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™ & 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
    Scripted vs Interactive

    Scripted vs Interactive

    Glen OlafsenMarch 31, 20213 min read

    An epic struggle … or complementary? While the title may suggest an epic struggle, a competition, an either / or proposition, in the field of embedded software debug and test, Scripted and Interactive should be seen as complementary. Like the…

    A Flock of Geese or a Flock of Gulls

    A Flock of Geese or a Flock of Gulls

    Ross DicksonMarch 17, 20215 min read

    Have you ever pondered which waterfowl personifies best practices in modern automotive software development? A quick disclaimer before diving into this critical and pressing issue. I haven’t intentionally committed code to a repo destined for the shipping product in more…

    Continuous Integration with VLAB

    Continuous Integration with VLAB

    Glen OlafsenOctober 20, 20203 min read

    In the ASTC Embedded Systems Group (ESG), we like a lot of development teams work with multiple generations of evolving software and hardware platforms. We manage this challenge by seeking to reuse and build up libraries of common software. As…

    Compliance and Interoperability with Virtual Platforms

    Compliance and Interoperability with Virtual Platforms

    Glen OlafsenOctober 12, 20203 min read

    Welcome everyone to the next installment in our blog series looking at Virtualization Based Development and what that looks like in the real world. This blog focuses on how the ASTC Embedded Systems Group (ESG) uses Virtual Platforms to support…

    Virtual Platform Profile: R-CAR

    Virtual Platform Profile: R-CAR

    Ross DicksonAugust 18, 20201 min read

    The Renesas R-Car SOC family provides cockpit and vision compute platforms for the autonomous drive era. Designed for software developers working with R-Car, the VLAB R-Car Virtual Platform starts with support for the H3, V3M, and V3H models. Packed with…