Freescale is a leader in embedded processing solutions for the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microcontrollers and microprocessors to sensors, analog ICs and connectivity, our technologies are fueling the next great wave of innovation.
What does it take to have real innovation? It’s starts with a great idea – and Freescale has patented many thousands of them over its 60+ years of history and currently has more than 6,000 patent families. We're also incubating them in our Discovery Labs. It's great to be recognized by Thomson Reuters as one of the Top 100 global innovators, which identifies the most innovative organizations in the world through a series of patent-based metrics including overall innovation (patent) activity, success rate, globalization and influence.
Freescale is headquartered in Austin, Texas with design, research and development, manufacturing and sales operations in more than 20 countries. We are driven by a culture of innovation, quality and results – an engagement worldwide of more than 18,000 employees. We are leaders in embedded processing solutions – making the world a smarter place for all of us.
Microprocessors, controllers and sensors are unseen by the average consumer, but enable products we use every day to be smarter, greener, safer and significantly advance our quality of life. Freescale has a long history of technology innovation and has developed some of the most world changing inventions. Exactly where is Freescale making an impact on our world? Take a walk through the timeline, see stories from our customers and hear what others are saying.
Freescale connects with customers, partners, students and faculty across the globe through live and on-demand venues. You can also find us in all your favorite social communities – Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more.
Corporate Responsibility sets the expectation that a company protects its shareholder's investment and demonstrates that it operates as a good corporate citizen. Freescale embraces responsibility for how our activities affect and improve the sustainable use of the earth's resources, drive the next generation of inventors while executing with impeccable ethical standards.
For more than 50 years, Freescale has played a significant role in the evolution of embedded technologies with our break-through thinking, engineering expertise, dedication to quality and sustained market leadership. We have been at the forefront of embedded processing innovation through the decades, and continue to build on our strong foundation of advanced IP and system-on-chip know-how to lead the way with multicore, embedded software solutions, and full system designs that leverage our sensing, analog and RF technologies. Invention never stops.
Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd.'s (the "Company") Board of Directors approved a revision of the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (the "Code"), effective April 30, 2013, which applies to all directors, officers and employees of the Company. In addition to non-substantive amendments, the Code (i) updates the Company’s policies on anti-bribery and anti-corruption law compliance and (ii) adds sections addressing (A) the treatment of conflict minerals in the Company's products, (B) social media and (C) human trafficking.