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Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V., or Royal Philips Electronics, commonly known as Philips, is a Dutch consumer electronics company based in Amsterdam. Philips is founded in the year 1891 by Dutch industrialist Gerard Philips together with his father, Frederik Philips. The company is one of the largest electronics companies in the world. It is organized into three main divisions - Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare, and Philips Lighting. Today, Philips employs around 122,000 people across more than 60 countries in the world. Philips has a vast portfolio of products ranging from consumer electronics to healthcare products. Philips is also known for its lighting products. In 2012, the company became the largest manufacturer of lighting in the world.

Philips AmbientLED wins Depeartment of Energy’s Lighting Prize

08/04/2011, The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has been awarding a Lighting Prize, to any light bulb that worthy of it, since the program launched in 2008. The latest light bulb to earn the coveted “L Prize” is none other than Philip’s AmbientLED...

Philips to unveil LED replacement bulb

05/16/2011, Home lighting has certainly come a long way since the days of Thomas Alva Edison, and Philips will be part of a watershed moment as they prepare to unveil the world’s first LED replacement for the 75-watt incandescent light bulb at the LIGHTFAIR...

Philips GoGear Connect MP4 Player runs on Android

04/19/2011, Following in the footsteps of Samsung’s Galaxy Player PMP (Portable Media Player), Philips has just announced an Android PMP of their own. Called the GoGear Connect MP4 Player, it’s basically a mini Android tablet without 3G. Or you could call...

Philips Fidelio SoundSphere docking speakers work with AirPlay

03/08/2011, Philips has just unveiled a new set of docking speakers designed to work over WiFi so you never have to deal with the hassle of connecting cables to listen to your music ever again. Called the Fidelio SoundSphere, this sleek looking speaker dock allows...

Philips unveils Dual View Gaming TV screens

03/08/2011, Philips has just unveiled a new range of TV screens targeted at gamers. These displays come with a function called Dual View Gaming and basically allow users to play multiplayer games without having to use a split screen. This will prevent cheating and...

Philips Lumileds unveils SignalSure mid-power LEDs

02/16/2011, Philips Lumileds has outed their new SignalSure mid-power LEDs which will target automotive signaling applications. Meant to be the most robust and reliable surface mount LED that is currently available to the automotive industry, they have undergone a...

Apple TV Showing Weird Colors On Sony And Philips TVs?

11/22/2010, The issue doesn’t seem to be too widespread just yet, but reports are coming in of issues when the new Apple TV is paired with certain Sony or Philips TVs. We’re talking about the picture being displayed in a rather ugly pastel color scheme,...

Philips Pronto universal remote range kicks the bucket

11/01/2010, Philips has decided to stop producing devices for its Pronto range of universal remote controls after failing to find a buyer to take over the ailing business. Here’s what Philips had to say about the situation officially: “In December 2009,...

Philips Introduces The Econova Green TV With Solar-powered Remote

10/29/2010, Philips has introduced its Econova LED TV, a TV that has been awarded the European Green EV 2010-2011 by the European Imaging & Sound Association, designed to address concerns about the environment without compromising on performance. The 42-inch LED...

Synaptics TouchPad sees action in Philips Dual remote control

09/13/2010, If you happen to pick up the Philips Dual remote control anytime soon, you ought to take notice that Synaptics’ TouchPad will rock said next-generation remote which will also include other technologies such as ZigBee RF4CE (Radio Frequency for...

Philips Dimenco 3D TV to usher in glasses-free future

09/03/2010, Watching a 3D movie will require you to wear a pair of active shutter glasses of sorts most of the time, but Philips thinks that is just too cumbersome, hence working together with Dimenco to reveal a 3D TV that has no need for those pesky glasses. Too...

Philips partners with O’Neill to release headphones

09/02/2010, The good people at Philips and O’Neill have come together to develop a bunch of new durable headphones that have been tested on the toughest O’Neill team riders including Matthews, Enderud and Jones. These super durable headphones will target...

Concept: Philips Fluid Smartphone With Flexible OLED Display

08/18/2010, Flexible OLED displays seem to be allowing designers to exercise their imagination more when designing future phones, and that was probably the case with the Fluid smartphone concept design that was designed for Philips. The phone looks like a slim...