NXP Explains Multi-Phase Driver IC LED Headlamp Lighting Control Designs

Star Li, a senior application engineer at NXP automotive solid-state lighting team explains how automotive lighting systems can be designed using multi-phase driver IC in headlamp lighting controls.
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NXP Unveils New High Performance GaN RF Power Transistors for Cellular Base Stations

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), today announced an expansion to its portfolio of 48V Gallium Nitride (GaN) RF power transistors optimized for Doherty power amplifiers for use in current and next-generation cellular base stations. The four new transistors collectively cover cellular bands from 1805 to 3600 MHz, meeting the needs of wireless carriers for superior performance at higher frequencies.
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NXP and Xiaomi Partner Up in Developing Smart Home Applications

NXP Semiconductors announced a partnership with Xiaomi, a global leader in wireless connectivity and security solutions. The agreement will see NXP provide its latest innovative low power wireless connectivity solution for the new Xiaomi Smart Home Suite.
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NXP Launches the World’s First NFC-commissioned Smart Home and Lighting Solution

NXP Semiconductors has announced the launch of its new best-in-class, low power and long range JN5169 wireless microcontroller and accompanying smart home and smart lighting solutions, featuring certified ZigBee LightLink, Home Automation, GreenPower software stacks and, the first in the market, a NFC-commissioning option that allows users to connect systems intuitively with just one tap. An on-chip +10dBm power amplifier within JN5169 doubles the connectivity range of NXP’s existing smart home products.
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Feeding the World with LEDs?

Jan Willem Vogel, who is responsible for global business development and marketing at NXP, delves into LED grow light applications in this latest blog entry.
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NXP Offers 15 New LED Driver Reference Boards Optimized for EBOM

NXP Semiconductors N.V. introduced 15 new reference design boards featuring NXP’s broad portfolio of mains-dimmable and non-dimmable solid-state lighting (SSL) driver ICs. Each reference board is built around a best-in-class GreenChip™ LED driver IC, and has been designed to minimize the total EBOM (engineering bill of materials) cost while maintaining expected performance requirements for specific lighting applications. NXP’s cost-effective LED driver solutions simplify lamp design with the right form factor to streamline the design-in pr...
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World's Smallest Wireless LED Lamp Unveiled at LIGHTFAIR 2013

At LIGHTFAIR International 2013, Thermal Solution Resources, LLC (TSR) introduced the world’s smallest wireless LED lamp – the intelliSSL™ MR16 which can be controlled remotely from iOS, Android or Windows smartphones, tablets or PCs. The intelliSSL lamp incorporates an ultra-compact driver architecture with a powerful antenna system, designed to maximize reception strength, and uses the ultra-low-power JN5168 wireless microcontroller from NXP Semiconductors N.V. The patent-pending intelliSSL design provides strong wire...
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NXP Sets New Benchmarks for LED Drivers

NXP Semiconductors today announced three major developments in its portfolio of mains connected LED driver solutions: the success of its SSL2101 LED driver IC in matching LED lifetimes in an accelerated lifetime test; the introducti
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SIL 2009: NXP Unveils World’s First Integrated Dimmable Mains LED Driver IC

NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, has launched the world’s first integrated dimmable mains LED driver - the SSL2101, and has demonstrated it on the NXP booth at the Strategies in Light Conference(SIL) form February 18 – 20 at Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California, USA.
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