Last ST Technology Tour of 2017 Rocked Canada, the New IoT Country!

249 Views October 19, 2017

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Yesterday, ST held its last Technology Tour for 2017 in Toronto, Ontario (Canada), and the energy was electric. In certain ways, the event mirrored last month’s ST Developers Conference that put the spotlight on SensorTile and its IoT (Internet of Things) initiatives. The day was filled with engaging and practical presentations that focused on smart technologies, cloud …

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ST Developers Conference: IoT and SensorTile Make a Splash, Literally!

863 Views September 7, 2017

ST Developers Conference

After months of preparation, numerous blog posts, and massive anticipation, the ST Developers Conference took place yesterday in Santa Clara, California, and the excitement was palpable. With a lot more demos, booths, and presentations than last year, professionals and enthusiasts across a broad range of industries got to see innovations, learn about new technologies, and receive specialized training. Thanks …

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Arm Keil guest blog

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Arm Keil Guest Blog

Keil MDK Provides Effective Application Debugging for STM32

Developing quality embedded systems requires robust and effective debug features. Arm® Keil® MDK provide these via ST-Link, the integrated debug adapter of the popular STM32 Discovery and Nucleo boards. Now, the new ULINK™plus delivers insight into the power consumption of your embedded system, which helps verify the energy profile of your IoT …

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ST Developers Conference: Secure Boot and Firmware Upgrade Made Easy Thanks to Hands-on Lab

286 Views August 30, 2017

Security

One of the greatest challenges when designing new connected devices is impeccable security. This is why ST will hold a hands-on lab on secure boot and firmware update during its Developers Conference that will take place in Santa Clara on September 6. IoT has taught us one thing: nothing is safe! One of the big security scandals this summer …

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Smart Industry: Four Principles Behind the ST Solutions Powering this Industrial Revolution

383 Views August 17, 2017

“Smart Industry” isn’t a random label one can just throw around, but the current industrial revolution brought upon by a sophisticated and precise set of technologies that are changing man’s relation to manufacturing. Hence, Vipin Bothra will hold a session on the building blocks of the smart industry, during the ST Developers Conference that will take place on …

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ST Developers Conference: No Wireless Battery Charging Solutions Left Behind

202 Views August 8, 2017

Wireless battery charging hasn’t only become an indispensable feature for a lot of consumer products, it constitutes one of the greatest technological potentials of our time, which is why it will be an important topic at ST’s Developers Conference 2017 that will take place on September 6 in Santa Clara, California. After all, the range of products that …

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ST Developers Conference: Time-of-Flight Sensors, New Applications with Record-Breaking Components

430 Views August 4, 2017

FlightSense

Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensors are often under-appreciated, which is why John Kvam from ST will hold two lectures at the next Developers Conference that will take place in Santa Clara, California, on September 6, to introduce them and explain how to optimize products around them. When people hear “proximity sensor”, they most often think of smartphones, laptops, or automated …

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ST Developers Conference: V2X Communications, The Talkative Cars of Tomorrow

382 Views August 3, 2017

V2X

To ensure developers can deal with the rise of connected cars, Raed (pronounced as “ra’ed”) Shatara from ST will hold a lecture on V2X communication at the next Developers Conference that will take place on September 6 in Santa Clara, California. V2X means Vehicle-to-Everything, and it’s a term that encompasses a broad range of communication systems, such as …

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Idea to Creation: Architect of “Light of Thoughts” Talks

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Light of Thoughts

Light of Thoughts” brightened millions of faces at Vivid Sydney 2017. The interactive exhibit, a collaboration between ST and Australia-based artists, featured 270 acrylic cubes, built as a giant “brain” in pixel form that reacted and projected different animations and illuminations based on hand movements to captivate attendees.

Joe Peng, an architect of Lights of Thought, and Application …

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Taiwan Hosts Asia’s 1st Sigfox Hackathon

385 Views May 30, 2017

Hackathon

An exciting enabling technology is expanding the range of applications for the Internet of Things (IoT). Sigfox is an ultra-narrowband low power wide area network (LPWAN) capability well suited to applications that send small and infrequent bursts of data, such as highly distributed alarms and meters. In building out a global network to connect billions of nodes, Sigfox has …

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ST Community: The Place to Get Answers, Share Ideas, and Know What’s Coming

587 Views April 19, 2017

Last December, ST launched a new Community at http://community.st.com, to bring partners, engineers, academia, and enthusiasts together around its technologies. Curated by moderators, and enhanced by ST employees, it is a resource for our customers, partners and universities, about them, what they are doing and how they can help one another. It has become a treasure box for …

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ST25DV: Dual interface NFC tags

328 Views April 10, 2017

ST recently extended its ST25 product family with the ST25DV: a dynamic-tag IC that is an RFID / NFC tag with both a contactless-RF and an I2C interface. It is unique in combining a Fast Transfer Mode over long distance capability together with the convenience of Near Field Communication (NFC).

The ST25DV simultaneously supports the NFC Type 5 and the industrial ISO 15693 …

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STSPIN32F0: Integrated Solution for Three-Phase BLDC motors

974 Views April 5, 2017

STSPIN32F0 is ideal for Motion Control

ST’s new STSPIN32F0 motor-control system-in-package combines the power and flexibility of a microcontroller-based drive using different control algorithms with ease-of-use and space efficiency. The product is ideal for applications like smart-manufacturing equipment, power tools, and cooling fans. It also suits emerging high-tech product categories such as drones, small robots, and home appliances containing high-efficiency motors.

The solution is equally attractive for developers …

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Wireless Charging Made Easy with the STWLC33

358 Views April 3, 2017

We have all experienced it – our smartwatch battery runs out but our cell phone is fully charged. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to transfer some power between these devices until you can get home and plug in: on-the-go wireless charging? Well now you can.

The STWLC33 wireless power receiver also adds transmit capabilities to a receiving coil, thereby …

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Securing the Connected Vehicle with the SPC58

197 Views March 30, 2017

Electronics in the car are evolving from stand-alone objects to interconnected objects and objects connected to the Cloud or other cars. Connectivity will enable new functionalities while also creating a number of new risks. Imagine the impact on users if safety-critical systems — think steering or brakes — could be compromised by a remote software update or remote intrusion into …

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Towards an Automotive Mobile World

230 Views March 3, 2017

Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress originated in Madrid in 1987 as GSM World Congress and moved as it’s grown to Cannes and now to Barcelona. It has also expanded from being focused uniquely on GSM phones, to mobile devices, and now to any connected device. This year, the halls of the Fira Gran Via Exhibition Center are paved to accommodate more and …

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Come See ST at Mobile World Congress

551 Views February 10, 2017

Mobile World Congress

In case you hadn’t looked at the calendar recently, Mobile World Congress is coming! Billed as the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, the event takes place in beautiful Barcelona, between February 27 and March 2 under the theme of “Mobile. The Next Element”. And it will be great!

Originally a show dedicated to the mobile phone industry, Mobile …

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ST Powering Big Trends at CES 2017

861 Views January 7, 2017

As the tech masses gathered in Las Vegas this week for the 50th annual CES conference, ST technology was powering some of the hottest trends.

AI & Smart Assistants:  Voice-activated “smart assistants” are everywhere. Just speak and they can help you with almost anything you need to do. These assistants are now in smartphones, home automation devices, and Smart-Home applications …

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NFC Technology is simplifying the IoT

346 Views November 29, 2016

FC (Near Field Communication) technology is at the heart of an expanding spectrum of easy-to-use, contactless applications

NFC (Near Field Communication) technology is at the heart of an expanding spectrum of easy-to-use, contactless applications because it helps simplify the connection of devices. Available at low cost and operating with low to zero power, it is ideal for IoT connectivity in devices that need to connect only occasionally. NFC-enabled devices within IoT applications talk to each other and then to …

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See the new, record-breaking, STM32H7 MCU in action

1K Views November 11, 2016

STM32H7 MCU

A few weeks ago we launched the record-breaking STM32H7 MCU series of ARM® Cortex®-M7 core microcontrollers, the first ever Cortex-M MCUs to reach 2010 points in CoreMark.  At this week’s electronica 2016 event in Munich, we showed it in action. In this video we see an impressive demonstration of how it’s onboard JPEG peripheral enables 25 frames per second  video decode and display …

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ST is Making Everything Smarter — at Electronica and Beyond!

304 Views November 8, 2016

Come see ST for: Technologies for Smart Industry…

…including many technology building blocks such as advanced power management, smart sensing and motor control, distributed intelligence, and secure wired and wireless connectivity. ST’s Industry 4.0 Smart Factory demonstration highlights semiconductor solutions that support the march into the future of manufacturing: generating greater efficiency, more automation, increased safety, and greater flexibility.

For the IoT…

…an extensive …

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Makers, Romans, Countrymen, Lend Me Your … Photos

239 Views October 20, 2016

Maker Faire Rome featured the very best of the Maker movement: Exceptional demonstrations of design and application innovation, amazing hands-on opportunities to release your creativity, extraordinary new products, great giveaways, and even a chance to take and share photos. And this was all at the STMicroelectronics stand.

Several of the demos revealed the new Arduino STAR OTTO board, the …

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ST Developers Conference 2016 online – for those who couldn’t make it in person

456 Views October 14, 2016

The ST Developers Conference 2016 took place in Santa Clara, California on October 4th with more than 600 attendees. In order to share the proceedings with those that were unable to travel so far or who had conflicting engagements, we have created some dedicated post-event web pages for you.

We have now loaded all the presentations, organised by subject track:

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IoT at the Heart of the ST Developers Conference

177 Views October 5, 2016

The doors of the first ST Developers Conference just closed, and the excitement is still palpable. Thanks to the more than 600 attendees, 25 partner booths, 35 workshops, and several announcements, the event successfully brought together corporations, engineers, developers, makers, and enthusiasts around exciting technologies.

SensorTile’s Flexibility Impresses

 

One recurring theme of this year’s Conference was the Internet of Things …

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STM32L475, a Heart Monitor, and Wireless Charging: Among the Many Innovations at ST DevCon

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At the just-concluded ST Developers Conference in Santa Clara, California presenters and enthusiasts shared their passion for smart and powerful technologies. More than 600 attendees had a front row seat to major innovations happening in the Internet of Things, and saw many breakthroughs taking place in the cloud and in consumer and industrial electronics.

STM32L475 Speaks Cloud Like No …

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ST at Electromagnetic Field 2016 : MCU And Sensors in the Most Interactive of Badges

835 Views August 10, 2016

The TiLDA Mkπ

Electromagnetic Field 2016 is a non-profit camping festival that took place last weekend, from August 5 to August 7, in Guildford, United Kingdom. This self-described “temporary village for those with an inquisitive mind or an interest in making things: hackers, artists, geeks, crafters, scientists, and engineers”, was attended by over 1000 people. It was a wonderful place to share and learn …

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