Renesas Electronics Corporation (ルネサス エレクトロニクス株式会社, Runesasu Erekutoronikusu Kabushiki Gaisha) TYO: 6723 is a Japanese semiconductor manufacturer. It is based in Tokyo and has manufacturing, design and sales operations in around 20 countries. Renesas is one of the world's largest manufacturers of semiconductor systems for mobile phones and automotive applications. It is the world's largest manufacturer of microcontrollers and the second largest manufacturer of application processors. Renesas is also known for LCD drivers, RF ICs, mixed-signal integrated circuits and system-on-a-chip semiconductors. The largest stockholders and their ownership ratio of Renesas are as follows. Renesas Electronics started operation in April 2010, through the integration of NEC Electronics Corporation and Renesas Technology Corporation. NEC Electronics was established in November 2002 by a spin-off of the semiconductor operations of NEC. Renesas Technology was established on April 1, 2003, as a joint venture of Hitachi, Ltd. (55%) and Mitsubishi Electric (45%). In April 2009, Renesas Technology and NEC Electronics reached a basic agreement to merge by around April 2010.
Renesas announces SRAM using leading-edge 16 nm FinFET for automotive information systems
Renesas Electronics today announced the development of a new circuit technology for automotive information SoCs (system on chips) at 16 nanometer (nm) and beyond. Using this new circuit technology, Renesas tested the prototype ...
28nm process technology achieves increased capacities in on-chip flash memory in microcontrollers
Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced that it has developed the industry's first 28-nanometer (nm) flash memory intellectual property (IP) for microcontrollers (MCUs) using a 28 nm process technology.
Second-generation USB 3.0-SATA3 bridge SoC with reduced external components
Renesas Electronics today announced the availability of its new SuperSpeed Universal Serial Bus (USB 3.0) to Serial ATA (SATA) Revision 3 [Note] bridge SoC (system on chip, part number µPD720231) that enables the reduction ...
Low-power microcontroller family with up to 1MB of on-chip flash unveiled
Renesas Electronics today announced the availability of a large number of new low-power, low voltage microcontrollers (MCUs). By expanding the low-power, low-voltage RX200 Series to include versions offering from 64 KB to ...
Low-power industrial ethernet communication chips with integrated real-time OS offload engine
Renesas Electronics today announced the R-IN32M3 series of industrial Ethernet communication chips with support for multiple communication protocols in response to the rapid adoption of industrial Ethernet communication technology.