Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium Eindhoven
NatLab is the main research facility of the Dutch consumer electronics multinational Philips. It is located in the small city of Eindhoven in the province Noord Brabant in the south of the Netherlands. It was founded in 1914 and it has since played a key role in the development of many new products and technologies. Some notable examples include the audiocassette, the Compact Disc, its successor the DVD, the DCC, the S/PDIF (in conjunction with Sony) and, more recently, the development of all plastic electronic circuits.
The full name, Philips Natuurkundig Laboratorium , translates to Philips Physics Laboratory.
Their main topics of research are: