ANAHEIM, Calif., 13 Oct. 2015.Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA) and Renesas Electronics America are collaborating on a development platform that combines Zebra’s Zatar Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Service with the Renesas Synergy Platform to speed time-to-market for applications. The platform is intended to “provide an efficient approach for architecting end-to-end solutions for embedded devices all the way to cloud-enabled asset and people tracking enterprise systems,” officials say.
“Embedded designers are at the forefront of leveraging IoT and our Zatar IoT Cloud Service to streamline their work and improve the experience of their end users,” says Zebra Technologies CEO Anders Gustafsson. “We have been a customer and partner of Renesas for many years, and together we are driving the delivery of enterprise asset intelligence to the embedded world.”
“With our combined end-to-end solution, the possibilities are endless. Customers can gain greater visibility into their operations to reach new levels of growth, efficiency, and service while accelerating time-to-market and reducing product development risks,” adds Ali Sebt, president of Renesas Electronics America. “Together, the Renesas Synergy and Zatar platforms provide a ready-made, Internet of Things reference design for device manufacturers to invest in confidently to accelerate time-to-market and reduce product development risks.”
The Zatar IoT platform is a cloud-based software service with a user-friendly experience that makes it easy for businesses of all sizes to adopt and use an IoT solution in their operations. The Renesas Synergy Platform is an integrated hardware and software platform designed to accelerate time-to-market, reduce total cost of ownership and remove many of the obstacles engineers face when developing products for the IoT. An end-to-end embedded solution resulting from the Zebra/Renesas collaboration can enhance the customer experience while improving a company's operations.
Zebra (NASDAQ:ZBRA) makes businesses as smart and connected as the world we live in. Zebra tracking and visibility solutions transform the physical to digital, creating the data streams enterprises need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses, and empower their mobile workforces..
Renesas Electronics America Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corp. (TSE: 6723), the world's number one supplier of microcontrollers and a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, including microcontrollers, SoC solutions, and a broad range of analog and power devices.