Renesas Electronics America to Showcase Power Solutions Enabling the Smart Society at APEC 2013

  Renesas Electronics America to Showcase Power Solutions Enabling the Smart
  Society at APEC 2013

Visit Booth #608 for Demonstrations on Industrial, Power Supply, Lighting, and
                                     HVAC

APEC 2013 Booth #608

Business Wire

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- March 18, 2013

Renesas Electronics America Inc., a premier provider of advanced semiconductor
solutions, will showcase several of its power technologies at the Applied
Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 17-21, taking place at the Long
Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. Demonstrations in booth #608
will highlight the company's power solutions portfolio designed to enable a
Smart Society. These include microcontroller (MCU)-based solutions optimized
for applications such as industrial, power supply, lighting, and home
appliances.

Renesas Product and Technology Demonstrations

  *Scalable 3 Phase AC Motor Drive Platform: This interactive demo will
    showcase a complete, scalable, AC/BLDC motor drive hardware + software
    evaluation platform with a front end dual interleaved AC-DC PFC stage, and
    a 3 phase inverter bridge, implemented by high efficiency IGBTs and FRDs.
    A high performance 32-bit MCU (RX62T) enables implementation of algorithms
    for high efficiency motor drives in applications such as air-conditioners,
    and industrial motor drives by providing a complete proven system solution
  *Thin Wafer IGBT with 70µm Thickness: The newest IGBTs from Renesas will be
    on display. These are based on the enhanced Thin Wafer trench HiGT (High
    conductivity IGBT) technology enabling high efficiency solutions in
    industrial applications such as motor drives and solar inverters.
  *120V to 24V AC: AC Converter: This demonstration will showcase a compact
    reference design with fault protection to meet output voltage 24VAC with
    2A(rms) continuous output current for building automation applications
    such as emergency lighting and irrigation systems.
  *Renesas will also be showcasing its innovative optical image stabilization
    solution and its award-winning near field communication (NFC) charger

About Renesas Electronics America Inc.

Renesas Electronics America Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, California, is
a wholly owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), the
world's number one supplier of microcontrollers and a premier supplier of
advanced semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions,
and a broad range of analog and power devices. In the Americas, Renesas
Electronics America markets and sells industrial-type active-matrix LCD
modules from NLT Technologies, Ltd., a global leader in innovative display
technologies. More information about the products offered by Renesas
Electronics America can be found at http://am.renesas.com/.

For more information, follow Renesas Electronics America at @RenesasAmerica on
Twitter and http://www.facebook.com/RenesasAmerica.

Contact:

Voce Communications, a Porter Novelli Company
Amelie Le Moullac, 415-975-2212
alemoullac@vocecomm.com
 
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