global semiconductor leader serves industries across the spectrum of
electronics applications, has recently joined the Car Connectivity Consortium
(CCC), a cross-industry organisation advancing global technologies for
smartphone-to-car connectivity solutions.
Director-Standardisation, Microcontrollers and Digital ICs Group,
STMicroelectronics said, “Smartphones have become productivity and convenience
extensions of busy professionals and consumers—whether as voice-activated
personal assistants, personal wallets, or as navigators—and they are a natural
and safe appliance to ID and unlock doors for the owner, adjust the seat, tune
the radio, and personalise the car for their comfort and preference.”
“As a leading
long-time, trusted supplier to the top players in both the smartphone and
automotive industries, ST shares an interest in the mission of the CCC, which
aims to make it possible and hassle-free to simply connect and ride and we’ve
joined the group to lend our expertise and gain from the rest of the players,”
technology portfolio features many segments well-suited to automotive
connectivity and the aims of the CCC, which includes ST25 NFC readers, ST33
Secure Elements, STA12 Accordo infotainment processors, STA13 Telemaco vehicle
processors, and Stellar vehicle gateway/domain microcontrollers.
In 2018, the Company’s
net revenues were $9.66 billion, serving more than 100,000 customers worldwide.