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UVPANEL, 2 ST MCUs, and 3 ToF Sensors Help Kill Germs to Make Hospital Elevators Cleaner and Safer
The UVPANEL elevator from UVENTIONS offers a way to automatically disinfect an elevator cart thanks to UV-C lights. See how sensors and microcontrollers make this possible. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 29, 2021
Conversation on AR, VR, and more: Marie Tors and Bharath Rajagopalan
Check out our conversation around AR, VR, and more between Marie Tors and Bharath Rajagopalan. They talk about the challenges the industry is facing and how they are are viewing the current state of the industry.
November 17, 2021
Sierra Wireless: Navigating the Cellular Edge-to-Cloud Minefield on STM32 Systems
Don't be like so many who attempt to add cellular connectivity to their IoT project and fail. Sierra Wireless, an ST Partner, will handle a lot of the complex issues and help teams avoid traps, so products can get to market faster. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 12, 2021
CLT03-1SC3 and CLT03-2Q3 or How to Make Smaller Digital Input Modules
The CLT03-1SC3 and CLT03-2Q3 help shrink industrial designs by enabling smaller digital input modules. They dissipate less heat and simplify PCB designs. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 3, 2021
GangFlasher-ST: The Swiss Army Knife of In-Circuit Programmers, 40 MB/s on an STM32MP1
The GangFlasher-ST is an in-circuit programmer that can reach incredible speeds thanks to a custom Linux microkernel. Its multithreaded architecture also means that it can flash up to 8 devices per license. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 26, 2021
TouchGFX 4.18: Improving Interactions with Users Through Videos and With Developers Through Collaboration
TouchGFX 4.18 brings a new video widget and features that facilitate collaborations between developers. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 21, 2021
TapNLink: ST's NFC Tag for Your Microcontroller, This is Instant IoT for All!
TapNLink offers a unique way to interact with a microcontroller. In just 3 steps, users can change a setting and implementing such feature is so straightforward, some prototypes don't even require additional code. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 19, 2021
STSAFE-A110 and Secure Cloud Connectivity, a New Way to Automate Device Registration
The STSAFE-A110 enables automatic device registration thanks to a intermediate certificate that can authenticate an entire family of devices on their first connection. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 18, 2021
Raven: A Wireless Flash Controller Used TouchGFX and ST Authorized Partners to Make a Difference
The Raven started as a simple TouchGFX demo on a Discovery kit, before becoming the first wireless flash controller to support all major flash makers at the same time. It's also the only one with such a detailed UI. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 7, 2021
2021 Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainability, Together
What's inside ST's Sustainability Report? Our dedication to fight a global pandemic by keeping our employees safe, our commitment to the environment, our passion for inclusion in the workplace, and more. This is the audio version of a blog post.
September 29, 2021
STM32U575 and STM32U585, 1st STM32U5 Now Available, Try LPBAM on our 3 Development Boards
Now that the STM32U5 is available for purchase, developers can try its new features, like LPBAM, on one of its three development boards. It's also the first ST MCU to offer Azure RTOS support by default. This is the audio version of a blog post.
September 28, 2021
ST25 NFC Tags Inside Phantom by Paco Rabanne or Lessons From the First NFC-enabled Fragrance
The first and only connected fragrance, Phantom by Paco Rabanne, uses an ST25TV02K NFC tag to open customers to a new world of features and services. See how the fashion brand integrated the technology and what it means for the industry. This is the audio version of a blog post.
September 23, 2021
SIDO 2021 or Understanding the Trends That the Industry Is Adopting
SIDO 2021 is a great opportunity to bring the latest technologies to more people and to help them see where the industry is heading. ST will bring the latest news and demos around machine learning at the edge. There will also be demos around robotics, XR, IoT, and more. This is the audio version of a blog post.
September 20, 2021
Rubber Tapping Robot or How the STM32WL Helped Triple Yields
A new rubber tapping robot is changing the smart agriculture landscape by triple yields while improving sustainability and working conditions. Thanks to an STM32WL, the robot leverages the cloud to optimize collection. This is the audio version of a blog post.
September 17, 2021
ESSCIRC and ESSDERC Grenoble 2021 Will Explore AI at the Edge, Material Innovations, and More
As the ESSCIRC and ESSDERC conferences start, we offer a peek at the hot topics and some of the innovations that will shape the discussions. This is the audio version of a blog post.
September 6, 2021
STM32U5, First ST MCU to receive PSA and SESIP Level 3 Certifications!
The STM32U became the first ST microcontroller to receive PSA and SESIP Level 3 certifications thanks to new features that better protect it against physical and remote attacks. It's also the fruit of an industry initiative to make security more accessible. This is the audio version of a blog post.
August 4, 2021
DH electronics or When a SoM Maker Relies on the STM32MP1 and the Open Source Community
DH electronics is an interesting SoM maker and ST partner that chose to invest in the open source community. Discover how their choices paid off and what other companies can learn from their experience. This is the audio version of a blog post.
July 19, 2021
BCD - Behind a Creative Disruption
In 1983 a group of researchers at SGS Microelettronica, the company that would later become STMicroelectronics, are trying to do something nobody has ever managed before. They are attempting to combine three different technologies on a single semiconductor chip. This is the story of how a group of brilliant minds took on that challenge and invented a technology that would change our favourite devices forever.
July 14, 2021
Teaching Embedded Systems with Roobopoli, a Smart City and a Smart Car That Comes in a Kit
Roobopoli is a fun project designed to help teach students the fundamentals of embedded systems by building a smart electric car that drives in a simulated city. This is the audio version of a blog post.
June 30, 2021
NUCLEO-WB15CC: Bringing Bluetooth and Touch Sensors to More Developers
The new NUCLEO-WB15CC development board makes Bluetooth LE 5.2 touch applications a lot more accessible. This is the audio version of a blog post.
June 29, 2021
STM32G0C1 and STM32G061: New Peripherals and Controllers Make the STM32G0 More Polyvalent
The new STM32G0s widen the opportunity umbrella to enable new applications without having to change MCU series. This is the audio version of a blog post.
June 24, 2021
Get Practical with Hardware: The New edX Course from Arm Education with an STM32 Nucleo Board
The new edX course by Arm Education teaches the fundamentals of embedded systems by using an STM32 Nucleo board. Learning about IoT, RTOS, and microcontroller has never been simpler. This is the audio version of a blog post.
June 23, 2021
Edukit Tutorials: The New Way to Teach Control System Design
The Edukit is a new way to learn about control systems. It uses a rotary inverted pendulum and a series of tutorials by Prof. William Kaiser. This is the audio version of a blog post.
June 10, 2021
X-CUBE-IOTA1 2.0: A Software Package to Transition to IOTA 1.5 Chrysalis And All Its Benefits
X-CUBE-IOTA1 2.0 enables engineers to take advantage of the new IOTA 1.5 Chrysalis protocol on their STM32 MCU. The new version is more efficient and robust. No wonder so many are already adopting it for their machine-to-machine communication needs. This is the audio verison of a blog post.
June 1, 2021
ESDCAN03-2BM3Y: “Beat the Crowd”, A New Transient Voltage Suppressor for CAN Buses in High-Density PCBs
The new ESDCAN03-2BM3Y solves a lot of the challenges that arise from highly dense PCB in cars to protect CAN buses and enable designers to enjoy more headroom to simplify their designs. This is the audio version of a blog post.
May 26, 2021
FP-AI-FACEREC1: Advanced Vision Now Possible on Microcontrollers
The FP-AI-FACEREC1 makes machine learning and facial recognition a lot more accessible. It offers an implemetation that engineers can use in mass market products. This is the audio version of a blog post.
May 7, 2021
STM32WB5MM-DK, 1st Dev Kit for the STM32WB5MMG Module and What It Means for Engineers
The new STM32WB5MM-DK is the quickest way to test the first STM32 wireless module, the STM32WB5MMG. It's an object lesson and development booster. This is the audio version of a blog post.
May 6, 2021
electronica China 2021: Driving Efficiency with GaN and More Efficiently Driving with Teseo
Get ready for electronica China 2021 where ST will unveil its new MASTERGAN4 power device and the first dual- and triple-band GNSS receivers in the industry, the TeseoV and TeseoAPP. This is the audio version of a blog post.
April 12, 2021
CAN FD Light: The New CAN Bus Engineers Wanted and the Industry Needed
The upcoming CAN FD Light protocol is already gaining a lot of traction thanks to its commander-responder topology. See why the industry is rapidly adopting it. This is the audio version of a blog post.
March 31, 2021
Mjølner, a TouchGFX Implementer and Partner or Why Ecosystems Matter
Mjølner is a TouchGFX implementer that reminds us of the importance of ecosystems. When choosing a graphical framework, APIs and design tools aren't everything. An ecosystem can make or break a project. This is the audio version of a blog post.
March 29, 2021
NUCLEO-WB55RG, a Simpler Development Board for the STM32WB MCU
The new NUCLEO-WB55RG offers a simpler PCB layout and helps developers release their wireless application faster thanks to its support of Bluetooth LE, Zigbee, or OpenThread. This is the audio version of a blog post.
March 26, 2021
Phytec and STM32MP1, What Can the phyCORE-STM32MP15x SoM Do for You?
We offer three tips for engineers working with a system-on-module by studying Phytec and their STM32MP1 SoM. What are the pitfalls teams should avoid and how can companies make the best of what a SoM maker offers to release their product faster? This is the audio version of a blog post.
March 22, 2021
Machine Learning Core Repository on GitHub, 4 Application Examples to Try Machine Learning in Sensors in Minutes
ST's machine learning core repository on github enables engineers to test machine learning applications in sensors in just minutes. We also provide data logs and configuration files to vastly facilitate a developer's experience. This is the audio version of a blog post.
March 4, 2021
X-CUBE-AZRTOS-H7, The Most Extensive Integration of Azure RTOS Features on an MCU
The new X-CUBE-AZRTOS-H7 expansion software package makes it easy to configure Azure RTOS middleware straight from STM32CubeMX. It also includes application demos accessible in just 3 clicks. We even give instructions. This is the audio version of a blog post.
March 1, 2021
MadeForSTM32 v2 for I-CUBE Packages Accessible Within STM32CubeMX
The new MadeForSTM32 v2 label means I-CUBE software packages from ST partners will be easier to find and configure. There are already two packages certified. This is the audio version of a blog post.
February 26, 2021
Microvisor and STM32U5, The Best Performance-per-Watt MCU, 1st to Support a New IoT Development Paradigm
The new STM32U5 is out and Twilio, an Authorized ST Partner, is heavily relying on it for its Microvisor. See what you can do with the new microcontroller. This is the audio version of a blog post.
February 25, 2021
MWC Shanghai 2021: 3 Firsts Around AR, Contactless Transactions, and Bluetooth
The MWC Shanghai 2021 event will be the opportunity to check out three major innovations around AR, mobile transactions, and Bluetooth. This is the audio version of a blog post.
February 23, 2021
STM32G491, STM32G4A1: The STM32G4 Access Line with 512 KB of Flash Memory
The new STM32G491 and STM32G4A1 enable new cost-effective motor control applications thanks to increased memory configurations. This is the audio version of a blog post.
February 11, 2021
Crank Storyboard: Navigate the Road Between Microcontrollers and Microprocessors
Crank Storyboard is a framework that helps developers create embedded GUIs for a wide range of MCUs and MPUs, so company can work on many different devices while saving resources and optimizing their workflows. This is the audio version of a blog post.
February 10, 2021
8H Triacs or The Challenge of Designing Smaller, Hotter, and Safer
The new 8H Triacs enable engineers to design smaller circuits while keeping operating temperatures high and safe. See what electrical challenges these new devices solve. This is the audio version of a blog post.
February 1, 2021
2020 NFC Innovation Contest: An Interactive Phone Holder for Cars Wins 1st Place
Check out the winners of the 2020 NFC Innovation Contest and how their projects could change the automotive or security industry. This is the audio version of a blog post.
January 26, 2021
PsiControl, a TouchGFX Implementer Creates the UI for a Coffee Machine
PsiControl shows how a company can use TouchGFX and an STM32F7 to create a GUI for a coffee machine while keeping costs down. This is the audio version of a blog post.
January 25, 2021
TN5015H-6G, High-Temperature Thyristor Protects Against Greater Voltage Spikes
The TN50H-6G is a thyristor that can help weather greater voltage spikes to protect consumer and industrial applications. This is the audio version of a blog post.
January 19, 2021
TouchGFX 4.16, From Idea to Pixel in Minutes With New TouchGFX Designer Widget
TouchGFX 4.16 makes it easier to go from idea to pixels thanks to more accessible widgets, a new gauge widgets, and improvements to TouchGFX Simulator. This is the audio version of a blog post.
January 18, 2021
STM32WL5x, The 1st Wireless MCU with Embedded Multi-Modulation LoRa Radio, Now With Dual Core
The STM32WL5x is the first wireless MCU with LoRa modulation to offer a dual-core architecture for greater flexibility and security. This is the audio version of a blog post.
January 11, 2021
STGIK50CH65T: 1st ST / Sanken Intelligent Power Module at 650 V / 50 A
The STGIK50CH65T is the first fruit of our collaboration with Sanken, but it's also our highest rated intelligent power module (IPM) and a new chapter in the industrial and automotive industry that's just starved for this type of devices. This is the audio version of a blog post.
December 15, 2020
MESCO: Debunking 3 Misconceptions About Functional Safety
There are so many misconceptions about functional safety. We thus sat down with MESCO, an ST Partner that specializes in functional safety and that offered tips to help engineers reduce their time to market. This is the audio version of a blog post.
December 14, 2020
Azure RTOS and STM32, More Details on the New Collaboration
Azure RTOS and STM32 will work even better together. Learn more about the fruits of the collaboration between ST and Microsoft. This is the audio version of a blog post.
December 11, 2020
Teseo: Tracking Time and Space While Saving Time and Space
Why use a GNSS module today? What problem do they solve that no other solution can? Dive into the Teseo world and see where you find yourself. This is the audio version of a blog post.
December 7, 2020
STM32CubeProgrammer 2.6: Sigfox on STM32WL Now More Accessible
STM32CubeProgrammer 2.6 offers a new way to activate a device on the Sigfox network, and it brings new features that vastly simplify developers' workflows. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 24, 2020
SensiML, the End-to-End AI Toolkit for SensorTile.box
SensiML offers an end-to-end toolkit to help developers create machine learning applications faster. It helps with the data acquisition, algorithm generation, and code validation. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 18, 2020
Alexa Voice Service: New Reference Design for STM32 Embedded Systems
ST is launching its Alexa Voice Service for AWS IoT refrence design. It's also the first single-chip design of its kind for greater efficiency and accessibility. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 17, 2020
VIPER31: 3 Answers to New Engineering Challenges
The VIPER31 can solve flexibility, robustness, and efficiency issues when designing a high voltage power supplies for air conditioning units, appliances, and more. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 10, 2020
Biometric System-on-Card, The 2 Challenges Behind Fingerprint Bank Cards
What does it take to create a biometric system-on-card? Let's explore the challenges behind the credit cards that consumers will soon be using. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 9, 2020
Can "Baby Crying Detector" on STM32 Prevent One Child From Dying?
Baby Crying Detector is an app that uses the SensorTile.box and a machine learning algorithm to determine if a child is crying. The software was created after a series of children were forgotten by their parents in hot cars. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 4, 2020
electronica South China and 4 Demos to Anticipate New Trends
During electronica South China, we showed hundreds of demos, but we stopped on four that highlight major shifts in the industry. From solving the problem of smart metering to redifining two-wheeler cockpits, it's about making innovations more accessible. This is the audio version of a blog post.
November 4, 2020
A SensorTile.Box to predict active volcano eruptions
What happens when an ST engineer and a research on volvanic activity meet? They transform monitoring by using a SensorTile.box to go where no one dared to go before. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 26, 2020
Roundtable: Designing for IoT Today, Experiences and Lessons from Design Houses
This is the audio version of the first roundtable hosted by the ST Blog. David Civera, writer and senior editor for the ST Blog, sits down with Sylvain Bernard, Siana, Jake Sprouse, Synapse, and Edoardo Gallizio, ST. Together, they explore what it means to design for IoT during a global pandemic and the real impact of AI and machine learning on the industry.
October 23, 2020
STM32WB35 and STM32WB30: The 1st Wireless STM32 Now Even More Accessible
The STM32WB35 and STM32WB30 offer new memory configurations that make their unique architecture even more accessible. Now, developers can get the only dual core MCU with 3 wireless certified stacks for less than two dollars. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 21, 2020
Synapse: How Does a Design House Balance Vision and Risk?
Synapse will take part in our first virtual roundtable hosted by the ST Blog. In preparation for this event, we delve into the company's philosophy that's centered on technology agnosticism, vision validation, and risk assessment. Check out the advice that their head of technology has for engineers. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 19, 2020
Siana: Story of a Design House Experimenting With the STM32MP1
Siana is a design house that explored the capabilities of the STM32MP1 to create innovative voice and image recognition solutions. They will take part in our upcoming roundtable. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 15, 2020
OpenSTLinux: 7 Questions to Help You Evaluate an Embedded Linux Distribution
What questions should engineers ask before they choose their next microprocessor and embedded Linux platform? Working on an MPU is quite complex and choosing the right solution goes a long way. Here are seven questions to consider. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 13, 2020
X-NUCLEO-GFX01M1 and TouchGFX 4.15: The Frame Buffer Is So Small It’s Almost Unbelievable
The X-NUCLEO-GFX01M1 and TouchGFX 4.15 can help engineers create a graphical user interface while keeping the bill of materials around five dollars. Check what the first Nucleo display board can do for your design. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 12, 2020
BlueNRG-LP, 1st Bluetooth LE 5.2 SoC to Support Up to 128 Connections
The BlueNRG-LP is the first Bluetooth 5.2 SoC capable of supporting 128 connections. Take a deep dive into the security, power consumption, radio and architectural challenges engineers face when designing an embedded system around this wireless protocol. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 7, 2020
Condition Monitoring and Predictive Maintenance: Solutions to Send Your First Sensor Data Faster
Condition monitoring and predictive maintenance applications now benefit from a slew of hardware and software solutions that can help jumpstart a project. Here's an explorations of the tools that engineers must have at hand. This is the audio version of a blog post.
October 5, 2020
MASTERGAN1, Using Gallium Nitride Transistors Is Now More Convincing and Straightforward
The MASTERGAN1 is the first 600 V single package to house two Gallium Nitride transistors. It can enable uniquely small fast charging smartphone chargers. This is the audio version of our blog post.
September 30, 2020
New STM32H7s: More Performance in the Right Memory Configuration
The new STM32H7s offer the best single-threaded performance of all the STM32H7s. However, they still manage to keep BOM and footprint down thanks to a special compromise. See how the new devices target factory automation. This is the audio version of a blog post.
September 29, 2020
Sigfox and the S2-LP, Better Privacy and Efficiency in Physical Distance Trackers
When designing a contact tracing and physical distancing tracker, privacy, efficiency, and costs are major challenges. ST and Sigfox are thus unique solutions with a reference design to jumptstart any project. This is the audio version of a blog post.
September 28, 2020
SPS Italia 2020: Demonstrating the 4 Trends of Industry 4.0
The SPS Italia 2020 will be a time to better understand the four trends of Industry 4.0 and boost careers thanks to interactions with our experts and demos. This is the audio version of a blog post.
September 23, 2020
BlueNRG-2N: ST’s First Bluetooth 5 Network Processor, No MCU for Low-Power Systems
The BlueNRG-2N opens the door to faster, more efficient, and more secure applications. See how it solves problems for engineers working on design that require Bluetooth 5, but that are also very power constraints. This is the audio version of our blog post.
September 22, 2020
STM32Cube Ecosystem Becomes More Intuitive and Open to New Packages
We updated the STM32Cube Ecosystem to make it more intuitive and open. See how the integration of expansion packages into STM32CubeMX or the new STM32CubePackCreator can transform workflows. This is an audio version of our blog post.
September 21, 2020
Silicon Carbide Webinar: When and How to Use and Choose These New Devices
Here are five questions to help managers determine if Silicon Carbide power devices are right for their industrial application. This is the audio version of our blog post.
September 21, 2020
B-L4S5I-IOT01A: New IoT Trends, New Discovery Kit IoT Node
What happens when engineers want to add machine learning to their edge embeddd system connected to a cloud? Too often, they have to start from scratch. With the new Discovery Kit IoT Node (B-L4S5I-IOT01A), they don't have to. This is the audio version of the blog post.
September 3, 2020
Jammy E: 2 STM32 MCUs, One Modular Guitar for a Unique MIDI Controller
The Jammy E is a guitar-shaped MIDI controller that uses STM32 MCUs and ST sensors to optimize performance and allow composers to create music in a whole new way. This is the audio version of our blog post.
August 24, 2020
Unico GUI Videos: Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning
Unico GUI is a powerful tool to collect and label data as well as generate a decision tree that can run on a sensor. Here's a series of tutorials to run your first project. This is the audio version of a blog post.
August 19, 2020
Bresslergroup: How Engineers use TouchGFX and ST Products to Make a Difference
A day on the life of Bresslergroup, or how engineers use TouchGFX and ST products under severe time constraints. This is the audio version of a blog post.
August 17, 2020
New STM32WB Getting Started Series
The STM32WB Getting Started Series is a great way to familiarize yourself with our first "wireless MCU". This is the audio version of our blog post.
August 10, 2020
Webinar on Power Management or How to Look at LDOs, the STPMIC1, and More
We recently published the video of our webinar on power management solutions for IoT and industrial applications. They offer a wealth of information for engineers looking to build critical systems. This is the audio version of the blog post.
July 22, 2020
STM32MP1 Workshop or How to Appreciate the Complexities of MPU Design
We recently released a workshop that help engineers start working on our STM32MP1. It also ensures developers grasp the complixities of MPU design and why a SoM or SiP maker makes a lot of sense. This is the audio version of our blog post.
July 14, 2020
A Webinar on Power Management to Boost Designs and Supply Innovations
Learn more about what makes our power devices special. Commodities they are not. They can even transform a design into something much more flexible and efficient. This is the audio version of our blog post.
July 7, 2020
Electronica China 2020: 3 Demos for a Glorious Return to Tradeshows
ST is showcasing more than 100 demos at Electronica China 2020. Attendees will get to see the ST car, an LED display wall using our contactless ST60 transceivers, and our predictive maintenance solution using only 1 mA thanks to AI. This is an audio version of our blog post.
July 3, 2020
STLINK-V3: 3 Modules, 1 Adapter Board, and 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Them
The B-STLINK-VOLT is the newest addition to the STLINK-V3 series of products. It will ensure developers can work with low-power STM32 MCUs. This is the audio version of a blog post.
June 29, 2020
STM32 Security in Practice or How to Protect Firmware and Users
The new MOOC on STM32 Security in practice will help developers as they protect their code and their users. This is an audio version of our blog post.
June 22, 2020
Biricha: From Padawan to Jedi Master, The Path to Conquering the Dark Side of Digital Power Supplies
ST and the Canadian Company Biricha are announcing a collaboration around our Digital Power ecosystem. We aim to make digital power supplies a lot more accessible to engineers, regardless of their experience level. This is the audio version of our blog post.
June 18, 2020