Broad adoption of vibration monitoring in Industry 4.0
STMicroelectronics has announced that it is powering the next generation of Industry 4.0 applications with a new vibration monitoring sensing solution optimised to enable smart maintenance of factory equipment.
Status of common share repurchase program announced
STMicroelectronics has announced full details of its common share repurchase program disclosed via a press release dated November 5th, 2018. The Program was approved by a shareholder resolution dated May 31st, 2018 and by the supervisory board.
Converter controller simplifies power for smart devices
STMicroelectronics’ VIPer222 controller for high-voltage converters up to eight watts brings small size, low cost, and versatility to applications such as home appliances, building-automation devices, smart lighting, and smart meters.
Global shutter image sensors for distortion-free images
STMicroelectronics has announced that it is enabling the next generation of smart computer-vision applications with new high-speed image sensors that use ‘global shutter’ – the preferred mode for capturing distortion-free images when the scene is moving or when near-infrared illumination is needed.
Smart gateway platform for automotive applications
The newly announced Smart Gateway Platform (SGP) from STMicroelectronics provides a valuable development tool for prototyping automotive Smart-Gateway and Domain-Controller applications.
MCUS for power-sensitive smart embedded applications
New STM32L4P5 and STM32L4Q5 microcontrollers (MCUs) from STMicroelectronics have brought the performance of the Arm Cortex-M4 core to cost-sensitive and power-conscious smart embedded applications and connected devices, including utility meters, industrial and medical sensors, fitness trackers, and smart-home products.
5V USB-C controller targets low-voltage applications
The STUSB4500L from STMicroelectronics is a small-footprint addition to the company’s USB-C controller IC family designed and certified for pure 5V sink-only applications.
Synchronous-rectification controller helps cut BoM
A secondary-side synchronous-rectification controller with adaptive features that cut bill-of-materials costs has been released by STMicroelectronics.
Enhancing ecosystem on microprocessors
STMicroelectronics has announced that it is expanding its STM32MP1 microprocessor (MPU) offering with the addition of new authorised partners, software functionalities, and a significant performance bump by increasing the clock speed to 800MHz, maintaining software and pin-to-pin compatibility with the 650MHz devices.
Sensors deliver machine learning core efficiencies
STMicroelectronics is extending the benefits of its motion-detection machine-learning core (MLC) technologies into industrial and high-end consumer applications with the latest ISM330DHCX and LSM6DSRX six-axis iNEMO inertial measurement units (IMU).
Class-D audio amplifier boosts car-audio sound quality
STMicroelectronics has announced the new FDA901 class-D audio amplifier IC, with a semiconductor design that incorporates the audio design expertise of Alps Alpine, a Japanese manufacturer of car audio equipment and information communication equipment.
STMicro acquisition bolsters Gallium Nitride position
STMicroelectronics is acquiring a majority stake in French Gallium Nitride (GaN) innovator Exagan.
Runtime variable monitoring tool with multi-OS flexibility
The new STM32CubeMonitor software monitoring tool from STMicroelectronics displays runtime variables of STM32 applications in real time while enabling developers to customise the graphical visualisation in their OS environment of choice (Windows, Linux, or MacOS).
Maximise power transfer and charging efficiency
In the age of 5G communication with ever-increasing demand for more power and higher efficiency, STMicroelectronics’ STWLC68 product family provides a solution for wireless-charging applications with high efficiency, highest power transfer, and safety.
Certified solution for asset identification
Introducing new features to secure data exchanges in increasingly aggressive contexts, the STMicroelectronics STSAFE-A110 Secure Element protects consumer and industrial connected devices in the Internet of Things (IoT), preventing the counterfeiting of genuine products by strictly assuring their authenticity.
Accelerating adoption of GaN-based products
STMicroelectronics and TSMC are collaborating to accelerate the development of Gallium Nitride (GaN) process technology and the supply of both discrete and integrated GaN devices to market. Through this collaboration, ST’s innovative and strategic GaN products will be manufactured using TSMC’s leading GaN process technology.
Efficiency for smart devices with new MCUs
STMicroelectronics’ latest STM32H7A3, STM32H7B3, and STM32H7B0 Value Line microcontrollers (MCUs) combine 280MHz Arm Cortex-M7 core performance, high memory density, and power savings for future generations of smart objects.
Ultra-low power and security for IoT come
STMicroelectronics has announced ultra-low-power STM32L5x2 microcontrollers (MCUs) that emphasise security to assure better protected IoT-connected applications. Operating at clock frequencies to 110MHz, the STM32L5-series MCUs start from the Arm Cortex-M33 32-bit RISC core with Arm TrustZone hardware-based security.
Highly integrated and flexible synchronous DC/DC converters
STMicroelectronics’ L6983 38V/3A synchronous DC/DC converters maintain high efficiency at all loads with a maximum value of 95% and are highly integrated with synchronous MOSFETs on-chip to save external components and simplify design.
BLDC drivers target high-voltage applications
STMicroelectronics has introduced four new devices in the STSPIN32F0 motor-control system-in-package BLDC driver family, which simplify the design of mains-powered home appliances and industrial equipment including corded power tools, drives, pumps, fans, and compressors.