Renesas, a leading semiconductor innovator, pioneers advancements in various technology domains. With their state-of-the-art microcontroller solutions, Renesas empowers developers in IoT applications, enabling them to unleash the full potential of embedded vision and beyond. Renesas’ advanced microcontrollers, combined with their deep industry expertise, drive innovation across multiple domains, setting new standards and transforming our connected world.
Our partnership with Renesas unites two dynamic and innovative forces in the embedded vision field. With over a decade of innovation as a dynamic startup, we specialize in cutting-edge camera modules. This collaboration seamlessly merges our expertise in vision with Renesas’ robust platforms, empowering developers and users to revolutionize industries effortlessly. Together, we are shaping the future of embedded vision technology.
We have found a mutually beneficial opportunity in partnering with Renesas in the promising IoT field, combining our expertise in embedded camera modules with their leading microcontroller technology. Renesas’ commitment to fostering a strong partner ecosystem aligns perfectly with our vision, and we are excited to join forces. Together, we aim to drive innovation in embedded vision, empowering developers and catalyzing industry transformation.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a rapidly growing field, but creating custom solutions with MCUs, connectivity, and sensors can be unexpectedly challenging. Hardware compatibility issues and software portability can lead to complex modifications and increased work. Renesas Quick-Connect IoT addresses these challenges by offering standardized hardware and software building blocks for the rapid prototyping of IoT systems.
IoT Targeted SPI Camera – Arducam Mega
A legendary camera solution helps you connect one or more cameras to any Microcontroller without the least effort. You targeted battery-powered IoT devices, embedded machine vision, and artificial intelligence applications.
High-level commands, as simple as your digital cam.
Fitting any microcontroller with a single standard SPI interface
Up to 5MP with a low-profile form factor
Up to 4 cameras in a single MCU with an adapter board
Completely off when your MCU is sleeping and wake up quickly
Arducam Mega modules are widely utilized in IoT use cases such as critical asset monitoring, wildfire monitoring, environmental observation, and automated energy meter reading.
Camera for any Renesas Microcontroller
At the inception of our partnership, we are thrilled to announce the successful adaptation of ArduCam Mega SPI cameras to Renesas’ powerful EK-RA6M4 board. This milestone achievement opens up a world of possibilities, combining the exceptional capabilities of our cameras with the robustness and versatility of Renesas’ microcontroller platform. Together, we are paving the way for enhanced embedded vision applications and empowering developers to create groundbreaking solutions.
The EK-RA6M4 evaluation kit enables users to effortlessly evaluate the features of the RA6M4 MCU Group and develop embedded systems applications using the Flexible Software Package (FSP) and e2 Studio IDE. Utilize rich onboard features along with your choice of popular ecosystem add-ons to bring your big ideas to life.
Enhancing Collaboration for the Future
Adapting Arducam’s current SPI modules to a wider range of Renesas MCUs
Enabling more types of Arducam camera modules (e.g., MIPI) to seamlessly integrate with Renesas’ partner ecosystem
Working towards supporting Quick-Connect Studio
Quick-Connect Studio is an online, cloud-based design platform that enables users to graphically build hardware and software to quickly validate prototypes and accelerate product development. With Quick-Connect Studio, engineers can visually drag and drop device and subsystem blocks on the Cloud to build their solution.
Supporting Lab on the Cloud (LotC) in the near future
Lab on the Cloud is a remote test lab that users can access 24/7 to explore their proof of concept boards and drive system functionality. Engineers can leverage an easy-to-use graphical user interface to remotely control boards and equipment from anywhere. Lab on the Cloud will boost the designer’s confidence in Renesas’ solutions for real-world applications.
Closer Collaboration in the Renesas Partner Ecosystem