30 Apr 2020
NXP Semiconductors produce various semiconductor components across several markets. 5G will be a key enabling technology for them going forward.
Full profile interview: SWOT
4 Jul 2018
3 Dec 2015
Internet of Things chip as thin as a blade of grass
The device is ideal for applications such as chip-and-PIN credit cards, wearables and consumer electronics, where security and small form factors are essential.
20 Nov 2015
IDTechEx Wearable USA Award Winners Announced
Wearable Technology consists of many new technologies and innovations. At the IDTechEx Wearable USA event, America's largest event on wearable technology held this week on November 18-19 in Santa Clara, awards were given to two companies that have made great achievement. The awards were presented to the winning companies by Henri Richard, SVP Worldwide Commercial Sales & Support at Sandisk, who has previously been SVP for Freescale.
22 Jul 2015
Thread wireless networking protocol now available
The Thread Group has announced the release of Thread, the new IP-based wireless networking protocol designed for low-power connected products in the home.
External press release
15 Apr 2015
ZigBee and Thread move towards mesh network interoperability
The ZigBee Alliance and the Thread Group recently announced they are collaborating to enable the ZigBee Cluster Library to run over Thread networks.
28 Apr 2014
Internet of Things: The King has no clothes
Some use the term Internet of Things (IoT) to rename a large number of existing topics including the burgeoning world of cellphones, tablets and wearable connected devices, better referred to as the Internet of People (IoP).
14 Jan 2014
Hardware is key for future mobile phones
In this article we share some of the findings in the new IDTechEx report "Future Mobile Phone/Cell Phone Technology and Functions 2014-2024".
24 Oct 2013
The rise of thermoelectrics
There has been varying levels of interest in different types of energy harvesters over the past few years. For powering small or mobile devices, photovoltaics dominate - they are widely produced, robust and relatively low cost.
9 May 2013
Printed electronics in East Asia: change of direction
Variously called Printed, Flexible or Organic Electronics, it is one of the fastest growing technologies in the world. It is of vital interest to industries as diverse as consumer goods, healthcare, mobility, electronics, media and architecture.