ARM Cortex-A processor targets maker industry

Renesas is bringing their RZ/A1 ARM Cortex-A9 based microprocessor to the masses by launching an ARM mbed IoT Device platform to enable faster development of high performance embedded systems that need interconnectivity. The mbed IoT platform delivers a free operating system and licensable software platform incorporating Internet protocols, security, and standards-based manageability. Target applications include home appliances, industrial and medical panels, and automotive applications.