SAN JOSE, California, April 7 /PRNewswire/ --

NXP Semiconductors announces the following TechOnline Webinar:

What: NXP Semiconductors Webinar When: Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 11:00am EDT (8:00am PDT, 16:00 GMT) Where: How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above. Contact: Rebecca Samuel, Media Relations, NXP Semiconductors, +1-408-474-8769 The deep dimming characteristics of incandescent bulbs are well understood and accepted by consumers with millions of off-the-shelf triac dimmers installed in homes and offices today. An important aspect of enabling the growth of Solid State Lighting (SSL) fixtures as a replacement for incandescent bulbs is the need for similar dimming properties while fitting into existing infrastructure. In this webinar, NXP Semiconductors will show deep SSL fixture dimming comparable to incandescent bulb dimming with standard off-the-shelf triac dimmers, with significant power efficiency improvements. NXP's SSL driver product portfolio offers great flexibility and wide product design options for today's emerging SSL market. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the event will be archived at NXP is a leading semiconductor company founded by Philips more than 50 years ago. Headquartered in Europe, the company has about 30,000 employees working in more than 30 countries and posted sales of USD 5.4 billion (including the Mobile Personal business) in 2008. NXP creates semiconductors, system solutions and software that deliver better sensory experiences in TVs, set-top boxes, identification applications, mobile phones, cars and a wide range of other electronic devices. News from NXP is located at