As IHS revealed, ST is not a leader in automotive applications--yet. Last year it introduced its first accellerometer qualified for air-bag deployment--a safety critical application. My guess is that the company wants to dominate automotive like it dominates consumer, but its got some strong competition from Bosch, Freescale, Analog Devices et. al.
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.