Smart Home

Insights on the secure, connected ecosystem for the smart home.

December 26, 2013

NXP and Bose are creating quieter cars

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES, Las Vegas, January 7-10), one of the things NXP will be talking about […]
October 30, 2013

Controlling Color Lights With ZigBee – How Hard Can It Be?

How hard can it be to control color LEDs using ZigBee?  It may sound simple, but it’s fraught with hidden […]
October 16, 2013

Digital radio taking off in the automotive sector

NXP was at the recent Frankfurt motor show, known locally as Internationale Automobil Ausstellung (IAA), which is the world’s biggest […]
August 9, 2013

Securing the smart grid

The smart grid market is red hot at the moment as energy providers look to create vastly more efficient networks. […]
July 15, 2013

A brief history of billion-selling birthday boy GreenChip

NXP’s GreenChip technology has recently turned 15 years old over which time it’s been shipped well over a billion times. […]
July 2, 2013

Tesla’s Legacy: Wireless Power Transfer

The concept of wireless energy transfer goes back to the late 19th century with the invention of the Tesla Coil. […]
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 […]
December 7, 2012

The Smart Washing Machine

In our recent Innovation Day event in Amsterdam, we showcased some of our hottest technology demos. One of them is the transformation […]
March 4, 2011

Magnetometers come in multiple flavors

I love browsing old 19th and 20th century engineering textbooks.  It’s great fun seeing the ingenuity that our technical predecessors […]
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