NXP – ‘Plug and trust’ secure element provides easy way to deploy secure IoT connections

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The A71CH from NXP Semiconductors is a ready-to-use secure element for IoT devices which provides a root of trust at the IC level. It is intended for use in a wide range of security use cases, including securing a device’s connection to a cloud service, device-to-device authentication, establishing proof of origin and protecting against counterfeiting, […]

NXP – IoT rapid prototyping board includes on-board motion sensors and altimeter

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NXP Semiconductors supplies a board which provides a development platform for sensor-rich Internet of Things (IoT) nodes. The Rapid IoT Prototyping Kit, which has the orderable part number SLN-RPK-NODE, is supplied with a comprehensive suite of tools and software, including a real-time operating system, drivers, middleware, applications for the iOS and Android mobile operating environments, […]

NXP – Crossover processor can implement FOC control of four motors simultaneously

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Click here to learn more about the i.MX RT Series. NXP Semiconductors has introduced the i.MX RT1050, part of a new i.MX RT series of real-time applications processors. The i.MX RT1050 is described as a crossover processor, bridging the gap between traditional microcontrollers and i.MX applications processors. It gives MCU users a means to gain […]

NXP – New single-chip approach for simpler motor- control system designs and higher performance

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In the past, most motor-control system designs have been based on the use of microcontrollers, which have the advantage of being both affordable and flexible. While many applications will still benefit from the simplicity of an MCU, many more designs require greater performance and more integrated functionality. To meet this demand while preserving the great […]

NXP Semiconductor – Complete hardware and software solution speeds development of touch-sensing interfaces

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NXP Semiconductors offers a complete hardware and software solution which simplifies the implementation of touch-based user interfaces. The solution includes software which works simply and seamlessly with the NXP capacitive touch-sensing hardware IP on the company’s Kinetis E15Z series of microcontrollers. Designers who create touch-sensing interfaces based on the NXP touch solution will benefit from: […]

NXP Semiconductors – Automotive MCUs support functional safety designs

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

NXP Semiconductors – Rapid prototyping kit accelerates design of secure IoT end nodes

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NXP Semiconductors has launched a board which provides a rapid development platform for Internet of Things (IoT) nodes. The Rapid IoT Prototyping Kit, which has the orderable part number SLN-RPK-NODE, is supplied with a comprehensive suite of tools and software, including a real-time operating system, drivers, middleware, applications for the iOS and Android® mobile operating […]