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


・SDK for Camera V2.13 released (Jan. 29, 2021)
Learn more (Release Notes: RZ/A1H Group, RZ/A1M Group, RZ/A1LU Group, RZ/A1L Group, RZ/A1LC Group RZ/A1 Framework V2.13 (PDF | English, 日本語))

RZ/A1 Software Development Kit "SDK for Camera"

Development Environment

e2 studio, GCC


RZ/A Display Development Support Tool

QE for Display

QE for Camera

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/A1 in a single package.

STREAM IT! RZ or RSK board must be purchased separately.


  • 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 Display (e² studio plug-in) to easily make image quality and LCD timing adjustments using a GUI.
  • Use with QE for Camera (e² studio plug-in) to easily set Camera module and Camera timing adjustments using a GUI.

Release Information

Latest Ver.: V2.13
Released: Jan. 29, 2021
Details of upgrade (See Release Notes: RZ/A1H Group, RZ/A1M Group, RZ/A1LU Group, RZ/A1L Group, RZ/A1LC Group RZ/A1 Framework V2.13 (PDF | English, 日本語))

Target Devices

Design & Development

Sample Code

Sample Code

Title Type Date
ZIP50.54 MB日本語
Function: Application Example, BSP, Communication Interface, HMI, OS, System
IDE: e2 studio
Sample Code
ZIP3.23 MB日本語
Sample Code

Additional Details

Contents of Product Package

  • Camera input and LCD output sample applications
  • Sample applications for various device drivers
  • Middleware
  • Device drivers

Add-on Packages

Add-on Package Description Details/Where to Get
SD card (SDHI)
RZ/A1H Group, RZ/A1LU Group SDHI Add-on Release Note (PDF | English, 日本語)
Provides functionality for accessing SD memory cards and MMC cards. Can also interlock with a FAT file system. Contact Renesas Sales.
Automatic contrast correction
RZ/A1H Group Contrast Automatic Correction Add-on Release Note (PDF | English, 日本語)
Add-on for RZ/A1H
Obtains histogram of camera input, and performs contrast correction. Helps to improve visibility and image recognition rates.
Contact Renesas Sales.

Operating Environment

Integrated development environment e2 studio V6.1.0 and later versions
Compiler Renesas GCC  V16.01
Supported board Renesas Starter Kit+ for RZ/A1HSTREAM IT! RZ
Emulator J-Link LITE (included with board)
Development support tool QE for Display, QE for Camera