The Future of Connectivity in IoT Deployments

March 28, 2018

Like a wildfire racing across the dry prairie, the Internet of Things (IoT) is expanding rapidly and relentlessly. It sounds like an incredibly complex, but putting it in simple words, the Internet of Things (IoT) is nothing but a network that connects physical objects, such as vehicles, machine tools, street lights, wearables, wind turbines, people, and other devices, via connectivity solutions in order to enable communication, exchange data, and derive actions.

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whitePaper | February 6, 2020

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whitePaper | January 8, 2020

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whitePaper | February 6, 2020

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whitePaper | June 2, 2021

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ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers across the spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and embedded processing solutions. From energy management and savings to trust and data security, from healthcare and wellness to smart consumer devices, in the home, car and office, at work and at play, ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.

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