Top down innovation in The Netherlands

Top down innovation in The Netherlands Back in 2010-2011 the Dutch coalition government introduced a new policy with the intention to restore The Netherlands back into the top five knowledge economies. Since holding fifth position in 2012, the Netherlands has since slipped to eighth place in the Global Competitiveness Index. Read More

Posted by Gerard Beenker  /   April 03, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured  /   No Comments

HANNOVER MESSE 2014: Electric mobility sees ‘surge’ of interest

HANNOVER MESSE 2014: Electric mobility sees ‘surge’ of interest  This year at the HANNOVER MESSE show electric mobility is taking centre stage. Most of us find that hardly surprising, given Germany’s recent focus on electric vehicles. To date, the German government has spent more than 1.4 billion Euros on research Read More

Posted by Martijn van der Linden  /   April 03, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured  /   No Comments

Less is more when you design with configurable and combination logic

What if you really could do more with less? Configurable and combination logic devices make it possible, by giving you more ways to implement the “glue” logic functions commonly found in today’s complex systems. These flexible and innovative single-package devices let you replace discrete logic solutions with a configurable or Read More

Posted by Dan Jensen  /   March 25, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Logic  /   No Comments

We protect our identities. Now it’s time to protect our energy.

The RSA Conference in San Francisco, which is one of the premier annual events for people in data security, was held last week, at a time when the data breach at Target Corporation is still very fresh in the minds of North American retailers, bankers, and consumers. The issue of Read More

Posted by Denis Noel  /   March 06, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Home and building automation, Identification and security, Innovation, Microcontrollers  /   No Comments

Light in the fast lane – powering design and efficiency for car manufacturers

As part of its vision to make ‘secure connections for a smarter world’, NXP has worked to connect the car with the world around it. We turn vehicles into personalized information hubs, increasing efficiency and safety – and enhancing and improving the driver experience. A small but vital part of this Read More

Posted by Prem Sharma  /   March 04, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured, Lighting, Lighting drivers and controller ICs  /   1 Comments

‘Show Bites’ – countdown to CES: Why Security Matters at 2014 International CES

The world we live in is becoming increasingly connected. We can now do things that could have only dreamed of when CES first opened its doors in 1967. The Internet of things revolution has come to affect everyone and everything. Almost anything you can think of can be connected; smart phones, Read More

Posted by Pieter van Nuenen  /   January 06, 2014  /   Posted in Cyber security, Events, Social  /   No Comments

NXP and Bose are creating quieter cars

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES, Las Vegas, January 7-10), one of the things NXP will be talking about is our engineering collaboration with Bose. The arrangement, which makes Bose noise-cancelling technology more widely available in automobiles, promises to help consumers satisfy their craving for a quieter car environment. Read More

Posted by Todd Hallinan  /   December 26, 2013  /   Posted in Audio/radio, Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured  /   No Comments