February 13, 2013

Smart Grid: Cyber Security Award for Dr. Neuhaus Telekommunikation and NXP

Security is a key requirement for the smart life. Applications like banking or eGovernment are making use of security microcontrollers, […]
January 16, 2013

CES: Bigger, bolder and more innovative than ever

And you thought that CES, already the world’s largest consumer electronics event, couldn’t get any bigger… Spread across an area […]
January 15, 2013

30 Years of the IGBT

Last month was the thirtieth birthday of another key component in the electronics world: the insulated gate bipolar transistor, or […]
January 8, 2013

CES 2013 preview: Smarter and More Secure Living in a Hyper-Connected World

Perhaps the biggest trend in consumer electronics right now is the ability for devices to talk to and share information […]
December 21, 2012

Why interoperability is key for the smart lighting market

NXP has just become the first semiconductor company to join The Connected Lighting Alliance, something which we’re very excited about. […]
December 18, 2012

Transistor not yet ready for pipe and carpet slippers

One of the first books that I read as a budding electronics trade journalist (more years ago than I care […]
December 14, 2012

Ultra low power is key to a truly autonomous Internet of Things

Most people have little concept of what the “Internet of Things” (IoT) is, and that’s assuming they’ve even heard the […]
December 11, 2012

Where did I put that TV remote?

One line of thought currently is that smartphones (and increasingly tablets) will be the user control interface for much electronic […]
November 29, 2012

Integration has come a long way since early computers

The restoration of the world’s oldest original working digital computer made the news in both the popular and technical media […]
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