IAR Systems Extends Capabilities for Safety-Critical Applications Based on Renesas RX MCUs

March 24, 2020 Tiera Oliver

IAR Systems launches a new version of its functional safety edition of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas’ RX Family of microcontrollers (MCUs). This new version adds extended capabilities including IDE features for improved user experience, 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 of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RX is certified as a qualified tool for development of safety-related applications. The certification is made by TÜV SÜD according to the requirements of IEC 61508 and ISO 26262. It also covers the EN 50128 and EN 50657, as well as IEC 62304. To ensure code quality, the static code analysis tool C-STAT and the runtime analysis tool C-RUN are integrated with the functional safety edition of IAR Embedded Workbench for Renesas RX.

As for all functional safety toolchain editions from IAR Systems, this latest product version is validated and delivered as a frozen version. Along with the strong technology, IAR Systems offers a Functional Safety Support and Update Agreement that includes support for the longevity of the contract.

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: https://www.iar.com/about-us/newsroom/press/?releaseId=3603387

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Tiera Oliver, edtorial intern for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content edits as well as newsletter updates. She also assists in news content as far as constructing and editing stories. Before interning for ECD, Tiera had recently graduated from Northern Arizona University where she received her B.A. in journalism and political science and worked as a news reporter for the university's student led newspaper, The Lumberjack.

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