NXP and Alibaba Cloud to explore smart device and IoT solutions

By Jonathan Dyble
NXP Semiconductors, a leading Dutch technology company, and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing unit of the Chinese ecommerce giant, have announced a new...

NXP Semiconductors, a leading Dutch technology company, and Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing unit of the Chinese ecommerce giant, have announced a new partnership that will focus on both the development of secure smart devices for edge computing and Internet of things (IoT) solutions.

To date, the Alibaba Cloud IoT kit has launched more than 200 categories, recording sales in excess of 10mn.

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“As the leader of IoT innovation in China, Alibaba Cloud has launched a range of IoT basic and content services to support the demands of cloud computing, big data, AI, cloud integration and security,” said Li Zheng, NXP Global Senior Vice President and President of Greater China.

“Our partnership with Alibaba Cloud will promote the continuous and steady expansion of NXP's technological advantages for edge computing and IoT security, and will support the long-term and secure development of China’s IoT ecosystem.”

Within the collaboration, Alibaba’s IoT operating system known as AliOS will be integrated onto a number of NXP’s products, including its applications processors, microcontroller chips and Layerscape multicore processors.

“We share the same vision as NXP on providing advanced and secure IoT solutions for an ‘everything connected’ world,” said Ku Wei, General Manager of IoT of Alibaba Cloud.

“Based on the integration of AliOS Things with NXP’s applications processors and microcontroller chips, our comprehensive solution will better serve the development of China’s local commercial and manufacturing industries.”

NXP also announced that it has become a council member of the ICA IoT Connectivity Alliance – a smart technology-focused organisation that it will look to better through its partnership with Alibaba Cloud.

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