EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that Clarivate Analytics, formerly the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters, has listed NXP – for the second time in a row – in its highly anticipated list of 2017 Top 100 Global Innovators. The report honors the most successful organizations in the world determined through innovative research and development, protection of Intellectual Property and achieving commercial success.
NXP was selected, among other attributes, for its strong patent portfolio, which currently includes more than 9,000 patent families. In 2017 alone, the company was granted over 1,500 individual national patents and over 4,000 other national patent applications are in progress. The impressive volume of patent activity reflects the magnitude and scope of innovative products that NXP brings to market. Last year, patents were granted to NXP in a wide range of NXP technologies, such as:
- Near Field Magnetic Induction (NFMI) technology – US Patent US9819075 – which is relevant to the NXP MiGLO® family of ultra-low-power, single-chip solutions enabling wireless audio streaming and data communication
- Wireless charging innovation – US Patent US9627913 – used in NXP’s High Power Wireless Charging Solutions
- Integrated Radar technologies – US Patent US9726756 – for NXP’s Radar Transceivers that offer scalable system solutions
“Thanks to the passion of our people and their true dedication to changing people’s lives through technology, we are once again among the Top 100 Global Innovators,” said Richard Clemmer, CEO of NXP Semiconductors. “I believe that our continued investments in R&D and the efforts from our dedicated team of innovators, allow us to create secure connections for a smarter world, making a real difference. We are proud of our accomplishments for our customers and thankful to be recognized by Clarivate Analytics.”
For more information on the 2017 Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovators program and to download the report, visit: http://top100innovators.stateofinnovation.com/
About NXP Semiconductors
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. Built on more than 60 years of combined experience and expertise, the company has 31,000 employees in more than 33 countries and posted revenue of $9.5 billion in 2016. Find out more at www.nxp.com.
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