KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NV
Sector: Consumer Durables
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Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Royal Philips Electronics) operates as a global electronics company with activities in the domains of healthcare, lifestyle, and technology. The company's health care portfolio includes cardiovascular X-ray, digital X-ray and ultrasound, patient monitoring systems, nuclear medicine, cardiology systems, and critical care systems. Its principal health care products include Brilliance CT scanners, HeartStart Home Defibrillator, iE33 Explora ultrasound, Intera MR scanner, and MyHeart personal health monitor. Philips' lifestyle portfolio comprises domestic appliances and personal care, consumer electronics, and lighting products. Domestic appliances and personal care products consists of shaving and beauty, oral healthcare, home environment care, food and beverage, and consumer health lines. Consumer electronics product range includes CRT and flat screen televisions, DVD players and recorders, audio systems, mobile and cordless telephones, computer monitors, home theater systems, and set top boxes. Lighting portfolio comprises lamps, luminaries, lighting electronics and automotive, special lighting, and UHP lines. Its key lifestyle products include Coolskin shaver, Sonicare toothbrush, Innergize, and GoGear Digital Camcorder. The company also provides various silicon system solutions for mobile communications, consumer electronics, digital displays, contactless payment and connectivity, and in-car entertainment and networking. Philips's technology portfolio offers various digital technologies, primarily comprising Nexperia chip family, X-by-Wire automotive technology, NFC wireless technology, Xenon care headlight bulb, and Blu-ray disc. The company was founded in 1891 as Philips &amp; Co. and changed its name to N.V. Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken in 1912. Further, the name was changed to Philips Electronics N.V. in 1994 and to Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. in 1998. Philips is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.