September 12, 2016

Smart homes don’t have to be complicated

Start looking at all the different technologies that can add smarts to your home – Bluetooth, WiFi, ZigBee, Thread  – […]
August 10, 2016

A beer, a bar and RFID: A wearable story

My Silicon Valley friends who aren’t in the high-tech industry find my fascination with technology endearing. This was especially true […]
August 4, 2016

Secure in-person payment: Digitizing the last sector where cash is still king

Credit and debit cards have made it easier to go through life without carrying cash, and now that mobile phones […]
July 25, 2016

Quick-charge for mobile devices

Increasing reliance on mobile devices It’s probably safe to say that we all spend more time looking at our mobile […]
July 21, 2016
Health Blog Wearables IoT Iain Chen NXP

Personal wellness monitors advance personalized healthcare

The role of technical disruptions in the healthcare industries has been a litany of cautionary tales. Attempts by Theranos to […]
July 19, 2016

The IoT at home: NFC makes it easier to create smart environments

The Internet of Things (IoT) isn’t just one technology – it’s many technologies working together to increase the automation, safety, […]
July 18, 2016

Product Tracker brings smart wearables to Mexico City Marathon

For the first time, 35,000 marathon participants will wear an intelligent shirt equipped with NXP’s NTAG NFC tag IC connecting them […]
June 13, 2016

USB Type-C has a strong showing at Computex 2016

Computex 2016, a technology tradeshow that takes place in Taipei, Taiwan every year, just wrapped up. Computex has been around […]
April 26, 2016

Protect and filter data lines at wireless frequencies

The new USB Type-C connector brings new opportunities, but also new challenges. Let’s take a closer look at common mode […]
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