STMicroelectronics Named Laureate in Computerworld Honors Awards
GENEVA, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has been selected as a Laureate in the 2011 Computerworld Honors Program for its iNEMO(TM) smart multi-sensor technology. Founded by International Data Group (IDG) in 1988, Computerworld Honors is the longest running global program to honor individuals and organizations that use information technology to promote positive social, economic and educational change.
The award-winning(1) iNEMO platform combines ST’s most advanced accelerometers, gyroscopes and magnetometers, together with pressure and temperature sensors, to provide 3-axis sensing of linear, angular and magnetic motion, complemented with temperature and barometer/altitude readings. The integration of multiple sensors with processing capabilities and dedicated software in a single device enables leaps in functionality and performance in a wide variety of applications, including Gaming, Human Machine Interface, Robotics, Portable Navigation Devices, and Patient Monitoring.
The Computerworld Honors awards were presented at the Annual Laureates Medal Ceremony & Gala Awards on June 20, 2011 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
STMicroelectronics is a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions. ST aims to be the undisputed leader in multimedia convergence and power applications leveraging its vast array of technologies, design expertise and combination of intellectual property portfolio, strategic partnerships and manufacturing strength. In 2010, the Company’s net revenues were $10.35 billion. Further information on ST can be found at www.st.com.
(1) In addition to the Computerworld recognition, iNEMO has received a Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award.