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An introduction to Renesas Mobile - Slim Modems to Mobile Multimedia Platforms – Flexibility & Performance

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  • 1. An Introduction to Renesas Mobile Slim Modems to Mobile Multimedia Platforms – Flexibility & Performance Jim Harper, Renesas Mobile Corporation 4G World Chicago, IL October 26, 20111 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved. Strictly reserved. Confidential
  • 2. Contents  Overview of Renesas Mobile Corporation  Renesas Mobile’s mission  Future wireless trends and challenges  Building the LTE ecosystem – major factors  Flexibility and performance2 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 3. The Genesis of Renesas Mobile Mobile Multimedia Wireless Modem Unit Business • Most robust & Widely • Global No.1 APE & Dec. 2010 deployed Co-processor Modem Technology • Global No.5 RF Device • Global Field support • Most Efficient SoC Infrastructure Implementation • Strong IPR & Contributions Technology for Standardization • Software & Integration Overall the World’s 3rd Largest Legacy experience across Semiconductor Supplier GSM/EDGE, WCDMA/HSPA, and LTE, having shipped modems powering over 2 Billion mobile devices3 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 4. The Launch Milestones for Renesas Mobile -2008 / Step1: Renesas DoCoMo platform and global AP business, developing complete 2008 Symbian and Linux platforms for DoCoMo 2009 / Step2: Licensing Nokia Modem IP, get global system integration capabilities, kicked-off Renesas LTE/DC-HSPA+ 2009 triple-mode modem program 2010 / Step3: Acquisition of Nokia Wireless Modem, start of establishing a portfolio of modem, CP (communication processors) 2010 and AP/modem platforms 2011 / Step4: Integrating Wireless Modem and MMBU into RMC and start full operation, execute product plans 2011 2012+ / Step5: Leadership in modem platform technology with LTE and LTE-advanced 20124 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 5. Renesas Mobile’s Worldwide Presence DENMARK JAPAN Copenhagen FINLAND Helsinki Tokyo, RMC HQ Oulu Takasaki Tampere Kodaira Salo Nagoya USA San Diego UK Irving Farnborough FRANCE CHINA Rennes Beijing Paris Shanghai GERMANY Munich TAIWAN INDIA Taipei Bangalore5 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 6. Evolving Mobile Markets Car Infotainment Digital Consumer Connected Devices & Connected Cars Electronics Application Softwares Open OS (Android, Windows etc) Mobile Platform Middleware Modem Software Multi Media Drivers Mobile Devices PC/Convergence Core Chipsets BB APE Modem HW APE HW RF IC PMIC/Audio Other Devices6 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 7. The wireless revolution: change and challenges Spectrum  User demand dictates the need for additional spectrum  Spectrum fragmentation becomes a bigger problem Cellular connectivity moves to non-traditional areas  Automotive, industrial, M2M, medical, etc  New and diverse requirements are placed on devices (e.g. size, form factor) Regionalization and customization considerations  Local regulation must be taken into account in designs  Market sizes are smaller and the need to configure to serve multiple industries New business models  Trends towards faster times to market  Changes in testing methodologies and depth of testing7 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 8. Leading Modem Technology merged with State-of-Art Application Processor Application Processors Stunning hardware accelerated 3D and HD graphics capability on multi-core ARM processors leading to unrivalled Mobile Platforms performance. World leading area and World leading modem power. Supporting all leading OS’s. technology combined with high performance APEs with stunning graphics supporting major OSs, for smart phones and tablets, Slim Modem Platforms both one or two chip Highly integrated high performance implementations. stand alone 2G/3G/LTE-FDD/LTE-TDD modem solutions including RF system for M2M, data cards, tablets and smart phones. Underlying modem technology in ~2 billion handsets8 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 9. Current Platforms And Segmentation Typically separate modem and APE New emerging device categories with new Rich Tablets form factors. MID High-tier, super-sized smartphone with a processor Super faster than 1GHz, and a main display over 4 inches. Internet / Consumer experience Phones Mid-tier or high-tier, data-centric handset with Smart a branded, often licensable high-level OS. Phones SFP: Mid-tier or high-tier, mostly data-centric feature phone mostly with touch screen and Wi-Fi. Smart Feature Phones FP: Low-tier, mid-tier or high-tier, voice centric, partly data-centric, handset, usually Feature with an unbranded, proprietary OS. Phones single chip ASICs integrated Highly Basic Low-tier, voice centric handset, often with a basic Basic Phones WAP browser, usually unbranded proprietary OS. platforms Modem modules such as embedded modules Modem USB sticks, for laptops, USB stick modems, modem modules Emb. modules for CE or M2M devices.9 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 10. Developing the LTE Ecosystem & achieving the right balance Supported Modes Product Configurability Platform Performance Product timing Power Consumption Cost Number of Product Volume Processors Integration Level10 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 11. The wireless revolution: change and challenges Config A Config B Config C Band 1 Band 2 Band 8 Band 12 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 7 Product variants  Higher costs Band 13 Band 17 Band 20 Band 21 FDD Bands Growing number of Config D Config E Config F S LTE frequency band variants O TDD Bands L RMC’s multi-band RF U Band 38 Band 39 Band 40 Band 41 T capability solves this I problem O N Renesas Mobile Septa-band RF for LTE11 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 12. Platform Performance – Key Challenge Mobile computing efficiency … achieving the right balance of power, performance for highly portable devices R-MobileU2 NEON PTM NEON PTM Crypt Optimized combination of general purpose ARM LTE ARM® CortexTM-A9 ARM® CortexTM-A9 Engine cores plus dedicated processor blocks HSPA+ 1.2GHz 1.2GHz PowerVRTM GSM/EDGE Modem I$ D$ I$ D$ SGX543 3D Graphics Snoop Control Unit 35Mtri/s Built on consumer, automotive and cellular expertise L2 Cache System Interconnect Real time Peripherals Sound/Audio Processor Designed to deliver outstanding performance with CPU 140hours System Shared Streaming Cache Android™ Multimedia Interconnect S3$ RAM JPEG Engine R-VCPTM R-Mobile APE5R state-of-the-art low-power, high- Visual 2D Multi Codec Video Graphic performance application processor Engine ISP Processor 20Mpixels 1080p30 Includes the industry’s first multi-core graphics Renesas Mobile MP5225 engine, PowerVR SGX MP, to deliver class-leading 2D/3D graphics to deliver console-like games quality12 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 13. Conclusions  Renesas Mobile is developing the chipsets and platforms to address evolution in the wireless industry utilizing integration and systems knowledge across many industries and technologies  Renesas Mobile has leading modem, applications processor, RF, systems knowledge across the automotive, consumer and cellular markets  Innovation in RF area and the ability to support a broad range band variants across the 3GPP family of wireless technologies is a key strength13 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 14. THANK YOU14 ©2011 Renesas Electronics Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • 15. www.renesasmobile.com©2011 Renesas Mobile Corporation. All rights reserved.

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