Silicon-on-Thin-Buried-Oxide Microcontrollers Enable Battery-less Applications (Internet of Things Applications USA 2019)

Mr Ken Imai, Sr Manager, Product Marketing, Emerging Market Business Division
Renesas Electronics America Inc., IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
United States


USA 2019 _ Renesas _ Presentation*
USA 2019 _ Renesas _ Presentation*
USA 2019 _ Renesas _ Presentation*

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Presentation Summary

The rapid increase in functionality of the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving the need for lower power consumption in semiconductor devices used in battery-powered products. However, further power saving in bulk semiconductor processes is limited due to the law of physics. An innovative approach is required to realize further low power consumption that matches market needs. This talk focuses on Renesas's next generation of ultra-low power with SOI process technology called Silicon-on-Thin-Buried-Oxide (SOTB) with its key advantages, and how the SOTB technology can be applied to Energy Harvesting in IoT applications.

Speaker Biography (Ken Imai)

Ken is a Product Marketing at Renesas Electronics who has worked for the company for more than 11 years. He worked as an embedded systems specialist to gain broad application knowledge of microprocessors and microcontrollers through his various application engineering and platform development experiences. His current role in the company is product marketing and energy harvesting ecosystem development for the SOTB-based microcontroller. His contribution to the work resulted in winning a technology award from the IoT industry.

Company Profile (Renesas)

Renesas Electronics Corporation delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. Renesas is a global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products for automotive, industrial, home electronics, office automation, and information communication technology applications. Learn more at External Link.
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