From industrial and collaborative robot system to service robots, robot industry where people can coexist safely is expected to continuously grow. Functional safety is essential for safe coexistence. Renesas offers two major solutions to reduce the burden of functional safety system development.

  1. Microcontroller level solution: Self Test SW Kit
  2. System level solution: SIL3 System SW Kit, Reference Document

In addition, IEC61508 SIL2 certified board is available from Renesas partner to speed time to market. SIL3 certified board is also available for higher safety standard.

Recommended Renesas Devices
Block Semiconductor Recommended
Product Name
Features, etc
Functional Safety System Microcontroller RX Series
(RXv1, RXv2, RXv3)
Software and reference kits available to support IEC61508 SIL certification
Safety Controller Microcontroller RH850/P1M Certified safety controller board using automotive quality micro-controller for IEC61508 SIL2 and SIL3 functional safety
RA (CM4 core) Self-test software kit available for diagnosing the microcontroller's CPU and internal ROM/RAM