Monthly Archives July 2012

Hamburg’s first Electric Racing Car!

Last week, the first test run of the electrical racing car of Technical University of Hamburg took place. The car, which is sponsored by NXP, had been developed and built by engineering students within just one year. Engineers from NXP Automotive had set up laboratory workstations for the students at Read More

Posted by Birgit Ahlborn  /   July 31, 2012  /   Posted in automotive, Social  /   No Comments

Video Interview with Rick Clemmer

Following our Q2 financial results, business journalist Carmen Roberts joined our President and CEO, Rick Clemmer to discuss financials, strategy and market developments. Click here to view the interview that took place at the NASDAQ MarketSite at Times Square, New York.   Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   July 31, 2012  /   Posted in News  /   No Comments

Our Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Today, we reported our financial results for the second quarter of 2012. Our Chief Executive Officer, Richard Clemmer, comments: “We are very pleased with our performance during the second quarter of 2012 as we delivered revenue of $1,094 million, which was above the upper end of our guidance range. We experienced growth in Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   July 24, 2012  /   Posted in News  /   No Comments

In-vehicle ambient lighting just got a lot easier for LED module makers…

One of the hottest topics in vehicle interior design right now is ambient lighting. To enhance the driving experience, manufacturers are fitting cars with a network of LEDs to subtly illuminate the interior for that cool, after-hours look. However, up to now, lighting modules have had to be programmed during the Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   July 19, 2012  /   Posted in automotive  /   2 Comments

Saving and paying during the Four-day festivities with Smartphone with NFC

During the Four-day festivities, which started on Saturday July, Connected Loyalty, NXP and the Four-day festivities Foundation will hold a unique test with Smartphones provided with Near Field Communication (NFC). This will allow participants to save and pay without a plastic pass and without paper stamps or saving points. [youtube Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   July 17, 2012  /   Posted in Identification, Social  /   No Comments

AN1117 IPC on LPC43xx: Managing inter-processor communications in the dual-core LPC4300

When dealing with a microcontroller that has two processor cores, it’s important to develop a clear set of rules for communications between the two cores. In the LPC4300 series, the two cores are of different types. There is a Cortex-M4 for complex applications processing, including DSP functions, and a Cortex-M0 Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   July 12, 2012  /   Posted in MCUs, Microcontrollers  /   No Comments

Telematics for Congestion Management, Active Safety, Electromobility: World Cities Summit

This week we have begun testing a next-generation congestion management system in Singapore. Cars equipped with NXP’s 3.5G telematics solution ATOP (automotive telematics on-board unit platform) are currently piloting this urban modern mobility solution. Singapore’s world-class infrastructure is the ideal test bed for intelligent traffic solutions as it faces the Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   July 12, 2012  /   Posted in automotive  /   No Comments