April 4, 2016

NFC pairing: More time to relax, entertain, and connect at home

NFC makes living in a multi-device world more enjoyable. With just a tap, new purchases can perform service discovery, connect […]
March 31, 2016

Print media just got smarter, thanks to NFC

Print media is entering a new era, thanks to the NTAG 210µ, a next-generation Near Field Communication (NFC) IC that […]
March 30, 2016

There’s a shining star in the universe of vehicle electrification

Nowadays, everyone’s talking green. But what does it take to make a green vehicle, well, green? Green vehicles drastically reduce […]
March 29, 2016

Part 2: Getting ready for contactless payment

In the first part of our blog series we focused myth busting contactless payments. Now we move to the other […]
March 22, 2016

The accidental thermal engineer: Do thermal resistances add up? (Part 1)

In Figures 1 and 2 of my November 2015 post I demonstrated how (for a fixed PD) the Tj of […]
March 21, 2016

Next generation innovators try out BBC micro:bit

Forty students and their teachers from seven East Kilbride schools experienced the BBC micro:bit for the first time and discovered how NXP technologies […]
March 14, 2016

Part 1: Busting the contactless payment myths

The payment industry involves hundreds of companies worldwide supporting billions of transactions each year and is worth about $5 trillion, […]
March 9, 2016

How smart is your product packaging?

If you make consumer products, then you already know the importance of compelling package design. The color of a box, the […]
February 23, 2016

Usher in a new era of system design for IoT

When I visit customers across the U.S. and around the world, I see more and more of them pursuing the […]
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