Philips is a Dutch technology company headquartered in Amsterdam with primary divisions focused in the areas of electronics, healthcare and lighting. It was founded in Eindhoven in 1891 by Gerard Philips and his father Frederik. It is one of the largest electronics companies in the world and employs around 105,000 people across more than 60 countries.
Philips has, in August 2016, joined the increasingly crowded market for wearables with its own health platform and ecosystem. The company says, the health suite is the first in a larger product line of smart medical-grade devices to come.
Founded in 1891.