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STM32Cube Software Libraries: New Features for MEMS Thanks to Major Upgrades

374 Views July 25, 2017

The software expansions X-CUBE-MEMS1 and X-CUBE-MEMSMIC1 have recently been updated to offer new features like real-time acoustic beamforming, or to improve how data from the motion sensors is processed. ST’s obsession with software could surprise those unfamiliar with the company’s history, but offering the industry’s leading MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS), the most flexible …

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Bike Sharing Adopts New Technologies

332 Views June 28, 2017

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Bike-sharing systems have come a long way since the first — and free — system launched in Amsterdam in 1967. Well intentioned, that system was destined to fail, as a city ordinance prohibited leaving unlocked bikes in public places. Today, technology is transforming bike sharing and contributing to an explosion of IT-based systems that are making bike shares part of Smart Cities. …

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Safety and Wellness Wearable Protects Loved Ones

720 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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LIS2DW12 : New 16-bit “Femto” Accelerometer With 10 Power Settings, Only 50 nA Of Current Consumption

796 Views February 16, 2017

LIS2DW12 is the new accelerometer from ST that will greatly improve IoT and wearable devices. A fundamental paradox in modern electronics is that as a product becomes smaller, its use cases become more numerous and varied. Usually, a bigger canvas means more choices, and opportunities, yet when the phone was a brick, its feature list was very …

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Future Looks Bright for Heads-up Displays

1.9K Views February 1, 2017

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Demonstrating progress in their recently announced collaboration, ST and MicroVision brought Laser Beam Scanning (LBS) technology to CES2017. The incredible technology, potentially used in Heads-Up Displays (HuD), could soon find its way to your next car.

Using MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems)-based mirrors and a scanning laser, the projection engine produces a stunning 85 lumens with 1920×720 resolution and an 80k:1 contrast …

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SensorTile, The World’s Densest Sensor Board, Now Commercially Available

5K Views December 5, 2016

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One of the darlings of the ST Developers Conference that took place last October was SensorTile, the world’s densest sensor board. At 13.5 mm x 13.5 mm, it includes two 3D accelerometers, a 3D gyroscope, 3D magnetometer, pressure sensor, barometer, digital MEMS microphone, microcontroller (MCU) and Bluetooth Low Energy. ST announces today general availability of the SensorTile’s (

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Valencell and ST Listen to Your Heart’s Content With Wearable Biometric Solutions that Change Lives

891 Views October 19, 2016

Tyler Cowen, professor of Economics at George Mason University, argues we are currently experiencing a “Great Stagnation”[1], a time in world history when innovation is no longer earth shattering to the point of changing our lives and transforming our economies. By the end of this piece, you’ll understand why ST and Valencell have just proven …

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

1.7K Views October 5, 2016

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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Genius from Oral-B: Connected Toothbrush Helps You Brush Like Your Dentist Recommends

287 Views October 3, 2016

The Genius toothbrush from Oral-B is all about helping you brush your teeth better. With embedded sensing, control, and connectivity technology, the intelligent toothbrush can tell if you’re brushing properly, or whether you’re pressing too hard and concentrating too much—or not enough—on specific sections of your mouth.

Research has shown the strong correlation between good oral health and overall health, …

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