On January 28th 2010, Renesas Technology America, Inc., announced the SH74552 and SH74562 32-bit MCUs for advanced driver assistance system applications (ADAS).
- The SH74552 and SH74562 MCUs feature a compact 13 mm × 13 mm package, 160 MHz high-speed operation, 1 MB of high-speed on-chip flash memory, and on-chip functions such as 4-channel CAN.
- Sample shipments will begin in May, 2010, in Japan.
http://america.renesas.com/fmwk.jsp?cnt=press_release20100128.htm&fp=/company_info/news_and_events/press_releasesRenesas can expect revenues from ADAS specific products to grow as Strategy Analytics forecasts semiconductor demand for ADAS systems such as lane departure warning and blindspot monitoring to show strong double-digit growth rates through 2016.
- The increasing use of camera and radar based ADAS systems can benefit from Renesas’ on-chip flash memory, small size, competitive price and high-speed operation.
For more information on ADAS semiconductors, see the Strategy Analytics report: “Automotive Semiconductor Demand Forecast 2007 to 2016: Long Term Growth Unchanged” at the following link: http://www.strategyanalytics.com/default.aspx?mod=ReportFormatsViewer&a0=4897