Evaluate Boards Remotely Through an Intuitive GUI

Renesas' Lab on the Cloud is an online environment where Renesas solutions, including popular evaluation boards, winning combinations and software, are hosted in a remote lab that customers access and test online.

The Lab on the Cloud provides quick access to Renesas solutions before customers receive a physical board or start a design. Boards are configured in a remote lab connected to the cloud and users access the boards through an intuitive GUI. Live video of each board allows users to test, monitor, and measure results instantly. The Lab on the Cloud environment utilizes a platform developed by Tenxer Technologies, and provides 24/7 access to, along with online support for, Renesas solutions.

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High Voltage Battery Management System

This is a battery management solution, for a 20 – 28 cell battery. It has a daisy chain feature, RS-485 to external PC and takes command line interface commands.

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Smart Color Sensing Solution for Pulse Oximeter

This solution is for pulse oximeter designs, where R, G, B, W values are measured. The mobile app captures data through Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE) and is battery operated.

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GreenPAK Advanced Development Board

This solution highlights a versatile programmable NVM that integrates many functions into a single custom circuit reducing BOM and power consumption.

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Touchless Sensor Solution

This solution is suitable for home appliances and provides non-contact touch operation at various programmed distances using the RA2E1 32-bit MCU.

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High Voltage Synchronous Buck-Boost Controller

This solution uses the ISL81801 synchronous full bridge buck-boost for a wide range (9V – 80V) of input voltage and 100 – 600kHz switching frequencies.

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High Precision Analog Measurement

This solution shows the integrated analog front end (AFE) of the RX23E MCU and features low noise and low drift for a high precision sensor measurement.

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Mbed™ Based Image Processing Solution

This image processing solution utilizing the RZ/A2M MPU, featuring an Arm® Cortex®-A9 CPU designed for embedded artificial intelligence (e-AI) based imaging, shows very high-speed processing using Dynamically Reconfigurable Processor (DRP) technology.

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Mini Power Monitor - A Panel Meter Solution

This mini metering solution accurately measures power consumption, voltage, current, time, and CO2 emission values of electric appliances.

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Power Line Communication

This solution uses a small PLC modem module to control lighting on a DC power line to show very high speed (1Mbps) communication over a 1km distance.

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RZ/V2M SMARC: Object Detection Solution

AI-only Accelerator (DRP-AI), 4K-compatible Image Signal Processor (ISP), Vision-AI ASSP for real-time human and object recognition.

Smart Asset Tracking Label

The smart asset tracking label is optimized with ultra-low power devices and several standby options for minimal current draw.

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Smart Rangefinder Solution

This wireless rangefinder measures the distance from an observer to a target and is optimized for handheld applications.

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HMI Solution Board with High-end 32-bit MCU RX Family

This reference design can be operated via voice command, perform audio playback, and has a GUI display with WQVGA (480x272) on RTOS simultaneously.

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48V Mobility Solution

A high-voltage powertrain system with modularly integrated wired/wireless charging, a battery management system and optional Bluetooth® wireless connectivity.

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RAJ306010 Prototyping Motor Control Board

This solution uses a motor control IC for a BLDC vacuum control motor running at 24V, shows efficiency improvement using a self-adaptive dead time feature.

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Multi-sensor Network Platform for ASI-5

This solution uses the RA2A1 32-bit MCU and shows Renesas’ unique ASi4U-v5 transceiver chip communicating via an ASi-5 bus with multiple sensors.

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RX13T Motor Control Solution

This BLDC motor control solution shows 24V FOC sensorless and smooth operation using the highly precise IPS2200 inductive position sensor.

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2D Barcode and Face Recognition Evaluation Kit

A camera solution using the RZ/A2M's high-speed image processing and DRP technology for detecting faces and barcodes, supports an on-board emulator for fast development.

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Precision Weight Scale

The RX23E MCU's 24-bit ADC precisely (0.1%) measures the weight in this low BOM count solution, which can be used in medical applications.

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Horizone: RA6M3 Evaluation Kit

This solution that consists of an RA6M3 MCU board with rich connectivity and multiple sensors allows data to be visualized through the Avnet IoTConnect platform's API.

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High Efficiency IoT Battery System

This cost-effective, wide application solution shows the ISL9122A ultra-low IQ buck-boost regulator, where the output voltage is adjustable using I2C.

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Industrial CAN Sensor Network

This solution shows the RA2L1 MCU's CAN capability using an isolated RS-485 transceiver to give connection, encryption and decryption between multiple boards and sensors.

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Capacitive Liquid Level Indicator

This reference design solution shows water level measurement using a capacitive touch electrode and the capacitive touch sensor unit feature of the RX130 MCU.

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Multi-Purpose Air Quality Sensor Solution

This is a multi-sensor solution demonstrating indoor air quality (ZMOD4410), outdoor air quality (ZMOD4510) or refrigerator air quality (ZMOD4450).

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FemtoClock®2 Evaluation Board

An automated system, remotely placed for users to evaluate phase noise performance of a specific clock configuration on a board using a phase noise analyzer.

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Surveillance Camera with CMOS Sensor

The solution demonstrates a CMOS image sensor (CIS) board with phase-detection autofocus (PDAF) and a high-performance image signal processing (ISP) board.

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IEEE 1588 Solution

IEEE 1588 solution that demonstrates the clock synchronization up to <50nSec between Master and Slave to reconstruct accurate synchronization signals for 5G networks.

Household Smoke Detector

This smoke detector solution using the RAA239101 low-power AFE IC with the RL78/G12 MCU includes peripherals and features for a photoelectric smoke detector system.

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Simplified Contactless Thermometer

The solution demonstrates a working IR thermometer using analog thermopile sensor functionality in the low power RL78/I1B MCU.

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80V Dual Synchronous Buck Controller Evaluation Board

This solution shows the transient, line and Load regulation capability of the ISL81802 80V, high voltage, dual synchronous buck controller.

Supercapacitor Based Terminal Backup Power Supply

This reference design has a wide input voltage range which supports 4.5V to 40V with 1A to 20A output. It uses a supercapacitor as a backup power supply.

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Flexible MCU-based 6-Channel Power Sequencer

This reference design allows users to perform two functions, a power-up sequence and a power-down sequence, using the GUI targeted for their specific application.

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MPPT Based Solar Battery Charger

Solar battery charger with operating range of 8V to 40V, supporting 12V lead acid battery for output currents up to 7A.

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USB PD with Turbo Boost

This board supports USB Power Delivery (PD) Specification Rev. 3.0 and USB-Type C. The R9A02G011 USB PD controller performs authentication to accept USB Type-C.

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Buck- Boost Last Gasp Power Supply for Energy Meter

This design uses an ISL85403 synchronous buck or boost-buck controller in the buck-boost configuration to extract power from a supercapacitor (as low as 0.1V).

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Standard 4-20mA Loop - Industrial Receiver

This board uses a standard 4-20mA loop to transmit data over large distances in industrial environments. It is resistant to surrounding noise.

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Arduino Shield Sensor Board

This sensor board with an Arduino Shield™ interface is used on interface-equipped microcontroller reference boards and supports multiple sensors.

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Scalable HMI SMARC SoM with AI

This solution is a Linux-based AI development platform using the RZ/G2 MPU which is suitable for human machine interface (HMI), 3D animation or 4K UHD playback.

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Single Phase Energy Meter

The single-phase energy meter design is based on the ultra-low power RL78/I1C MCU and is used for single-phase power and energy measurement.

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Digital Illuminometer

This solution is composed of a 32-bit RA2A1 MCU, an integrated light sensor (ISL29035) and OLED display. It can be used to measure Light Lux levels.

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VersaClock® Programmable Clocks

This is an automated system to configure and evaluate the phase noise performance of the VersaClock® 7 family and generate preliminary addendum and orderable part number.

Gas Flow Sensor Solution

This enables quick prototyping of the FS2012 mass air flow sensor module, where users can control the flow rate and capture the reading and linearity of sensor data.

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Codeless Solution for DA14531MOD

This solution is the most ideal way to quickly and easily get started developing applications and products using the DA14531 Bluetooth® Low Energy SoC.

Ultra-Low Power Wi-Fi Module

This solution provides Command Line Interface (CLI) to control the DA16200's Wi-Fi performance. The Wi-Fi IoT Power Profiler Tool makes the current measurement easy and visual.

3D Gesture Control

This solution demonstrates multiple capacitive proximity sensors used to detect hand gestures using a robotic arm. Up, Down, Right, Left, and Tap gestures can be tried by users.

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Renesas Lab on the Cloud Environment Provides Instant Access to Evaluation Boards

This video presents an overview of Renesas’ Lab on the Cloud Environment where users can remotely access and test Renesas solutions, including popular evaluation boards, winning combinations and software, before they receive a physical board or start a design. Boards are configured in a remote lab connected to the cloud and users access the boards through an intuitive GUI. Live video of each board allows users to test, monitor and measure results instantly. The Lab on the Cloud environment provides 24/7 access to, along with online support for, Renesas solutions. It is accessible at www.renesas.com/labonthecloud.