Partner Profile: Renesas

Renesas continuously strives to drive innovation with a comprehensive portfolio of microcontrollers, analog and power devices. Renesas mission is to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world by providing intelligence to four focus growth segments: Automotive, Industrial, Infrastructure, and IoT that are all vital to daily lives, meaning Renesas products and solutions are embedded everywhere. VLAB Works has partnered with Renesas to deliver highly valued simulation environments for Renesas devices.

VLAB Works™ and Renesas®

A VLAB Works virtual platform provides an all-in-software development platform centered around either Renesas RH850 automotive micro-controller or a Renesas R-Car cockpit and vision compute platform for the autonomous drive era. The platform supports application development on all aspects of the SoC including application processing domains, real time control units, and complex vision and image processing accelerators. VLAB Works supports extending these platforms to the full extent of our customer’s systems be they ECU, Zone/Domain Controller, or Communication Gateway, to enable additional development opportunities.

VLAB Virtual Platforms:

  • R-Car Gen 3: M3, H3, V3M, V3H
  • RH850 G3: C1x, E1x, F1x, P1x
  • RH850 G4: E2x, U2x

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Platforms of interest

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