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Fresh insights on artificial intelligence, connectivity, processing, safety & security shaping the IoT and automotive.

May 27, 2016

Smaller size, faster development—get your IoT products to market faster

As markets and industries continue to evolve, connectivity and security will play a greater and greater role in their evolution. […]
May 19, 2016

USDoT adds NXP contactless technology to its Smart City Challenge

The U.S. Smart City Initiative is a world leading initiative and we are proud to contribute to its success. As a […]
May 17, 2016

Public transport as the backbone of smart cities: How a layer of trust delivers security with scalability

Unprecedented urban growth is producing a variety of social and economic challenges. The United Nations predicts that by 2050 roughly […]
May 11, 2016
Tap and pay NFC payment

Part 4: Is tap-and-pay here to stay?

During our blog series, we looked at contactless payments from different point of views. We busted myths, showed the future […]
May 3, 2016
Pin Configuration for NXP TEA1833TS

Power struggles and the benefits of 6-pin SMPS controllers

Do more with less. It’s a common directive, even when it comes to power  supplies. Whether the assignment is to […]
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 […]
April 25, 2016

Part 3: Understanding security technology for contactless payment (Part 3)

The last part of our mobile payment blog series talked about the Point-Of-Sale (POS) infrastructure and how device manufacturers are […]
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 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, […]
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