IAR Releases New Version of IAR Embedded Work Bench based on Renesas RX MCUs

By Perry Cohen

Associate Editor

Embedded Computing Design

March 19, 2020


IAR Systems released its newest version the functional safety edition of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas? RX Family of microcontrollers (MCUs).

IAR Systems released its newest version the functional safety edition of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas’ RX Family of microcontrollers (MCUs). The new workbench version adds extended capabilities including IDE features, stack protection, and support for the latest C18 and C++17 language standards. In addition, the toolchain now supports the latest RX devices including the RX66T, RX72T, RX65N and RX72M MCUs with Renesas Trusted Secure IP.

The functional safety edition is certified as a qualified tool for development of safety-related applications. TÜV SÜD made the certification in accordance to the requirements of IEC 61508, the international umbrella standard for functional safety, and ISO 26262. Integrated into the workbench are C-STAT and C-RUN to ensure code quality and runtime analysis.

As for all functional safety toolchain editions from IAR Systems, this latest product version is validated and delivered as a frozen version, according to the company.

In addition to Renesas RX, IAR Embedded Workbench is available as functional safety editions for Renesas RL78 and RH850, as well as for Arm and STMicroelectronics’ STM8.

For more information, visit www.iar.com/safety.

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Perry Cohen, associate editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content editing and creation, podcast production, and social media efforts. Perry has been published on both local and national news platforms including KTAR.com (Phoenix), ArizonaSports.com (Phoenix), AZFamily.com, Cronkite News, and MLB/MiLB among others. Perry received a BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State university.

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