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Posts Tagged: Renesas Electronics

Renesas Electronics introduces new design software for EV battery management systems

Semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics has introduced a new complex device driver (CDD) software module for designers of EV battery management systems. The AUTOSAR-compliant CDD software is designed to work with Renesas’s BMS reference design hardware kit, which is composed of the ISL78714 IC and the RH850/P1M MCU. The CDD software also includes software interfaces and… Read more »

Renesas to boost semiconductor production at Japanese factory

Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics is planning to restart a wafer fabrication operation at its Kofu factory in Kai City, Japan. The Kofu factory housed 150 mm and 200 mm wafer fabrication production lines before it was closed in October of 2014. Now Renesas Electronics is investing 90 billion yen ($705 million) to set up… Read more »

Renesas unveils integrated LIN interface sensor signal conditioner for EV HVAC Systems

Renesas Electronics recently introduced the ZSSC4132—an automotive pressure sensor solution featuring an integrated certified LIN v2.2a interface. Available in a single-package compact form factor, the sensor signal conditioner (SSC) is designed for EV climate control systems. Renesas says the AEC-Q100 qualified ZSSC4132 can be configured for nearly all resistive bridge sensors.  “HVAC plays a significant… Read more »

Renesas’s new battery management IC maximizes range for hybrids and EVs

Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics has announced its fourth-generation Li-ion battery management integrated circuit (IC). The company says its new ISL78714 IC provides accurate cell voltage and temperature monitoring, cell balancing, and extensive system diagnostics to protect 14-cell Li-ion battery packs, all while maximizing drive time and range for hybrid and electric vehicles. The ISL78714… Read more »

New microcontrollers integrate hardware peripherals for reduced costs, high performance

Renesas Electronics has announced the new RH850/C1x series of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), designed for motor control in hybrid and electric vehicles. The new RH850/C1x devices can be used with the RAA270000KFT RH850 family power supply management IC (PMIC), which integrates into one device all the power supply systems required for MCU operation, two external sensor… Read more »