STMicroelectronics is one of the world's leading manufacturers of MEMS related products, and the automotive sector is one of its major areas of focus. The firm produces automotive products such as ICs to power IT systems within cars and other vehicles for various purposes, for example, infotainment services. This includes components such as switches, amps and LED drivers. STMicroelectronics also specializes in manufacturing 32- bit microcontrollers that are used in safety, powertrain and chassis applications. These may also include MEMS systems to provide services such as automotive security and safety when in motion. The company is a joint Italian-French operation, manufacturing products in sites across the world.