05. July 2016 · Comments Off on Internet of Things: The Basics of IoT Embedded …  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

At this week’s Chicago IoT Meetup, Roman Budek of NXP gave a talk on understanding and implementing embedded system security. What follows are the high points of the talk:

1. What makes IoT security unique? The IoT will consists of billions of connected, embedded devices. The more embedded devices connected to a gateway, the greater the security risk..

2. Why is it important to secure all end nodes? If a connected thermostat for a commercial freezer in a restaurant was hacked, the result could be food s

Source: Internet of Things: The Basics of IoT Embedded … | element14 Community

05. January 2016 · Comments Off on NXP Introduces Industry’s Most Comprehensive Smart Home Automation Solutions · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced the industry’s most comprehensive smart home solutions, each integrating a vast array of technologies critical for the creation of end-products that make smart homes more secure, connected and convenient. The solutions include production-ready modules and reference designs for smart lighting, smoke detection, motion sensing and a variety of other popular smart home applications.For smart home product manufacturers, these highly integrated solutions dramatically streamline product creation, enabling up to 50 percent faster time to market. And for consumers, these solutions pave the way for secure, easy-to-use consumer products that are simple to setup, control and enjoy.“Today, service providers make it easily accessible for consumers to create their own smart home, but the complexity often comes with the initial setup of devices which are as diverse as the standards in which they operate,” said Olivier Harquin, general manager of smart home solutions at NXP. “NXP provides a complete solution that embeds all of the key elements to enable secure seamless, convenient consumer experiences that people demand.”

Source: NXP Introduces Industry’s Most Comprehensive Smart Home Automation Solutions – EIN News

23. March 2015 · Comments Off on NXP: ‘Industry needs to ensure IoT is simple and secure’ · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The entire telecoms industry needs to focus on ensuring the IoT delivers real value to consumers, and the security and user simplicity of connected devices should be of paramount importance, said Jeff Fonseca, the regional sales director, Americas at chip vendor NXP in an interview with Telecoms.com.

via NXP: ‘Industry needs to ensure IoT is simple and secure’ | Business Cloud News.

29. December 2014 · Comments Off on Power Plus Communications and NXP join forces to roll-out secure smart metering in Germany · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq: NXPI) has been selected by Power Plus Communications, the leading provider of Broadband Powerline communications, and Smart Meter Gateways to provide Hardware Security Modules for its gateway platforms.

By joining forces with NXP, the leader in secure IC solutions, Power Plus Communications is making a strategic step to realize the transformation of the existing German energy network into an intelligent and secure grid infrastructure.

via NXP Semiconductors NV: Smart Grid: Power Plus Communications and NXP join forces to roll-out secure smart metering in Germany.

11. June 2014 · Comments Off on NXP Semiconductors Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The ZigBee® Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, residential, commercial and consumer applications, today announced that NXP Semiconductors N.V. NXPI -0.35% is the newest member of the ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors, increasing the company’s existing membership to ‘Promoter’ level.

NXP has long supplied microcontrollers and transceivers for smart homes, connected lighting, and energy efficiency applications based on ZigBee standards. NXP has also developed a variety of ZigBee Certified platforms and reference designs for key markets including energy efficiency, connected devices, security and health.

via NXP Semiconductors Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors – MarketWatch.