Developing high-voltage intelligent power modules
STMicroelectronics and Sanken Electric have collaborated for the performance and practical advantages of intelligent power modules (IPM) in high-voltage, high-power equipment designs. The two companies are developing and will jointly market 650V/50A and 1200V/10A industrial modules, which simplify design challenges and shrink the bill of materials for HVAC systems, industrial servo drives, industrial washing machines, and general-purpose inverter...
Stellar automotive MCUs for multiple applications
STMicroelectronics has revealed further details of its Stellar automotive microcontrollers (MCUs) to show how the devices ensure reliable and deterministic execution of multiple independent real-time applications.
STM32WB dual-core wireless MCUs for thread connectivity
STMicroelectronics has expanded the STM32WB portfolio of dual-core multi-protocol microcontrollers (MCUs) by introducing the STM32WB35 and STM32WB30 Value Line, giving designers more flexibility to target cost-conscious market opportunities.
First multi-zone time-of-flight sensor for smartphones
STMicroelectronics has revealed that the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Ultra uses ST sensing and control technology, including its multi-zone time-of-flight sensor, enhancing the smartphones’ features with minimal noise and package size. The Galaxy Note20 similarly leverages ST’s MEMS pressure sensors, inertial measurement units, and EEPROMs.
LaSAR Alliance for accelerate development of AR eyewear
STMicroelectronics has announced the launch of the LaSAR Alliance (Laser Scanning for Augmented Reality), an ecosystem of leading technology developers, suppliers and manufacturers collaborating to develop and accelerate Augmented Reality (AR) smart-glass solutions. Founding members in the LaSAR Alliance include Applied Materials, Dispelix, Mega1, and Osram, in addition to ST.
STMicroelectronics acquires SOMOS Semiconductor
STMicroelectronics has announced the acquisition and integration of the assets of SOMOS Semiconductor. SOMOS, based in Marly-le-Roy (France), is a fabless semiconductor company founded in 2018, and specialised in silicon-based power amplifiers and in RF Front-End Modules (FEM) products.
GUI design for ultra-low-cost devices with TouchGFX
STMicroelectronics is helping the HMI of things with a new STM32 Nucleo display shield that leverages the affordability of STM32G0 microcontrollers (MCUs). The new X-NUCLEO- GFX01M1 SPI shield is supported in the latest TouchGFX software, version 4.15.0, which introduced additional new features including support for low-cost non-memory-mapped SPI Flash ICs.
STMicroelectronics BlueNRG-LP Bluetooth 5.2-certified SoC
STMicroelectronics has revealed its latest BlueNRG-LP Bluetooth LE System-on-Chip (SoC), which leverages the latest Bluetooth features to increase communication range, raise throughput, strengthen security, and save power. The ultra-low-power radio is optimised to consume as little as 3.4mA in receive mode, just 4.3mA when transmitting, and less than 500nA quietly waiting for wake-up events, cutting by half the size of battery needed in most appl...
Connected devices with even faster STM32H7 microcontrollers
STMicroelectronics has revealed the STM32 microcontrollers (MCUs) with embedded Flash that brings high-end features such as rich graphics, AI, and cyber-protection to cost-sensitive new products. The new STM32H7 MCUs build on the Arm Cortex-M7 core and operate at 550MHz, the fastest core speed in the market among MCUs that integrate Flash storage on-chip to run deeply embedded applications.
Smaller faster power supplies with MasterGaN device
STMicroelectronics has unveiled MasterGaN, a platform embedding a half-bridge driver based on silicon technology along with a pair of gallium-nitride (GaN) transistors. The combination aims to accelerate the creation of next-generation compact and efficient chargers and power adapters for consumer and industrial applications up to 400W.
BlueNRG-2N network processor combining convenience and scalability
STMicroelectronics has unveiled the BlueNRG-2N Bluetooth 5.0-certified network processor, lowering power consumption and adding support for the latest Bluetooth features that increase data throughput and enhance privacy and security.
KNX-RF Software helps save energy in smart buildings
STMicroelectronics has released KNX-RF software for the S2-LP ultra-low-power radio transceiver to enable energy-saving standardised wireless connectivity for smart-building controls.
LoRa-enabled STM32WL SoC with 48-pin package
STMicroelectronics has added a QFN48 package to the STM32WLE5 wireless System-on-Chip (SoC) portfolio, bringing the device’s extensive feature integration, power efficiency, and multi-modulation flexibility to a wider variety of industrial wireless applications.
Digital inclinometer features machine learning
The IIS21CLX from STMicroelectronics is a high-accuracy, low-power, 2-axis digital inclinometer for use in applications such as industrial automation and structural-health monitoring.
Power switches meet demanding safety applications
Fast-starting devices have been added to STMicroelectronics family of intelligent power switches for safety-instrumented systems.
Evaluation board aids energy-saving power supply design
The EVL400W-EUPL7 evaluation board from ST Microelectronics delivers a ready-to-use 400-Watt power-supply solution that meets tough eco-design norms.
Software kit aids AI edge deployment
STMicroelectronics has released a free STM32 software function pack that lets users quickly build, train, and deploy intelligent edge devices for industrial condition monitoring using a microcontroller Discovery kit.
Low profile Schottky diodes boost power density
STMicroelectronics has launched 26 new Schottky diodes in low-profile SMA and SMB Flat packages.
STM32Cube increases software-development productivity
STMicroelectronics has released enhancements to the STM32Cube software-development ecosystem, letting users more easily filter and choose software examples, gather and apply development tools, and customize, use, and share STM32Cube Expansion Packages.
FlightSense time-of-flight sensors help social-distancing
High-accuracy FlightSense proximity and ranging sensors recently released from STMicroelectronics are helping prevent disease transmission in innovative products developed by customers in response to the global pandemic situation.