Pricing and Availability
Samples of the RL78/I1C are available now. Mass production is scheduled to begin in August 2016 and is expected to reach a volume of 200,000 units per month by September 2017. (Availability is subject to change without notice.)
Renesas continues to develop highly reliable solutions such as the RL78/I1C MCUs to encourage the expansion of measurement and secure communication capabilities in the power meter field and contribute to the widespread adoption of smart meters.
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1 DLMS (Device Language Message Specification): An IEC standard used by power companies for exchanging meter data.
2 As of August 1, 2016, based on Renesas research.
3 AES (Advanced Encryption Standard): The standard for encryption in the United States, established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
4 GCM (Galois/Counter Mode): A cryptographic mode of operation that enables simultaneous encryption and authentication of data.
5 Actual measurement results using Renesas libraries.
6 An event link controller function allows high-speed module activation by directly linking peripheral hardware devices and bypassing the interrupt controller.
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