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Renesas Advanced (RA) Family 

High performance 32-bit Arm® Cortex®-M33 MCUs for secure embedded solutions

Description

The Renesas Advanced (RA) Family of 32-bit Arm® Cortex®-M MCUs deliver optimized performance, security, connectivity, and peripheral IP to address the next generation of embedded solutions. Renesas has built a comprehensive partner ecosystem to deliver an array of software and hardware building blocks that work out of the box with RA MCUs. These building blocks include RTOSes, both Microsoft Azure RTOS and FreeRTOS, the Flexible Software Package (FSP) by Renesas, and the Renesas IDE and coding tool e2 studio among others.

Porting micro-ROS into the Renesas RA MCUs facilitates the adoption of the ROS (Robot Operating System) 2 framework in Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT applications. The Renesas e2 studio integrated development environment will support the micro-ROS implementation, simplifying the process of using the micro-ROS client library.

About Renesas

Renesas is a global semiconductor company developing trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, infrastructure, and IoT applications that help shape a limitless future.

eProsima micro-ROS and RA Family

eProsima is the leading provider and maintainer of the micro-ROS framework which seamlessly integrates microcontrollers into ROS 2. The Renesas Advanced Family became the reference platform for micro-ROS, and in close collaboration, both companies developed a ROS2-based robot body controller based on RA6M5 which will simplify the design process to build robot applications.

For more information, please visit the micro-ROS Solutions | Renesas