Renesas offers a recycling monitor and low-cost instrument system for waste collection vehicles. It is intended to support the efficient use and routing of vehicles for automated waste management systems.

System Benefits:

  • Comprehensive solution for integrated waste management systems with an information dashboard
  • Efficient garbage collection with optimized route planning including weight and location of garbage cans
  • Reduce development cost with Renesas-related reference hardware and software like Low-cost TFT Instrument Cluster, EK-RA2A1, Loadcell Reference Design
  • Reliable system with Renesas NVRAM and SD-Card mass storage for data backup
  • High precision of weight measurement thanks to 24-bit sigma-delta ADC integrated in the RA2A1



  • Waste collection management system

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