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TAMAGOTCHI 4U – NFC enhances toy interactivity!

Cast your mind back almost 20 years and you may remember the launch of the Tamagotchi – an electronic ‘pet’ that owners fed, washed, entertained and exercised.  The keychain sized Tamagotchi was a pet simulation game which allowed owners to have a pet without physically owning one.  The pets needed Read More

Posted by Brigitte Jud  /   July 18, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Near-field Communication, Near-field Communications  /   No Comments

Celebrating the future of payments in Nijmegen

Celebrating the future of payments in Nijmegen As MIFARE – the leading contactless solution from NXP – celebrates its 20th birthday, it plays a starring role in the biggest festival in Nijmegen. Drawing on two decades of industry expertise in smartcard technology, the company´s MIFARE products provide customers with smarter Read More

Posted by Martijn van der Linden  /   July 15, 2014  /   Posted in Cyber security, Featured, Financial, Identification and security, Near-field Communication  /   No Comments

Solving Connected Car’s Privacy and Security Issues

Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the privacy and security aspects of their digital lives. Vehicle-to-vehicle or vehicle-to-infrastructure communication is yet another form of digital data exchange. How are privacy and security guaranteed? Although vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication — collectively referred to as V2X — is perhaps not yet widely Read More

Posted by Todd Hallinan  /   July 03, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured  /   No Comments

NXP at ITS World Congress: Car-to-X the Next Evolution in car Safety

Since Swedish inventor Nils Bohlin invented the modern three point seat belt back in 1959 few inventions have had such a dramatic effect on driver safety. While airbags, ABS and electronic stability control have all helped to reduce fatalities on the road, the auto industry has yet to see another Read More

Posted by Stefanie Linke  /   June 16, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured  /   No Comments

How technology can revolutionize the retail industry

The rise of e-retailing, global complexity in the supply chains and changing consumer habits are forcing the retail industry to undergo a transformation. Emerging technologies like RFID and NFC support retailers in overcoming these challenges by creating more efficient supply chain management and enhancing the consumer experience. RFID based inventory Read More

Posted by Kurt Bischof  /   June 12, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Interface and connectivity, Near-field Communications, RF, RF identification  /   2 Comments

South America Retailers Experience Real Value with RFID

If you’re a store owner needing to re-stock then the chances are your ‘shopping experience’ is a little different from what most of us know.  In a typical outing, retail store owners can purchase well over a thousand items at their chosen wholesale outlet.  Processing those thousand items takes time Read More

Posted by Carlos Paschoal  /   June 11, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, Near-field Communications, RF, RF identification  /   No Comments

Car sharing and the changing view of vehicle ownership

Owning your own car can be great. You can basically go where you want, when you want, at a moment’s notice. In many parts of the world, the majority of middle-class households own at least one car and, in some countries, like the United States, private car ownership is very Read More

Posted by Christian Lackner  /   June 10, 2014  /   Posted in Automotive, Automotive Featured, Featured, Near-field Communications, RF identification  /   No Comments

IMS 2014 – RF for a Smarter World

NXP is excited to be at IMS 2014, the premier annual international meeting for technologists involved in all aspects of microwave theory and practice.  We are building on our 50 years of RF leadership and at this year’s event have technical paper presentations, workshops, tutorials, social events, and our commercial Read More

Posted by Todd Hallinan  /   June 04, 2014  /   Posted in Featured, RF, RF identification  /   No Comments