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…


NXP Introduces RAIN RFID Solutions with Higher Security for Emerging Inventory Management and Smart City Applications

UCODE DNA Track and UCODE DNA City ICs address market demands for longer read-range solutions with AES cryptographic security and privacy protection
PHOENIX, May 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (RFID JOURNAL LIVE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), a provider of RAIN RFID technology, today announced it has expanded its portfolio of secure RAIN RFID products with the UCODE DNA Track and UCODE DNA City Tag ICs for inventory and supply chain management as well as smart city applications. The new UCODE DNA tags combine long-range UHF technology with higher security to deliver on NXP’s commitment to support the accelerated adoption of secure RAIN technology in the areas of logistics operat…


NXP Revolutionizes Retail Customer Experiences, Launches Industry’s Most Power Efficient Global RAIN RFID Chip for Omnichannel Retail Data

Ultra low power chip saves time spent managing inventory and enables 20 percent less power consumption compared to NXP’s closest competitors
PHOENIX, May 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) pushes the boundaries of RAIN RFID innovation with the launch of its new global UCODE 8 RAIN RFID chip platform that enables omnichannel retailers to improve supply change management and achieve higher sales, transform consumer shopping experiences and enable brand protection.

Delivering unmatched performance and quality, the new UCODE 8 is a universal RAIN RFID chip designed to ensure high inventory accuracy on all retail product categories through best-in-class read s…


NXP Semiconductors Reports First Quarter 2017 Results

Successful Completion of the Standard Products Divestment

Gross Debt Reduced to $6.5 billion from $9.2 billion

Dramatic Reduction of Financial Leverage

Q1 2017

$2.211 billion

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EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, May 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended April 2, 2017. 
“NXP delivered good seasonal results for the first quart…


NXP Delivers eDL and Vehicle Registration Smartcards to Algeria

New electronic smartcards will reduce identification fraud and improve administrative processes across the country
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands and ALGIERS, Algeria, April 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that its partner HB Technologies, the leader in Algeria for secure solutions based on smartcard designs, chose NXP’s SmartMX2 microcontroller for the country’s new secure electronic driver license and vehicle registration smartcards. This strategic collaboration will help Algeria prevent driver license and registration frauds and modernize its government system as public services will be digitized and become securely accessible for users and go…


NXP Semiconductors Divests Stake in Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation Ltd.

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, April 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that the company has sold its shares in Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation Ltd. (ASMC).

The company sold 421.45 million shares, representing a 27.47 percent ownership in ASMC, for a total consideration of $53.7 million USD, or 0.99 HKD per share. The sale was made to Shanghai Pudong Science and Technology Investment Co., Ltd, (PDSTI). ASMC is traded on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 3355).
This announcement is for informational purposes only.
About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastruc…


NXP Multi-Purpose Solution in Philippines Enables Consumers to Tap Popular beep™ Card for Payment at FamilyMart Stores and Transit Ticketing

Commuters can now use their beep cards – not just for trains, buses, but also for purchases at local FamilyMart branches
METRO MANILA, Philippines, April 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), today announced it will further its collaboration with AF Payments Inc., the company behind the contactless payment cards, beep™ cards in the Philippines, to add micropayment capabilities. The popular cards commonly used for transport ticketing in the Manila Light Rail Transit System Line 1 and 2, Manila Metro Train Transit System Line 3 and popular city bus routes, can now be used to pay at the FamilyMart convenience store chain, which is the second largest chain of 24-…


NXP and Amazon Work Together to Bring More Alexa Experiences to the Smart Home

Releases industry’s first complete NXP reference platform for Amazon Alexa with far-field technology to simplify development of high performance voice-enabled devices
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, April 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced the release of the NXP reference platform for Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Alexa, that integrates Amazon’s far-field voice recognition technology and the Alexa Voice Service (AVS).   

Designed to simplify the creation of new voice-control devices, the new NXP referen…


NXP and China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s Subsidiary CAICT Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement on Smart Connected Cars

NXP is Granted Official Pilot Company Status for Intelligent Transportation and Securely Connected Vehicles in China
SHENZHEN, China, April 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) and China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), a subsidiary of China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), today signed a strategic cooperation agreement to foster innovation in intelligent transportation and securely connected vehicles. CAICT Communication Standards Research Institute Director, Wang Zhiqin, and NXP Global Senior Vice President and President of Greater China, Zheng Li, signed the agreement under the witness of MIIT Electronic Inf…


NXP Announces New 65 V LDMOS Technology that Speeds RF Power Design

The new MRFX series and its flagship 1800 W transistor focus on ease of use
EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, April 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), the leader in RF power, today announced a new laterally diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) technology for RF power transistors designed for operation up to 65 volts (V). This extra-high voltage LDMOS process will give rise to a new generation of products: the MRFX series.

As RF becomes more pervasive in various industrial applications, NXP is providing RF power engineers with a means to reduce design cycle time:

More power – Higher voltage enables higher output power, which helps decrease the number…


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

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, April 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced it will release its first quarter 2017 financial results after the close of extended trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

NXP will not hold an earnings call nor provide forward guidance for the second quarter of 2017 due to the pending acquisition of NXP by Qualcomm.
About NXP Semiconductors
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 is dr…


NXP Announces Complete Software Availability of MCUXpresso Integrated Development Environment (IDE) Allowing Design Flexibility Across LPC and Kinetis Microcontroller Portfolio

AUSTIN, TEXAS – April 4, 2017 – NXP Semiconductors N.V. today released the MCUXpresso Integrated Development Environment (IDE) which completes full availability for its MCUXpresso suite of software and tools that unifies development support for its powerhouse portfolio of microcontrollers (MCUs). The new IDE enables customers to design across thousands of NXP’s popular LPC and Kinetis MCUs based on ARM® Cortex®-M cores, while using the same software suite. The MCUXpresso IDE features simple, scalable and user-friendly interfaces and tools and is built to leverage the capabilities of the highly popular MCUXpresso SDK and Config Tools. The new feature-rich, Eclipse-based framework completes t…


NXP and GCL Technologies Deliver Industry’s First Fully Integrated and Status-Aware IoT and NFC Solution for Wine and Spirits Closures to Promote and Protect Brands in the Multi-Billion Industry

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg and EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, April 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors and GCL Technologies, the Technological Research Center of Guala Closures Group, a world leader in security closures, today announced that after one year of intensive research and development, both companies are proud to present the industry’s first fully integrated and mass scalable Near Field Communication (NFC) tamper evident closure solution dedicated to the wine and spirits industry. The new solution will be part of Guala’s Internet-of-Closures (IoC) smart family products which feature NFC tamper evident closures to protect brands and enable advanced anti-counterfeiting and ta…


NXP Announces Availability of MAC57D5xx Linux and FreeRTOS Software Enablement Package

Mobiliya selected by NXP as commercialization partner for Linux and FreeRTOS enablementEindhoven, Netherlands – March 29, 2017 – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced the availability of the MAC57D5xx Linux and FreeRTOS Software Enablement Package. Delivered by Mobiliya, this package will enable small and medium-sized developers to rapidly deliver solutions for automotive and industrial instrument cluster applications based on Linux and FreeRTOS software environments.
The MAC57D5xx MCU family, based on the ARM® Cortex®-M and Cortex®-A processors, is a multi-core architecture solution for mid-range instrument clusters such as automotive infotainment systems, contro…


NXP Expands IoT Leadership with Real-time NFC Authentication and Sensing Across Secure Healthcare and Retail

New solutions advance retail services and the health supply chain to give consumers trust in goods delivered
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, March 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As a leading innovator of NFC solutions, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today unveiled new solutions to capitalize on the inherent security and interactive capabilities of NFC for advanced product authentication, integrity assurance and enhanced user engagement across consumer manufactured goods, healthcare, retail and other industries.

“With the growth in connected IoT devices, organizations are seeking ‘real-time,’ simpler, yet trusted and secure methods to protect consumers,” said Markus Staeblein, vice presiden…