STMicro IMU Certified for Google Daydream & Tango Platforms

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that its LSM6DSM 6-axis Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) has earned certification for use in next-generation mobile devices running Google Daydream, a high-performance virtual-reality platform, and Tango, a platform that maps 3D space and enables it to be overlaid with…

Mouser Stocks STMicro ToF Sensor

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the VL53L0X laser-ranging sensor from STMicroelectronics (ST). The VL53L0X time-of-flight (ToF) sensor integrates a leading-edge single photon avalanche diode (SPAD) array and the second generation of ST’s FlightSense™ technology to extend the measurement range up to two meters. The sensor offers ranging as fast as 20ms, and reports distance…

STMicro Buys AMS NFC and RFID Reader Assets

Geneva, Switzerland – STMicroelectronics, (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronic applications, today announced that it has acquired ams’ (SIX: AMS) assets related to NFC[1] and RFID[2] reader business. ST has acquired intellectual property, technologies, products and business highly complementary to its secure microcontroller solutions serving mobile devices, wearables, banking, identification, industrial,…

ST Certifies STM32 Microcontrollers to US Security Standards

STMicroelectronics has successfully certified its cryptographic library for STM32 microcontrollers according to the US Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program (CAVP), helping customers prove the security of their new products quickly and cost-effectively. An extension to the STM32Cube software package, the X-CUBE-CRYPTOLIB library is ready for use in security-conscious STM32-based applications including Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices, point-of-sale terminals, smart meters, access-control…

ST, Qualcomm Collaborate on Sensors for Mobile Devices

Geneva – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, intends to add software support for ST’s inertial sensor solutions including its award-winning iNEMO™ inertial module. The Companies expect that the support will enable the rapid introduction of…