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NXP to Showcase the Future of Secure Connected Devices at CES 2015

EINDHOVEN, Netherlands and SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq:NXPI) – co-inventor of NFC and a global leader in enabling secure connections for smart devices in the home, car, payments, health and more – announced today it will showcase its latest innovations at the 2015 International CES in Las Vegas between January 6 – 9.

In addition to demonstrations that will showcase the future of consumer electronics in the connected car, Internet of Things, portable and wearable devices and security, NXP will also be taking part in the speaking program at the event.

The line-up of new products, demonstrations and speaking slots from NXP at CES 2015 include:

Panels

Obstacles on the Road to Self-Driving Cars, Wednesday January 7, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • Lars Reger, vice president new business and R&D for the automotive business unit at NXP will appear alongside other industry experts for this panel in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N261
  • The panel will discuss the obstacles, beyond mechanics, in getting autonomous driving technology to market including regulations, legislation and privacy issues

Secure Payment in 'Things', Wednesday January 7, 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm (registration 5:15 pm)

  • Steve Owen, executive vice president of sales and marketing at NXP will moderate this debate taking place at the NXP booth – Central Plaza #9 (CP9) – with industry experts including Huawei, Mastercard, NXP, OPPO and ZTE. To register to attend, fill out the online form
  • With the recent introduction of Apple Pay, the industry is abuzz with the possibilities for payments in the future. This panel of ecosystem experts will discuss the different types of challenges that need to be addressed as payments solutions make their way into an increasing number of electronic devices

Prizes

CES #NFCEverywhere passport program

  • This year marks the introduction of the #NFCEverywhere passport program, a tool for CES attendees to engage more closely with the exhibits
  • Orange NFC readers are located around the show floor, at booths with NFC demos, or CES hosted locations. Visitors can tap the orange readers using their NFC enabled badge and earn points, to be entered into a prize draw to win a $100 Visa gift card (5 points), or $600 worth of Visa gift cards (10 points). More information is available at: http://www.nxp.com/events/ces2015/nfceverywhere

Highlighted Demos

Smart Car Key Access

  • As part of an upcoming announcement at CES, NXP will demonstrate improved ease of use and security of smart car access. The technology will enable applications such as giving car owners the ability to issue and revoke smart car access to their vehicles via their smartphone

Vehicle-to-X Communication

  • Working with Econolite, a leading transportation solution provider and manufacturer of advanced traffic controllers, the NXP connected car demos highlight connectivity between traffic lights, NXP/Cohda road side units and an electrical motorbike from Zero. Use Cases like Road Works Warnings, In-vehicle signage, Signal Phase Timing and many more will be demonstrated
  • This demo will showcase how passenger vehicles will soon be able to communicate with each other and surrounding infrastructure such as traffic lights, road works and hazard warnings to improve overall safety
  • The Connected Car transmits and receives huge amounts of data from various locations around the car. Increasingly powerful, sophisticated and versatile entertainment systems and data-intensive systems like Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) fuel the requirement for more and more components inside the vehicle to communicate. A distributed high-bandwidth networking architecture will streamline the internal networks and make them more efficient and robust. NXP has the right products in its portfolio to make distributed architecture a reality, including Ethernet switches and PHY. In order to bring an automotive Ethernet switch to market, NXP has signed a license agreement with TTTech, the leading supplier of networking solutions based on time-triggered technology and modular safety platforms. The technology and products will be demoed in the connected car section in the NXP booth at CES

USB Type C – the new standard to allow easy transfer of data across all devices including wearables

  • USB Type-C will become the prevalent standard across multiple platforms, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, wearables, etc., delivering data and power over a single connector
  • This demonstration will show how Type-C will enable seamless transfer of data, including multimedia, across multiple devices, quickly, securely and efficiently

Kona Do N – one card for all payments and value-added services

  • With the Kona Do N, users will be able to 'download' card plates from banks, merchants, transit authorities and other NFC-enabled card providers via their smartphone onto this one central card with no credit card or CVC number for enhanced security

Home Automation: Smart Lock Solution

  • Secure, convenient access control to your home, allows you to unlock and schedule access authorizations remotely. NXP and Spicebox Labs collaborated to enable strong security over a non-secure Bluetooth® Smart technology which allows users to manage access online and offline over secure Bluetooth Low Energy connection
  • To access this information, users will simply have to tap the card against their phone and can view all the relevant information in an application

For further information on NXP at CES, and to access additional press materials, please visit: http://www.nxp.com/events/ces2015/.

About NXP Semiconductors

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 automotive, identification and mobile industries, and in application areas including wireless infrastructure, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer tech and computing. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $4.82 billion in 2013. Find out more at www.nxp.com.

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CONTACT: For further press information, please contact: NXP Semiconductors Europe: Martijn van der Linden +31 6 10914896 martijn.van.der.linden@nxp.com Greater China / Asia: Esther Chang +886 2 8170 9990 esther.chang@nxp.com Americas: Hillary Cain +1 408 518 5227 hillary.cain@nxp.com

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