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Freescale / NXP

Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. was an American multinational corporation headquartered in Austin, Texas with design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations in more than 75 locations in 19 countries. The company employed 17,000 people worldwide.

Freescale Semiconductor - Electronic Components DistributorFreescale Semiconductor, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets. The privately-held company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing or sales operations in more than 30 countries. Freescale is one of the world's largest semiconductor companies with 2006 sales of $6.4 billion (USD). 

Freescale was one of the first semiconductor companies in the world, having started as a division of Motorola in Phoenix, Arizona in 1948. 2004, Motorola Spin-off of Freescale Semiconductor

On December 7, 2015, NXP Semiconductors completed its acquisition of Freescale for about $11.8 billion in cash and stock.

NXP Semiconductors 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 & and privacy and smart connected solutions markets.

Freescale products are include: 

8-bit Microcontrollers:
  • RS08
  • HC08
  • HCS08
  • 8-bit Automotive
  • Embedded MCU + Power
  • HC05 (Legacy)
  • HC11 (Legacy)
16-bit Microcontrollers
  • 56800/E
  • HCS12 & S12X Automotive
  • HCS12 & S12X
  • HC12 (Legacy)
  • HC16
32-bit Microcontrollers and Processors
  • 68K/ColdFire®
  • i.MX
  • MAC7100
  • Power Architecture
  • PowerQUICC TM
  • Imaging
  • Passive Optical Networking
Analog and Mixed Signal
  • Power Actuation
  • Embedded MCU + Power
  • Network Transceivers
  • Signal Conditioning

Cellular Platforms
  • 3G
  • 2.75G
  • 2.5G
  • 2G
CodeWarriorT Development Tools
  • Game Development Tools
Digital Signal Processors and Controllers
  • DSP563xx
  • 56800/E
  • StarCore
Memory (MRAM) 

Power Management
  • Hot Swap
  • Linear Regulator
  • Switching Regulator
  • Power Management and User Interface
  • Power-over-Ethernet
  • RF Power
  • RF Linear Amplifiers
  • Low Power RF Components
  • Cellular RF Subsystems
  • Access and Remote Control
  • Audio/Video
  • Acceleration
  • Pressure
  • Safety and Alarm ICs
  • E-Field Sensing
Wireless Connectivity
  • DVB-H
  • Wireless LAN
  • ZigBee TM
 a wide range of IC's for applications such as automotive, communications, and consumer electronics, among others.    
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