S3A7 IoT Demo Source Code Available




The S3A7 MCU Board is at the heart of the IoT Fast Prototyping Kit. It features LCD display with Touch screen, WiFi Communication Module, PMOD and Grove expansion options, USB Host and Device connectors. The S3A7 MCU Board comes with the Renesas Synergy S3A7 Microcontroller which features 192KB of RAM and 256KB of flash memory. In addition the board provides 16MB external flash memory connected over QSPI interface. The LCD display is outfitted with a resistive touch panel and the LCD controller is included on the board. The board offers variety of expansion options via 4 PMOD and 4 Grove connectors.

Kit Contents

  • S3A7 MCU Board
  • New Haven 2.4" LCD
  • J-Link Lite Cortex-M 9-Pin
  • AMS Environmental Sensor PMOD Module
    •          The AMS Sensor board includes four environmental sensors on a single module:
    •          Lightning Sensor – AS3935
    •          Relative Humidity and Temperature Sensor – ENS210
    •          Indoor Air Quality Sensor – iAQ-Core
    •          Color Light-to-Digital Converter with Proximity Sensor – TDM3782
  • Bosch Motion Sensor PMOD Module
  • USB Battery & Cable
  • USB Thumb Drive

Smart Chef Demo

The kit comes preloaded with the Smart Chef Grill example project that demonstrates how to use sensor data and cloud capabilities to make a smarter product. The Smart Chef Grill example shows developers how to quickly and easily integrate their embedded devices with cloud-based enterprise solutions allowing them to benefit from the power of the cloud, while meeting real-time needs.


  • Temperature & Humidity Sensor - monitoring cooking conditions
  • Air Quality Sensor - checks smoke coming from grill
  • Proximity Sensor - determine when grill lid is closed
  • Accelerometer - detect if grill is tipped over or moved
  • Location using Smartphone App
  • Weather service data streamed
  • Diagnostics and reports on current state and past usage of grill
  • Touch Screen display to control grill, provide alerts, and show recipes
  • Notifications sent via SMS and email