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Taiwan Hosts Asia’s 1st Sigfox Hackathon

381 Views May 30, 2017

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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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by Michael Markowitz

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PSI5 : The Simple Bus Interface Going Beyond Airbag Applications

555 Views April 28, 2017

Airbag

Airbags have been around for years, saving lives in the unfortunate event of an accident. Initially only installed for the driver of the vehicle, it’s now common to have multiple airbags protecting all vehicle occupants. These airbags are triggered by information from multiple sensors. And in part because of the increase in the number of airbags, the number of sensors …

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by Andrew Roberts

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STM32 and STM8 Contribute to the Smart Revolution

415 Views January 23, 2017

ST MCUs Lead Smart Revolution

Can you name the 8- and 32-bit microcontroller families leading the “Smart Revolution”?

With ST having delivered more than 1 million STM32 development kits and 100,000 STM8 development kits, chances are good that if you’re reading this post, you’ve gotten at least one of them. The achievement of these milestones helps explain how ST has laid a solid foundation and …

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by Michael Markowitz

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Makers, Romans, Countrymen, Lend Me Your … Photos

235 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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by Michael Markowitz

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