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NXP Releases Two More MCUs for IoT Devices

NXP Releases Two More MCUs for IoT Devices

NXP has augmented its product portfolio with the release of the K32W061 and K32W041 multiprotocol wireless microcontrollers (MCUs). The low-power MCUs are designed specifically for smart home and IoT devices, and boast multiple low power and low radio power modes. The K32W061 and K32W041 both support Thread and Zigbee networking protocols and offer Bluetooth Low…

NXP Unveils New Wi-Fi 6 Portfolio

NXP Unveils New Wi-Fi 6 Portfolio

NXP has launched a new Wi-Fi 6 portfolio that will allow equipment manufacturers to support the latest Wi-Fi standards with a wider range of products. The portfolio will deliver a slew of performance improvements, including faster download and upload speeds, lower latency, and more reliable connections. In the past, only a select handful of premium…

IAR Systems Now Offers Support for NXP MCUs

IAR Systems Now Offers Support for NXP MCUs

The C-Trust security tool from IAR Systems will now offer support for NXP’s LPC55S6x MCUs. The MCUs are based on Arm Cortex-M33 technology, and will make it easier for developers to create secure applications for a wide range of different industries.    To that end, C-Trust utilizes Security Context Profiles from Secure Thingz to deliver…

NXP Releases Two New MCUs for IoT Devices

NXP Releases Two New MCUs for IoT Devices

NXP Semiconductors has released a pair of new wireless microcontrollers (MCUs) designed specifically for Zigbee 3.0 and Thread applications. The JN5189 and the JN5188 IEEE 802.15.4 MCUs are part of NXP’s JN product line, and will enable a variety of connected features in IoT devices. To that end, the low-power MCUs are built with the…

NXP Releases Development Platform for Offline Voice Recognition

NXP Releases Development Platform for Offline Voice Recognition

“…the joint solution will reduce the amount of time and money needed to bring a new device to the market, and allow manufacturers to implement their own custom wake words and commands.” NXP has released a new development platform that is intended to support offline voice control. Dubbed SLN-LOCAL-IOT, the solution is built with NXP’s…

NXP, Sony, and NTT DOCOMO Put Together UWB Payments and Advertising Demo

NXP, Sony, and NTT DOCOMO Put Together UWB Payments and Advertising Demo

NXP is teaming up with NTT DOCOMO and Sony to demonstrate new mobile payment and advertising solutions that are based on NXP’s Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology. The live demoes are scheduled to take place during the DOCOMO Open House from January 23-24. The solutions utilize NXP’s recently released UWB chipset, which was specifically designed for mobile…

Latest VW Golf’s ‘V2X’ Tech Could Help Pave Way for Autonomous Traffic

Latest VW Golf’s ‘V2X’ Tech Could Help Pave Way for Autonomous Traffic

The latest iteration of the Volkswagen Golf has become the first volume European car model to feature V2X, wireless communications technology that could become an important component of autonomous driving infrastructure. Also called “Vehicle-to-Everything”, the technology is essentially designed to communicate with roadside sensors and other V2X-equipped vehicles in order to convey and receive important…

NXP Releases Ultra-Precise UWB Chipset for Smart Devices

NXP Releases Ultra-Precise UWB Chipset for Smart Devices

NXP has unveiled a new SR100T chipset built specifically for devices with Ultra-Wideband (UWB) fine-ranging capabilities. The chip combines UWB technology with Secure Element and Near Field Communication tech to offer manufacturers a comprehensive solution that will integrate seamlessly into a wide variety of IoT devices. “The SR100T is an evolution of our secure connected…

NXP MCU Enables Offline Voice Commands for Smart Devices

NXP MCU Enables Offline Voice Commands for Smart Devices

NXP has unveiled a new i.MX RT106L crossover microcontroller (MCU) that will make it easier for device manufacturers to integrate voice commands into various smart devices. The major selling point is the platform’s local capabilities, which enable voice commands without the need for a cloud connection and consequently offer more privacy than a fully connected…

Goodix to Acquire NXP’s Voice and Audio Tech Business

Goodix to Acquire NXP’s Voice and Audio Tech Business

Goodix has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors’ Voice and Audio Solutions (VAS) business. The deal includes offices in Europe and Asia as well as intellectual property holdings related to VAS. Having established itself as an important supplier of fingerprint scanning solutions for smartphones, including the in-display sensor technology that is currently…

Samsung Takes Spotlight in Mobile-heavy Week on MIDW

Samsung Takes Spotlight in Mobile-heavy Week on MIDW

It was a mobile-heavy week on Mobile ID World – at least with respect to our most popular articles. Biometric authentication proved to be an important theme among those stories, and as for individual companies in the news, Samsung spent the most time in the spotlight. That’s thanks in large part to the company’s latest…

NXP, Samsung, Bosch, and HID Global Form FiRa Consortium to Promote UWB Tech

NXP, Samsung, Bosch, and HID Global Form FiRa Consortium to Promote UWB Tech

A group of industry leaders has formed a coalition to promote and set standards for Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology. The founding members of the FiRa Consortium are NXP, Samsung, Bosch, and the ASSA ABLOY Group that includes HID Global. The first companies to sign on with the new organization are Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc.,…

NXP, Partners Celebrate CAST Certification for Biometric Cards Module

NXP, Partners Celebrate CAST Certification for Biometric Cards Module

NXP has become the first player in the emerging biometric payment cards market to reach an important milestone, announcing that its Secure Processing Module for fingerprint-on-card technology has become the first such solution to attain certification through Mastercard’s Compliance Assessment and Security Testing, or CAST, program. A Secure and Efficient Solution NXP says its module…

NXP and Microsoft Team Up to Develop New Azure Sphere Edge Processor

NXP and Microsoft Team Up to Develop New Azure Sphere Edge Processor

NXP and Microsoft are teaming up to develop a new edge processor for the latter’s Azure Sphere platform. The NXP i.MX 8 processor series will serve as the foundation for the new processor, although engineers from both companies will contribute to the design. The new processor is being built specifically for IoT applications, with the…

New EdgeVerse Brand Consolidates NXP’s Edge Computing Portfolio

New EdgeVerse Brand Consolidates NXP’s Edge Computing Portfolio

NXP has consolidated its entire edge computing portfolio under a single brand heading. The new EdgeVerse platform includes the company’s full range of embedded processing solutions, as well as the EdgeLock security suite with the new EdgeLock SE050 Plug & Trust Secure Element. According to NXP, the move will make it easier for potential customers…

NXP is Building Driver Monitoring Systems with Momenta

NXP is Building Driver Monitoring Systems with Momenta

NXP and Momenta are teaming up to develop commercial-grade Driver Monitoring Systems (DMS) that can be mass produced for future generations of cars. The joint solution will combine NXP’s S32V2 Open Vision Platform with Momenta’s deep learning automotive software. The new Driver Monitoring System will boost road safety by monitoring the status of people in…

NXP and Google Pay Update Melbourne’s Transit System

NXP and Google Pay Update Melbourne’s Transit System

Public Transit Victoria (PTV) has integrated NXP’s MIFARE 2GO to create a mobile version of its myki transit cards. MIFARE 2GO is a cloud-based Android platform that will allow Australian commuters in Melbourne and the surrounding area to forego physical tickets and ride the bus, train, or tram after purchasing a fare with Google Pay.   …

NXP’s New Development Platform for Machine Learning in the IoT

NXP’s New Development Platform for Machine Learning in the IoT

“…eIQ and its other processor solutions can be used to support a range of machine learning applications including facial recognition, wake word and voice control systems, and computer vision technologies including traffic sign recognition and even food recognition.” NXP Semiconductors has launched a new machine learning toolkit. Called “eIQ”, it’s a software development platform that supports…