comment on this article

Industrial network development kit

Renesas has unveiled the RZ/N1 MPU Solution Kit, which has been designed to support industrial networking applications such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs), intelligent network switches, gateways, operator terminals and remote I/O solutions.

The Kit is said to be a complete development package that includes the hardware and software to enable faster prototyping of industrial Ethernet protocols, potentially saving up to six months of industrial network protocol integration.

A CPU development board based on the RZ/N1S MPU is provided, along with a software package featuring drivers, middleware, sample protocol stacks, U-Boot and Linux-based BSP, an inter-processor communication software, and a tool that can generate C-code header files that remove the complexity of pin configuration.

Developers can choose to use Linux, but the Kit also allows the evaluation of ThreadX through a sample reference port of Express Logic’s X-Ware IoT platform. It allows evaluation of the CODESYS development system for programming and creating PLC applications.

Graham Pitcher

Comment on this article

This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team.

What you think about this article:

Add your comments


Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published.
Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.

Related Articles

GaN technology

Texas Instruments (TI) has said that its gallium nitride (GaN) technology and ...

Production challenges

The challenges associated with meeting the needs of customers are now extending ...

Get to market faster

A quick look at using Vicor's PFM and AIM in VIA packaging for your AC to Point ...

Digital consciousness

​Would you consider uploading your brain to the cloud if it meant you could ...

Improving cancer care

Mirada Medical’s imaging technology is helping to accelerate cancer care by ...

Building resilience

James Woodhead talks to New Electronics about the need to build greater ...