Renesas Electronics expands RX130 MCU lineup to enhance functionality for touch-based home appliances

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced 38 new microcontrollers (MCUs) in its RX130 Group. The new MCUs extend flash memory size to 256 KB, 384 KB and 512 KB, and increase package size up to 100-pins to provide higher performance and compatibility with the RX231/RX230 Group of touch MCUs.

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Two industrial IoT value chains

The IIoT is predicated on a simple concept:  acquire device data and leverage its value. That is the basic business model. Vendors package the various hardware, software and service components into bottom up solutions that go from networked devices through to enterprise environments.

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Rush to market places IoT customers at risk, say researchers at Context Information Security

The race to get new internet-connected products to market and jump on the IoT bandwagon is compromising security and putting customers’ personal data at risk, say security researchers at Context Information Security.

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