Complete Full-Bridge System-in-Package from STMicroelectronics Includes MOSFETs, Gate Drivers, and Protection to Save Space, Simplify Design, and Streamline Assembly

Geneva, December 4, 2017 -- STMicroelectronics’ PWD13F60 System-in-Package (SiP) contains a complete 600V/8A single-phase MOSFET full bridge in a 13mm x 11mm outline, saving bill-of-materials costs and board space in industrial motor drives, lamp ballasts, power supplies, converters, and inverters. With a footprint 60% smaller than a comparable circuit built from discrete components, the PWD13F60 can also boost end-application power density. By integrating four power MOSFETs, it presents a uniquely efficient alternative to other modules on the market that are typically dual-FET half-bridge or six-FET three-phase devices. Unlike either of these choices, only one PWD13F60 is needed to implement a single-phase full bridge, leaving no internal MOSFETs unused. There is also flexibility to configure the module as one full bridge or two half bridges.

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New Automation Systems Can Be Smaller, Smooth, and Silent with Advanced Motion-Control Chip from STMicroelectronics

Geneva, November 27, 2017 – The fine motor skills of precision robots can become even more advanced using the latest electronic innovation from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications. Sophisticated, space-saving advanced laboratory-automation systems are helping medical centers cut clinical costs and accelerate turnaround times - to provide high-quality care for more patients - while industrial robotics including 3D printing have greatly enhanced accuracy and throughput in recent years. 3D printers can produce parts with complex shapes, quickly and accurately, and are becoming more and more affordable, for consumer and professional uses from prototyping to production.

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STMicroelectronics Recognized for Leadership on Environmental Actions by CDP

Geneva, November 22, 2017 -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics, has been identified as a worldwide leader in corporate sustainability, and awarded a position on this year’s “A” List for water and “A-” for climate change by CDP, the non-profit environmental disclosure platform.

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Statement from STMicroelectronics, following Moody’s upgrade to Baa3

We anticipate 18% revenue growth this year (at the midpoint of our Q4 guidance), and in the third quarter we expanded our operating margin to 13.7% and net earnings to $236 million, which represented our record level for the past 15 years. Moreover, we strengthened our capital structure with the $1.5 billion new convertible bond issued in July 2017 at zero cost. Moody's decision reflects these results and, importantly, their sustainability over time.

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STMicroelectronics Showcases Advanced Robot Demo and Latest Solutions for Embedded Systems at Embedded Technology 2017

Tokyo, November 14, 2017 - With the Internet of Things (IoT) becoming a part of people's lives, network-connected embedded systems are growing more important than ever. STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, will showcase its latest solutions for embedded systems, including a robot demo composed of a range of ST products, at Embedded Technology 2017 (ET2017).

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ST PR: Advanced Wireless-Charging Chip Enables Faster Charging of Smartphones and Tablets

Geneva, November 9, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is powering up wireless charging for mobile devices by introducing one of the world’s first chips to support the latest industry standard for faster charging. Nowadays, people are using their smartphones and tablets so intensively that many need to top up battery power several times a day. With wireless charging, users don’t need to carry the charger or a bulky power bank, and can charge their electronic devices as fast as with a cable. Major mobile manufacturers are committing to wireless charging by joining the industry alliances and launching compatible products.

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STMicroelectronics Announces Class-Leading Water-Resistant Pressure Sensor and First Design Win in High-Performance Wearables from Samsung

Geneva, October 24, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has taken underwater accuracy to new heights with its latest miniature pressure sensor, which is featured in the new Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro. As smart watches and wearable fitness trackers permeate the fabric of everyday life, owners want to go further with their devices and track performance across extra activities like swimming. Samsung’s Gear Fit 2 Pro, the next generation of sports band, supports these trends with features like built-in GPS, continuous heart rate monitoring, and larger on-board memory to do more even when not connected to a smartphone. ST’s new waterproof pressure sensor, the LPS33HW, is part of the mix: resistant to chemicals like chlorine, bromine, and salt water, it is ideal for pool or sea swimming, and will also resist soaps or detergents used when showering or cleaning.

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