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.
Transient voltage suppressor for high-speed interfaces
STMicroelectronics’ ESDCAN03-2BM3Y dual automotive-qualified low-capacitance transient voltage suppressor (TVS) protects CAN and CAN-FD interfaces by delivering market-leading all-round performance in a tiny package.
STMicroelectronics acquires edge AI specialist Cartesiam
STMicroelectronics has announced a transaction with Cartesiam to acquire its assets (including its IP portfolio) and to transfer and integrate its employees. Closing is subject to regulatory approvals.
MasterGaN heatsink-free 250W resonant converter
STMicroelectronics has released the first reference design for its MasterGaN power packages, demonstrating how the new highly integrated devices increase power density, boost energy efficiency, simplify design, and accelerate time to market.
High-performance GaN family for automotive applications
STMicroelectronics has announced a new family of ST Intelligent and Integrated Gallium Nitride (GaN) solutions, STi2GaN. STi2GaN is an innovative offering combining power and intelligence in compact, high-performance solutions required by the automotive industry as it shifts to electrified platforms.
STMicroelectronics steps up sustainability commitments
STMicroelectronics has released its 24th sustainability report detailing the 2020 performance.
ST reports Q1 sales of $3bn; plans $2bn Capex spend
STMicroelectronics (ST) has reported revenues of $3.02 billion, up 35.2% year on year and net income of $364 million in Q1 2021.
MEMS accelerometer for high-performance automotive
The STMicroelectronics AIS2IH three-axis linear accelerometer brings enhanced resolution, temperature stability, and mechanical robustness to non-safety automotive applications including anti-theft, telematics, infotainment, tilt/inclination measurement, and vehicle navigation. It also paves the way to new performance-demanding applications in automotive, medical, and industrial segments.
STMicroelectronics joins mioty alliance
STMicroelectronics has announced that it is hoping to inspire next-generation Massive IoT applications, which are driven by scale rather than speed, through support for the mioty standard, which enables highly scalable, long-range, and extremely low-power wireless connections.
Digital isolator with thick-oxide galvanic isolation
STMicroelectronics has begun volume production of the STISO621 dual-channel digital isolator, launching a new series of high-performance ICs for industrial applications and general optocoupler replacement.
Discovery kit contains eSIM with bootstrap for IoT
The STMicroelectronics B-L462E-CELL1 Discovery kit brings together the critical hardware and software building blocks, including GSMA-certified embedded SIM (eSIM) to quickly develop power-conscious Cellular IoT devices that connect to the Internet through LTE-Cat M and NB-IoT networks. It is well suited for embedded developers and IoT evangelists, and affordable for OEM and mass-market customers.
MasterGaN4 devices for high-efficiency power conversion
The STMicroelectronics MasterGaN4 power packages integrate two symmetrical 650V gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors with 225mΩ RDS(on), alongside optimised gate drivers and circuit protection to simplify the design of high-efficiency power-conversion applications up to 200W.
Integrated regulators simplify efficient power conversion
STMicroelectronics has introduced L6981 synchronous step-down regulators, extending the family of high-efficiency converters that simplify power-supply design by integrating power elements, feedback circuitry, and safety features on-chip.
Isolated gate driver controls silicon-carbide MOSFETs
Joining STMicroelectronics’ STGAP family of isolated gate drivers, the STGAP2SiCS is optimised for safe control of silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs and operates from a high-voltage rail up to 1,200V. Capable of producing a gate-driving voltage up to 26V, the STGAP2SiCS has a raised Under-Voltage Lockout (UVLO) threshold of 15.5V to meet the turn-on requirements of SiC MOSFETs.
Collaboration for advanced MEMS scanning solutions
STMicroelectronics and OQmented have agreed to collaborate on the advancement of MEMS technology for Augmented Reality and 3D-sensing markets. The joint effort aims to build on the expertise of both companies to advance the technology and products behind the leading MEMS-mirror-based laser-beam scanning (LBS) solutions in the market.