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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.
Isolated delta-sigma modulator for industrial automation
Renesas Electronics has announced the RV1S9353A optically isolated delta-sigma (ΔΣ) modulator. According to the company, the RV1S9353A delivers the industry’s highest accuracy compared to other 10MHz clock output optically isolated devices. It includes a precision analogue-to-digital converter with ENOB of 13.8 bits (typ) for converting an analogue voltage input into a digital output one-bit data stream across the isolation...
Ready to use partner solutions from RA MCU ecosystem
Renesas Electronics has announced the second phase of new ready to use partner solutions supporting the Renesas RA Family of 32-bit Arm Cortex-M microcontrollers (MCUs).
Sensor signal conditioner designed for EV HVAC systems
Renesas Electronics has introduced the ZSSC4132 - an automotive pressure sensor solution featuring an integrated certified LIN v2.2a interface. The single-package Sensor Signal Conditioner (SSC) delivers performance, increased design flexibility, and cost efficiency in a compact form factor for HVAC applications used in Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV), Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), and Fuel-cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) climate contr...
Automotive SoC adopted for use in high performance computer
Renesas Electronics has announced that Continental has adopted Renesas’ high performance Renesas R-Car M3 System-on-Chip (SoC) for its first-generation Body High Performance Computer (HPC). The HPC is an automotive computing platform that provides centralised control of vehicle systems and is equipped with secure gateway functionality to enable cloud service connectivity.
Power efficiency added to low power embedded controller
Renesas has expanded its RE Family lineup of embedded controllers with a new ultra-low power consumption member based on Renesas’ Silicon-On-Thin-Buried-Oxide (SOTB) process technology and built around the Arm Cortex-M0+ core. The newest member of the RE01 Group lineup is a 256KB flash memory variant in addition to the 1.5MB flash memory embedded controller, already in mass production.
Rugged 100V half-bridge MOSFET drivers introduced
Renesas has introduced the HIP2211 and HIP2210, a new pair of 100V half-bridge MOSFET drivers. The HIP2211 is a next-generation pin-compatible upgrade to Renesas’ popular ISL2111 bridge driver, while the new HIP2210 offers a tri-level PWM input to simplify power supply and motor drive design. The HIP2211 and HIP2210 are suitable for 48V telecom power supplies, Class-D audio amplifiers, solar inverters, and UPS inverters.
Inductive position sensor for motor commutation
Renesas has introduced the magnet-free IPS2200 inductive position sensor. Featuring high accuracy and speed, total stray field immunity, and efficient motor integration in a thin and lightweight form factor, the IPS2200 is suitable for use as an absolute position sensor in a wide range of industrial, medical, and robot applications.
Air quality platform uses AI for smart odor sensing
Renesas Electronics has expanded its ZMOD4410 Indoor Air Quality platform sensor with the power of embedded Artificial Intelligence (e-AI), enabling smart odor sensing for ventilation systems, bathroom monitoring and controls, and air quality monitors.
RZ/V microprocessors with vision-optimised AI accelerator
Renesas Electronics has introduced the RZ/V series of microprocessors (MPUs), which features DRP-AI (Dynamically Reconfigurable Processor), Renesas’ exclusive vision-optimised AI accelerator. The first product in the series, the RZ/V2M, is designed to deliver a combination of real time AI inference and power efficiency in embedded devices.
Renesas introduces new I3C bus extension products
Renesas has unveiled four new I3C Basic bus extension products for control plane designs across a variety of applications, including data centre and server applications, as well as enterprise, factory automation, and communications equipment.
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.