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

249 Views October 19, 2017

Tech tour

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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Avoid the Automotive Cybersecurity Speed Trap

184 Views October 18, 2017

Telemaco3P

Among connected-car enthusiasts, manufacturers and drivers, cybersecurity is the looming speed trap. If, as Gartner Research projects, there will be a quarter of a billion cars on the road by 2020 connected with Wi-Fi hotspots and Bluetooth®, something will need to keep hackers from exploiting those connections.

Less than 20 years ago, GM’s OnStar was the first telematics technology—and …

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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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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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NFC Tag Reading Lands Key Endorsement

532 Views June 7, 2017

NFC opens locked doors

Many users — and NFC-market leaders — have long awaited an announcement on NFC tag reading from Apple. With just under 20% market share according to Gartner’s 2016 analysis and an outsized enthusiasm among many of its more than 700-million users, the Company wielded exceptional power to kickstart NFC-driven innovation.

Now, the wait is over! In its presentations at the 2017 Apple Worldwide …

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Safety and Wellness Wearable Protects Loved Ones

730 Views May 24, 2017

Necessity is the mother of invention. Jacqueline Ros and Andrea Perdomo are the mothers of Revolar. They founded the company and developed their wearable safety product from unfortunate experience: the feeling of helplessness that comes from family members finding themselves in unsafe situations and unable to communicate. 

What is Revolar? It is a small wearable that can be worn discreetly on …

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SPWF04 : Low-Power Wi-Fi And Powerful MCU for MicroPython Applications

6K Views April 20, 2017

SPWF04 Wi-Fi module

The SPWF04 Wi-Fi module recently launched by ST is designed to facilitate the development of cloud applications used by small or IoT devices connected to the web. Nowadays, offering 802.11 connectivity to customers is less of a luxury and more of a necessity. As TVs, consoles, multimedia boxes, and even refrigerators, weighing scales, or washing machines, find their …

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STSAFE-A1SX : the SIGFOX Secure Element Protecting Devices Inside and Out

890 Views March 15, 2017

The STSAFE-A1SX is the first secure element from ST for IoT devices relying on the Sigfox™ protocol. As the Internet of Things is increasingly nicknamed the “Internet of Threats”, any network vying for market domination must provide robust, and modern, security measures to protect its data from hackers and failures. Sigfox is a Low Power Wide Area Network …

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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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Cryptolib: The Most Complex Cryptographic Algorithms Become Modular, Certified, and Easy

886 Views February 9, 2017

IoT is now nicknamed the “Internet of Threats”, cars get more easily hacked than computers, and improperly encrypting users’ data could bankrupt a company. The world is moving toward more and better encryption methods, because they are necessary to tackle the new challenges users face. ST brings many hardware optimizations to its platform to ensure that encryption and decryption operations do …

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Mobile Payment Pays Off Thanks to ST’s Unique, Complete, and Certified Solution

384 Views February 2, 2017

Last month, at CES 2017, ST showcased a complete solution to integrate mobile payment in smartphones and wearable devices. Contactless payment is not new, but building such a system from the ground up is extremely cumbersome, which explains why so few companies offer it. There are so many aspects to consider, such as communication protocols, the security, and the various …

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ST’s New TPM Modules Support Dual Mode and 110 KB of Memory, That’s Embedded Security made Easier

416 Views December 9, 2016

If it’s on the Internet, it’s hackable ! The need for security has reached new heights as threats are more elaborate and more damaging than ever. Protecting your PC or servers against attacks is now common knowledge and mobile devices are constantly stepping up their security measures. However, this isn’t enough. Peripherals, such as keyboards and mice, are at risk, 

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STM32 Secure Firmware: Protecting your privacy in the connected digital world

517 Views November 4, 2016

STM32 microcontrollers are now available in more than 700 different devices in 10 different series, spanning the spectrum from ultra-low power to extremely high performance. Many of these use state-of-the-art security features, including cryptographic accelerators and provision for secure-key storage, to provide connected objects with a high level of protection against online threats.

From traditional smartcard applications such as SIM, banking, …

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Security and the IoT

543 Views July 29, 2016

 

It may seem paranoid to fret about criminals hacking your refrigerator or reprogramming your coffee machine, but as more devices join the Internet of Things (IoT), those concerns are becoming common. IoT security is becoming a bit concern, especially in personal devices like mobile phones and health trackers. Thankfully manufacturers (including us) have devised hardware-based encryption and security that …

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by Gerard Cronin

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