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Renesas extends RA MCU family with RA6T1 MCU group
Renesas Electronics has announced the extension of its microcontroller (MCU) portfolio designed for motor control applications targeting smart homes, industrial automation, and building automation. Featuring a rich set of peripheral functions and AI-based failure detection, the four new RA6T1 MCU group are the latest members of Renesas’ rapidly expanding Arm-based RA Family, and the first RA MCUs designed for the unique needs of motor ...
Renesas shifts mobility system development into high gear
Renesas Electronics has announced the launch of its online Market Place, which offers a one-stop source of solutions that help accelerate technical innovation for the future mobility market. Developers can download various solutions designed for Renesas’ R-Car automotive system-on-chips (SoCs) directly from the Market Place.
Renesas and Sequans to collaborate on 5G/4G cellular IoT
Renesas Electronics and Sequans Communications, a provider of 5G/4G chips and modules for IoT, will partner to develop IoT modules based on Sequans’ Monarch LTE-M/NB-IoT platform. The modules are designed to provide IoT companies with an integrated microcontroller (MCU) plus connectivity platform that streamlines and simplifies IoT system design for many applications, including smart city, smart home, and industrial IoT. The collaboration b...
Dual buck controllers provide extra voltage margin for industrial applications
Renesas Electronics has announced a pair of innovative 80V DC/DC controllers that support the extra voltage margin needed for data centre servers, 48V telecom and rugged industrial equipment.
Renesas releases digital multiphase controllers and smart power stages
Renesas Electronics has announced its 2nd generation of 15 new digital multiphase controllers and six smart power stages that support 10A up to 1000A+ digital computing loads for advanced CPUs, FPGAs, GPUs and Artificial Intelligence (AI) ASICs addressing IoT infrastructure systems.
Renesas announces buck-boost DC/DC converter with ultra-low quiescent current
Renesas Electronics has introduced the ISL9122A, a flexible buck-boost switching regulator with bypass mode that provides ultra-low Quiescent Current (IQ) for powering sensors, microcontrollers (MCUs), wireless devices, and other system components. Operating with battery output from 1.8V to 5.5V, the ISL9122A extends the battery life of smart IoT devices powered by coin-cell, lithium and multiple series alkaline batteries.
Renesas appoints new Vice President of European Sales
Renesas Electronics has announced the appointment of Andreas Hammer as Vice President of Sales for the IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit in Europe, effective October 1st, 2020.
RA6M4 group MCU with superior performance for IoT
Renesas Electronics Corporation has announced the expansion of its RA6 Series microcontrollers (MCUs) with nine new RA6M4 Group MCUs, increasing the RA Family to 42 MCUs. These 32-bit MCUs boost operating performance up to 200MHz using the Arm Cortex-M33 core based on Armv8-M architecture with Arm TrustZone technology.
Renesas selects Andes RISC-V 32-Bit CPU Cores for its RISC-V implementation
Renesas Electronics has announced a technology IP cooperation with Andes Technology, an advanced supplier of RISC-V based embedded CPU cores and associated SoC development environment. Renesas selected the AndesCore IP 32-bit RISC-V CPU cores to embed into its new application-specific standard products that will begin customer sampling in the second half of 2021.
I3C ecosystem expansion accelerates product qualification
Renesas Electronics has announced that ASPEED Technology has qualified the Renesas I3C IMX3102 2:1 bus multiplexer, IMX3112 1:2 bus expander, and DDR5 SPD Hub SPD5118 for its AST2600 Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) designed for use in data centres and embedded platforms and applications.
Functional safety over EtherCAT for RX microcontrollers
Renesas has announced the extension of the RX Functional Safety solution, with the release of its Functional Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE) Application Software Kit, a software offering that supports functional safety on EtherCAT from a semiconductor manufacturer. Renesas’ RX Functional Safety solution is a solution for industrial automation applications that reduces the complexity of IEC 61508 SIL3 certification, an international standard for...
Renesas signs up to Global Semiconductor Alliance
Renesas has joined the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA).
Renesas introduces DDR5 data buffer for high performance server and cloud applications
Renesas Electronics has announced a new high speed, low power DDR5 data buffer for data centre, server, and high performance workstation applications. Advancements over the past few years in real time analytics, machine learning, HPC, AI, and other memory and bandwidth-hungry applications have fueled explosive growth in server memory bandwidth requirements.
Renesas expands wireless power portfolio with 15W power P9415-R receiver
Renesas Electronics has introduced the P9415-R wireless power receiver with Renesas’ exclusive WattShare technology as the newest member of its wireless power solutions portfolio. The new 15W wireless power receiver enables smartphones, power banks, and portable industrial and medical equipment, to wirelessly charge other mobile devices and accessories that also have wireless charging capabilities.
Renesas rolls out 48V Mobility Winning Combination Solution
Renesas Electronics has introduced a 48V Mobility Winning Combination Solution that helps customers accelerate the development of e-scooters, e-bikes, UPS and energy storage systems. This reference design uses a modular approach in both hardware and software to showcase core and optional functional blocks that can be adopted for many 24V-48V applications such as lawn mowers, electric carts, robot cleaners, power tools, power banks, and more.
Two dual-output synchronous controllers for automotive
Renesas has announced a pair of new 42V dual-output synchronous controllers with the lowest 6µA quiescent current and integrated 2A source/3A sink MOSFET drivers that provide primary power stage solutions for the Renesas R-Car H3 and R-Car M3 SoCs.
NASA’s Mars Rover enabled by Intersil radiation-hardened tech
Renesas Electronics has announced that more than 20 of its radiation-hardened (rad-hard) integrated circuits (ICs) were onboard the 30th July lift off of NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover. A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket, with the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity Mars Helicopter onboard, launched from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
RF amplifier designed for 4G/5G infrastructure systems
Renesas Electronics has strengthened its robust RF Amplifiers portfolio with the new F1490 delivering much lower quiescent current (75mA) than competitive solutions. The F1490 is a second-generation high gain, 2-stage RF amplifier that covers the key sub-6GHz 5G frequency bands from 1.8-5.0GHz.
BLE module introduced for low power IoT applications
Renesas Electronics has announced sample shipment availability of the new RYZ012 Bluetooth module targeting ultra-low power IoT applications. The RYZ012 is Renesas' first Bluetooth Low Energy 5 module. It integrates a 2.4GHz RF transceiver supporting the IEEE802.15.4 multi-standard wireless protocol, Bluetooth Low Energy (LE), Bluetooth LE Mesh, and ZigBee.
Duo collaborate on surveillance camera reference design
Renesas Electronics has introduced an Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) surveillance camera reference design to address today’s high accuracy object detection and recognition needs for video security and surveillance systems.