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Duo collaborate to accelerate connected vehicle development
Renesas Electronics has announced its collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate the development of connected vehicles. Renesas’ R-Car Starter Kit, based on Renesas’ R-Car automotive System-on-Chip (SoC), is now available as a development environment for the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform (MCVP). MCVP combines a partner ecosystem with a horizontal platform of Azure cloud, AI and edge services on top of which mobility c...
Renesas and Sequans expand 5G collaboration
Renesas Electronics and Sequans Communications have announced an expansion of their collaboration to include development of 5G modules based on Sequans’ upcoming Taurus 5G platform. Renesas will gain non-exclusive technology access and licensing from Sequans.
Renesas unveils first 60W wireless power receiver IC
Renesas Electronics has introduced the first 60W wireless power receiver, the P9418, to deliver faster wireless charging experiences for smartphones, laptops and notebook devices in the highest power density solution. Featuring Renesas’ exclusive WattShare technology, the highly integrated P9418 wireless power receiver delivers up to 60W of power in a single chip.
ADAS development with R-Car V3U ASIL D System on Chip
Renesas Electronics has unveiled the R-Car V3U - a ASIL D System on Chip (SoC) for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Automated Driving (AD) systems. Delivering a groundbreaking 60 TOPS with low power consumption for deep learning processing and up to 96,000 DMIPS, the R-Car V3U is built for the performance, safety, and scalability (up and down) demands of ADAS and AD architectures driving next-generation autonomous vehicles.
Indoor air quality sensor enables operation in splash-prone areas
Renesas Electronics has expanded its popular ZMOD4410 Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) sensor platform with the software-configurable IP67-qualified waterproof option for IAQ applications operating in wet or dirty environments such as kitchens, bathrooms, and hospital rooms, where they are frequently exposed to water, oils, and dust.
IP license portfolio strengthened to facilitate device development
Renesas Electronics has announced the release of IP Utilities - a new series of solutions aimed at simplifying the development of devices incorporating Renesas Intellectual Property (IP). The new IP Utilities include application packages and evaluation kits, as well as expanding Renesas’ growing portfolio of IP licenses.
MCUs boost performance to 100MHz for IoT Edge devices
Renesas Electronics has expanded its RA4 Series microcontrollers (MCUs) with the new 32-bit RA4M3 Group of MCUs. The RA4M3 MCUs boost operating performance up to 100 MHz using the Arm Cortex-M33 core based on Armv8-M architecture.
Advanced optical interconnect portfolio for next-gen connected infrastructure
Renesas Electronics will showcase its portfolio of optical communication products at the virtual European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2020, which takes place 7th-9th December.
Protect industrial RS-485 networks
Combining a transceiver and a transient voltage suppressor (TVS) can protect RS-485 data lines against ESD, EFT and surge transients especially in industrial DC buses
RA2L1 MCUs with low power and capacitive touch sensing
Renesas Electronics has announced the expansion of its 32-bit RA2 Series microcontrollers (MCUs) with 20 new RA2L1 Group MCUs, increasing the RA Family to 66 MCUs. The general-purpose RA2L1 MCUs use the Arm Cortex-M23 core operating up to 48MHz.
14-Bit, 1-MSPS ADC provides rad-hard performance
Renesas Electronics has announced the industry’s highest performance single-chip 14-Bit, 1-MSPS Successive-Approximation-Register (SAR) Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) for radiation-hardened (rad-hard) space applications. Renesas’ Intersil brand ISL73141SEH delivers best in class dynamic and static performance, including Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR), Effective Number Of Bits (ENOB), Integral Non-Linearity (INL) and Differential ...
Renesas launches new sustainability website
Renesas Electronics has launched a new sustainability website called 'Sustainability at Renesas', the website provides all stakeholders with information on Renesas’ commitments and initiatives on realising a sustainable society.
Social distancing wristwatch uses UWB chipset with low rate pulse
Renesas Electronics and Altran have announced that they have co-developed a wearable solution for social distancing based on Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology. Earlier this year, Renesas announced it had licensed UWB technology from 3db Access, a fabless semiconductor company specialising in secure UWB low power chips to augment Renesas microcontrollers (MCUs).
Renesas introduces scalable AI SMARC SoM winning combination solution
The Renesas scalable SoM winning combo board is based on the SMARC 2.0 industry standard, which specifies an 82x80mm form factor. The SMARC SoM board offers designers a choice of three different scalable versions of the Renesas 64-bit RZ/G2 MPU: a RZ/G2N dual core Arm Cortex-A57 MPU operating at 1.5GHz for mid-range performance; the RZ/G2M MPU with dual-core Arm Cortex-A57 and quad-core Arm Cortex-A53 (1.2 GHz) for high p...
GSA appoints Renesas CEO to Board of Directors
As the semiconductor industry navigates an unprecedented year with projections of steady growth, the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) expands its board of directors with the appointment of Hidetoshi Shibata, President and CEO of Renesas Electronics.
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.