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Renesas Electronics India unveils latest automotive and smart city solutions


Renesas Electronics India, a subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Singapore, has showcased its latest solutions for the automotive and smart cities segments at Electronica India.

Sunil Dhar, president, Renesas Electronics India, says: “The Indian market is rapidly adopting new technologies and we will be unveiling exciting additions to our portfolio at electronica India.

“Our solutions reduce the time spent on developing embedded systems software and accelerate the development process, allowing internet of things and automotive system developers to focus on creating differentiated products.” 

As Indians spend an increasing amount of time on vehicles, it is necessary for the automotive industry to provide enhanced safety, efficiency, sustainability and convenience.

Renesas’ all-in-one advanced driver assistance systems view solution kit provides surround view capabilities by creating a bird’s-eye view based on data retrieved from four cameras to enable 360-degree surround view.


The view is rendered on the car’s LCD display to inform the driver of the vehicle’s surroundings.

Camera functionality can be extended with four additional cameras to be used for electronic mirror and driver monitoring.

These cameras allow developers to collect data from the environment for sensor fusion, an essential factor required to realize autonomous drive.

The “all-in-one” ADAS view solution kit is based on the R-Car Starter Kit Premier that includes the high-performance R-Car H3 automotive system-on-chip that realizes powerful automotive computing performance.

Aligning with the Indian government’s plans to go electric by 2030, Renesas also offers solutions for electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles that improve motor control and fuel efficiency.

Renesas showcased its inverter solution for HEV/EV.

The view solution kit and inverter solution for HEV/EV are part of the Renesas autonomyTM Platform for advanced driving assistance system and automated driving.

The Digital India programme is powered by the internet of things and as part of this effort, resources are being devoted to developing smart cities.

The software and apps needed to manage the millions of things on the internet, including CCTV cameras, vehicles, sensors, and so forth, must be developed at break-neck speed to keep pace with these projects.

The Renesas Synergy Platform highlighted how system manufacturers involved in smart cities and IoT developments can benefit from a complete, qualified platform with fully integrated software, a scalable family of microcontrollers, and unified development tools that accelerates the embedded development cycle needed for IoT applications.

The Synergy Platform gives back time and resources to developers by enabling them to begin product software development at the API level instead of wrestling with complicated low-level middleware and network stacks underneath.

The time saved by using the platform frees developers to further innovate and differentiate their end-products.

The Renesas IoT Sandbox is a cloud-based environment where system manufacturers can prototype their IoT solutions and accelerate the process of launching their innovative solutions in a market where even a few weeks can make all the difference in capturing market share.

Several solutions from the RZ/G Series, which is a top-performer for a range of high-performance applications that use human machine interface, video and embedded vision, will also be demonstrated.

The RZ/G Series enables rapid development of game-changing Linux and Android-based embedded systems for use in industrial, home appliance, office and medical equipment.