STMicroelectronics manufactures first 200mm silicon carbide wafers
STMicroelectronics has manufactured the first 200mm (8”) silicon carbide wafers for prototyping next-generation power devices from its facility in Norrköping, Sweden.
Support for machine learning in STM32Cube.AI ecosystem
STMicroelectronics has expanded the variety of machine-learning techniques available to users of the STM32Cube.AI development environment, giving extra flexibility to solve classification, clustering, and novelty-detection challenges as efficiently as possible.
STMicro plant to use 50% renewable energy sources by 2022
As part of its action plan to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2027, STMicroelectronics has announced that its Bouskoura site in Morocco will procure 50% of its energy from renewable sources by 2022 compared to one percent in 2020.
Optimised MCU selection with STM8 and STM32 mobile apps
STMicroelectronics is helping developers find the right microcontrollers and microprocessors for their projects more quickly and easily with two mobile applications released on leading app stores and st.com.
LED display using 60GHz contactless connectivity chip
STMicroelectronics and Unilumin has announced that they have worked together to develop a new Unilumin LED display using the ST60A2, ST’s 60GHz RF transceiver for advanced high-data-rate contactless-transfer solutions.
RF LDMOS power transistors with high efficiency
STMicroelectronics has announced that it is adding a broad range of new devices to the STPOWER family of LDMOS power transistors, which comprises three different product series optimised for RF power amplifiers (PAs) in a variety of commercial and industrial applications.
Automotive low-dropout regulators for functional safety
With eight selectable fixed-output voltages, diagnostic features for functional safety, and high thermal performance, STMicroelectronics’ L99VR01 AEC-Q100 qualified low-dropout linear voltage regulators simplify system design and ease inventory management for multiple automotive applications.
IoT applications with machine-learning motion sensors
Qeexo, developer of the Qeexo AutoML automated machine-learning (ML) platform that accelerates the development of tinyML models for the Edge, and STMicroelectronics have announced the availability of ST’s machine-learning core (MLC) sensors on Qeexo AutoML.
Automotive microcontrollers for new road-car projects
STMicroelectronics has begun delivering the first Stellar SR6 automotive microcontrollers (MCUs) for automotive-industry leaders to realise the next generation of advanced vehicle electronics that deliver new levels of performance and safety.
Isolated buck converters reduce bill-of-materials costs
Optimised for isolated buck regulator designs, the STMicroelectronics A6986I and L6986I DC/DC converter ICs have a wide input-voltage range and low quiescent current to ensure robust and energy-efficient operation in automotive and industrial applications up to five watts.
Duo collaborate on automotive in-cabin sensing
STMicroelectronics is cooperating with Eyeris to extend ST’s Global-Shutter sensor to in-cabin sensing applications with Eyeris’ advanced portfolio of Deep Neural Networks for a comprehensive visuospatial understanding of the entire vehicle interior.
STMicroelectronics launches share buy-back programme
STMicroelectronics has announced the launch of a share buy-back programme of up to $1,040m to be executed within a three-year period (subject to shareholder and other approvals). The share buy-back programme will be carried out in accordance with the authorisation of the Supervisory Board and the provisions of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/1052.
Integrated and flexible automotive LED driver launched
STMicroelectronics has launched the ALED6000, a single-chip automotive LED driver with integrated DC/DC converter is a low-BoM (Bill of Materials) solution that allows design flexibility and keeps the lighting intensity consistent as electrical conditions within the vehicle fluctuate.
Edge technologies for next-generation electric vehicles
STMicroelectronics has announced its collaboration with Arrival to provide semiconductor technologies and products for Arrival’s electric vehicles including automotive microcontrollers and power and battery-management devices.
Wireless-charging growth for certified Qi chargers
STMicroelectronics has announced that it is protecting wireless charging of small devices and mobiles with a convenient solution for authenticating certified Qi chargers. Wireless charging, enabled on an increasing variety of smartphones and wearables, is creating opportunities for innovations that offer extra value for users.
STM32G0 MCUs with USB-C full speed dual role port
STMicroelectronics has expanded the STM32G0 Arm Cortex-M0+ microcontroller (MCU) series with more product variants and features such as dual-bank Flash, support for CAN FD and crystal-less USB Full-Speed data/host support.
Efficient NFC transceiver enabling new application areas
The ST25R3918 from STMicroelectronics is a multi-purpose NFC transceiver supporting passive peer-to-peer functionality and NFC card-emulation mode as well as NFC reader operation. It delivers most of the functionality of the flagship ST25R3916 NFC reader at a competitive price, the ST25R3918 also enables use cases such as accessory identification for a wide range of applications including power tools and personal healthcare de...
Vigna quits STMicro for top job at Ferrari
Benedetto Vigna, President of the Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group at STMicroelectronics is leaving the company to become Chief Executive Officer at Ferrari.
Certified chipset for G3-PLC hybrid powerline
STMicroelectronics’ ST8500 and S2-LP chipset has become certified according to the G3-PLC Hybrid communication standard that defines connectivity over powerline and wireless media. The G3-PLC Hybrid specification allows smart-grid, smart-city, industrial, and IoT equipment to select the best available wireless or powerline channel at any time, automatically and dynamically, according to network conditions.
Transforming optical sensing with meta-optics technology
STMicroelectronics and Metalenz have announced a co-development and license agreement that will see ST develop manufacturing processes for Metalenz’s meta-optics technology for next-generation smartphones, consumer devices, healthcare, and automotive applications.