Low birthrates, increased longevity, decreased productivity, and increases in labor costs are expanding the market for robotic alternatives. Particularly, as the population ages and requires additional care, service robots that coexist and interact well with humans can help provide solutions to these challenges.

Renesas offers advanced technology for robotic applications, including functional safety solutions for security and safety and real-time solutions such as sensing, system control, and drive systems. Renesas also brings AI (Artificial Intelligence) capability to robotics endpoints. From industrial robotics to communications robots, Renesas offers scalable solutions to provide the advanced functionality and performance required to help realize a smart society.

Learn Renesas's approach to today's robotics applications and browse block diagrams to see how our devices could be used in your next project.


Renesas offers robotic sensors solutions to help robots correctly recognize surroundings and provide the controller or drive with data including images.


Renesas high-performance microcontroller technology is ideal for reliable robotic system drive control based on information gathered by the sensors.


Renesas technology provides precise motor control for robot joints to the power device and safe battery management for mobile robotic applications.

Robot Operating System (ROS)

The Robot Operating System (ROS) is a key framework that provides libraries and tools to bring new innovations to the robotics community. micro-ROS is the ROS 2 (the second generation of ROS) on a microcontroller in various robot applications.

e-AI Solution

The e-AI solution brings AI (Artificial Intelligence) capability to embedded endpoints.

Functional Safety

Renesas IEC61508 certified solution helps to build a safety system from Industrial and collaborative robots to service robots where humans are able to interact safely.

Robotics Applications and Solutions


Featured Products

Featured Products for Robotics Solutions

Product Description Featured Document
Power Management    
ISL8216M Complete High Voltage 80V, 4A DC/DC Power Module ISL8216M Datasheet (PDF)
Battery Control IC    
ISL9301 High Input Voltage Charger with Power Path Management ISL9301 Datasheet (PDF)
ISL95522 Hybrid Power Boost (HPB) and Narrow VDC (NVDC) Combo Battery Charger with SMBus Interface ISL95522 Data Short (PDF)
DC-DC Converter    
ISL9307 3MHz Dual 1500mA Step-Down Converters and Dual Low-Input LDOs ISL9307 Datasheet (PDF)
ISL9305 3MHz Dual Step-Down Converters and Dual Low-Input LDOs with I2C Compatible Interface ISL9305 Datasheet (PDF)
ToF Sensor    
ISL29501 Time of Flight (ToF) Signal Processing IC ISL29501 Datasheet (PDF)
HMI Remote Controller    
RL78/G1H Industry's Lowest Power Sub-GHz Wireless Communication MCU RL78/G1H User's Manual: Hardware Rev.1.30 (PDF | English, 日本語)
RL78/G1D Bluetooth® Low Energy Microcontrollers for Smart Connectivity RL78/G1D Datasheet Rev.1.30 (PDF | English, 日本語)
RL78/G1A General-purpose MCUs with Built-in High-resolution A/D Converter RL78/G1A Datasheet Rev.2.11 (PDF)
RL78/I1E Configurable AFE, High-precision Analog Microcontroller RL78/I1E Datasheet Rev.1.10 (PDF)
RX231 Low-power Consumption, High-performance MCU with 32-bit RXv2 CPU Core RX230 Group, RX231 Group Datasheet Rev.1.20 (PDF | English, 日本語)
Synergy S1JA 48MHz Arm® Cortex®-M23 CPU
System Control    
RX64M High-performance MCU with 4.55CoreMark/MHz (546CoreMark) and RXv2 core RX64M Group Datasheet Rev.1.10 (PDF | English, 日本語)
RX65N 32-bit Microcontrollers with RXv2 core, Large-capacity RAM RX65N Group, RX651 Group Datasheet Rev.2.30 (PDF | English, 日本語)
RX71M 32-bit Microcontroller; Industrial Equipment-specific High-performance Real-time Engine RX71M Group Datasheet Rev.1.10 (PDF | English, 日本語)
RZ/A1H Full-featured MPU with Arm® Cortex®-A9 Core
RZ/A2M High-Speed Embedded AI-Based Image Processing Device with DRP Technology RZ/A2M Group User's Manual: Hardware (PDF | English, 日本語)
RZ/N1D MPU with Dual Arm® Cortex®-A7 + Arm® Cortex®-M3 (R-IN Engine) DATASHEET RZ/N1D Group, RZ/N1S Group, RZ/N1L Group (PDF)
RZ/N1L MPU with Dedicated Protocol H/W (EtherCAT / Sercos III) and Arm® Cortex®-M3 (R-IN engine) DATASHEET RZ/N1D Group, RZ/N1S Group, RZ/N1L Group (PDF)
RZ/N1S MPU with Arm® Cortex®-A7 + Arm® Cortex®-M3 (R-IN Engine) Optimized for Small PLC and HMI DATASHEET RZ/N1D Group, RZ/N1S Group, RZ/N1L Group (PDF)
In-Robot Communication Transceiver    
ISL3152E 5V, RS-485/RS-422 Differential Transceiver ISL3150E, ISL3152E, ISL3153E, ISL3155E, ISL3156E, ISL3158E Datasheet (PDF)
ISL3232E QFN Packaged, ±15kV ESD Protected, +2.7V to +5.5V, 150nA, 250kbps, RS-232 Transmitters/Receivers ISL3232E, ISL4221E, ISL4223E Datasheet (PDF)
Motor Control    
RL78/G1F Multifunctional MCUs with Enhanced Functionality Suitable for Sensorless BLDC Motor Control RL78/G1F Datasheet Rev.1.12 (PDF)
RX24T 32-bit MCU Including On-chip FPU Enable to Drive Two Motors Simultaneously RX24T Group Datasheet Rev.2.00 (PDF | English, 日本語)
RX24U Powerful 32-bit Motor Control MCU With Built-in Differential Amplifiers and Safety Systems RX24U Group Datasheet Rev.1.00 (PDF | English, 日本語)
RX66T 32-bit MCUs Optimal for Motor Control in Industrial, Home Appliance and Robotics Applications RX66T Group Datasheet Rev.1.21 (PDF | English, 日本語)
RZ/T1 MPU with Arm® Cortex®-R4 Processor with FPU for Real-Time Control of Industrial Equipment and Networking RZ/T1-M Datasheet (PDF | English, 日本語)
Power Mosfet    
Nch MOSFETs Low on-resistance and low gate charge product series meets the large current requirements of the industrial segment.  


Moving Object Tracking Demonstration with RZ/A2M with DRP Technology

In this demonstration, the robot arm is controlled only by the small camera attached to the hand and our RZ/A2M microcomputer, and the moving object is tracked and grasped in real-time. No need for difficult teaching because the target is specified by image processing.