Renesas collaborates with selected global and regional partners in providing a range of solutions and software using RE MCUs to focus on core technologies such as energy harvest, power management, HMI, security, etc., to accelerate customers’ development in battery maintenance-free IoT applications.
- Energy Harvesting (Solar Panel)
- Energy Harvesting (Vibration Generation)
- Energy Harvesting (Heat Generation)
- Energy Harvesting (Storage)
- Connectivity & Cloud
- Tools & Software
- Engineering Service
Energy Harvesting (Solar Panel)
LAYER®, uses the organic photovoltaic technology to generate energy for powering up low power consumption devices.
Lightricity provides sustainable, autonomous power sources for the ever-increasing amount of Internet of Things devices.
Amorton is the world's first integrated (series-connected) amorphous silicon solar cell.
PowerFilm’s thin-film PV solutions are an ideal power source for the RE MCU Family, targeting at low power indoor/outdoor IoT and energy harvesting applications.
The dye-sensitized solar cell developed by Sharp has achieved the world's highest level of power generation indoors, contributing to IoT power supply solutions.
TDK provides flexible amorphous silicon solar cells on film substrates.
Energy Harvesting (Vibration Generation)
SonicEnergy’s ultrasonic wireless power technology allows more power delivery, at a longer distance than other wireless power options with no regulatory restrictions.
Vibration Harvester Unit (EH12) can generate power from slight vibration like walking motion.
The VEG is a first-of-its-kind vibration-based energy harvesting generator that captures the energy from vibrating surfaces to perpetually generate power for wireless sensors monitoring asset health.
Energy Harvesting (Heat Generation)
Micro TEG Modules are high performance and high reliability module which made with high density element mount technology for KELK optical communication.
The MATRIX Prometheus module fits the Renesas RE01 Microcontroller seamlessly and simplifies thermoelectric-based energy harvesting system designs.
Energy Harvesting (Storage)
AVX SCM series of cylindrical electrochemical double-layer capacitors are ideal for Energy Harvesting applications and perfectly fit the Renesas RE01 MCU to manage the energy charging at µA current and instantaneous power discharge at 800mA (peak current) for radio communication.
ITEN provides safe and fast rechargeable SMD micro-batteries, delivering high peak currents required by sensors, actuators and various short and medium range RF.
EnerCera battery series is ultra-thin, high-heat-resistance, and high-power Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries best suited for IoT devices.
Realize energy harvesting IoT equipment using an embedded controller that utilizes the RE Family and nichicon small Li-ion rechargeable battery.
Connectivity & Cloud
ONE Tech’s Helio Server applies next generation, AI and ML predictive analytics to any number of devices.
MIP LCD uses LTPS technology to form memory circuits in each pixel to achieve low power consumption.
Memory LCD is the perfect solution for compact handheld, wearable, and other small-screen applications.
Advanced Media, Inc.'s speech recognition software can be implemented offline.
Leveraging Edge AI technologies, OCR middleware can recognize numbers from images in an embedded system without sending images to a server.
alphaspeech µ (pronounced alphaspeech micro) is the world’s smallest speech recognition system.
RECAIUS, speech recognition middleware voice trigger, is a software component which detects prespecified words and allows hands-free operation without using a switch to initiate listening.
Veridify Security’s fast, energy-efficient security methods are ideal for protecting RE01 devices and the low resource IoT points they connect to.
Sony Semiconductor Solutions’ GPS/GNSS receiver/processor chips combine with RE01 to make it possible to develop GPS receivers driven by an energy harvesting system.
Using TDK MEMS microphone ICS-40212, RE MCU enables extreme low power voice recognition.
Tools & Software
IAR Embedded Workbench is a complete development toolchain providing powerful code optimizations and comprehensive debugging features in an easy-to-use integrated development environment.
The Embedded Studio IDE and the Renesas RE Family work perfectly together to minimize power consumption in keeping with the resource constraints of a low power design.
The emWin embedded graphics library and embOS RTOS support RE01 systems.
J-Link, J-Trace, and Flasher series support RE01 systems.
Configurable battery-less SOTB demonstrator showcases an RE01 MCU powered from a Supercap to send readings from built-in Temperature, Humidity, and Light Sensors via Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to a phone that displays readings on a custom application.
AND Technology Research is a purpose-led technology and product development consultancy who have been turning pioneering ideas into reality since 1980.
A wide range of services, from proposing a system that combines RE Family and various sensors, to H/W design, prototyping, performance evaluation, S/W development, and mass production preparation.
Four evaluation boards available to easily evaluate RE01-1500KB and RE01-256KB devices.
The RE01 Sensor Board Proof of Concept demonstrates the capabilities of the SOTB MCU with its built-in sensor and interface connector for the corresponding LoRa® communication module.
The SOTB Battery-less Soil Monitor is a solution intended for use in extremely low-power sensing applications.
The Battery-less Smart Farming Sensor solution uses Renesas RE Family’s energy harvesting functionality to create an ultra-low power, highly energy efficient, maintenance-free farming solution.
Fall detection solution to identify fall events from other daily activities such as walking, running, sitting, and climbing stairs.
Motor Health Monitoring detects the motor health status with Renesas RE Family’s ultra-low current consumption, high performance MCU and motor vibrations using 3-axis accelerometer sensor.
Ultra-Low-Power LoRaWAN® Sensor uses Renesas RE Family’s energy harvesting functionality to create an ultra-low power, highly efficient, maintenance-free solution.
This is an evaluation option board for acquiring GNSS information while performing power management with the Renesas RE01 evaluation kit and GNSS option board.
This board can evaluate the 32-bit MCU "RE01B" equipped with Bluetooth 5.0.
Track the industrial workers who are working in hazardous area by locating their position and health information.
Read the liquid level of a storage tank and send the data wirelessly to gateway with extreme low power sensor device.