Latest Philips Electronics Stories

2013-09-26 23:18:55

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2010-09-17 06:24:07

A newly formed Israeli company has launched a system that could make mobile computing easier by allowing users to type on invisible keys instead of an actual keyboard that typically takes up much of the screen. The "keyless keyboard" was developed by SnapKeys, who has formed a deal with Philips Electronics to market the product, according to company officials. The two companies will split revenue 50-50. "There is a fundamental problem in entering data on mobile devices," SnapKeys Chief...

2010-01-05 05:01:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Philips is delivering on their commitment to be the leader in health and well-being with the launch of Philips DirectLife, a new customized, interactive fitness program that offers a fun and simple solution to people eager to adopt a more active lifestyle. The DirectLife program was borne out of a desire to directly appeal to the more than 60 percent of the global population who fail to reach the minimum levels of moderate daily physical activity...

2009-12-15 11:13:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Electronics today added Boston's Prudential Tower to the impressive list of landmark skyscrapers that use its LED lighting fixtures to dynamically transform their facades. The new LED lighting, from Philips Color Kinetics, distinguishes the Prudential Tower along the city skyline, while providing colorful illumination to celebrate local occasions and organizations. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091215/NE26367 )...

2009-10-27 09:30:00

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LodgeNet Interactive Corporation (Nasdaq: LNET), the leading provider of media and connectivity solutions to the hospitality industry, announced today at the LodgeNet Technology Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia that it has begun licensing its b-LAN(TM) (broadband local area network) technology to the two leading commercial TV manufacturers for inclusion in their newest high-definition (HD) television displays designed for the hospitality...

2009-03-04 07:00:00

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- IEEE, (http://www.ieee.org/portal/site) the world's largest technical professional society, announced today that it will be granting its prestigious IEEE Milestone Award (http://www.ieee.org/web/aboutus/history_center/milestones_intro.html) to Royal Philips Electronics (http://www.philips.com/) for its contribution to the development of the Compact Disc (CD) on March 6th 2009. The award coincides with the 30th anniversary of the historic...

2009-01-26 15:15:00

In results that missed even the most pessimistic of expectations, Philips Electronics announced on Monday that it would shed 6,000 jobs after posting a $1.9 billion fourth quarter loss, its first quarterly loss since 2003. The loss included 1.3 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in write-downs, primarily for the company's position in NXP Semiconductors and LG Display and its acquisition of Lumileds acquisition.  The results bring Philips' full-year net loss to 186 million euros ($245...

2008-09-04 09:00:43

Evident Technologies, Inc. and Philips Electronics signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement paving the way for commercialization of nanocrystal-based LEDs. Evident Technologies intends to immediately launch a new line of low-power LED and LED based products that use semiconductor nanocrystals as a phosphor. "LEDs last longer and are much more efficient than incandescent lights but are limited to only a few colors," said Clint Ballinger, CEO of Evident Technologies. "We are excited about...

2005-11-28 13:35:00

By Lucas van Grinsven, European Technology Correspondent CHICAGO (Reuters) - Philips Electronics and German drugmaker Schering said on Monday they entered a long-term alliance into new disease diagnosis in which they will split in half all investments and revenues. Between them, the companies will invest a joint amount of between 50 million and 100 million euros into a new way to detect breast cancer, and said it was only a first step of a partnership that could take them into completely new...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.