STMicroelectronics achieves over 2 billion units of STM8 sales

STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor company, has surpassed 2 billion units of sales of its STM8 microcontrollers, with particularly strong success in China. According to World Semiconductor Trade Statistics, the company’s share in the general purpose microcontroller market has grown from 8.2 per cent in 2013 to 12.7 per cent in 2015. STM8 provides an economical and efficient electronic brain for smart devices in daily use, such as white goods, consumer products, automotive control units, and industrial controls. It combines computing power and competitive pricing with support for memory-efficient coding, low power consumption, high feature integration, versatile configurations, and a development ecosystem that facilitates design, debugging and prototyping.