Monthly Archives November 2012

Fantastic coverage following Electronica 2012

We recently posted a blog highlighting NXP’s successful presence at Electronica 2012, the world’s leading trade fair for components, systems and applications. As well as being a great opportunity to showcase a broad range of innovative technologies, we also met with many of the industry’s leading journalists and influencers. We Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   November 29, 2012  /   Posted in Events, Events Featured  /   1 Comments

Drue Freeman highlights connected mobility in this month’s Automotive Industries

Following our recent blog looking at the evolution of the car key, Drue Freeman – our SVP for global automotive sales and marketing – has given an extended interview in this month’s Automotive Industries magazine where he talks in depth about NXP’s leadership in the field of the Connected Car. Read More

Posted by Birgit Ahlborn  /   November 26, 2012  /   Posted in Automotive, Innovation, Innovation Featured  /   No Comments

electronica goes on forever in time and space

Ok, I wasn’t actually at last week’s electronics industry extravaganza: the 25th ‘International Trade Fair for Electronic Components, Systems and Applications’, also known as ‘electronica’. And, what is more, I have to say that I missed not being there. But only a little bit… Normally, after spending the best part Read More

Posted by Richard Stockdill  /   November 21, 2012  /   Posted in Events, News  /   1 Comments

Happy Birthday ZigBee Alliance

In my previous blog I wrote about the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and how it was going to revolutionize lighting in the smart home of the future. And of course it is ZigBee wireless technology that is pretty central to making it happen. The low-cost and low-power-demanding IEEE802.15.4-compliant wireless technology makes for Read More

Posted by Richard Stockdill  /   November 19, 2012  /   Posted in Enabling Technologies, News  /   1 Comments

NXP connects the car – Tackling the traffic challenges of modern megacities

One of the key topics that NXP focused on at electronica 2012 is the connected car. In the world’s megacities, traffic infrastructure often looks like it’s collapsing under its own weight. Authorities have realized that simply constructing more roads cannot relieve the daily routine of major traffic congestion – instead, Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   November 16, 2012  /   Posted in Automotive, News  /   No Comments

Connect, Control, Conserve with NXP at electronica 2012

Join us at electronica 2012… …and experience what it means to Connect, Control,Conserve with NXP. You’ll get a first-hand look at how easy it is to: connect dozens of nodes across your home, office and car control them in a unified way from a single mobile device conserve energy using low-power semiconductors, as well as Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   November 08, 2012  /   Posted in Events, News  /   No Comments

A vision for the mobile future of smart cities

In the world’s megacities, traffic infrastructure often looks like it is collapsing under the weight of exploding population growth. Congested roads, traffic noise, the risk of accidents and general stress are all part of our daily rapid paced urban lives. Intelligent traffic management and efficient public transport systems will be Read More

Posted by Lars Reger  /   November 08, 2012  /   Posted in Automotive, Identification, Innovation  /   1 Comments

An intelligent, connected world: NXP’s vision at Electronica 2012

As the rise of online and mobile communications has enabled us to be more connected with each other than ever before, so the physical environments we move through and inhabit are also becoming increasingly connected and intelligent – with corresponding concerns arising about security. By creating an ‘Internet of Things’, Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   November 06, 2012  /   Posted in Innovation, News  /   No Comments