Rightware Collaborates with Renesas Electronics on HMI Development Support for Renesas' R-Car H3 SoC

Common design wins and next-generation demonstrators driving innovation

HELSINKI, Feb. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Rightware, the leading provider of user interface software for the automotive industry today announced its collaboration with Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, on a  demonstration showcasing the capabilities of Renesas' R-Car H3 System-on-a-Chip (SoC) and Rightware Kanzi®. The demo presents a high-fidelity configurable digital cluster with infotainment and ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) features and showcases the powerful graphics capabilities of the R-Car H3 system-on-chip (SoC) and Imagination Technologies' PowerVR™ GX6650 graphics processing unit (GPU).

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Renesas and Rightware have already secured several automotive design wins for series production, where Rightware's Kanzi® software is being used for developing Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI) that run on the Renesas R-Car platform.

Renesas has joined Rightware's Kanzi Partner Program as a founding member. The program is a global ecosystem of companies working together to develop and define the future of digital HMIs utilizing Kanzi.

"We are happy to announce the collaboration with Renesas. The R-Car product family is a great match for our Kanzi software, allowing our customers to design and develop HMIs with great performance and high-quality graphics. We look forward to several more series production wins together." Said Jonas Geust, CEO at Rightware.

"We are pleased to cooperate with Rightware. Their Kanzi HMI demo running on our R-Car H3 SoC is a great showcase of the powerful graphical capabilities of the R-Car platform. We will continue to work with Rightware on future graphics technologies and look forward to more automotive design wins together." said Masahiro Suzuki, Vice President, head of Automotive Information System Business Division at Renesas Electronics Corporation.

About Rightware 

Rightware® is the market leader in advanced user interface technology, serving the automotive and other embedded industries with its Kanzi® software product family for rapid user interface design and deployment. Nominated on Deloitte's "Fast 50" list of fastest growing tech companies in 2015, Rightware is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland with presence in Silicon Valley, Detroit, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, London and Munich.

Learn more at: http://www.rightware.com

PowerVR™ is a trademark of Imagination Technologies Limited.

SOURCE Rightware

For further information: Olli Laiho, Director, Product Marketing, Tel. +358-50-386-3444, Email: olli.laiho@rightware.com

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