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Renesas Electronics expands their microcontroller offerings

IoT Microcontroller group gets expanded by Renesas Electronics Corporation.

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11/16/2017 4:15:50 PM
Renesas Electronics expands their microcontroller offerings
Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017 by Christian Hargrave, Assignment Editor

Renesas Electronics expands their microcontroller offerings
Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the expansion of its RX65N/RX651 Group of microcontroller (MCU) lineup that addresses advanced security needs for connected devices operating in industrial automation, building automation, and smart metering systems. The expanded lineup features MCUs with integrated Trusted Secure IP, and enhanced, trusted flash functionality and human-machine interface (HMI) for industrial and network control systems.

"Security, reliability and connectivity have joined high-performance and quality as top decision-making criteria for industrial control system developers,” said Tim Burgess, Senior Director of the High-End MCU Business, Renesas Electronics Corporation. “The expanded RX65N/RX651 MCU lineup provides industrial systems manufacturers the high reliability, power efficiency and enhanced connectivity required for operation in industrial systems, while adding the enhanced security and connectivity required for edge devices in increasingly connected environments.”

The expansion of devices operating at the edge of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has increased system manufacturers’ need for secure network connectivity and reliability, including secure on-the-go firmware updates. The expanded RX65N/RX651 devices support these evolving security and reprogrammability needs, offering integrated Trusted Secure IP, enhanced flash protection, and other technology advancements to create a secure and stable integrated solution far above others in the market, as proven by the Cryptographic Algorithm Validation (CAVP) certification. In turn, these security advancements enable seamless flash firmware updates in the field through secure network communications.

Key Features of the expanded RX65N/RX651 MCUs

  • ŸIntegrated Trusted Secure IP:

  • New encryption hardware accelerators including AES, 3DES, SHA, and TRNG as part of Trusted Secure IP

  • Seamless in-the-field firmware updates

  • Embedded drivers and portability through Firmware Integration Technology (FIT)

  • ŸExpanded RX ecosystem for increased design support

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