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Renesas launches driver safety system connectivity

First publishedin ITS International
2014 November December

Semiconductor solutions supplier Renesas Electronics’ new RH850/P1x-C series, a high-end version of the RH850/P1x series of 32-bit automotive microcontrollers (MCUs) has been designed with the development of self-driving car and other driver assistance systems in mind.

Designed for sensor fusion, gateway and advanced chassis system applications, the modules combine functional technology, security technology and vehicle control network technology on a single chip to deliver an all-in-one solution for driver assistance systems.

The device has a full complement of functions to support functional safety and comply with ASIL D (Note 1), the highest safety level stipulated in the ISO 26262 functional safety standard for road vehicles. It is also equipped with fault diagnostic functions ideal for automotive applications and integrates a new hardware security module with a co-processor supporting data encryption and random number generation to address security requirements.

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