Smart Things


IoT Security


Cloud & Connectivity


Power


Motor Control


Smart Driving

Track 1 Abstracts

 Avnet Superball: The QB Trainer Revealed

Time: 9:30 – 10:10

Speaker: Kranti Kambhampati, Vensi Inc., and Avnet

Avnet will reveal the engineering and source code behind the popular application “Avnet Quarterback Trainer” based on ST’s Sensor Tile. With Web Bluetooth, Avnet Things, and the Hackster.io community, you too can create innovate applications in the cloud.

 Introduction to ST’s Time of Flight Technology: FlightSense

Time: 10:15 – 10:55

Speaker: Marcus Yang, STMicroelectronics

ST has developed and patented its own technology, called FlightSense™, using Time-of-Flight (ToF) principle in order to propose a new generation of high-accuracy proximity sensors. In this session you will learn how ST’s Time-of-Flight sensor works, how to integrate it into your design and understand key performance indicators. You will also go through an overview of the Evaluation Kit and supporting GUI.

 Optimization of Time-of-Flight based products

Time: 11:00 – 11:40

Speaker: John Kvam, STMicroelectronics

Based on a simple concept, ST FlightSense™ technology offers a large variety of parameters and data allowing your product to have the perfect information. This session will present to you the different parameters you can tune to have the most optimized results for your application.

 Virtual & Augmented Reality Systems

Time: 11:45 – 12:25

Speaker: Mahesh Chowdhary, STMicroelectronics

Virtual Reality (VR) systems align the reference frames in virtual world with physical world. Similarly, Augmented Reality (AR) systems need to maintain accurate tracking between real world objects and computer generated objects. Sensing and accurately estimating the head orientation and position is critically important for both of these systems for a good user experience. There are a variety of technical solutions and associated body of research for various motion sensing and tracking solutions that can be used for AR / VR applications. Inertial sensors provide the self-contained and autonomous solution. In this presentation we will discuss the inertial sensors implementation, sensor fusion solution and requirements that enable low-latency, immersive, and interactive AR /VR experience.  

 Optimizing Low Power in Embedded Designs without Sacrificing Performance Using the STM32L4 Series of Microcontrollers

Time: 1:00 – 1:40

Speaker: Guillaume Legrain, STMicroelectronics

Concerned about low power in your next embedded design? Having difficulties designing a low power application where high performance is required? This session presents an overview of our STM32L4 Series ultra-low power microcontrollers and how they can help solve your low power needs without sacrificing performance for your next embedded design. We will review common low power terminology and how it applies to your application as well as key benchmarks used to measure power versus performance. We will demonstrate how to achieve 42uA/MHz with the SM32L4 using the SMPS configuration and you will learn how to get started using the STM32L4 in your next design.

 Open standards for managing sensor/ actuator devices in IoT

Time: 1:50 – 2:30

Speaker: Francesco Doddo, STMicroelectronics

The availability of the Internet Protocol (IP) suite on constrained devices, including IPv6 and 6LoWPAN, makes a new kind of interoperability for connected devices and Smart Objects possible. IPSO Alliance’s Smart Object Guidelines provide a common design pattern, an object model, that can effectively use the OMA Lightweight M2M (LWM2M) and the IETF Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP) to provide high-level interoperability between devices such as wireless sensors/actuators and connected applications on other devices and services. The presentation will introduce these recently published open standards and outline how they can benefit IoT application domains such as smart home and smart city. It will finally describe how these standards are used by ST to simply and effectively manage wireless sensors and actuators from the Internet, demonstrating the broad applicability of these technologies for IoT applications.

 MEMS micro-actuators

Time: 2:40 – 3:20

Speaker: Matteo Fussi, STMicroelectronics

MEMS-based Micro-actuators have evolved over the past few years enabling a wide range of new applications. Laser Beam Scanning (LBS) has become an attractive way to create innovative solutions, including, pico-projector, heads-up display (HUD), Head Mounted Display (HMD) and Virtual/Augmented Reality (VR/AR). The miniaturized form factor and very low power consumption of micro-actuator based components can fit into new types of wearable and portable devices, which didn’t exist until recently. This presentation will discuss the above mentioned solutions and automotive 3D Sensing as well as Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).  

 Pressure sensor tech enabling consumer, industrial & medical applications

Time: 3:30 – 4:10

Speaker: Jay Esfandyari, STMicroelectronics

Since MEMS-based pressure sensors were introduced in the 1970s, there have been achievements in performance, functionality, integration, size, and cost. Today, the same pressure sensor can be used as a barometer in a weather station, an altimeter in drones, for the enhancement of GPS and indoor navigation, for air pressure control in a chamber, and in sport watches to name a few applications.

MEMS processes used to develop the mechanical sensing element of ST pressure sensors offer an ultra-compact piezo-resistive monolithic sensor that can stand high burst pressure because of the intrinsic mechanical stopper, and it has good temperature behavior because of only one temperature expansion coefficient (only silicon). This presentation will discuss in detail the two processes - VENSEN and BASTILLE- developed by ST to manufacture highly integrated and fully calibrated pressure sensors.

 THELMA Technology platforms at the heart of MEMS sensing technology

Time: 4:20 – 5:00

Speaker: Edoardo Gallizio, STMicroelectronics

MEMS technology offers a wide range of advantages including high functionality, high precision and accuracy, low cost, small size, low latency, high level of integration, and low power consumption. The key elements in a MEMS device are a micron-sized transducer realized through a specific MEMS process, an advanced chip with embedded smart functionalities, a dedicated package, and tailored calibration features.

The MEMS process developed by ST is called THELMA (THin Epitaxial Layers for Microgyroscopes and Accelerometers). Over the past decade, THELMA has been used to develop and manufacture more than 11 billion sensors that have been deployed in consumer, automotive, medical, and industrial applications. This presentation will dive deep into the THELMA process and discuss in technical details some of the latest devices based on that process.

Track 2 Abstracts

 Embedded Graphics Possibilities Using the STM32

Time: 9:30 – 10:10

Speaker: Steve Miller, STMicroelectronics

Looking to add an intuitive graphical user interface to your next embedded design? Need to understand which displays can be used with a microcontroller: LED, LCD, Color TFT, or MIPI-DSI? Are you aware of the graphic tool kits available to quickly create graphical images and display them with your MCU? In this session you will learn what options are available for displaying graphics using the STM32 family of microcontrollers. We will cover:

  • Graphic peripherals available within the STM32 Family
  • Common display types and resolutions supported
  • Graphical tool kits and libraries available to assist in your next graphical user interface design
  • Performance features available to fully optimize and improve STM32 CPU performance enhancing your next embedded design

An overview of the STM32 ecosystem showing available hardware, software and documentation necessary to realize your next graphics based embedded design will also be included.

 Crossing the OT IT Chasm – Learn how Arrow helps accelerate solutions to market

Time: 10:15 – 10:55

Speaker: Ashish Parikh – VP, Global IoT Platforms & Solutions, Arrow

Arrow is a Solutions Aggregator & Integrator helping accelerate customer solutions to market. With a complete technology stack from sensor to cloud, complementary professional and managed services, Arrow can help you build your products and through our solutions to scale the market quicker. Arrow Connect is an Arrow developed software platform that simplifies and accelerates the sensor to cloud connectivity and develop and deploy applications on the data platform of your choice. Arrow Connect can serve as a fully integrated platform running on Microsoft Azure or IBM Bluemix or it can integrate with PaaS services from major cloud vendors. This session will explain Arrow’s IoT strategy, Arrow Connect, and step through bringing a Development System by ST Microelectronics up and communicating to multiple cloud platforms.

 Low Power microphone acquisition and processing for always on applications based on microcontrollers

Time: 11:00 – 11:40

Speaker: Sean Newton, STMicroelectronics

This session will focus on the tradeoff between performance and low power consumption in embedded IoT platforms used for always on microphone acquisition.
It will show different system architectures based on Cortex-M microcontrollers, with one microphone acquisition and processing depending on the power budget and overall system performance, targeting always on microphone acquisition as input for automatic speech recognition algorithms.

 Teseo LIV3F for Smart Things (IoT)

Time: 11:45 – 12:25

Speaker: Mike Slade, STMicroelectronics

The ST Teseo-LIV3F module provides state-of-the-art multi-constellation GNSS performance in a tiny package. Highly configurable, and supporting in XNucleo form factor, along with pre-integrated ST iNEMO sensor fusion and BlueNRG capabilities, enables quick integration with ST STM32, MEMs, and BTLE devices.

 Smart City Opportunities Roundtable

Time: 1:00 – 1:40

Panel session: Sarah Bony, Corporate Relations Business Manager, Euromediterranee; Bruno Paing, VP Strategic partnerships for North America, CEA Tech; Francesco Doddo, STMicroelectronics

Most of the world's population today lives in cities. By 2030, the population of the cities around the world is expected to grow over 8 billion people and due to resource constraints, there will be a problem in the future to provide all the services to the residents. To continue to serve and improve the standard of living of the growing population, it is necessary to develop smart cities.

The Smart City aims to make optimal and sustainable use of all resources, while maintaining an appropriate balance between social, environmental and economic costs. The main categories that define smart cities include the quality of the environment, energy, water and wastewater, transportation and traffic, information and communication systems, quality of life, government, economics, human resources, housing and land use, homeland security, and emergency preparedness. This panel will discuss some ideas for the implementation of the future smart cities as well as share examples of programs already starting to take effect.

 Building Blocks for Smart Industry

Time: 1:50 – 2:30

Speaker: Vipin Bothra, STMicroelectronics

This presentation covers major building blocks for smart Industry in power, sensors, connectivity and control while taking a deeper look into how ST technologies makes Industry 4.0 applications safer, more efficient, more intelligent and well connected. This topic is about solutions based on various American and European standards in Factory Automation and how ST products fit into those solutions. There will be a high level discussion of ST products including MCUs, Power Management, Intelligent Power Switches, Motor Control, Wired and Wireless Connectivity, Industrial interfaces such as IO-link, protection devices for industrial environment and emerging semiconductor sensor technologies for industrial systems.

 Motor Driver solutions for ultra-low voltage applications

Time: 2:40 – 3:20

Speaker: Giovanni Tomasello, STMicroelectronics

Integrated motor drivers for driving solenoid, relay or motors (both 3-phase BLDC and Brush DC) with up to 1 Amp current and 10V of drive voltage will be the main topic of discussion in this session. This presentation will include in-depth discussion on ST's new motor driver series of STSPIN230, STSPIN240 & STSPIN250 ICs. Tools and development environment available for these products will be discussed.

 BLDC motor drive and control

Time: 3:30 – 5:00

Speaker: Giovanni Tomasello, STMicroelectronics 

The STSPIN32 provides a unique opportunity to design a high performance and sophisticated three-phase motor drive in a very compact and economical package. The combination of a 32 bit arm core processor with advanced peripherals (such as an advanced 16 bit motor control timer) with a high current, 6 channel MOSFET gate driver and two onboard regulated power supplies provides the designer with an essentially turn-key system. Just add MOSFETs to match the application requirements and the application software for the embedded STM32F0, and the design is done. In this presentation, we will cover the available evaluation hardware and ST provided motor control software library which is available to give the designed a quick start.  Development tools and techniques will be presented with the objective to present a detailed overview of the suggested design and development process, using the STSPIN32 and the motor control library.

Track 3 Abstracts

 NFC of Things

Time: 9:30 – 10:10

Speaker: John Tran, STMicroelectronics

Secure, ease of set up and use are key to enabling a rapid proliferation of successful IoT devices. This session will describe various ways NFC (readers and tags) can be used to secure & manage IoT devices (Cloud provisioning, Wi-Fi setup, BT pairing, lifecycle management, brand protection, payment, etc.).

 NFC Readers: easy implementation in challenging environments

Time: 10:15 – 10:55

Speaker: Gianmarco Ferrari, STMicroelectronics

This session will cover the ST NFC/RFID High performance readers distinguishing features to easing design process and ensure robust operation in challenging environments. Features such as Automatic Antenna Tuning, Multi Antenna support, High output power (1.4W), Dynamic Power, Gain & Squelch, Capacitive / Inductive wake up will be discussed. 

 Understanding Bluetooth Low Energy

Time: 11:00 – 11:40

Speaker: Hary Radakichenane, STMicroelectronics

This class will talk about Bluetooth evolution over the years and focus on the key challenges a developer has to face when designing a Bluetooth Low-Energy (BLE) IoT node. The class will be organized in Labs that will touch power consumption estimation of the node, how to enhance application throughput, how to transmit voice over BLE and how to create a robust over the air firmware upgrade. During the class you will learn from our BLE engineers.

Get your IoT Project Funded and Shipped

Time: 11:45 – 12:25

Speaker: Jon Asmussen, Future Electronics

IoT is not as easy as 1, 2, 3. Getting a solution to market involves a complex puzzle of technology and vendors. Future Electronics will demonstrate how their IoT Services Group can help you remove hurdles in the path from concept to business value for your customers.

Baluns & Protection

Time: 1:00 – 1:40

Speaker: Rahul Peravali, STMicroelectronics

In this session, we will present ST’s ESD protection and common mode filter product portfolio for High Speed applications like USB Type C. We will also present our protection solution against transients on USB charging applications. We will then provide an overview of ST’s RF Integrated passives, a unique product family which helps integrate multiple RF discrete components using a thin film process and which has wide ranging applications like WiFi, Bluetooth and cellular.

 Wireless Battery Charging

Time: 1:50 – 2:30

Speaker: Paolo Battezzato, STMicroelectronics

Wireless Battery Charging transmitters are expected to become ubiquitous, allowing consumers to leave their cables at home and charge their portable/ wearable devices anywhere by means of electromagnetic induction used to transfer power from a WBC transmitter (TX) to a receiver (RX) in the device. This presentation will cover both the transmitter (STWBC family) and the receiver (STWLCxx family of Dual-Mode receivers) solutions.

 USB Type-C & PD

Time: 2:40 – 3:20

Speaker: Greg Gosciniak, STMicroelectronics

USB standard has evolved from a data interface capable of supplying limited power to a primary provider of power with a data interface. The new USB PD is now enabling a new ecosystem. Different use cases will be explained, showing implementations and major products involved.

 Multi-cells, direct conversion architecture from 48V to Point of Load

Time: 3:30 – 4:10

Speaker: Paolo Sandri, STMicroelectronics

An innovative, multi-cells, direct conversion architecture from 48V down to IC-rail voltages (CPU, DDR, ASICs) is presented providing an attractive alternative to traditional power-distribution topologies using 12V input voltage for the point-of load (PoL) converters. This novel architecture converts directly from 48V down to point of load (i.e. eliminating the intermediate 12V rail used in the conventional power distribution architectures), ensures excellent results in terms of efficiency, flexibility and dynamic voltage management and provides a state of the art alternative to the traditional approach no longer adequate for today's Data Centers demand.

Several key features are offered and described such as: resonant or non-resonant fully isolated topology support, Zero Voltage and Zero Current switching at any working condition, Energy Proportional management with dynamic cells shedding and pulse skipping at light load that maximizes the conversion efficiency across the full load range, source and sink mode current capability, scalable multi-cells architecture for flexibility and design optimization, high bandwidth for fast load transient and easy to compensate control loop, minimum noise contents allows close proximity to sensitive loads. This architecture is ni mass production and offers a reliable, easy to implement solution.  This architecture is in mass production and offers a reliable, easy to implement solution.

 SiC MOSFET benefits

Time: 4:20 – 5:00  

Speaker: Gianni Vitale, STMicroelectronics

Large advantages are offered by SiC solution in terms of power losses, efficiency and thermal performances. The combination of the all advantages despite the extra cost of SiC MOSFET, is not leading to solution cost competitiveness vs standard technology. Performances figures for SiC MOSFETs will be treated and detailed in this presentation.

Track 4 Abstracts

 Reception Requirements for Automotive Radio Systems

Time: 9:30 – 10:10

Speaker: Raed Shatara, STMicroelectronics

Automotive manufacturers are increasingly demanding for better quality reception from radio designers to provide enhanced audio listening experience for their customers. Audio content can be provided from many sources today, including AM/FM signals, CDs, SD cards, USB flash drive, etc. The modern AM/FM receiver incorporates sophisticated DSP algorithms for signal reception and must not sound dramatically inferior to other audio sources. This presentation review some important Radio Frequency (RF) fundamentals and few key reception environments that the mobile receiver must cope with, in able to provide good quality reception and to meet the OEM required mobile receiver specifications.

 Overview of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) Communications

Time: 10:15 – 10:55

Speaker: Raed Shatara, STMicroelectronics

Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) Communications is a key technology for automotive safety applications based on Dedicated Short Range Communication (DSRC) technology. V2X communication is an obstruction resilient 360° secure channel that works in high mobility conditions and delivers performance immune to extreme weather conditions. An overview of V2X technology for safety applications and how these will provide greater levels of vehicle autonomy will be provided.

 Automotive MCUs and SOCs for Smart Driving

Time: 11:00 – 11:40  

Speaker: Brian Plukebaum, STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics automotive grade Microcontrollers and Processors supporting a high level of industry safety and security standards for critical applications in harsh environments.
Addressing systems requiring SIL/ASIL (IEC61508/ISO26262) with embedded hardware security combined with unprecedented longevity and the highest level of product quality.

 Inertial sensors and their role in autonomous driving

Time: 11:45 – 12:25

Speaker: Stuart Ferguson, STMicroelectronics

Vehicles are becoming safer, greener and more connected. The route to autonomous driving will increasingly depend on sensor fusion and inertial sensors will play a key role in these developments. This presentation will focus on two key areas for automotive inertial sensors.

  • First, the use of sensors in inertial measurement applications, using dead-reckoning algorithms to complement GNSS derived navigation data. Inertial sensors can increase positioning accuracy in critical situations of wear signals and urban “canyoning”
  • Secondly, their use in the domain of active safety applications including stability control, roll prevention, vertical dynamics, and advanced braking systems where they provide higher performance and contribute to the required ASIL level of the whole system.

In each case, the current application requirements and the available sensor technologies, along with integration capabilities both at silicon and package levels will be described. We will also how future developments in inertial sensors will transform the way we drive.

 Accordo5 Low-cost board Hands-on Training

Time: 1:00 – 3:20

Speaker: STMicroelectronics Team

In this session, attendees will get a hands on training with the Accordo5 low cost board.  During the training customers will have the opportunity to program and startup the Linux BSP on the Accordo5 board.

*Note: this hands-on training session limited to 26 people on a first come, first seated basis. ST will provide the required Accordo5 development boards and laptops pre-loaded with software for use during the training.

 Sensor to Cloud: How to Profitably Create and Deploy IoT Applications with Atmosphere

Time: 3:30 – 5:00

Speaker: Richard LaBorde & the Anaren Team

This hands-on training session will use Anaren’s Atmosphere IoT Creation Environment to send sensor data from the X-NUCLEO-IKS01A2 sensors to the cloud. Attendees will use Atmosphere’s unique drag and drop programming interface to connect sensors to the cloud through a WiFi connection.

*Note: this hands-on training session has limited space - first come, first seated basis. Anaren will provide the required kits for use during the training.

Track 5 Abstracts

 SRAM PUF Key Provisioning: Vital to Today's IoT

Time: 9:30 – 10:10

Speaker: Pim Tuyls, CEO of Intrinsic ID

As the IoT explodes, device makers face pressure to offer device personalization, protection of sensitive assets, and in-field application services. Meeting these needs has been costly because traditional key delivery methods don’t allow for scalability of device-appropriate security. We will show how SRAM PUF-based key provisioning is designed to keep pace with growing demand for generation, distribution and protection of cryptographic keys for IoT applications at use-case-affordable cost.

 IoT Security by Design

Time: 10:15 – 10:55

Speaker: Hugo Fiennes, CEO and Founder of Electric Imp

IoT security encompasses requirements that are new for many product designers – such as provisioning, authentication, OTA upgrades and link encryption – and weaknesses in any one could potentially be used to compromise the security of the end product.

This session takes a multi-dimensional view on Defense-in-Depth, delivered by one of the world's premier experts in connected-device operations. We will explore the many possible attack vectors that product designers need to consider when designing successful IoT devices and nuances of security at all layers. From device, OS, network, and data, to cloud and applications. You’ll leave knowing why security certification is crucial for success and why being the world’s first IoT platform to earn UL cybersecurity certification is important and benefits virtually any IoT implementation.

 IoT Identity: Enabling IoT Services and Security

Time: 11:00 – 11:40

Speaker: Rod Schultz, Rubicon Labs

Connect a device to a network and you now must think like a service provider. How do you secure and defend your services, yet still grow revenue? How do you protect your brand? Rubicon Labs will discuss how IoT services and security begin with identity. IoT revenue is built on secure delivery and execution of business model logic. Learn how Rubicon’s secure identity service can become the technology foundation for transitioning a company from Capex to Opex revenue generation.

 IOT Security – Power Analysis and AI

Time: 11:45 – 12:25

Speaker: Steven Chen, CEO of PFP CyberSecurity

We present a security solution based on power analysis and Artificial Intelligence (AI) called Power Fingerprinting (PFP). Current hardware security features focus on protecting chip integrity. PFP protects the applications running on the chip. Power analysis has been used to steal cryptographic keys. PFP, however, uses it for detection, leveraging AI for scalability. PFP can detect intrusions in machine time, enabling remediation within milliseconds, likely before damage can be done. We will look at how PFP technology works, its history, strengths and weaknesses, and its application on real IoT designs, as well as potential chip-level implementations to further reduce cost.

 Platform Level Security for IoT Devices

Time: 12:25 – 1:00

Speaker: Bob Waskiewicz, STMicroelectronics

An essential requirement for any IoT device is its trustworthiness. In this session, using an example of a secure IoT platform, we’ll explore implementation-techniques for protecting code, over-the-air updates, provisioning and tamper detection, being used in concert to establish a well-fortified platform.

IoT End to End - Turn your IoT Sensor Data into Insights using Watson IoT

Time: 1:50 – 2:30

Speaker: John Walicki, IBM

Real IoT production deployments running at scale are collecting sensor data from hundreds / thousands / millions of devices. The goal is to take business critical actions on the real time data and find insights from stored datasets. Join John Walicki in this session for a fast paced developer journey that follows the IoT sensor data from generation, to edge gateway, to edge analytics, to encryption, to the IBM Bluemix cloud, to Watson IoT Real Time rules/actions, to visualization, to Node-RED processing, to cloud storage, to Data Science Experience, to Apache Spark analysis in Jupyter notebooks, to PixieDust visualization and finally machine learning algorithms. You don't need to be an expert data scientist to look for predictive maintenance insights using Watson IoT.

 LoRa™ enabling low-power, wide-area networks required for IoT applications

Time: 2:40 – 3:20

Speaker: Nicolas Fillon, STMicroelectronics

LoRa enables long-range communication with advantages over conventional cellular connections, including lower power and cost. Versatile features include multiple communication modes, indoor and outdoor location awareness, and native AES-128 security. This session will give an overview of LoRa technology, examine use cases where LoRa is a good fit and look at a low-cost development kit for prototyping IoT devices with LoRa™ Wireless Low-Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) connectivity.

ThingSpace by Verizon: Delivering on the promise of IoT

Time: 3:30 – 4:10

Speaker: Sr. Manager – IoT Embedded Solutions, Verizon

Simplifying the design, development and deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions with ThingSpace, a platform designed to give developers the ability to create applications, customers the ability to manage devices and partners the ability to market their services in an open environment as well as a new, dedicated network core with new LTE connectively options for the next-generation of IoT use cases.

 LTE Cellular Connectivity Options for Sensor-to-Cloud applications

Time: 4:20 – 5:00

Speaker: Peter Fenn, Technical Marketing Manager, Avnet Global Design Team

Today, there are many connectivity options for passing sensor data to cloud-based applications. Choosing the right wireless solution and knowing how to get started with your development can be challenging. This course reviews the latest embedded LTE cellular standards ranging from the low power, low datarate CAT-M1, to the high datarate CAT 4. Trade-offs between power, size, throughput and cost will be explained. You will see how AT&T’s new LTE-M network can be used with ST’s STM32L4 IoT Node Kit to implement a low-cost, sensor-to-cloud solution for remotely deployed edge devices. For higher speed CAT 4 applications, we’ll review and demonstrate a highly versatile, production ready, end-device certified solution, that’s Linux-enabled with support for several ST MEMs sensor solutions.

Track 6 Abstracts

 SensorTile Hands-on Training

Time: 9:30 - 11:40

Speaker: STMicroelectronics team

This hands-on workshop will show you how to simplify the integration of sensors, low energy Bluetooth®-smart connectivity, a low-power microcontroller and sensor fusion libraries into your next IoT design using the SensorTile development kit.

The hands-on training is a working session – please bring your laptop either a Windows® Laptop (Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10) or MacBook running Windows (Parallels, VM Fusion, etc).  Note: Administrator rights is needed for software and driver installation.

ST will provide the required STM32 development boards and software. SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS SESSION – FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED. Must be present and stay for training to receive free kit.

 Solve Connectivity challenges with SigFox

Time: 11:45 - 1:15

Speaker: STMicroelectronics team

This hands-on session will share unique ways industries from agriculture to smart cities are tapping into the power of the IoT, and how the low cost, low energy, complementary technology of the Sigfox global IoT network enables the masses to become connected. Participants will then get a chance to use the Sigfox network with an ST Development Kit.

The hands-on training is a working session – please bring your laptop either a Windows® Laptop (Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10) or MacBook running Windows (Parallels, VM Fusion, etc).  Note: Administrator rights is needed for software and driver installation.

ST will provide the required STM32 development boards and software. SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS SESSION – FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED. Must be present and stay for training to receive free kit.

 Introduction to Secure Boot & Firmware Update Hands-on Training

Time: 1:50 - 4:30

Speaker: STMicroelectronics team

This hands-on workshop will introduce key elements of a security framework that can improve the integrity and trustworthiness of your IoT solutions. Using an STM32L476 Nucleo board we will demonstrate the principles of secure boot and firmware updates, while exploring features like memory protection and firewall to show how they can be combined to improve robustness.

The hands on seminar is a working session – please bring either a Windows® Laptop (Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10) or MacBook running Windows (Parallels, VM Fusion, etc).  Note: Administrator rights is needed for software and driver installation.

Attendees will need to sign and return a software license agreement to participate in the session. The form will be given out at the start of the session. (read the license terms here)

ST will provide the required STM32 development boards and software.  SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS SESSION – FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED. Must be present and stay for training to receive free kit.

Track 7 Abstracts

 STM32 Nucleo Pack for IoT Hands-On Training: Simplifying Microsoft Azure IoT Suite Connectivity for Embedded Devices

Time: 9:30 – 1:00

Speaker: STMicroelectronics team

The hands-on workshop will use a STM32 Nucleo pack for IoT node to demonstrate how simple it is to connect to Microsoft Azure IoT Suite and enable you to start exploring your own innovative ideas! The STM32 Nucleo pack features an array of sensors, NFC and Wi-Fi to showcase our cloud connectivity features.

The hands-on training is a working session – please bring your laptop either a Windows® Laptop (Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10) or MacBook running Windows (Parallels, VM Fusion, etc).  Note: Administrator rights is needed for software and driver installation.

ST will provide the required STM32L4 Nucleo pack and software.  SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS SESSION – FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED. Must be present and stay for training to receive free kit.

 STM32L4 IoT Discovery Kit Hands-On Training: Simplifying AWS IoT Cloud Platform Connectivity for Embedded Devices

Time: 1:50 – 5:00

Speaker: STMicroelectronics team

This hands-on workshop will use an STM32L4 IoT Discovery Kit to demonstrate how to connect to AWS IoT Cloud Platform. The STM32L4 IoT Discovery Kit features an array of sensors, NFC and Wi-Fi to showcase ST’s cloud connectivity features.

The hands-on training is a working session – please bring your laptop either a Windows® Laptop (Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10) or MacBook running Windows (Parallels, VM Fusion, etc).  Note: Administrator rights is needed for software and driver installation.

ST will provide the required STM32L4 IoT Discovery Kit and software.  SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS SESSION – FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED. Must be present and stay for training to receive free kit.

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