NXP Semiconductors NV engages in the provision of secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications. It operates through the High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Products segments. The High Performance Mixed Signal segment delivers high performance mixed signal solutions to customers to satisfy their system and sub-system needs across eight application areas: automotive, identification, mobile, consumer, computing, wireless infrastructure, lighting, and industrial. The Standard Products segment supplies a broad range of standard semiconductor components, such as small signal discretes, power discretes, protection and signal conditioning devices and standard logic devices, which largely produce in dedicated in-house high-volume manufacturing operations. The company was founded on August 2, 2006 and is headquartered in Eindhovezn, Netherlands.
The electronics industry is being driven by four mega trends that are helping shape our society: Energy Efficiency, Connected Devices, Security and Health. Connecting to these trends and enabling Secure Connections for a Smarter World, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions that enable Secure Connections for a Smarter World. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the application areas Connected Car, Security, Portable & Wearable and Internet of Things. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $5.65 billion in 2014.
NXP Semiconductors (formerly Philips Semiconductors) has fifty years of innovation and a rich IP portfolio. NXP is Europe’s second largest semiconductor company.
Sept. 29, 2016 : Qualcomm Inc. is in talks to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV, a deal that likely would cost more than $30 billion and accelerate a consolidation rush in the semiconductor industry.