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Connected health appliances

Philips has showcased at CES 2017 its innovative connected health products and solutions that empower consumers to become ever-more engaged in their health. Leveraging Philips’ expertise in the consumer and professional healthcare domains,…

Philips: smart sensors for the oral healthcare

Philips Sonicare FlexCare Platinum Connected is an innovation that uses the Smart Sensor technology to help consumers identify the areas of the mouth missed in their current brushing routine. The advanced toothbrush synchronizes…

Philips: sales increase by 2% in the third quarter

In the third quarter Philips reported a comparable sales growth of 2%, equal to 5.8 billion euro, and an improvement in operational results reaching 570 million euro. The increase in sales was driven…

IFA day 2: return of the Whirlpool brands, Philips caring home

by Paul Roggema. The highlight of day 2 of IFA was clearly the presence of Whirlpool. In the past the company completely ignored IFA; they choose to be at Eurocucina Milan, and the…

IFA 2015: disappointing in Home Automation

by Paul Roggema. There were great hopes on IFA (Europe’s leading brown and white goods trade fair), edition 2015. Many expected the industry would come up with solutions based on the new, almost-ready home…

Philips collaborates with ABB to promote the smart home in China

Philips and ABB have begun a collaboration which will involve the seamless integration of the Philips Hue connected lighting system for the home with ABB’s i-Jia home automation system. The two companies will…

Philips becomes second largest patent applicant at the European Patent Office

Philips announced that it is the second largest patent applicant in the world for patents filed at the European Patent Office (EPO). Philips filed 2,317 patent applications in 2014, an increase of 26%…

A challenging 2014 for Philips

Philips published its results for the fourth quarter and for the full year 2014. In Q4 comparable sales declined 2% and adjusted EBITA amounted to 743 million euro, or 11.4% of sales, compared…

Philips: sales at 5.5 billion euro in the third quarter 2014

In the third quarter of the year, Philips registered sales equal to 5.5 billion euro, remaining flat year-on-year. EBITA amounted to a loss of 7 million euro, primarily impacted by charges related to…

IFA report: days 4, 5

As the big European news at IFA 2014 was the new BSH oven platform, the Koreans did not disappoint neither. For the first time Samsung had a full hall for themselves. The newly…

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