Tech Insights

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

February 14, 2014

Security network in the U.S. financial payment system

In the wake of recent retailer payment systems attacks at US stores Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels, awareness of card […]
February 13, 2014

NXP at Mobile World Congress – Your ticket to a smarter world through NFC

Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is now less than two weeks away and I’m already dreading the inevitable task of […]
February 12, 2014

The never-ending challenge – addressing security on SoCs

In the lead up to Mobile World Congress, where NXP will present its vision for making ‘secure connections for a […]
January 21, 2014

Ubiquitous processing power and single-board computers

Back in the dim, distant past, the personal computer revolution began. Small, low-cost PCs gave everyone the chance to discover […]
January 16, 2014

Does RF energy mean the end of the microwave oven?

To paraphrase an old saying, there’s more than one way to cook a fish. Well now, alongside traditional methods such […]
October 30, 2013

Electronic ID Certification – protecting your most valuable asset

Electronic ID systems like ePassports, health cards and payment cards are set to revolutionise the way we live. But when […]
September 19, 2013

Why is the Internet full of tips on improving smartphone battery life?

The term ‘mobile phone’ is almost a misnomer. That’s because today’s mobile is so much more than just a phone. […]
September 2, 2013

Flying the flag for the NFC tag

There have been a cluster of interesting bits of NFC news over the past week that highlight not just that […]
August 26, 2013

Is the Connected Home being held back by too many standards?

People, pundits and hi-tech companies have been raving about the ‘Connected Home’ for many years now. The necessary technologies were […]
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