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2014-04-08 23:04:26

Single form factor inlay supports all FCC and ETSI standards, offering greater flexibility and benefits Eindhoven, Netherlands and Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that its industry leading UCODE 7 UHF IC, which set new industry standards for performance, versatility and speed when introduced in 2013, is the solution of choice for multiple inlay providers supporting global supply chain management applications. Major inlay...

2014-04-08 12:36:39

SCHIPHOL OOST, The Netherlands, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altran has acquired 100% of TASS, a Dutch leader in Intelligent Systems. TASS, operating in the Netherlands and Belgium, will strengthen Altran's Intelligent Systems global network of 3,500 experts, spread across 13 countries (Europe, Asia and the USA), who are working to address the challenges of the fast-growing intelligent systems market. As an intelligent systems integrator, Altran has set up a network of...

2014-04-07 12:34:25

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: China Medical Monitor Industry Report, 2013-2015 In 2007-2011, the Chinese medical monitor market size rose from RMB1.16 billion to RMB3.08 billion at a CAGR of 27.8%. In 2012, the figure reached RMB3.86 billion, a year-on-year increase of 25.3%, of which, multi-parameter monitor market size accounted for more than 60%. China is a major exporter of monitor, in 2006-2012 the export volume...

2014-04-05 04:21:30

First-generation system for testing at University Medical Center Utrecht is next step in what may be a quantum leap in tumor visualization during radiotherapy UTRECHT, Netherlands, April 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (NSE:EKTAb), Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) and University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht (the Netherlands) announced today that the initial components of the world's first high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guided radiation therapy system are being installed...

2014-04-04 23:37:14

Space-saving solution protects charger port in mobile devices from surge pulses – offering superior electrical performance, high PCB design flexibility and easy routing Eindhoven, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), today announced a new series of six transient voltage suppressor (TVS) diodes housed in the small, leadless plastic package DFN2020-3 (2 x 2 mm) with a height of only 0.62 mm. The new PTVSxU1UPA product series...

2014-04-02 12:31:45

Seniors lacking a landline can now benefit from Philips' leading Lifeline Medical Alert Service with the HomeSafe Wireless System ANDOVER, Mass., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) introduces the HomeSafe Wireless System, a new solution that expands access to Lifeline - Philips' leading medical alert service - to those who do not have a home phone line. According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, more than a quarter of U.S. households...

2014-04-01 23:26:57

New LPC11E6x Gives Engineers Wider Choice for Extreme Industrial Environments Eindhoven, Netherlands (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the expansion of its portfolio of LPC microcontrollers rated for temperatures up to 105°C. Giving engineers wider choice when selecting entry-level microcontrollers, the new LPC11E6x family is designed for harsh operating conditions common in many industrial, lighting, and industrial automation...

Philips Lights Up Hue Smart Bulb Offerings
2014-03-29 05:07:50

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Remember when you needed a switch to turn on a light? The switch is shifting to the light bulb with new options such as web-connected light bulbs and switches. Philips released new additions to its Hue line, and a Hue Tap switch that uses kinetic energy to power itself by the action of tapping on it. The Hue Tap switch will retail for about $60 when it's released later this year. Tap is the control you use for connected light bulbs when...

2014-03-28 23:04:44

PrimeCables.com, the best Canadian source for discount adapters, connectors, and HDMI, audio, radio, USB, and computer cables has added a new range of surge protectors and power strips from Belkin and Philips. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 PrimeCables.com, wholesaler and a retailer of custom cables and accessories for home theater, networking, professional studios, and more has announced the immediate availability of a new range of surge protectors and power strips from Belkin...

2014-03-28 08:27:13

Innovative technologies shorten exam times, improve workflows and enable shift from surgical to minimally invasive treatments ANDOVER, Mass., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced its participation in the American College of Cardiology Conference (ACC) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., where it will present the innovative imaging and informatics solutions that are helping clinicians deliver timely diagnoses and minimally-invasive...

Latest Philips Reference Libraries

2010-10-14 16:40:34

A Compact Disc, or CD, is an optical disc used to store digital data although it was originally developed to store sound recordings exclusively. Audio CDs have been available commercially since October 1982 and were popular until around 2010 when other digital forms took over. The standard CD can hold up to 80 minutes of uncompressed audio. There are also Mini CDs that hold up to 24 minutes of audio. Eventually the technology was expanded to include CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, video compact...

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