Accelerate and simplify reliable automotive development with our leading-edge and FAST R-Car Open Access (RoX) development platform including diverse development tools, software libraries, sample software, reference boards and starter kits provided by both Renesas and Renesas partners for software-defined vehicles (SDV).



OSS-Based and Commercial SW

  • Open platform using OSS and standard APIs
  • Turn-key SW for custom solutions
  • Production-ready stacks
  • Pre-integrated, pre-validated SW stacks


Seamless Development and Deployment

  • Reduce time to market
  • Fast cloud-based pre-/post deployment via OTA
  • Digital twin on cloud platform


Common Platform Across SoCs and MCUs

  • All vehicle levels and customer needs are supported
  • Re-use most development assets


Integrated DevOps Platform

  • RoX AI Workbench  - Integrated IDE and VPF
  • All AI tools and solutions supported by AI Gigafactory
  • Desktop and cloud-based platform supported

Use the tailored cloud development environment – RoX AI Workbench and RoX Virtual Platform – to start development before the hardware arrives in your hand. The open-source OS based RoX Whitebox includes reference applications to kick-start application development. The RoX License is based on commercial operating systems including pre-validated production-ready solution stacks from Renesas partners such as Candera, EPAM, Excelfore, MM Solutions, STRADVISION, Nullmax and more. Pairing the RoX Whitebox with the upcoming RoX License, developers can easily evaluate, integrate and start production. Choose the appropriate RoX Software Development Kit and RoX reference boards embedded with R-Car devices for your needs to start development now.

Software & Tools

Software title
Software type
Debug and Trace Tools for Multi-Devices
These tools facilitate the analysis and identification of the causes of problems that occur in the software that operates cooperatively on the CPUs of multiple devices.
IDE and Coding Tool Renesas
Distributed Processing Software for Multi-Devices
This software maximizes the performance of hardware by distributing the functions of the application to multiple SoCs or CPUs and HWIPs inside the microcontroller.
Solution Toolkit Renesas
E2 emulator [RTE0T00020KCE00000R]
On-chip debugging emulator. Also available as a flash memory programmer. [Support MCU/MPU: RA, RE, RH850, R-Car D1, RL78, RX, RISC-V MCU]
Emulator Renesas
e² studio for R-Car
Integrated Software Development Environment. Innovative and Open Development Environment in order to ease SW Development for Computer Vision and Deep Learning Algorithms.
IDE and Coding Tool Renesas
High-Speed Simulator for Software Development
A high-speed simulation environment based on QEMU.
Simulator Renesas
Hybrid Compiler (HyCo)
Common interface across generations of SoCs.
Compiler/Assembler Renesas
Emulator System for RH850. This product supports external tracing (Aurora tracing) .
Emulator Renesas
Model-Based Development Environment for RH850, R-Car Family [Embedded Target for Virtual Platform]
Embedded Target for RH850 Virtual Platform is a development environment that generates peripheral code for target devices from Simulink® models and enables cooperative verification as Virtual Hardware In the Loop Simulation (vHILS) in a virtual environment with Simulink.
Model-Based Development Renesas
Multi-Core Debug and Trace Tool
Multiple heterogeneous processor cores (Arm core/ RH850 core) integrated in R-Car S4 can be debugged and traced simultaneously. This allows for shorter time to identify the cause and analyze problems in systems where multiple cores work together to achieve a function.
IDE and Coding Tool Renesas
R-Car DNN Compiler
DNN compiler for automatically applying program optimization for deep learning model for R-Car V4H
Compiler/Assembler Renesas
R-Car DNN Simulator
High-speed simulator for deep learning model programs for R-Car
Simulator Renesas
R-Car NAS (Neural Architecture Search)
Tool for automatically designing deep learning models that run efficiently on R-Car
Model-Based Development Renesas
R-Car S4 Whitebox SDK
The R-Car S4 Whitebox SDK is an integrated development platform that accelerates the development of connected services applications. All software is provided as an all-in-one package under a Free of Charge (FoC) license.
Software Package Renesas
Renesas MCAL
Renesas' MCAL (Microcontroller Abstraction Layer) software drivers can be obtained as a stand-alone software package.
Software Package Renesas
RoX AI Workbench
Supports remote development, testing, and evaluation of AI models and applications for the Renesas R-Car SoC platform via a web browser.
Software Package Renesas
RoX Software Development Kit
The RoX SDK is an easy-to-start & easy-to-use development framework for the R-Car SoCs.
Software Package Renesas
RoX Virtual Platform
The RoX Virtual Platform accelerates in-vehicle software development for next-generation vehicles by allowing users to start development activities prior to hardware availability.
Simulator Renesas
Virtual Turnkey Platform
The virtual turnkey platform is a software development kit (R-Car SDK) with pretested software libraries and sample code on the virtual development environment R-Car Virtual Platform (VPF).
Solution Toolkit Renesas
3D Surround View With and Without GPU
GPU version (R-Car H3 / M3) • 4x 2MP @ 30fps input • 4k @ 60fps output • Cogent color harmonization • Dynamic 3D bowl, dynamic blend zones • Transparent car (Historical view) • Detection features IMR version (R-Car V3H / V3M) • 4x 2MP 30fps input
Software Package Cogent Embedded Inc.
AosEdge Platform - Distribution Management Platform for Connected Car
AosEdge is a V2C (Vehicle to Cloud) platform that can deliver and run software that provides a new UX (user experience) for connected cars.
Software Package EPAM Systems, Inc.
Atlas Camera Optimization Suite for R-Car by Algolux
The Atlas Camera Optimization Suite is the industry’s first set of machine learning tools and workflows that automatically optimizes camera architectures for optimal image quality or for computer vision. Through a secure cloud-enabled interface, Atlas significantly improves computer vision results in days vs. traditional approaches that deliver suboptimal results even after many months of manual ISP tuning.
Software Package Algolux
Autobrains AI Solution
Autobrains provides video perception SW. Revolutionary, self-learning AI leveraging R-Car V Series assets.
Software Package AutoBrains Technologies Ltd.
Automotive SoC Consulting Service
R-Car Online Consultation is a service where you can receive various consultations regarding R-Car V3H and R-Car V3M. We propose various solutions according to the customer’s situation, such as consultation for customers who are considering R-Car for the first time, learning of image recognition and deep learning using R-Car, and construction of evaluation environment. With this development consulting service for automotive SoC, we will shorten the introduction time of customers and solve problems at an early stage.
Software Package Hitachi Industry & Control Solutions, Ltd.
Co-Simulation Environment for Multi-Devices
This is a multi-device operation simulation environment that integrates a group of simulators such as the R-Car Virtual Platform that are provided for the individual devices to enable coordinated operation.
Simulator MathWorks, Australian Semiconductor Technology Company, Synopsys
The INTEGRITY® RTOS is built around a partitioning architecture to provide embedded systems with total reliability, absolute security, and maximum real-time performance.
Software Package Green Hills Software LLC
ISP Solutions for R-Car V3H & R-Car V3M
R-Car V3x ISP solutions, ISP Pipeline • Raw data correction • Lens correction • Noise reduction • Demosaic • Exposure control • White balance • Color correction • Color space conversion: RGB or YUV output PC Tuning Tools • Real-time Tuning • Off-line Tuning
Software Package Cogent Embedded Inc.
QNX's ASIL Real Time Operating System
Blackberry provides ASIL compliant RTOS and BSP stack optimized for Renesas R-Car V3H & R-Car V3M.
Software Package BlackBerry Limited
R-Car Hardware using OpenCL and SYCL
Codeplay's Solution for Renesas R-Car developers. ComputeSuite for R-Car™ enables developers to accelerate applications on R-Car hardware using OpenCL and SYCL.
Software Package Codeplay Software
RT-RK - Expertise on Renesas' Computer Vision and CNN
Consulting and services on computer vision and machine learning to optimize the performance of Tier 1 and OEM algorithm on Renesas products
Software Package RT-RK
SVNet, Deep Learning Embedded Software by STRADVISION
SVNet is a deep learning and camera-based embedded perception software for ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles use cases. There are millions of vehicles powered by SVNet from Level 2 ADAS to Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles in the production pipeline in Germany and China.
Software Package StradVision, Inc.
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