Smart Things

IoT Security

Cloud & Connectivity


Motor Control

Smart Driving

Track 1 Abstracts

iot smart things Using a Unico GUI to evaluate and configure ST SensorTile

Time: 9:30 – 10:10

Speaker: Mauro Scandiuzzo, STMicroelectronics

The ST SensorTile is a tiny, square-shaped IoT module that packs powerful processing capabilities leveraging an 80 MHz STM32L476JGY microcontroller and Bluetooth low energy connectivity based on BlueNRG-MS network processor as well as a wide spectrum of motion and environmental MEMS sensors, including a digital microphone.

During this session, you will learn how to do fast evaluation and development based on SensorTile and Unicleo GUI. Using the Unicleo GUI you can configure run time the sensors without debugger, without writing code in order to achieve a Fast Prototyping, reduce time to market in a plug a play small system solution. We will also give examples of how you can use the SensorTile platform to reduce the time to market using available HW, SW, GUI and algorithms.

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cloud connectivity LTE Cellular Connectivity for cloud-connected sensors and more

Time: 10:20 – 11:00

Speaker: Peter Fenn, Avnet

In this, 40 minute course, we will detail new cellular IoT solutions in two areas:

  • LTE Cat.M1: Reference Design using STM32L4 IoT Node Kit plus Avnet’s Arduino-format LTE-M shield, for lowest power and system cost, using AT&T widely available LTE cellular network
  • LTE Cat.4: Reference Design using ST Micro MEMs sensors and the AT&T Starter Kit-2, Avnet’s next gen, “end-device certified” Cat.4 cellular SOM that’s optimized for development and volume production!

Dashboard-based visualization and expansion of the hardware development platform using MikroElektronika Click modules will also be shown.


cloud connectivity Best Practices for Developing and Optimizing IoT Applications on machineQ™

Time: 11:10 – 11:50

Speaker: Ross Gilson, machineQ™ – a Comcast service

LoRaWAN™ provides long range and low power wireless connectivity to sensors that can potentially be deployed for a decade or more. Hardware with this deployment lifespan needs to have a reliable and cost-effective way to be updated over the air (OTA).

This session will cover the various capabilities LoRaWAN provides to upgrade devices, how to transition between device “classes” and how updates to the firmware should be packaged before being sent to the end devices.

machineQ offers firmware update over-the-air (FUOTA) reference implementations on the ST Micro Discovery development kit, allowing customers to quickly get up to speed and quickly implement FUOTA on their end devices.


cloud connectivity Connecting devices has never been so easy: a deep dive into Azure IoT Central

Time: 12:30 – 1:10

Speaker: Marcello Majonchi, Microsoft

The simplicity of SaaS, built-in support for best practices, world class security and scalability and no cloud expertise required: that’s the magic recipe of Azure IoT Central. A look at its architecture, its most recently introduced features and extensions, and customer use cases.


iot smart things Designing SMART with ST

Time: 1:20 – 2:00

Speaker: Martin Bernier, Future Electronics

In this course, we will discuss the design of a complete solution based on ST Micro.  Using an example of a Smart application designed by Future Electronics’ System Design Center, the presenter will highlight the different aspects of the design that need to be considered when selecting the right components as well as trends to be aware of with SMART designs in the evolution of IoT.

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smart power management ST enables Robotic Revolution for Industrial and Consumer Products

Time: 2:10 – 2:50

Speaker: Marco DeFazio, STMicroelectronics

The fourth industrial revolution is bringing more innovation to all industrial segments, by enabling higher efficiency and productivity. In production lines and warehouses, complex and highly automated processes are becoming more affordable and reliable using new modern equipment, including robots and predictive technologies that optimize production at the lowest cost.

The adoption of new equipment includes 3D printing machines and drones. 3D printers are becoming mainstream by allowing fast, cost-effective prototyping and small-scale production. Drones are popular at both the consumer and professional levels and are quickly being adopted for new applications in fields from safety, inspection, agriculture, last-mile delivery and many more. These advances are enabled by affordable, scalable and flexible technologies.

Discover how ST solutions on motor drivers, power discretes, sensors and microcontrollers help customers solve difficult cost, time-to-market, and technical challenges when designing robotics and automation products.

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smart power management Fault Prediction with Vibration Sensing

Time: 3:30 – 4:10

Speaker: Vipin Bothra, STMicroelectronics

The concept of fault prediction has been around for many years and one classic example is the use of piezo sensors in checking motor health to predict wear down or use of ultrasound sensors to detect pipe leak. However the traditional sensors are bulky, and expensive, they are also very power hungry, leading to a very limited use case.  STMicroelectronics is fueling innovation in predictive maintenance with a wide range of sensors that are compact, low power and accurate enough to implement fault prediction by means of Motion, Temperature, Humidity, Ultrasound and Vision sensors. Combining ST’s sensor solutions with low power STM32 MCUs, power management and connectivity enables users to quickly start prototyping for sensing, analyzing, predicting and communicating important service information. This presentation will cover:

  • Solutions for sensing, processing, connectivity and Security.
  • HW/SW for evaluation boards, low level drivers, middle ware libraries, SW functional packs.
  • Latest developments in Sensors, Arm Cortex based STM32s and connectivity.

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smart power management Ultrasound technologies for Non-Destructive Testing and Medical Imaging applications

Time: 4:20 – 5:00

Speaker: Federico Guanziroli, STMicroelectronics

Ultrasound can be used to measure distance, identify direction, and evaluate size, speed and movement of objects.

In this presentation, the theoretical foundations of ultrasound imaging will be explored, the fundamentals of the underlying mathematical will be presented, and the theoretical and practical explanation of the basics of Ultrasound Imaging on the medical field will be described together with an introduction to the emerging industrial Non-Destructive Testing application.  

ST Ultrasound pulsers, development boards, and tools will be presented in a live demonstration in order to reinforce key concepts.

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Track 2 Abstracts

iot smart things Augmented Reality Symposium

Time: 9:30 – noon

Significant investments, technological advances and marketing excitement surround augmented reality. AR has the potential and promise to provide compelling and powerful user experiences across markets including consumer, enterprise, industrial and automotive. Though AR is still in its nascent stages, many leading technology companies, and a myriad of start-up companies, have either publically introduced, or have announced that they are working on, various implementations and aspects of AR. Most industry leaders, analysts and futurists agree that it is a matter of if, and not when, that we will witness the ubiquity of AR in our everyday lives and find it indispensable, much like the smartphone is today.

In this symposium, thought leaders from across the industry will discuss the state of the market and where it is headed, review the technologies, challenges and opportunities, including key requirements necessary to deliver compelling user experiences, share lessons learned from developing products and solutions, and conclude with the key technology piece that is central to the experience, namely, solutions to enable compact and efficient near-to-eye displays.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Keynote:  Bernard Kress – Partner Optical Architect, HoloLens, Microsoft
  • Maarten Niesten – Director, Open Innovation, Samsung
  • Tom Liang – Chairman and CEO, Jorjin Technologies
  • Dan Cryan – Executive Director, IHS Markit
  • Bharath Rajagopalan – Director,  STMicroelectronics
  • Marco Angelici – Director, STMicroelectronics

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iot smart things Avnet Introduces SmartEdge Agile – A Smarter AI Sensing Platform for the Edge

Time: 12:30 – 1:10

Speaker: Michael Lamp, Director of Americas IoT Business Development, Avnet

Avnet will introduce its newest AI technology, SmartEdge Agile, a motion and environmental sensing platform with Edge Intelligence. Agile is an autonomous, robust, and modular hardware and software solution that enables faster and smarter IoT development. The platform embeds Octonion edge-capable software running on STMicroelectronics STM32 microcontrollers. This combination provides a unique Artificial Intelligence (AI) framework at the node to address and solve IoT business use cases. However, the software platform also runs at gateway and cloud levels.


iot smart things Sensing at the Speed of Light: Introduction to ST’s Time of Flight Technology

Time: 1:20 – 2:00

Speaker: John Kvam, 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.

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iot smart things Multi-Protocol STM32WB Wireless MCU brings advanced connectivity to the Connected-Home, Lighting, Wearables and more

Time: 2:10 – 2:50

Speaker: Alec Bath, STMicroelectronics

Connecting your home, smartwatch, fitness gadget, medical device, even your cordless drill to your smart phone is becoming commonplace. Bluetooth low energy is becoming ever more pervasive across new devices and applications.

High-performance Bluetooth low energy applications require a solution that meets challenging requirements. The multi-core architecture of the STM32WB brings the same ARM Cortex-M4F core with large internal Flash and SRAM memories and the same flexible low power modes as our immensely popular STM32L4 series.  What’s more, you will also gain a second ARM Cortex-M0 core to manage the onboard 802.15.4 radio.

The STM32WB offers the capability to run Bluetooth low energy, Thread, Zigbee or your own 802.15.4-based protocol stack, and run them concurrently!  This will allow you to run a Zigbee-based mesh network of smart lights and still maintain a Bluetooth low energy based smartphone connection using the same device! 

This session covers a variety of wireless connectivity applications and wireless protocols available in the 2.4GHz ISM band. Other topics include security, multi-role applications, over-the-air firmware upgrade, benefits of multi-core and more!  

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iot smart things Low Power Microphone Acquisition and Processing for Always-on Applications

Time: 3:30 – 4:10

Speaker: Greg Davis, 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. 

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motor control ST IPAD™ technology: a key enabler for IoT miniaturization

Time: 4:20 – 5:00

Speaker: Rahul Peravali, STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics proprietary IPAD™ (Integrated Passive and Active Devices) technology is leading the way in reducing the footprint of peripheral electronics surrounding intelligent ICs. In addition to resistors, capacitors, and inductors, IPAD can also incorporate ESD diodes and TVS functions for high density protections, filters, and impedance matching circuits. In this discussion, attendees will learn how the broad ST portfolio can help reduce size and cost of their IoT devices.

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Track 3 Abstracts

iot smart things Cloud Connected IoT Sensor Nodes with STM32

Time: 9:30 – 10:10

Speaker: Manuel Cantone, STMicroelectronics

In this session, we will present the various solutions from ST to connect your IoT node to AWS IoT Core, Microsoft Azure IoT Hub and IBM Watson IoT. The IoT node will transmit sensor data and receive commands to and from Cloud services. These SW packages can jump-start any end-to-end IoT development, saving time in the integration of the different basic functions needed for a sensor-to-cloud development environment.

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 Platform Level Security for IoT Devices

Time: 10:20 – 11:00

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.

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 Deploying a practical and scalable cybersecurity solution for the IoT revolution

Time: 11:10 – 11:50

Speaker: Asaf Ashkenazi, Rambus

An estimated 8.4 billion connected ‘things’ are deployed across the world today. However, the rise of the IoT exposes a wide range of vulnerabilities that can be exploited by cyber criminals and other malicious actors.

In this presentation, we will explore a number of emerging security challenges, including hijacked IoT devices that execute DDoS attacks against critical services. We will continue by presenting Rambus end-to-end IoT security solution to protect IoT endpoints and their services from various attacks.  We will conclude by exploring how ST hardware security is leveraged by Rambus IoT security service to provide a rapid time to market solution that allows IoT players to securely unleash the economic benefits offered by the IoT revolution.

smart power management Wireless charging in consumer applications

Time: 12:30 – 1:10

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 for applications from 1W up to 15W.

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smart power management Wireless Power transfer: EMC Considerations for Inductive Wireless Charging

Time: 1:10 – 2:00

Speaker: Shizen Shresta, Würth Elektronik

Introduction to wireless charging coil technologies and application challenges with a brief product overview of Würth Elektronik Qi inductors and coil selection tools.

smart power management Understanding BLE for Industrial applications

Time: 2:10 - 2:50

Speakers: Hary Radakichenane & Raffaele Riva, STMicroelectronics

This class will focus on the key challenges of designing Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) IoT nodes for Industrial applications. Range, reliability, security, and proximity detection are among the most important aspects in this application space. To effectively address them, three key technologies will be discussed in details: Bluetooth Mesh, BLE Beacons, and simultaneous BLE and Sub-GHz communication. Participants will learn how to understand their key performance indicators and how to leverage on ST solutions for developing their Industrial applications.

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smart power management Power over Ethernet

Time: 3:30 – 4:10

Speaker: Paolo Battezzato, STMicroelectronics

Power over Ethernet (PoE) is a widely adopted technology used to transfer both data and electrical power over an RJ-45 cable. ST offers solutions for PoE applications, on the powered devices (PD) side, compliant with both the more recent IEEE 802.3at specification, commonly known as PoE+, and  the former IEEE 802.3af (PoE). ST offers now solutions also for the most recent IEEE 802.3bt with power up to 99.9W with the PM8805 which is a system in package for powered devices (PD) applications within the PoE world. It embeds: two active bridges and their driving circuitry, a charge pump to drive high-side MOSFETs, the hot-swap MOSFET and the standard single-signature interface IEEE 802.3bt-compliant, including detection, classification, UVLO and inrush current limitation. The device targets the highest possible efficiencies with the smallest footprint providing the interface section of PoE switch mode power supplies and a PGD signal that can be used to enable a PWM controller, a DC-DC converter or a LED driver.

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smart power management USB Type-C & PD

Time: 4:20 – 5:00

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.

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Track 4 Abstracts

 Teseo LIV3F GNSS Module for IoT - Live Technology Demonstration

Time: 9:30 – 11:30

Speaker: Mike Slade, STMicroelectronics

During this demo, attendees will gain familiarity with the Teseo-LIV3F GNSS module’s key features and confidence to include positioning in your next IoT design. Attendees will learn how to interface with the Teseo-LIV3F via the Teseo Suite Tool to configure, test, and visualize the Teseo-LIV3F GNSS Hardware & Software in action. During part of the session, you will also experience sample applications such as Geofencing, Periodic Power Moding, and others to get a quick real world feel for the capability.

 Overview of Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) communications

Time: 12:30 – 1:10

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 Broadcast Receivers Overview – AM/FM, HD & DAB

Time: 1:20 – 2:00

Speaker: Raed Shatara, STMicroelectronics

Automotive manufacturers are increasingly demanding 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/HD/DAB/DRM signals, CDs, SD cards, USB flash drive, IP, etc. The modern broadcast receiver incorporates sophisticated DSP algorithms for signal reception and must include the upcoming digital standards around the world. The digital services are HD in the US, DAB in Europe, DRM in India & Australia, CDR (specs are still evolving to this date) in China. Analog AM/FM broadcasting has been and will be around for many years to come worldwide. This presentation gives an overview of the automotive broadcast receivers use cases and architectures.

 High Performance Sensors for Advanced Vehicle Systems

Time: 2:10 – 2:50

Speaker: Stuart Ferguson, STMicroelectronics

Implementation of advanced vehicle features continues to lean heavily on silicon micro-machined sensor technologies.  Sophisticated systems such as precise vehicle positioning and road noise cancellation, which enhance passengers’ safety and comfort, require highly stable, highly precise, very low noise sensors.  The presentation will break into two parts:

  • Identification of key parameters for inclinometers, microphones and IMUs, and how they are achieved
  • Examples of typical systems configurations, such as precise vehicle positioning and road noise cancellation

During the presentation, we will match current application requirements with available sensor technologies, as well look at how future developments in sensors will continue to transform the way we drive.

 VIPower™ Intelligent Switches – Integrated high side, low side and h-bridge drivers

Time: 3:30 – 4:10

Speaker: Steven Kuzy, STMicroelectronics

Discover how ST’s integrated smart power devices can help you to reduce cost, improve reliability and optimize board space in your designs. We will review common use cases, such as relay or FET replacement, and learn how to select the optimal solution for your application based on specific design constraints utilizing ST’s TWISTER™ design simulation tool.

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iot smart things Optimal Memory Solution for Wearables, IOT and many other MCU applications

Time: 4:20 – 5:00 

Speaker: Girish Nanjappa, AP Memory

AP Memory develops the most cost effective, low pin count, ultra-low power PSRAM memory solutions. Many IOT and Wearable applications today demand for a lot of computing power and memory bandwidth. APM's Innovative IOT RAMs become a natural choice for several applications such as wearables, voice/image recognition, smart meters, smart speakers, head phones, LTE M/NB IOT and many more. STM32L4+ and future MCU platforms support AP Memory's Cellular RAM & LPC IOT RAM interfaces.

During this session you will learn more about our customer-centric PSRAM memory families and key performance matrix to choose a best memory solution for your application.


Track 5 Abstracts

 Rapid Prototyping with MEMS sensors and microcontrollers. A Hands-On Workshop introducing the ST AlgoBuilder

Time: 9:30 – noon

Speaker: Mahaveer Jain, STMicroelectronics

ST’s AlgoBuilder is a complete Development environment enabling quick prototyping of solution that can be built using MEMS Sensors, microcontroller and software building blocks such as algorithm libraries with user’s own logic.

AlgoBuilder uses a simple graphical design approach (drag and drop, connect, set properties) for quick prototyping of applications for MEMS sensors and STM32 MCUs.

A wide range of function blocks are available in libraries including motion sensor algorithms, such as, sensor fusion, activity recognition and more. Function blocks can be also created by the user.

C code is generated from the graphical design and combined with binary libraries and FW template for selected STM32 microcontroller. The output of the application is fully functional FW project which can be compiled and immediately used with one of the NUCLEO board to test its functionality. Unicleo-GUI can be used to visualize, store and playback sensor data and display outputs from running firmware generated by AlgoBuilder.

This hands-on training will walk you through some different examples of prototypes using the AlgoBuilder platform and ST’s development boards. All participants will receive a FREE STM32L4 Nucleo + X-NUCLEO-IKS01A2 eval boards. All participants must have a PC running Windows (7 or 10) with administrative privileges.


 ST Discovery Kit IoT Node and IBM Watson IoT Platform Hands-On Workshop to learn how to Connect your next IoT design to the Cloud

Time: 12:30 – 3:00

Speaker: John Walicki, IBM

This hands-on workshop will show you how to integrate sensors, wireless connectivity (WiFi), a low-power microcontroller and sensor libraries into your next IoT design. You’ll then learn to connect the Discovery Kit to IBM Cloud and Watson IoT Platform to create a new application in minutes using Node-RED.

The hands-on training is a working session – please bring your laptop that can meet the following requirements:

  • Window 7: STM32 ST-LINK Utility (STSW-LINK004), Serial Terminal (i.e. Teraterm)
  • Windows 10: Serial Terminal (i.e. Teraterm)
  • Linux: Serial Terminal (i.e. Minicom, Putty)
  • Mac: Serial Terminal (i.e. Terminal)

Note: Administrator rights is needed for software and driver installation. 

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

 Simplifying Integration of Sensors Data, Using the NFC Enabled Multi-Sensors Node, STEVAL-SMARTAG1

Time: 3:30 – 5:30

Speakers: Daniel Merino & John Tran, STMicroelectronics

Learn how to simplify the integration of environmental and inertial sensors, NFC Dynamic Tag connectivity, and a low-power microcontroller into your next IoT design using the new STEVAL-SMARTAG1 development kit.

The STEVAL-SMARTAG1 is a sensor node that can sense temperature, humidity, pressure, motion and transmit the data when triggered by an NFC reader. It can be scaled down based on final application requirements. The platform can accelerate the design of applications such as Supply Chain/ Cold Chain monitoring for perishable and valuable goods, asset tracking, Healthcare, Smart Apparel and Smart Packaging and Smart Agriculture among others.

During this session, you will use the STEVAL-SMARTAG1 development kit and the GUI for the ST25R3911B (NFC High Performance Reader/Writer) to configure sensors without a debugger, and without writing code in order to achieve a Fast Prototyping, reduce time to market in a plug a play small system solution. The workshop will walk through using the development kit and platform to reduce the time to market using available HW, SW, GUI and algorithms.

All participants will receive the Free STEVALSMARTAG1 and ST25R3911B-Discovery development kits and related SW. You must stay for the training session to receive a board.

SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS SESSION – FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED. All participants must have a PC running Windows8 or above with administrative privileges.

Track 6 Abstracts

 Learn how to jump start your next IoT design with the BlueNRG-2 Bluetooth low energy (BLE) SOC and ST sensors - Hands-on training

Time: 9:30 – 12:30

Speakers: Raffaele Riva & Francesco Doddo, STMicroelectronics

This hands-on workshop will show how to simplify the integration of sensors and Bluetooth low energy (BLE) connectivity into your next IoT design using the BlueNRG-2 low power Bluetooth low energy (BLE) System-on-Chip from ST.

The workshop will focus will focus on the BLE protocol and how to develop an embedded application running on BlueNRG-2 System-on-Chip. Participants will learn how to develop a Sensor to Cloud IoT application: acquire sensor data on the BlueNRG-2 evaluation board, transmit them over the BLE link to the ST “BlueMS” mobile application for iOS and Android, and finally post them on the IBM Watson could platform.

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). Note that Administrator rights are needed for software and driver installation. ST will provide the required eval board and the companion software.


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iot smart things FreeRTOS, AWS and the STM32

Time: 1:20 – 2:00

Speaker: Richard Barry, AWS

The FreeRTOS kernel has been helping embedded developers manage the complexity of their designs for 15 years – during which time FreeRTOS has gained a reputation for reliability, ease of use, and responsive support.  FreeRTOS v10 was the first release from AWS, and the first release under the MIT license.  In this talk Richard Barry, the FreeRTOS founder, talks about using the FreeRTOS kernel on STM32 devices, and the connectivity and device management functionality added by AWS.


 Verizon STM32L4 LTE Cat-M1 Hands-on Training: Simplifying Cellular connectivity for IoT Embedded Devices

Time: 2:15 – 5:00

Speaker: Mike Arenas, Verizon Wireless

The ThingSpace IoT Development Kit with STMicroelectronics combines the hardware and software you need to get your next cellular IoT project off the ground. This development kit enables a wide diversity of applications by combining best in class processing, cloud capabilities, credited Verizon open development end-device certification, and an IoT developer plan.

This kit also comes with the ability to connect your device to Verizon’s ThingSpace Platform. ThingSpace is an IoT connectivity and device management solution for Cat M1 and NB-IoT devices that are certified on Verizon.

The hands-on training is a working session – please bring your laptop (Note: Administrator rights are needed for software and driver installation). System requirements

  • Window 7: STM32 ST-LINK Utility (STSW-LINK004), Serial Terminal (i.e. Teraterm)
  • Windows 10: Serial Terminal (i.e. Teraterm)
  • Linux: Serial Terminal (i.e. Minicom, Putty)
  • Mac: Serial Terminal (i.e. Terminal)

VERIZON & ST will provide the required STM32 Cellular development boards with VERIZON connectivity. Must be present with a computer and stay for training to receive free kit.

Track 7 Abstracts

 Operating Principals of STMicroelectronics FOC Library

Time: 9:30 – 11:45

Speaker: Denis Nolan, STMicroelectronics

Field oriented motor control can be a very exciting and interesting (if not somewhat intimidating) topic. In this seminar presentation we will take a theoretical as well as pragmatic, hands on, approach to develop a good understanding of the basics of FOC. We will do our best to dispel the intimidation factor while not being afraid to get intimate with the details. The theoretical foundations of FOC will be developed and the fundamentals of the underlying mathematical transformations and control algorithms of classical FOC will be presented. The ST FOC motor control library will be utilized along with standard and readily available development kit hardware to present live demonstrations in order to reinforce key concepts.

 STM32 Motor Control Hands-on Training

Time: 12:30 – 5:00

Speaker: Jeff Blauser, STMicroelectronics

This session will present the STM32 ecosystem for advanced field oriented control (FOC) development of motor control applications with a hands on approach. First, we will review integrated motor drivers for driving solenoid, relay or motors (both 3-phase BLDC and Brush DC). Next, using the motor control Nucleo pack for the hardware and the new SDK v5.0, we’ll explore how to characterize a 3-phase motor with the Motor Profiler and finally, walk through an improved development approach using the motor control workbench GUI with a workflow supporting the STM32CubeMX GUI configurator while using a motor control firmware library now based on the STM32Cube HAL/LL libraries. This will provide developers with an introduction to a full motor control ecosystem to implement the high-performance and high-efficiency solutions required for standalone and IoT applications of the future.

This is a hands-on training 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 are needed for software and driver installation.

SPACE IS LIMITED FOR THIS SESSION – FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED. Must be present, have a PC with administrator rights and stay for training to receive free kit. ST will provide the required Motor Control Nucleo Pack (P-NUCLEO-IHM002) and software. 


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