NXP, JD.com Announce Strategic Partnership
The cooperation aims to bring solutions across different applications to reduce technical barriers and enable seamless connectivity and communication between smart devices, smart home or building infrastructures, smart retail and logistics applications.
“NXP’s IoT products and solutions can help us further improve the retail experience through next-generation technology,” said Xianglong Su, general manager of smart manufacturing at JD.com. “We see tremendous potential for the IoT to help advance our boundaryless retail efforts to make it easier to get exactly what you want, when you want it, wherever you are.”
In recent years, with the rapid advancement of technology and the growing market demand, the IoT industry has developed rapidly. Data released by market analysis company Gartner shows that by 2020, the number of global connected devices will reach more than 20 billion units, and the market for IoT will reach 1.9 trillion US dollars. The partnership between NXP, the world's largest provider of automotive electronics and innovative artificial intelligence IoT solutions, and JD.com will drive the upstream and downstream enterprises in industry chain integrating superior resources and jointly energize the industry with technologies to establish a new ecosystem for the win-win development of the IoT industry.
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 over 30,000 employees in more than 30 countries and posted revenue of $9.26 billion in 2017. Find out more at www.nxp.com.