NXP Semiconductors – Automotive MCUs support functional safety designs


The S32K148 series from NXP Semiconductors are AEC-Q100 qualified 32-bit microcontrollers. Based on an Arm® Cortex®-M4F processor core operating at up to 112MHz, the S32K148 MCUs are ideally suited to use in automotive applications that require compliance with the ISO 26262 functional safety standard. The features of the S32K MCUs include: • Scalability: S32K MCUs […]

NXP Semiconductors – Ethernet Time-Sensitive Networking reference design includes full software support


The LS1021A Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) reference design from NXP Semiconductors is a platform for designing systems which implement the IEEE TSN standard for reliable, real-time Ethernet-based communication. The board includes the QorIQ® Layerscape LS1021A industrial applications processor and the SJA1105T TSN switch from NXP. The LS1021A processor is supported by an industrial Linux software development […]

NXP Semiconductors – Demonstration system for contactless communication via NFC


NXP Semiconductors has created a device-to-device communication demonstration system which shows how bi-directional NFC technology can be used to replace a cable connection between two units or devices. The demonstration system is based on NXP’s CLRC663 plus NFC frontend and NTAG I2C plus connected tag IC. It demonstrates how NFC may be used for: • […]

NXP Semiconductors – Development kit features MCU with integrated 2.4GHz radio


The FRDM-KW41Z from NXP Semiconductors is a development kit based on the Kinetis® W series of wireless microcontrollers. The KW41Z MCUs feature an Arm® Cortex®-M0+ processor alongside an integrated 2.4GHz transceiver and can manage two protocol stacks in parallel. The on-board radio supports various wireless communications protocols: • Bluetooth® Smart and Bluetooth Low Energy v4.2 […]