Making Home and Cities Smarter

Simple, fast and robust ways to develop your solutions

Smart cities are emerging in response to an increasingly urbanized world dealing with scarce resources, along with the desire to improve energy efficiency. Smart cities are able to deal with issues such as congestion and energy waste, while also  helping to improve quality of life.

Read: “Making Homes and Cities Smarter” from the life.augmented blog

Featured Applications

Smart Meters are a key enabler for the Grid Smart.

They help match consumption with generation proving data on real-time consumption, quality and incidents and they enable more conscious energy usage by end-users. ST offers a complete set of solutions to implement energy, water, heat and gas meters, as well as concentrators or multi utility controllers.

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STCOMET smart meter system-on-chip development kit

The EVLSTCOMET-MET1 is a complete single-phase non-isolated meter with PLC communication, exploiting the performance capability of the full-feature STCOMET10 device. The meter has been designed on a cost effective two-layer 10 x 10 cm PCB. Learn more »

Evaluation kit for Sub-GHz transceiver (SPIRIT1)

The STEVAL-IKR002V4 development kit includes 2 RF daughterboards based on the SPIRIT1 low power, sub-GHz low data rate transceiver suitable for ISM bands and wireless M-BUS, and 2 motherboards based on the STM32L low power microcontroller to control the daughterboards.
Each motherboard features a USB connector for PC GUI interaction and firmware updates. A JTAG connector allows the development of specific firmware on the microcontroller.
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Prototyping environment for STM32 Microcontroller

FP-NET-6LPBLE1 is an STM32 ODE Function Pack. This package provides application layer bridging functionality to connect a 6LoWPAN network consisting of SPIRIT1-based sub-1GHz RF communication sensor nodes to a smartphone or tablet device in a BLE network, allowing control of the sensor nodes with an application.  Learn more »

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Power line transceivers

Our large and expanding offer ranges from our first generation analog FSK transceivers with an integrated power-line driver to a second generation, dual-core, multi-protocol, STarGRID® system-on-chip platform Learn more »

Sub-1GHz wireless connectivity

Our portfolio of sub-1GHz solutions includes transmitters, transceivers and modules supporting a host of different applications in home and building automation (Smart Home and Smart City) Learn more »

Metering ICs (Analog Front End)

Smart metering Analog Front End (AFE) ICs offer high accuracy when measuring DC and AC energy down to extremely low currents typical of home appliances in standby mode. Learn more »

STSAFE-J100 flexible secure solution

The STSAFE-J100 is a highly secure solution that acts as a secure element by providing authentication, secure data storage and cryptographic services to a local or remote host. Learn more »

RFID & NFC

One of the pioneers of RFID and NFC technology, ST offers a comprehensive range, covering all NFC application needs, supported by a rich ecosystem. Learn more »

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StarGRID™ power-line networking SoC platform
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Wireless connectivity for IoT applications

Smart lighting for buildings and cities brings many benefits.

These include higher energy efficiency using latest LED technologies, connectivity delivering real-time information and control, and intelligent illumination thanks to smart sensors.  This contributes to optimized management and running costs. ST provides a wide range of solutions to enable smart lighting.

Solutions
Street lighting evaluation board

The STEVAL-ILL066V1 evaluation board is a complete and configurable solution that efficiently controls a single dimmable high brightness LED string using the STLUX385A digital controller.
The LED efficiency is high during all stages of dimming and the STEVAL-ILL066V1 can achieve a 92% efficiency during full load while maintaining a low < 200 mW power consumption during idle periods.
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LoRa, LPWAN connectivity, Discovery kit

The B-L072Z-LRWAN1 LoRa® Discovery kit is a development tool to learn and develop solutions based on LoRa® and FSK/OOK technologies. This Discovery kit features an all-in-one open module CMWX1ZZABZ-091 (by Murata). The module is powered by an STM32L072CZ and an SX1276 transceiver. Learn more »

RGB LED array driver

The STEVAL-ILL061V1 is a high brightness RGB LED array driver system evaluation board with local dimming and diagnostics based on LED1642GW independent PWM LED driver controlled through an STM32 microcontroller SPI interface. Learn more »

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High-efficiency LED drivers

Ideal for both parallel and series configurations, they enable high-efficiency, high-current accuracy, low-noise and small-size solutions.  Learn more »

Digital controllers for high-power LED driving

STLUXTM digital controllers are the world’s first programmable controllers specifically optimized for lighting applications. Learn more »

Wireless connectivity products

ST’s portfolio includes a variety of transceivers, network processors ICs and fully certified modules Learn more »

MDmesh K5 series power MOSFETs

For increased power density and efficiency in applications such as LED lighting, metering, solar inverters and more.  Learn more »

Authentication and brand protection

The STSAFE-A100 is a highly secure solution that acts as a secure element providing authentication and data management services to a local or remote host. Learn more »

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Securing connected devices with STSAFE
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Wireless connectivity for IoT applications

Smart Homes allow the homeowner to control, customize and monitor their environment

Thanks to smart connected devices, ST is enabling the evolution of the home to the smart home with proven experience in energy management, surveillance and monitoring, smart sensor systems, and secure connectivity to deliver reliable smart home applications.

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Prototyping a BLE gateway with STM32 Microcontroller

The complete (HW+SW) solution based on STM32 ODE implements a gateway connecting a Bluetooth low energy (BLE) network consisting of sensor nodes to a Wi-Fi network. Sensors data from nodes in the BLE network are sent to the IBM Watson IoT cloud. The gateway can also accept connection with a BLE client such as a smartphone to monitor and control the BLE network. The ST SensNet app available for Android or iOS can be used for this purpose. Learn more »

STM32L4 Discovery kit IoT node

The B-L475E-IOT01A Discovery kit for IoT node allows users to develop applications with direct connection to cloud servers.The Discovery kit enables a wide diversity of applications by exploiting low-power communication, multiway sensing and ARM® Cortex® -M4 core-based STM32L4 Series features. The support for Arduino Uno V3 and PMOD connectivity provides unlimited expansion capabilities with a large choice of specialized add-on boards.

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SensorTile development kit

The STEVAL-STLKT01V1 is a comprehensive development kit designed to support and expand the capabilities of the SensorTile and comes with a set of cradle boards enabling hardware scalability. The development kit simplifies prototyping, evaluation and development of innovative solutions. It is complemented with software, firmware libraries and tools, including a dedicated App.

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MEMS and sensors

Find the widest range of MEMS and sensors, covering a full spectrum of applications Learn more »

Ultra-low-power MCUs

We’ve built a new architecture to reach best-in-class ultra-low-power figures thanks to its high flexibility. Learn more »

Wireless connectivity

To speed up your time to market, reference designs and modules are available as well as a complete development ecosystem with software packages, protocol stacks and evaluation boards. Learn more »

USB type-C and Power Delivery

Able to deliver 100 W of power with a 10 Gbit/s data transfer rate, the Type-C connector also has the unique skills for switching to alternate or custom communication standards.  Learn more »

Authentication and secure IoT

ST offers a full ecosystem with turnkey solutions to ensure device identity, systems and network integrity. Learn more »

Smart Home featured applications

A smart home is a home with one or more devices connected together in a way that allows the homeowner to control, customize and monitor their environment. Learn more »

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