|[November 20, 2012]
Renesas Electronics Accepted as Member of Meters and More Association
SANTA CLARA, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier provider of
advanced semiconductor solutions, is pleased to announce its acceptance
as a member of the Meters and More Association.
The Association maintains and promotes the Meters and More powerline
communications protocol, enabling bi-directional data transfer in
Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) systems. Meters and More is a new
generation protocol, leveraging the not-for-profit association founders
Enel and Endesa's experience in AMI, aiming to provide the energy
industry with a proven open protocol for smart metering, in line with
the European Commission's Mandate 441 to achieve standardization across
Membership of the Association is another key milestone in both extending
Renesas' solution capability as a leading supplier to the energy
industry, as well as providing a platform for the further proliferation
of Meters and More based on Renesas' experience in providing
software-configurable powerline solutions featuring unparalleled low
power consumption, robustness, low BOM cost and small PCB profile based
on high levels of integration.
Masaomi Ichikaa, General Manager for General Purpose System Division at
Renesas Electronics Corporation, said, "We are pleased to see that open
standards such as Meters and More are increasingly getting traction in
the European market place, enabling the realization of a smart society,
and have the opportunity to help increase that traction with Renesas'
leading edge technologies and solutions."
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About Meters and More Association
Meters and More AISB (Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif) is
an international not-for-profit organization founded in 2010 with the
scope to adopt, maintain and evolve an open communication protocol for
smart metering solutions within well defined open rules; promote smart
metering standardization; promote the existence of a range of
interoperable devices, applications and services and provide a
certification process to assure products compliance with Meters and More
specifications. Visit www.metersandmore.eu
for further information.
About Renesas Electronics Corporation
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), the world's number one
supplier of microcontrollers, is a premier supplier of advanced
semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, SoC solutions and a
broad-range of analog and power devices. Business operations began as
Renesas Electronics in April 2010 through the integration of NEC (News - Alert)
Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723) and Renesas Technology Corp., with
operations spanning research, development, design and manufacturing for
a wide range of applications. Headquartered in Japan, Renesas
Electronics has subsidiaries in 20 countries worldwide. More information
can be found at www.renesas.com.
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