STMicroelectronics is increasing the market appeal of its STM32* microcontroller family by launching the MadeForSTM32** label for qualified, reviewed, and approved products from ST Partners in the development ecosystem.
For many designers, the quality and effectiveness of the ecosystem is an important factor when choosing among microcontroller manufacturers for current and future designs. ST’s STM32 family offers an already extensive and still expanding ecosystem that provides important software products and evaluation boards for developing with STM32 devices. ST is launching now the MadeForSTM32 program to review and qualify offerings from ST Partners within the STM32 ecosystem. The MadeforSTM32 label ensures that all products within the ecosystem are of a consistently high quality.
The SEGGER embOS and RoweBots UNISON RTOS real-time operating systems have already been assessed and endorsed to become the first MadeForSTM32 approved pieces of embedded software. Other products are currently being evaluated.
Any ecosystem partner can submit a product for evaluation and, after a successful review and approval, use the MadeForSTM32 label. Basic criteria require IDEs to support all STM32 microcontrollers and offer a demonstration or evaluation version that may be time- or code-size limited. Embedded software must be compatible with the STM32Cube ecosystem, packaged as a software expansion for STM32Cube, and demonstrated running on appropriate STM32 boards. All products must be currently available to any customer, and fully supported and maintained.
In addition to the large, high-quality ecosystem, developers using STM32 microcontrollers get a choice of over 900 individual device variants, including ultra-low-power STM32L and the highest-performance STM32H series, featuring Arm® Cortex® embedded cores. MadeForSTM32 third-party products that are compatible with a wide variety of STM32 devices help users port and scale their applications easily from one STM32 part to another.
More information on the new MadefroSTM32 program can be found here: https://blog.st.com/madeforstm32/