfolio for communications released
Renesas Electronics has expanded its timing solutions portfolio with a new sub-100fs point-of-use clock solution for data centre, server, and network infrastructure markets. The new FemtoClock2 family includes ultra-low jitter clock generators and jitter attenuators in a small 4x4mm2 package, enabling cost-effective and simple clock tree implementation for next-generation, high-speed interconnect designs.
MCU obtains CMVP Level 3 Certification under NIST FIPS 140-2 Security Standard
Renesas Electronics has announced that its 32-bit RX65N microcontroller (MCU) has achieved Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) Level 3 certification under the FIPS 140-2 security standard by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). According to Renesas the RX65N is the world’s first general-purpose MCU to obtain level 3 certification.
Partnership for developing automotive RISC-V solutions
Renesas Electronics and SiFive have announced a strategic partnership to jointly develop next-generation, high-end RISC-V solutions for automotive applications. The partnership will also include SiFive licensing the use of their RISC-V core IP portfolio to Renesas.
Qualcomm reference design extends 30W wireless charging to smartphones
Renesas Electronics has expanded its ongoing work with Qualcomm Technologies, to include 30W wireless charging capabilities for mid-range smartphones powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 780G 5G Mobile Platform. This is the second high power wireless charging smartphone reference design collaboration for the two companies.
Low power 16-Bit general-purpose RL78/G23 MCUs launched
Renesas Electronics has announced the launch and the beginning of mass production of its 16-bit general-purpose RL78/G23 microcontroller (MCU), further strengthening its RL78 Family of 8-bit and 16-bit MCUs for a broad range of applications.