NXP – ‘Plug and trust’ secure element provides easy way to deploy secure IoT connections


The A71CH from NXP Semiconductors is a ready-to-use secure element for IoT devices which provides a root of trust at the IC level. It is intended for use in a wide range of security use cases, including securing a device’s connection to a cloud service, device-to-device authentication, establishing proof of origin and protecting against counterfeiting, […]

STMicroelectronics – Security to the fore in family of Arm Cortex-M4-based MCUs


Designers of secure embedded systems can now take advantage of the most comprehensive set of security functions ever to be offered by the STM32 family of Arm® Cortex® core-based 32-bit microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics. The STM32L4+ series combines important security and safety functions in high-performance MCUs based on the Arm Cortex-M4 processor core operating at a […]

STMicroelectronics – Single high-side switches help ensure safety of automation systems


The IPS160H and IPS161H from STMicroelectronics are monolithic high-side switches which can drive capacitive, resistive or inductive loads with one side connected to ground. They are intended for use in designs which must comply with the requirements of the Safety Integrity Level (SIL) specifications applied by functional safety standards. Features of the IPS160H and IPS161H […]