NXP – PMICs provide highly integrated power solution for MCUs or applications processors

NXP Semiconductors supplies a wide range of Power Management Integrated Circuits (PMICs), which provide high-performance power- management solutions for various applications in the automotive, consumer and industrial markets. Use of a PMIC provides a highly integrated alternative to the implementation of a circuit based on multiple discrete components. NXP PMICs integrate power management, system control, […]

NXP – Complete hardware and software package enables rapid development of touch-sensing user interfaces


The user interface of a product is an important element which design engineers need to address if it is to provide a compelling user experience. Touch pads, sliders and rotary interfaces offer a more intuitive and effective means of user interaction than traditional buttons. Now NXP Semiconductors has simplified the design of touch-based user interfaces […]

NXP – New reference design implements 15W Qi-compliant wireless charging transmitter


NXP Semiconductors’ WCT-15WTX1- COILFF is a reference design for a fixed-frequency, single-coil wireless power transmitter with a 15W rating. The reference design uses the MWCT10xx transmitter controller IC, a device which integrates all the required functions of a wireless power-transmitter design that complies with the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) Qi® standard. The design incorporates the […]

NXP – Bluetooth Low Energy SoC includes complete protocol stack and profile software


The QN9080 from NXP Semiconductors is an ultra low-power, high- performance and highly integrated Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) System- on-Chip (SoC) for Bluetooth Smart applications. It complies with the latest Bluetooth v5 specification. The QN9080 integrates a BLE radio, controller, protocol stack and profile software on a single chip, providing a flexible and easy-to-use BLE […]

NXP – New ‘crossover’ processor marries high performance and integration with ease of use


NXP Semiconductors has introduced the i.MX RT1050, the first part in its new i.MX RT series of real-time applications processors. The i.MX RT series is a family of so- called ‘crossover processors’, which bridges the gap between traditional microcontrollers and i.MX applications processors, giving MCU users a means to gain valuable performance and integration improvements […]

NXP – New ARM Cortex-M0+-based MCUs offer low-cost, low-power option for industrial and consumer applications


NXP Semiconductors has extended its LPC800 series of ARM® Cortex®-M0+ core-based microcontrollers with the LPC84x family, which provides a cost- effective MCU option for industrial or consumer applications. The new LPC84x MCUs, which operate at a frequency as high as 30MHz, offer up to 16 kbytes of SRAM, as well as a Fast Initialisation Memory […]

NXP – New NFC front-end offers extended transmission range


NXP Semiconductors’ new CLRC663 plus, an efficient and flexible NFC front- end IC, is ideal for applications which require both high performance and low power consumption. The CLRC663 plus, which has the part number CLRC66303HN, is pin-compatible with other devices in the CLRC663 family, the MFRC630 and SLRC610. It offers a longer transmission range and […]

NXP – NFC Cube with smartphone app demonstrates simple implementation of secure access control


NXP Semiconductors provides an NFC demonstration system, called the NFC Cube, which shows the ease with which highly secure and convenient systems for conditional access control can be implemented. Conditional access control, in which entry into secured spaces is restricted to authorised people, plays an important role in people-movement systems. NFC is an ideal technology […]

NXP – Analogue controller SoC can drive up to eight valves and a pump


The MC34SB0800 octal valve and pump controller System-on-Chip (SoC) from NXP Semiconductors provides a highly integrated solution for driving proportional and digital valves, as well as a pump. It is ideal for applications which are required to drive hydraulic or pneumatic valves with a simple electronic circuit. The MC34SB0800 consists of four regulated low-side drivers […]

NXP – New TSN SoC and reference design smooth the path to real-time Ethernet networking for Industry 4.0


NXP Semiconductors is providing designers of equipment for Industry 4.0 – the new generation of industrial systems which typically provide real-time control, analysis of vast data sets and support for cloud connectivity – with two new ways to achieve robust real-time Ethernet performance. A new System-on-Chip (SoC), the LS1028A, and a reference design based on […]