Green Hills Software Announces Support for New Renesas RZ/G Series

GARDEN GROVE, CA--(Marketwired - October 12, 2015) - Renesas DevCon, Booth #16 -- Green Hills Software, the largest independent software vendor for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced support for the Renesas RZ/G microprocessor (MPU) devices with the Green Hills ISO 26262 and IEC 61508-certified INTEGRITY[1]®[2] real-time operating system (RTOS). Green Hills Software is also pleased to have announced its continuing support for the Renesas RH850 family of MCUs with the Green Hills ISO 26262-certified MULTI® integrated development environment (IDE)[3].

Green Hills Software is leveraging its established expertise with the Internet of Things in supporting the Renesas RZ/G series and helping clients build safe, secure and graphically rich HMI-driven products for the industrial, medical and consumer IoT markets. Green Hills Software's suite of solutions allows clients to build secure, safety-certified devices meeting the strictest reliability and security requirements a project might require. This suite includes secure remote management capabilities allowing devices to be remotely and securely managed, even after deployment.

Green Hills Software's longtime support for Renesas' RH850 platform extends back to the birth of the original underlying processor intellectual property in the early 1990s representing more than 20 years of Green Hills Software's commitment to this very popular automotive microcontroller. Automotive ECU designers continue to look to both Renesas and Green Hills Software to meet their ISO 26262 functional safety requirements for all their automotive safety requirements when utilizing these advanced microcontrollers.

"Green Hills Software's leadership in the functional safety and security markets combined with our role as premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions enables us to deliver the industry's best platforms for security, reliability and safety to our customers," said Amrit Vivekanand, vice president of the Automotive Business Unit at Renesas Electronics America. "We are very pleased to be showcasing our solutions together at DevCon 2015 this week and are happy about their continued support for our products."

"After an amazing and productive twenty years of supporting Renesas' MCUs, Green Hills is very pleased to be at Renesas' developer conference to showcase and discuss our continued commitment to supporting Renesas' devices," said Tim Reed, vice president of Advanced Products at Green Hills Software. "Our companies continue to enable customers to develop some of the most advanced, safest and most secure solutions for the automotive and IoT markets. By supporting our INTEGRITY RTOS, the industry's most trusted real-time operating system, and our MULTI toolchain, which ensures customers deliver safe software for Renesas' devices quickly to market, we can present the perfect platform for meeting our clients' high standards of security and functional safety."

Key capabilities of Green Hills Software's solution for these new processors include:

  • INTEGRITY currently runs on any Renesas ARM® Cortex®-A device, such as the RZ/A and RZ/G, and R-Car
  • Industry-leading performance and proven support for the ARM Cortex-A7 (as found on the RZ/G1E), ARM Cortex-A15 (as found on the RZ/G1M) and RH850 MCUs
  • Green Hills Software's FIPS 140-2 and NSA Suite B cryptographic library[4] optimized for Renesas Electronics MCUs and MPUs
  • Complete ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 certification and lifecycle support for development tools and also on ARM for the RTOS, as well as complete support for customers pursuing FDA medical approvals

INTEGRITY releases supporting the RZ/G series of devices are available from Green Hills today. MULTI IDE releases supporting these devices as well as the RH850/G3KH and RH850/G3MH devices are also available today.

About Green Hills Software
Founded in 1982, Green Hills Software is the largest independent software vendor for the Internet of Things (IoT). In 2008, the Green Hills INTEGRITY-178 RTOS was the first and only operating system to be certified by NIAP (National Information Assurance Partnership comprised of NSA & NIST)[5] to EAL 6+, High Robustness, the highest level of security ever achieved for any software product. Our open architecture integrated development solutions address deeply embedded, absolute security and high-reliability applications for the military/avionics, medical, industrial, automotive, networking, consumer and other markets that demand industry-certified solutions. Green Hills Software is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, with European headquarters in the United Kingdom. Visit Green Hills Software at[6].

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