Power-supply designers can satisfy system demands for higher power and greater efficiency using the latest 900V MDmesh™ K5 super-junction MOSFETs from STMicroelectronics, which deliver best-in-class on-resistance (RDS(ON)) and dynamic characteristics. A 900V breakdown voltage assures extra safety margin in systems with high bus voltages. The new series contains the first 900V MOSFETs with RDS(ON) below […]
Plug-in element bolsters security for LPWAN Sigfox devices
STMicroelectronics announced the expansion of its STSAFE family of secure elements with the introduction of a powerful plug-and-play solution that provides state-of-the-art security features to devices connected to the Sigfox low-power wide-area network (LPWAN). The new STSAFE-A1SX secure element (SE) is based on a tamper-resistant Common Criteria EAL5+ -certified SE technology that enhances the integrity and […]
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Development boards handle LoRaWAN and other Low-Power Wide Area Network technologies
Two new ready-to-use prototype boards available from STMicroelectronics slash the cost for developers to start evaluatingLoRaWAN™ and other Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technologies including 6LoWPAN. The boards are based on the smallest and lowest-power LoRaWAN modules that exist on the market today, with a footprint not larger than 13x12mm and power consumption in the […]
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Tiny 3-MHz chopper op amps feature rail-to-rail input and output
The TSZ182 dual precision op amp from STMicroelectronics combines low and extremely temperature-stable input-offset voltage with the added advantages of a 3MHz gain-bandwidth, rail-to-rail inputs and outputs, and ultra-small 2mm x 2mm DFN8 or Mini-SO8 package options. Complementing ST’s popular conventional op amps, the chopper-stabilized TSZ182 enables superior precision in instruments like body-signal monitors, blood-glucose […]
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More packaging options for motor drive power modules
STMicroelectronics has extended its SLLIMM nano series of Intelligent Power Modules (IPMs) for motor drives with more package options that help minimize overall size and complexity, extra integrated features, and greater efficiency leveraging the latest-generation 500V MOSFETs. With a current rating of 1A or 2A, the new IPMs target applications up to 100 Watts, such […]
MEMS sensors extend battery life of devices hosting always-on activity-tracking apps
STMicroelectronics has introduced three new sensors, the LIS2DS12 3-axis “pico” accelerometer, LSM6DSL/M 6-axis inertial module, and the new LSM303AH eCompass help track movement continuously with minimal impact on device battery life by performing various motion-related calculations efficiently on-chip instead of using the main system processor. Pre-embedded algorithms that include high-precision pedometer, step detection, step counting, […]
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Top microcontroller threads on EDAboard.com – December
(editor’s note: Intrigued by the problem? Have a question or another solution? Then click the “Read more” link and follow the conversation on EDAboard.com or log in to EDAboard and participate in the microcontroller forum thread.) AC> DC> AC converter: has anyone done this? – I am planning to make an AC to DC and […]
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Single chip integrates telematics processor, sound boost, connectivity apps for automotive applications
STMicroelectronics has boosted performance and security in its latest Telemaco processors tailored to support richer connected-driving services. Telematics systems that monitor on-board sensors and exchange information with the Cloud are becoming increasingly sophisticated to support high-value services including remote vehicle diagnostics, roadside assistance, and Over-The-Air (OTA) software updates. Infotainment features like location-based services and access […]
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Biometric sensor system to accelerate smart wearable and IoT product development
Valencell, the leading innovator in performance biometric data sensor technology, and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced today the launch of a new, highly accurate and scalable development kit for biometric wearables that includes ST’s compact SensorTile turnkey multi-sensor module integrated with Valencell’s Benchmark™ biometric sensor […]
New microcontrollers target always-on sensor acquisition, general-purpose industrial applications
Two new microcontroller lines from STMicroelectronics increase energy efficiency, flexibility, and feature integration at the high end of the STM32F4 Access Line for high-performance embedded designs. Qualified up to 125°C, these latest STM32 devices target always-on sensor acquisition and general-purpose industrial applications, and present a robust and cost-effective upgrade from STM32F1 MCUs. The STM32F413 and […]
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