The system control solution controls the robot system drive control based on the information gathered by the sensors. Renesas microcontrollers with a wide performance range (RZ, RX, RL78 family, Renesas Synergy™ platform), are ideal for system control applications. Renesas’s technology has been used for many years to comply with the strict reliability requirements needed for robotic applications.

Recommended Renesas Devices
Block Semiconductor Recommended product name Features, etc.
System control Platform Renesas Synergy™ Platform New embedded system platform that reduces the cost and period for the project development and maintenance
Microcontroller RZ family Built-in Arm processor
RX family Renesas original 32-bit CPU
RL78 family High-performance and low-power-consumption 8/16-bit class CPU
Image recognition Microcontroller RX and RZ family Solutions capable of selecting the optimum family to satisfy the needs for recognition
Human machine interface Platform RZ/G Linux platform Solutions easily realize a rich UI
In-robot communication Microcontroller with built-in network function, etc. Microcontroller, dedicated controller Widely covering Ethernet, dedicated protocol, CAN, and IO-Link.