IoT applications


The Internet of Things (IoT) is opening the potential for billions of connected smart devices to communicate with each other using the nearly ubiquitous Internet Protocol technology. The IoT enables almost any system to leverage the Internet and the eco-system of Cloud Computing in order to innovate and make a diverse range of objects smarter and more aware. The growth in the number of internet-connected devices is driven by the broad availability of high quality, reliable wireless connectivity, as well as low cost low power embedded components. While IoT devices come in many different form factors, they all require common functional building blocks such as processing and security, sensing and actuating, connectivity, signal conditioning, protection, power and energy management.

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IoT and our products and solutions

High levels of innovation are required to deliver solutions that meet the specific need of the diverse applications in the industrial market. For example, power and energy management technologies are needed for power ranging from microwatts in home appliances to megawatts in factory motors and connectivity solutions that can cover a range of data rates as well as distances from centimeters to tens of kilometers. 

Enabling technologies for the evolution of the industrial market include pervasive embedded processing such as Artificial Intelligence capabilities, wired and wireless connectivity, security and protection, innovative power technologies, cloud & edge computing, and big data analysis. 

Over 30 years of continuous investment and experience in the industrial market has allowed ST to develop a portfolio of technologies, products and solutions that offer our customer tailored solutions for different applications. For demanding industrial applications there is no one-size-fits-all but ST has the ability to deliver solutions for all.