Renesas Electronics interprets the IIoT market: edge processing, connectivity, simulation and power
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Renesas Electronics interprets the IIoT market: edge processing, connectivity, simulation and power

Posted Date: 2023-07-08

A number of days in the past, Renesas Electronics Government Vice President and Common Supervisor of Infrastructure and Web of Issues Sailesh Chittipeddi defined intimately the worldwide technique of Industrial and Web of Issues (IIoT) represented by industrial automation and motor management.

Not way back, at Renesas Electronics Beijing Know-how Change Day, Renesas Electronics China President Lai Changqing, Renesas Electronics China Web of Issues and Infrastructure Enterprise Division Utility Know-how Division Senior Supervisor Zhan Renxiong and Renesas Electronics China System and Resolution Advertising and marketing Director Wang Junfeng Aiming at Renesas’ globalization, the profitable product portfolio merged with Dialog actually gives an in depth interpretation of the trade, infrastructure, and Web of Issues companies within the Chinese language market.

A number of days in the past, Renesas Electronics Government Vice President and Common Supervisor of Infrastructure and Web of Issues Sailesh Chittipeddi defined intimately the worldwide technique of Industrial and Web of Issues (IIoT) represented by industrial automation and motor management.

Chittipeddi emphasised that though the IIoT market is a really diversified market, there are a number of essential traits in widespread, together with the migration and upgrading of sensible factories, sustainable improvement of dual-carbon methods, and the applying of recent applied sciences corresponding to brushless DC motors. .

Vital progress in efficiency

In accordance with the information given by Renesas analysts on the day, within the subject of IIoT, Renesas has achieved a progress price far exceeding the common of the semiconductor trade. Amongst them, the Web of Issues market grew by 30%, infrastructure grew by 18%, and trade grew by 15%. In industrial progress, industrial automation elevated by 20%, and motor management elevated by 30%.

Chittipeddi stated that the three essential product strains driving progress are: infrastructure processors, energy provides, timing/reminiscence/interfaces. Particularly within the trade, the core 16/32-bit microcontrollers, MPUs and ASICs have all elevated considerably.

Chittipeddi identified that the associated progress in industrial automation and motor management is principally pushed by two elements. The primary is that the epidemic has curbed a considerable amount of tourism and different consumption, which has shifted to the upgrading of markets corresponding to dwelling home equipment. Second, the manufacturing trade has begun to extensively undertake fashionable community management options. These progress in demand, coupled with the tight provide of your complete trade chain, particularly packaging substrates, have made Renesas’ merchandise have been briefly provide.

As proven within the determine, in accordance with Renesas’ public info, many giants are Renesas’ AAA-level companions, whether or not within the industrial automation or motor fields.

Three-tiered pyramid construction

Chittipeddi likened industrial automation to a three-layer pyramid, together with an evaluation layer, a management layer, and an entry layer. Historically, every layer is processed individually. Semiconductor firms solely present chips for the entry layer, and the processing of assorted buses and protocols is left to industrial clients to develop. Nonetheless, because the requirements of the management layer change into increasingly considerable, the necessities are shifting downward, and semiconductor firms additionally want to supply extra integration work to simplify the event course of of consumers. On the identical time, after wi-fi requirements together with Wi-Fi 6, 5G, and Bluetooth are launched into the trade, the entry layer additionally wants to supply underlying assist.

Chittipeddi additionally emphasised the acquisition of Dialog. Though Dialog is taken into account an influence provide and connection chip provider, it nonetheless has many key IPs that can be utilized within the trade, such because the configurable mixed-signal GreenPAK CMIC and the just lately launched ForgeFPGA.

Along with extra connections and protocols, the corresponding computing energy necessities for protocols or actuators are additionally additional rising. Sensors, analog sign chains and energy provides are additionally essential components on this market.

Chittipeddi stated that one in all Renesas’ largest benefits is to supply clients with one-stop service. For instance, Renesas launched the RAA215300 PMIC this 12 months. This product is an entire energy answer for synthetic intelligence (AI) functions RZ/G2L and RZ/V2L microprocessors (MPU). The primary features embody 9 energy output channels and a built-in charger. And a real-time clock. Along with Renesas’ MPU and PMIC, this “profitable product portfolio” additionally consists of Renesas energy provide controllers, USB PD controllers and clock merchandise. Its excessive degree of integration can cut back design complexity, considerably speed up the time to marketplace for clients’ merchandise and decrease the event threshold.

Chittipeddi additionally emphasised that the introduction of synthetic intelligence not solely happens within the cloud, but in addition on the edge. This additionally requires that the sting processor not solely meets the demand in computing energy, but in addition develops in a cloud-native approach.

As proven within the determine, by including simulation content material, it doesn't matter what type of industrial utility, Renesas’ gross sales alternatives will likely be 1.5 occasions to 2.5 occasions the unique.

Chittipeddi stated that the primary revenue of IIoT is presently targeted on digital chips, and sooner or later Renesas will mix analog, energy and different ASSPs, in addition to all profitable product portfolios together with wi-fi interconnection, to advertise additional market progress.

Competitiveness of MCU/MPU market

Chittipeddi stated that the present MCU/MPU within the industrial market is principally utilized in PLC, real-time community processing, servo drives, and general-purpose processing and management. Renesas’ benefits embody options corresponding to real-time efficiency, safety, scalability, interconnection, and useful security, and its product line covers a wealthy product line corresponding to excessive, center and low finish, in addition to particular functions corresponding to embedded AI.

In accordance with Renesas’ official assertion, Renesas’ MCU market share is presently second in real-time community processing and management, and first in 64-bit Linux MPUs.

Within the motor servo drive, Renesas totally embraces the Arm core to cowl varied wants of excessive, center and low finish.

Classification of motor servo market and corresponding merchandise

The event schedule of Arm MCUs within the trade and the comparability chart of the event of Renesas’ RA sequence 32-bit MCUs utilizing Arm Cortex-M cores.

As may be seen from the determine, Renesas is clearly lagging behind the trade’s introduction of Arm MCUs, however Chittipeddi stated that Renesas was considerably behind its opponents earlier than, however by means of practically two years of arduous work, the corporate is actively making up for these gaps, whether or not it's {hardware} or software program. The motive force continues to be the event surroundings.

It's also actively increasing the Arm product household, and mixed with the earlier accumulation of Renesas within the motor management market, in accordance with the Fuji Keizai report in 2019, Renesas has now occupied the primary place within the motor management market, of which industrial automation accounts for twenty-four% , Family home equipment and air conditioners accounted for 29%.

Chittipeddi stated that the differentiation of the motor drive primarily comes from the MCU. Renesas’ excessive integration, scalability, low energy consumption and useful security are the foundations of its deep cultivation and accumulation for a few years. For instance, Renesas had a tough disk drive improvement crew earlier than, and with the decline of the arduous disk market, these builders turned to BLDC improvement, enabling Renesas to shortly enter a brand new market.
For the extensively used energy provide market, Renesas additionally gives essentially the most full product portfolio, overlaying functions from 5V to 1000V.

The prospect of Wi-Fi 6/6E within the industrial market

Not way back, Renesas introduced the acquisition of Wi-Fi provider Celeno, which has a variety of applied sciences together with Wi-Fi 6/6E, BT/BLE 5.2 and Celeno’s new Wi-Fi Doppler radar.

Chittipeddi stated that Wi-Fi has not been extensively adopted in factories as a result of drawback of frequency interference. Nonetheless, after Wi-Fi 6/6E is upgraded to the 6GHz frequency band, the issue of sign interference may be successfully solved. Along with excessive velocity and low latency, Wi-Fi 6/6E may also use a brand new 1024QAM modulation know-how, and the encoding can change into extra compact, which makes the transmission effectivity greater in a single time. On the identical time, Wi-Fi 6 additionally helps A number of entry gadgets are concurrent, which may cut back the queuing phenomenon, which implies that the manufacturing unit can get hold of real-time knowledge from totally different sensors on the identical time.

As well as, Celeno’s Wi-Fi Doppler radar know-how may also obtain positioning features, whether or not it's for personnel monitoring or object monitoring in factories, and may present the trade with a wider vary of sensor fusion know-how.

Chittipeddi emphasised that Wi-Fi 6/6E will primarily play an essential function within the management layer, assuaging among the limitations of the wired community, whereas on the fringe of the entry layer, it's harder to undertake this know-how. On the identical time, it additionally said that there will likely be no competitors between 5G and Wi-Fi 6/6E sooner or later factories. 5G will likely be primarily used on the fringe of the entry layer. For the management layer, Wi-Fi 6/6E will likely be extra appropriate. select.

Summarize

Chittipeddi concluded that Renesas Electronics is happy with the continual progress of the IIoT market by combining some great benefits of the digital and analog and energy provide industries, in addition to the current addition of a number of connection applied sciences. Amongst them, automation and motor management will change into crucial on this market. One of many progress drivers.

Not way back, at Renesas Electronics Beijing Know-how Change Day, Renesas Electronics China President Lai Changqing, Renesas Electronics China Web of Issues and Infrastructure Enterprise Division Utility Know-how Division Senior Supervisor Zhan Renxiong and Renesas Electronics China System and Resolution Advertising and marketing Director Wang Junfeng Aiming at Renesas’ globalization, the profitable product portfolio merged with Dialog actually gives an in depth interpretation of the trade, infrastructure, and Web of Issues companies within the Chinese language market.

A number of days in the past, Renesas Electronics Government Vice President and Common Supervisor of Infrastructure and Web of Issues Sailesh Chittipeddi defined intimately the worldwide technique of Industrial and Web of Issues (IIoT) represented by industrial automation and motor management.

Chittipeddi emphasised that though the IIoT market is a really diversified market, there are a number of essential traits in widespread, together with the migration and upgrading of sensible factories, sustainable improvement of dual-carbon methods, and the applying of recent applied sciences corresponding to brushless DC motors. .

Vital progress in efficiency

In accordance with the information given by Renesas analysts on the day, within the subject of IIoT, Renesas has achieved a progress price far exceeding the common of the semiconductor trade. Amongst them, the Web of Issues market grew by 30%, infrastructure grew by 18%, and trade grew by 15%. In industrial progress, industrial automation elevated by 20%, and motor management elevated by 30%.

Chittipeddi stated that the three essential product strains driving progress are: infrastructure processors, energy provides, timing/reminiscence/interfaces. Particularly within the trade, the core 16/32-bit microcontrollers, MPUs and ASICs have all elevated considerably.

Chittipeddi identified that the associated progress in industrial automation and motor management is principally pushed by two elements. The primary is that the epidemic has curbed a considerable amount of tourism and different consumption, which has shifted to the upgrading of markets corresponding to dwelling home equipment. Second, the manufacturing trade has begun to extensively undertake fashionable community management options. These progress in demand, coupled with the tight provide of your complete trade chain, particularly packaging substrates, have made Renesas’ merchandise have been briefly provide.

As proven within the determine, in accordance with Renesas’ public info, many giants are Renesas’ AAA-level companions, whether or not within the industrial automation or motor fields.

Three-tiered pyramid construction

Chittipeddi likened industrial automation to a three-layer pyramid, together with an evaluation layer, a management layer, and an entry layer. Historically, every layer is processed individually. Semiconductor firms solely present chips for the entry layer, and the processing of assorted buses and protocols is left to industrial clients to develop. Nonetheless, because the requirements of the management layer change into increasingly considerable, the necessities are shifting downward, and semiconductor firms additionally want to supply extra integration work to simplify the event course of of consumers. On the identical time, after wi-fi requirements together with Wi-Fi 6, 5G, and Bluetooth are launched into the trade, the entry layer additionally wants to supply underlying assist.

Chittipeddi additionally emphasised the acquisition of Dialog. Though Dialog is taken into account an influence provide and connection chip provider, it nonetheless has many key IPs that can be utilized within the trade, such because the configurable mixed-signal GreenPAK CMIC and the just lately launched ForgeFPGA.

Along with extra connections and protocols, the corresponding computing energy necessities for protocols or actuators are additionally additional rising. Sensors, analog sign chains and energy provides are additionally essential parts on this market.

Chittipeddi stated that one in all Renesas’ largest benefits is to supply clients with one-stop service. For instance, Renesas launched the RAA215300 PMIC this 12 months. This product is an entire energy answer for synthetic intelligence (AI) functions RZ/G2L and RZ/V2L microprocessors (MPU). The primary features embody 9 energy output channels and a built-in charger. And a real-time clock. Along with Renesas’ MPU and PMIC, this “profitable product portfolio” additionally consists of Renesas energy provide controllers, USB PD controllers and clock merchandise. Its excessive degree of integration can cut back design complexity, considerably speed up the time to marketplace for clients’ merchandise and decrease the event threshold.

Chittipeddi additionally emphasised that the introduction of synthetic intelligence not solely happens within the cloud, but in addition on the edge. This additionally requires that the sting processor not solely meets the demand in computing energy, but in addition develops in a cloud-native approach.

As proven within the determine, by including simulation content material, it doesn't matter what type of industrial utility, Renesas’ gross sales alternatives will likely be 1.5 occasions to 2.5 occasions the unique.

Chittipeddi stated that the primary revenue of IIoT is presently targeted on digital chips, and sooner or later Renesas will mix analog, energy and different ASSPs, in addition to all profitable product portfolios together with wi-fi interconnection, to advertise additional market progress.

Competitiveness of MCU/MPU market

Chittipeddi stated that the present MCU/MPU within the industrial market is principally utilized in PLC, real-time community processing, servo drives, and general-purpose processing and management. Renesas’ benefits embody options corresponding to real-time efficiency, safety, scalability, interconnection, and useful security, and its product line covers a wealthy product line corresponding to excessive, center and low finish, in addition to particular functions corresponding to embedded AI.

In accordance with Renesas’ official assertion, Renesas’ MCU market share is presently second in real-time community processing and management, and first in 64-bit Linux MPUs.

Within the motor servo drive, Renesas totally embraces the Arm core to cowl varied wants of excessive, center and low finish.

Classification of motor servo market and corresponding merchandise

The event schedule of Arm MCUs within the trade and the comparability chart of the event of Renesas’ RA sequence 32-bit MCUs utilizing Arm Cortex-M cores.

As may be seen from the determine, Renesas is clearly lagging behind the trade’s introduction of Arm MCUs, however Chittipeddi stated that Renesas was considerably behind its opponents earlier than, however by means of practically two years of arduous work, the corporate is actively making up for these gaps, whether or not it's {hardware} or software program. The motive force continues to be the event surroundings.

It's also actively increasing the Arm product household, and mixed with the earlier accumulation of Renesas within the motor management market, in accordance with the Fuji Keizai report in 2019, Renesas has now occupied the primary place within the motor management market, of which industrial automation accounts for twenty-four% , Family home equipment and air conditioners accounted for 29%.

Chittipeddi stated that the differentiation of the motor drive primarily comes from the MCU. Renesas’ excessive integration, scalability, low energy consumption and useful security are the foundations of its deep cultivation and accumulation for a few years. For instance, Renesas had a tough disk drive improvement crew earlier than, and with the decline of the arduous disk market, these builders turned to BLDC improvement, enabling Renesas to shortly enter a brand new market.
For the extensively used energy provide market, Renesas additionally gives essentially the most full product portfolio, overlaying functions from 5V to 1000V.

The prospect of Wi-Fi 6/6E within the industrial market

Not way back, Renesas introduced the acquisition of Wi-Fi provider Celeno, which has a variety of applied sciences together with Wi-Fi 6/6E, BT/BLE 5.2 and Celeno’s new Wi-Fi Doppler radar.

Chittipeddi stated that Wi-Fi has not been extensively adopted in factories as a result of drawback of frequency interference. Nonetheless, after Wi-Fi 6/6E is upgraded to the 6GHz frequency band, the issue of sign interference may be successfully solved. Along with excessive velocity and low latency, Wi-Fi 6/6E may also use a brand new 1024QAM modulation know-how, and the encoding can change into extra compact, which makes the transmission effectivity greater in a single time. On the identical time, Wi-Fi 6 additionally helps A number of entry gadgets are concurrent, which may cut back the queuing phenomenon, which implies that the manufacturing unit can get hold of real-time knowledge from totally different sensors on the identical time.

As well as, Celeno’s Wi-Fi Doppler radar know-how may also obtain positioning features, whether or not it's for personnel monitoring or object monitoring in factories, and may present the trade with a wider vary of sensor fusion know-how.

Chittipeddi emphasised that Wi-Fi 6/6E will primarily play an essential function within the management layer, assuaging among the limitations of the wired community, whereas on the fringe of the entry layer, it's harder to undertake this know-how. On the identical time, it additionally said that there will likely be no competitors between 5G and Wi-Fi 6/6E sooner or later factories. 5G will likely be primarily used on the fringe of the entry layer. For the management layer, Wi-Fi 6/6E will likely be extra appropriate. select.

Summarize

Chittipeddi concluded that Renesas Electronics is happy with the continual progress of the IIoT market by combining some great benefits of the digital and analog and energy provide industries, in addition to the current addition of a number of connection applied sciences. Amongst them, automation and motor management will change into crucial on this market. One of many progress drivers.

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