Future Electronics Adds “Speed Up Your Time to Market with Harvesting Platform” to Video Series

Future Electronics has added a video to its website, showing how to “Speed Up Your Time to Market with Harvesting Platform Featuring Renesas RL78.”

Online PR News – 02-March-2014 – 2/28/2014, Pointe Claire, Quebec – Pointe Claire, Quebec Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has added a video to its website, showing how to "Speed Up Your Time to Market with Harvesting Platform Featuring Renesas RL78."

The Renesas RL78 video discusses Renesas Electronics' ultra low power and ultra cost effective RL78 series of microcontrollers that are featured in the Future Energy Solutions Energy Harvesting Platform.

The Future Energy Solutions Energy Harvesting Platform is a leading edge, highly customizable energy harvesting application development and analysis tool. The modular design of the platform allows engineers to use the system in a wide variety of custom configurations to test different methods of energy generation, recharge circuitry, energy storage, and their own unique end applications. While the system comes with its own group of modules, Future Energy Solutions can help customize modules for customer designs to meet their specific needs.

With the PC run Energy Harvesting GUI which displays the entire energy chain, the platform gives designers full real time visibility into every aspect of system performance including power generated, voltage and current levels at every stage, and overall system efficiencies. Data logging functions allow this platform to measure the effectiveness of the design of an energy harvesting system in real life conditions, while GUI controlled relays allow users to have full control of each system block and inherent system protection.

The RL78 family of microcontrollers are 16-bit single-chip microcontrollers with enhanced peripherals, high Dhrystone MIP rating, wide operating voltage range of 1.6V to 5.5V, low power modes, and aggressive price structure, allowing engineers and designers to implement many configurations of power conversion, control and communication in any system with just a few milliamps of input current. This feature allows users to build compact and energy-efficient systems at a lower cost.

To see the video, purchase product(s) or for more information about Renesas, the RL78 Series, Harvest Platform, ultra low power, microcontrollers, MCU, and Future Energy Solutions, as well as access to the world's largest available-to-sell inventory, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, ranking 3rd in component sales worldwide, with an impressive reputation for developing efficient, comprehensive global supply chain solutions. Founded in 1968, the company has established itself as one of the most innovative organizations in the industry today, with 5,000 employees in 169 offices in 44 countries around the world. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with one worldwide IT infrastructure providing real-time inventory availability and access, while enabling full integration of its operations, sales and marketing worldwide. Offering the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities and technical solutions through all stages of the design-production cycle, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future's mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit www.FutureElectronics.com.

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