Philips Electronics Nederland B.V., a laboratory, provides research and development services. The company conducts research in the areas of materials and process technologies, IC design, display systems and personal care, access and interaction systems, storage systems, and information and software technology. Its research areas also include system architecture for distributed home networking for consumer electronics devices, information and data management in such systems, and audio/video content analysis technologies. The company is based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Philips Electronics Nederland B.V. operates as a subsidiary of Koninklijke Philips N.V.