The merger in April 2010 between NEC Electronics and Renesas Technology has given birth to Renesas Electronics.
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Renesas Electronics Europe Releases Four New Product Groups in R8C/Lx Series of MCUs with the Industry’s Most Accurate On-chip Oscillator along with LCD Controller and Ultra-low Power Consumption
Renesas Electronics today announced the release of its 16 new 16-bit microcontrollers within the R8C/Lx Series. The new R8C/L3xM product groups provide the industry’s most stable accuracy on the high-speed on-chip oscillator along with ultra-low power consumption ranked among the best in the industry. The R8C/L3xM MCUs will comprise a total of four groups ranging from 52 to 100 pins with up to 128 kilobytes (KB) of programmable flash memory. S...
Renesas - R2A20134 LED Driver IC for LED Lighting Applications Offers Reduced System Cost, High Efficiency and a High Power Factor
Renesas announced the availability of its R2A20134 LED driver IC that supports LED lighting applications with high efficiency and a high power factor at low cost. The market scale of the LED lighting field is expected to grow substantially, spurred mainly by the adoption of LED lighting as a replacement for incandescent light bulbs. Since LEDs use direct current drive, it is necessary to convert the commercial alternating current power supply to ...
Renesas Electronics Introduces R8C Microcontrollers with USB Host/Function and USB On-The-Go Support
Renesas Electronics today introduced its first low-end flash microcontrollers with a built-in Universal Serial Bus 2.0 (USB) host/function controller, designed for consumer electronics, such as PC peripherals, mobile devices, and healthcare equipment. The new MCU products are part of the R8C Family, and include the R8C/34K and R8C/3MK Groups, which incorporate a USB host/function controller, and the R8C/34U and R8C/3MU Groups with a USB function-...
Renesas Claims Industry’s First Microcontroller Integrating Near Field Communication (NFC) and Security Functions for Smartphones
Renesas introduced the industry’s first product in the RF20 series of microcontrollers (MCUs), the RF21S, that combines on a single chip a near-field communication (NFC, Note 1) controller supporting the ISO/IEC 18092 international standard along with secure element functionality for use in consumer electronics products such as smartphones and other mobile phones, notebook PCs and PC peripherals.
Renesas Electronics and Green Hills Software Collaborate to Jointly Develop
Renesas Electronics today announced its collaboration to jointly develop basic software supporting CPU virtualization technology suitable for real-time control applications as well as a software development environment.
Renesas Electronics - EMMA Mobile EV0-D SoCs for Portable Audio-Visual Devices with One-third Reduced Package
Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of new system-on-chips (SoCs) that achieve playback of audio and video data in a single chip for portable audio-visual (AV) devices, including portable multimedia players, electronic book readers and network TVs.
Renesas Electronics joins the DALI AG
Renesas announced that it has joined the DALI AG (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface Activity Group), a working group formed in Germany by leading manufacturers and organizations in the field of digital control of lighting systems to promote DALI technology and applications. As the first semiconductor supplier to be an active member of the DALI AG, Renesas Electronics will help develop DALI specification and establish the DALI standard to dr...
Renesas Electronics Introduces Three New SoCs for USB/SD Audio Decoders with 88 Percent Reduced Package Size
Renesas Electronics today announced the availability of three new audio decoder systems-on-chip, the μPD63530, μPD63910 and μPD63911, with an integrated USB (Universal Serial Bus) host controller. The new SoCs are ideal for use in automotive and consumer products. The μPD63530 device is available in a 48-pin low-profile quad flat-pack (LQFP) package that is 88 percent smaller than existing package offerings. The μPD63910 ...
Renesas Mobile Corporation Commences Operation
Renesas today announced that Renesas Mobile Corporation, which engages in SoC businesses mainly for mobile devices and car navigation systems, started operation on December 1. Renesas Electronics also announced that it has completed the purchase of the wireless modem business of Nokia Corporation on November 30 and has transferred its assets of the wireless modem business to Renesas Mobile together with Renesas Electronics’ mobile multimedia So...
Renesas Electronics and KW-Software Collaborate on Marketing of TPS-1 Profinet Chip
Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and KW-Software, a Phoenix Contact group company and a leading provider of industrial solutions and technologies, today announced a strategic collaboration for the marketing and distribution of the TPS-1, a Profinet IO device chip developed by Phoenix Contact and Siemens.
Renesas Electronics Introduces the First Roll-Out of its Ethernet PHY Family for Industrial Automation Systems
Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of its first sample of the industrial Ethernet physical layers (PHY, part number µPD60620) for industrial automation systems.
Renesas Electronics Announces Development of a New Two-Channel Master Single-Chip IO-Link Solution
Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the development of its new two-channel single-chip IO-Link solution for IO-Link master applications, based on close cooperation with its business partners ELMOS Semiconductor AG and TMG-Karlsruhe. The new IO-Link solution combines Renesas Electronics’ 78K0R-based 16-bit microcontroller (MCU) and the two-channel Elmos IO-Link transceiver in a small 9 x 9...
MPC Data demonstrates a Renesas Electronics MS7724 booting Linux in less than one second
Renesas Electronics, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, and its Platinum Alliance Partner MPC Data Limited have announced a demonstration platform showing a Renesas Electronics MS7724 platform booting a Linux kernel and graphical QT application in less than one second.
Renesas Electronics Introduces the New RL78 Microcontroller Family to Deliver Solutions for Next-Generation 8-/16-bit Embedded Application
Renesas announced the introduction of the new RL78 family of extremely low power microcontrollers (MCUs). The RL78 integrates advanced features from both the R8C and the 78K (78K0, 78K0R) families to deliver lower power, enhanced performance, and higher integration, providing a robust migration path. The new products are built around the new RL78 CPU core, which is based on the low-power, high-performance 78K0R CPU core, and incorporates an exten...
Renesas Electronics Introduces RX600 Series Microcontrollers that Reduce Standby Mode Power Consumption by Approximately 90 Percent
Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of three new groups of products in the RX600 series of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs); the RX630 Group for consumer, office automation, and industrial equipment, and the RX63N/RX631 Groups for networked equipment.
Renesas Electronics Launches the SH7239 MCU for DSP Applications
Renesas Electronics has launched a new microcontroller in its SuperHTM range. The SH7239 device is an MCU designed for digital signal processing applications, such as servo controls, drives, solar panel inverters and general-purpose motor control.
Renesas Electronics Introduces 16-Bit IO-Link Microcontrollers for Industrial Sensors with 56 Percent Smaller Package Size
Renesas Electronics today introduced four 16-bit microcontroller (MCU) products that support slave device operation in the IO-Link communication standard for miniature sensors and actuators used in industrial systems.
Renesas Electronics and SYSGO Collaborate to Jointly Develop Basic Software for CPU Virtualization Technology Enabling Real-Time Control
Renesas Electronics Corporation and SYSGO today announced its collaboration to jointly develop basic software supporting CPU virtualization technology suitable for real-time control applications.
Renesas Electronics Introduces 4th-Generation of its V850 Microcontrollers Series with 74 Individual Devices for Automotive Body, Dashboard, Chassis and Safety Applications
Renesas Electronics today announced the development of its new 4th-generation (X4 generation) V850 series of microcontrollers for automotive applications. This consists of four product series: the P-series for chassis and safety applications; D-series for dashboard applications; F-series for body applications; and S-series for car audio systems. Mass production is scheduled to begin in Q2 FY2011．
Renesas Electronics to Spin Off its Mobile Multimedia SoC Business
Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced that, at a meeting of its board of directors held today, it has decided to spin off, through an absorption-type separation, its Mobile Multimedia SoC Business Division and transfer the business to a new consolidated subsidiary, Renesas Mobile Corporation, effective as of December 1, 2010. The spin-off of the Mobile Multimedia SoC Business Division, which offers system-on-chip (SoC) products for mobi...