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RZ/A Software Development Kit "SDK for Camera"

This RZ/A1 software development kit helps speed up time to market.


SDK for Camera is an HMI software development kit for the RZ/A1 that provides consistent support for camera input, LCD output, and image adjustment. It consists of device drivers, middleware, and sample programs for the RZ/A1H and the RZ/A1LU in a single package.


・Automatic contrast correction add-on V1.00 released

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・QE for Video Display Controller 5 V2.00 released

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Release Information

Latest Ver.: V1.03
Released: Sep. 5, 2017
Details of upgrade (See Release Notes)


  • Contains sample programs for drivers and application sample programs that can be used for development, so you can start using the peripheral functions of the RZ/A1 immediately.
  • Use with QE for Video Display Controller 5 (e² studio plug-in) to easily make image quality and LCD timing adjustments using a GUI.


Contents of Product Package

  • Sample applications
  • Middleware
  • Device drivers

Add-on Packages

Add-on Package Description Details/Where to Get
SD card (SDHI) Provides functionality for accessing SD memory cards and MMC cards. Can also interlock with a FAT file system. Please contact Renesas Sales.
Automatic contrast correction Add-on for RZ/A1H
Obtains histogram of camera input, and performs contrast correction. Helps to improve visibility and image recognition rates.
Please contact Renesas Sales.



Operating Environment

Integrated development environment e² studio V5.3.0 and later versions
*If you are using e² studio 6.0.0, please refer to these notes on how to install it.
Supported board Renesas Starter Kit+ for RZ/A1HStream it! – RZ – V2.0
Emulator J-Link LITE (included with board)

Target Devices

Family Group
RZ Family

Below you will find information to support the development of your application.


Information supporting development tools

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My Renesas Create a My Renesas account to use our tool download services, receive e-newsletter/update notifications, and take advantage of our other services.
e-learning Information for studying and learning about microcontrollers and microprocessors.
FAQ Frequently asked questions and useful hints for development.
A forum and community site to share technical information, questions and opinions with others who use Renesas MCU's.
Tool News Tool release information and other important information.
QE for Video Display Controller 5

A plug-in for e² studio that allows image quality and initial display (refresh rate) to be adjusted easily using a GUI.

Operating Environment Information on system requirements and operating environment for the latest version of tools.
Info on Discontinued Products A list of Renesas software and tools that have been discontinued and are no longer being offered for new projects.

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