January 16, 2013

A multi-tasking approach to battery refreshes: AN1139 Li-ion charger with the LPC111x

Rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are everywhere these days, powering everything from laptops and tablets to cell phones, MP3 players, digital […]
January 16, 2013

Teach your MCU to talk: AN11085 Speex on LPC175x/6x

A growing number of applications, including VoIP, voice messaging, internet audio streaming, and audio books, involve the recording and playback […]
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 […]
January 7, 2013

Is Linked Data the future of data integration in the enterprise?

In today’s multi-screen world we need to be able to get relevant content to the customer, at the right time […]
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 21, 2012

NXP Nijmegen drives the NFC payment revolution

Back in September, we reported on a great summer for NFC and the millions of people who are now using the […]
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 […]
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