HELLA Aglaia and NXP Reveal Open Vision Platform for Safe Autonomous Driving

Unique three-pillar concept: scalable, functionally safe, AI readyOpen approach allows the combination of the industry’s best sensor and software technologies for all levels of automated driving FRANKFURT, Sept. 12, 2017 – HELLA Aglaia and NXP are expanding their current ADAS car vision platform with artificial intelligence (AI) capability in 2018. HELLA Aglaia’s ADAS platforms include NXP’s S32 and i.MX auto-grade processors, enabling a safe, scalable and complete range of front vision NCAP functionality, allowing OEMs to deploy in the volume car segment. The next step in the cooperation is to add artificial intelligence for automated driving to this innovative modular setup. This will offe…


NXP Introduces Its Smallest 8-bit S08 Microcontroller Yet for Broad Market

The new 3 x 3 x 0.9 mm S08 MCU package from NXP further extends its S08 MCU portfolio to satisfy the broad market need for a tiny 8-bit MCUNXP Semiconductors today announced its smallest 8-bit S08 microcontroller (MCU) – the MC9S08PA4AVDC microcontroller. Measuring just 3 x 3 x 0.9 mm, this new package helps address the growing challenge of shrinking PCB space for tomorrow’s technologies, without increasing BOM costs. The MC9S08PA4AVDC can be used in various size-limited applications such as industrial control, BLDC motor control and Internet-of-Things (IoT) control that requires a tiny MCU.The MC9S08PA4AVDC MCU joins NXP’s low-cost, high-performance HCS08 family of 8-bit microcontrollers….


NXP and Changan Automobile to Cooperate on Infotainment and Future Vehicle Technologies

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, Aug. 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that it has entered into a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement (“Agreement”) with Changan Automobile. Headquartered in Chongqing, China, Changan Automobile is one of China’s largest car manufacturers and the first Chinese company to achieve long-distance self-driving. The long-term partnership is a multiphase engagement. The first phase is focused on excellence in infotainment, products, solutions and the development of industry standards for future vehicle semiconductors. In the second phase of the partnership, Changan will apply NXP’s Vehicle-to-x (V2X) communication, Near Fie…


NXP Powers Event Passes for 150,000 Athletes, Government Officials and Delegates at the International 29th Summer Universiade

MIFARE Ultralight Nano contactless entrance passes provide a more convenient experience for secure access to sports venues and ceremonies at international sports event
TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) is the official supplier of the smart ticketing solution for the 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei, one the world’s top international sporting events where university student athletes from all over the world compete in 17 categories. NXP’s MIFARE Ultralight Nano, a contactless smart paper ticketing IC, is powering the technology used in the entrance passes for the 150,000 athletes, government officials, university leaders, VIP guests, de…


NXP Semiconductors Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results

Q2 2017 Revenue $2.202 billion GAAP Gross margin 49.2 % GAAP Operating margin 2.3 %     Non-GAAP Gross margin 53.0 % Non-GAAP Operating margin           28.4 %
EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Aug. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today reported financial results for the second quarter ended July 2, 2017.  “NXP delivered good seasonal results for the second quarter of 2017, with revenue of $2.20 billion, a decline of 7 percent year on year, and flat versus the prior quarter, with both the annual and quarterly period comparisons impacted by the successful divestment of our Standard Products business in early February. HPMS segment revenue was $2.1 b…


NXP and Amazon Web Services Launch Cooperation in IoT

NXP Intelligent Gateway Platform completes integration of Amazon Web Services Greengrass providing secure and efficient support for edge computing and IoT Cloud
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, July 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced it is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS), to successfully complete the integration of Amazon Greengrass on its Layerscape Intelligent Gateway platform. Amazon Greengrass is a software that extends AWS Cloud capabilities to local devices, making it possible for them to collect and analyze data closer to the source of information, while also securely communicating with each other on local networks. This integration pro…


NXP Announces Executive Management Transition

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, July 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) announced today that, effective August 6, 2017, Chief Financial Officer Daniel Durn is leaving the company to become the Chief Financial Officer of Applied Materials, Inc. 

“I would like to express my deep gratitude to Dan for playing an invaluable role in driving the significant financial improvement of NXP during his tenure. Furthermore, I’d like to thank him for his intense focus and drive which directly resulted in NXP realizing a substantially improved cost and capital structure. His leadership has been a key contributor of the successful integration of Freescale, and directly positioned …


NXP Announces Production of Security Chips in its US Manufacturing Facilities

Multimillion-dollar expansion program will complete the re-shoring of an end-to-end US supply chain for manufacturing secure identification chips used in US Government applications
AUSTIN, Texas and CHANDLER, Ariz., July 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced a $22 million dollar program that expands its operations in the United States, enabling the Company’s US facilities to manufacture security chips for government applications that can support critical US national and homeland security programs. Upon completion of the expansion project, NXP facilities in Austin and Chandler will be certified to manufacture finished products that exceed the hi…


NXP Identifies Top Global Trends in RFID for the Retail Market – Speaks at RAIN RFID Alliance Meeting in Seattle

RAIN RFID and NFC to boost shopping experiences and smarten up product handling by retailers in brick and mortar
SEATTLE and EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, July 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — While the on-demand economy has led to many brick-and-mortar stores declining, omnichannel services continue to grow. Smart supply chain management with advanced tracking and monitoring capabilities enabled by RAIN (Radio frequency IdentificatioN) RFID support both, short and extended range communication, are empowering retailers to address a multitude of new use cases. In combination with consumer-to-goods interaction through NFC (Near Field Communication) tags are increasingly adopted as key elements of con…


NXP Semiconductors Announces the Timing of the Release of Second Quarter 2017 Results

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, July 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced it will release its second quarter 2017 financial results after the close of extended trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

NXP will not hold an earnings call nor provide forward guidance for the third quarter of 2017 due to the pending acquisition of NXP by Qualcomm.
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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP…


NXP and Widex Bring Industry’s Most Power-efficient, Wireless Audio Streaming Hearing Aids to Market

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) and Widex, one of the world’s leading hearing aid producers, announced that they have collaborated to develop, test and integrate NXP’s NxH2003 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) audio streaming SoC into Widex BEYOND™ hearing aids. The two companies worked closely together throughout the product development cycle, merging the best of hearing aid engineering and wireless audio streaming semiconductor technology, to deliver hearing aid devices that can stream wireless audio from an iOS device, consuming only 2.8 mA current at 1.2 Volts, which is best in industry. This allows end users t…


NXP Brings Better Fan Experience to 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup with Secure Contactless Ticketing and Communication

Company’s MIFARE-based contactless ticket technology delights fans with convenience, secure access and event information on NFC-enabled mobile devices
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, June 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup heads into the championship game, thousands of fans attending this world-class football event also enjoyed convenient and secure access to Russia’s spectacular stadiums with NXP-enabled contactless smart-card technology. Thanks to NXP MIFARE product technology in the electronic tickets for the event, fans had quick, secure stadium access to the matches.

NXP is the leader in contactless smart card technology for international sporting events aroun…


NXP Expands its Software Solutions for MPC56 and MPC57 MCUs Based on Power Architecture Technology

AUTOSAR MCAL and Operating System software for the MPC56xx devices are now free-of-charge NXP has radically reduced the price for AUTOSAR MCAL and Operating System for the MPC57xx microcontrollers reaffirming its long-term commitment to Power Architecture Production-grade Software Development Kit (SDK), middleware and stacks now available as an early access release for the MPC57xxAUTSIN, TEXAS – June 27, 2017 – Developers of electronic controls for industrial and automotive products face a steep challenge to bring products to market fast with enhanced safety and security features. This complexity in automotive software development led the industry to develop the AUTOSAR standard, a…


NXP Unveils Next Generation Security Platform that Protects Citizen Identity and Private Information in the Digital Services Era 

News Highlights:

3rd generation SmartMX platform delivers the highest security for eGovernment, payment, and access management applications where protection of personal identifiable information (PII), financial information and private data are paramount.   
Building upon NXP’s 15 years expertise in designing security microprocessors, the future-proof platform serves high-volume applications and supports new trends in the electronic credentials market.
NXP´s customers will benefit from the platform’s performance and flexibility, and the new architecture helps customers accelerate time to market for new products.

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWS…


NXP, Shanghai Unicom and roam2free Collaborate to Develop Secure eSIM Solution That Provides More Freedom and Convenience for Mobile Phone Users in China

Complete solution combines mobile payment and ticketing with GSMA-compliant remote SIM activation for consumers to quickly add mobile subscriptions and cellular networks to their smartphones for better coverage and when traveling abroad
SHANGHAI, China, June 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MWC SHANGHAI — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) collaborates with Shanghai Unicom, one of the first pilot units in “consumer networking” of China Unicom, and roam2free to develop a secure eSIM solution that makes it easy for consumers to add mobile plans and cellular networks to their smartphone. For the ultimate consumer experience, the solution provides convenient mobile payment and ticketing while…


NXP Broadens the LPC546xx Family of MCUs as It Achieves Volume Production

Product Highlights Now offering up to 220 MHz performance while retaining power-efficiency as low as 100 uA / MHz Compatible CAN-FD kit and shield (OM13094 board, available in July) along with in drivers and example code Scalable package offering, which includes TFBGA180, TFBGA100, LQFP208, and LQFP100 packagesSAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – June 21, 2017 – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), leading innovator and microcontroller manufacturer to the mass market, significantly expands the availability of its LPC546xx family of MCUs.
The LPC546xx family of ARM® Cortex®-M4 based microcontrollers, introduced earlier this year, recently shifted into volume production, and together with NX…


NXP Introduces Breakthrough Innovations in Industry-leading, LPC Microcontroller Family for Low-power, Entry-level IoT Applications

Delivering unmatched performance, new LPC84x MCU family offers groundbreaking features, 10x higher performance, 3x times more power savings and 50 percent smaller code-size than 8- or 16-bit microcontrollers
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), the leader in mass market microcontrollers (MCU), today introduced the LPC84x family, the latest addition to its rapidly expanding LPC800 series of 32-bit ARM® 30 MHz Cortex®-M0+ based microcontrollers. The family, designed to balance power, performance and price, addresses the growing demand to simplify and speed development — enabling smarter next-generation designs to be cost- and power-effic…


Elektrobit (EB) and NXP collaborate on new platform for highly automated driving

The EB/NXP platform combines the EB robinos software framework with NXP’s BlueBox Automated Drive Development Platform, making it easier for automakers to develop automated driving features.

At NXP Connects Silicon Valley from June 20-21, NXP and EB will demonstrate the new platform’s self-driving and valet parking capabilities for the first time.

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Elektrobit (EB), a leading developer of embedded and connected technology solutions for the automotive industry, and NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq:NXPI), the world’s largest supplier of automotive semiconductor solutions, today announced a collaboration to deliver a powerful new develop…


NXP and HARMAN Extend Partnership for Connected Car of the Future

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), the No.1 global leader in car infotainment semiconductors and automotive semiconductors* and HARMAN International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies, expand their 15-year collaboration to speed up time-to-market for connected car solutions.

NXP and HARMAN Extend Partnership for Connected Car of the Future



NXP Simplifies User Interface Designs with new Touch Sense Solution for IoT Applications

NXP’s new Touch solution accelerates time to market with pre-certified and tested hardware components, optimized software environment and easy-to-use configuration tools
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) is launching and showcasing its new NXP Touch solution today at the NXP FTF Tech Forum. This solution combines specialized touch software with the Touch Sense Interface (TSI) module available on the Kinetis KE15Z MCU along with a complete set of tools enabling designers to easily add touch to user interface designs on IoT applications including home appliances, smart buildings, machines for industrial control and more.

Adding touch…


NXP Pushes the Limits of Solid-State RF Energy

New Transistor Delivers 750 W CW for 915 MHz Applications
MIAMI, June 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IMPI ANNUAL MICROWAVE POWER SYMPOSIUM — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), the number one supplier of RF power transistors, today announced the industry’s highest power transistor for 915 MHz applications. The MRF13750H transistor delivers 750 W continuous wave (CW), fifty percent higher than comparable products currently available on the market. Based on 50 V silicon LDMOS, this transistor extends the limits of solid-state RF generation, making the MRF13750H an attractive alternative to vacuum tubes for very high power industrial systems.

This transistor brings ease of use to microwa…


NXP Releases the Industry’s Highest Power Density for RF LDMOS in Avionics

NXP’s leading-edge LDMOS technology delivers a 700 W RF power device in small footprint
HONOLULU, June 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IMS 2017 – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), the leader in RF power, today announced the industry’s most compact RF laterally diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) solution for the automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) transponder markets. With more than 700 watts (W) of pulsed power packed in a 50 ohm power amplifier half the size of a credit card, the AFV10700H meets the size, weight, power and cost (SWaP-C) requirements of the aeronautics industry.

The AFV10700H is based on NXP’s leading-edge Airfa…


NXP Celebrates 60 Years of RF Innovation; Ramping Toward 5G at International Microwave Symposium

HONOLULU , June 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IMS 2017 — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), the No. 1 supplier of high-power RF power transistors, will showcase its new 5G cellular base station concept alongside many other innovative cellular infrastructure solutions and technologies at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS), June 4-9, at booth 1132. In addition, NXP will contribute a rich offering of technical content through its participation in eight workshops and paper presentations during the course of the conference.

“5G is likely the single greatest technological innovation we will see in the foreseeable future in terms of its impact on society, enabling the future connec…


NXP Turns up the Volume with Industry’s First 12-Volt Smart Amplifier to Deliver Rich, Elevated Sound in Mobile and Portable Devices

New NXP smart power amplifier with embedded DSP features higher voltage to obtain deeper bass and higher sound fidelity in smartphones, netbooks, sound bars and more
TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (Computex 2017) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today introduced the industry’s first 12-volt smart audio amplifier, TFA9892. This powerful, but tiny, audio amplifier makes it possible to enjoy higher sound quality in a variety of electronic devices such as smartphones, netbooks and sound bars by combining higher output power, higher efficiency and better drum restitution for deeper and richer bass.

The TFA9892 is the industry’s first power amplifier capable of deliv…


Alexander Tan Joins NXP Auto Team to Drive Higher-Bandwidth Connectivity in New Cars

NXP Semiconductors is pleased to welcome Alexander E. Tan as the new vice president and general manager of Automotive Ethernet Solutions, part of NXP’s In-Vehicle Networking (IVN) product line within the NXP Automotive Business Unit. Alexander Tan “We are excited that Alex will join the NXP automotive team in San Jose, California,” said Toni Versluijs, vice president and general manager of IVN. “His background and experience in developing automotive Ethernet solutions will greatly contribute to NXP’s ability to deliver higher-bandwidth automotive networks for our customers.”

Previously, Alex applied his Ethernet expertise to various roles at National…


NXP Secures Electronic ID Cards and Passports in Ecuador

Secure, reliable and market-leading electronic identification technology makes NXP a trusted partner for governments around the world; renewed deal includes next-generation ePassports and new advanced multi-purpose eID cards

Secure, reliable and market-leading electronic identification technology makes NXP a trusted partner for governments around the world; renewed deal includes next-generation ePassports and new advanced multi-purpose eID cards.


NXP Boosts Security and Connectivity for Slovenian Railway Ticketing System

NXP MIFARE DESFire technology is key feature in multilateral passenger transport ticket aimed at simplifying public transportation
EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, May 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Slovenia recently introduced a multilateral passenger transport ticket, equipped with technology from NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq:NXPI). The multilateral ticket is part of Slovenia’s 15-month project aimed at simplifying public transportation. The new ticket unifies different means of transport, and integrates the use of regular rail and inter-urban bus transport in Slovenia and urban transport in the two largest Slovenian cities in a single system. The modernized and efficient system provides co…


NXP Announces Plans to Support the Google Assistant and Chromecast Built-In on Its Android Things Solution

NXP aims to simplify development of voice control and streaming audio applications in IoT devices
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), a leader in IoT solutions, today announced its plans to add support for the Google Assistant and Chromecast built-in on its Android Things. This will work to reduce product time to market and enable developers to harness the power of the Google Assistant and Chromecast built-in.
By supporting the Google Assistant and Chromecast built-in to Android Things pre-certified SOMs, NXP plans to enable Android developers to utilize their existing knowledge and technologies to productize new IoT applications…


NXP and Google Cloud Use New Cloud IoT Core to Extend Reach and Performance of Android Things

Cloud IoT Core breaks data silos so smart cities can collect and analyze information remotely to improve traffic and urban services
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that its Android Things platform supports the new Google Cloud IoT Core, a fully managed service that allows users to easily and securely connect and manage devices at a global scale. The Cloud IoT Core includes various Google services that unlock the value of real-time IoT data for smart city initiatives and deployments.

“Cloud IoT Core was designed to simplify digital transformation by helping customers leverage Google Cloud’s data analytics and m…


NXP World’s First Foreign-Based Semiconductor Company Awarded OSCCA Certificate from China Authority

OSCCA certificate authorizes NXP to develop and produce certified cryptography products in China
BEIJING, May 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that the China Office of State Commercial Cryptography Administration (OSCCA) awarded it with a certificate to become a designated producer of commercial cipher products. This certificate marks NXP as the first, and currently only, approved foreign-based semiconductor company to be awarded authorization to develop and produce certified cryptography products in China.

The certificate reinforces NXP’s strong track record, leadership in information security, and recognizes the Company’s expertise in devel…