STMicroelectronics Showcases its Latest Products and Technologies Augmenting the Mobile Experience for Consumers

Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:00am EST

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Exciting demos at Mobile World Congress 2013 showcase products available now for the
fastest-growing product segments

Geneva, February 26, 2013 - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving
customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a key enabler of many of the
innovations that have already transformed the world of mobile devices, will present its rich offer
of products and technologies, available now, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February
25-28 at Hall 7, Booth E110. 

ST's new strategy addresses the wireless market, focusing on the fastest-growing segments and
leveraging the already established strong customer relationships with the major wireless players
in the industry. These growing segments--Sensors, Imaging and Opto, MCUs, Standard Logic, Display
Drivers, and Discretes--are projected to grow at a compound annual rate of nearly 17% over the
next 4 years, almost 40% faster than the rest of the mobile handset and media tablet market,
according to market-research firm IHS.[1] #_ftn1  ST's new efforts build on the Company's earlier
successes in enabling important innovations for portable electronics in areas as varied as power
management, gesture sensing, security and imaging.

Illustrating the breadth and depth of its portfolio, ST's demos cover five key themes in the
mobile world: 
·         Sensing, where ST will build on its position as the world's leading manufacturer[2]
#_ftn2  of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) devices and will also introduce a revolutionary
proximity detector that cures smartphone hang-ups;
·         Security, where ST's Near Field Communication and related Secure Elements provide the
optimum solutions for mobile payments, mobile ticketing, securing personal data or interacting
with equipment. A demo will highlight ST's Secure Element hosting Google Wallet in Nexus devices;
·         Sharing and interaction, where the world's smallest and most efficient image-projection
engine uses red, blue and green lasers and MEMS micro-mirrors to project amazing images from a
mobile device to any surface; 
·         Energy management; where ST's unique energy-harvesting EEPROM and other demos will
emphasize the Company's commitment to minimizing power consumption; and
·         Enhanced audio experience, where industry-unique audio engines and MEMS microphones
extend boundaries of innovation in personal audio to realize a new generation of superior-sounding
active noise-cancellation headsets and smart audio accessories.

ST will also demonstrate the superior performance of its ground-breaking FD-SOI (Fully-Depleted
Silicon-on-Insulator) technology at 28nm that is not only faster than the equivalent bulk CMOS
technology but also much simpler to manufacture and allows consumer devices to run cooler and

About STMicroelectronics
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.

In 2012, the Company's net revenues were $8.49 billion. Further information on ST can be found at

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[1] #_ftnref1 IHS iSuppli: AMFT 4Q'12

[2] #_ftnref2  IHS iSuppli: MEMS Competitive Analysis 2012

ST at MWC 2013 


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