Freescale Semiconductor is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for wireless, networking, automotive, consumer and industrial markets. The company provides original equipment manufacturers with chips to help them drive advanced cell phones, manage Internet traffic and to help make vehicles safer and more energy efficient.
In December 2015, Freescale completed a merger with NXP Semiconductors. NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As a 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. The new entity will operate under the NXP Semiconductor brand.