Melexis

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Combining a passion for technology with truly inspired engineering, Melexis designs, develops and delivers innovative micro-electronic solutions that enable designers to turn ideas into applications that support the best imaginable future. The company’s advanced mixed-signal semiconductor sensor and actuator components address the challenges of integrating sensing, driving and communication into next-generation products and systems that improve safety, raise efficiency, support sustainability and enhance comfort.


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Initiator IC integrates immobiliser functionalilty

Initiator IC integrates immobiliser functionalilty
Utilising its expertise in wireless technology and passive entry/start systems for automotive, Melexis introduces the MLX74190. This LF initiator IC, consists of two high power, independently programmable LF drivers plus built-in immobilisers. The device is suited for wireless communication deployments requiring power efficient operation, such as automotive, safety and building automation.
12th November 2014

1.35MP CMOS image sensor enhances automotive safety

1.35MP CMOS image sensor enhances automotive safety
Designed for automotive safety applications, the MLX75421 Blackbird has been introduced by Melexis. This High Dynamic Range (HDR) image sensor provides an extensive set of on-chip functional safety (ASIL) support functions, making it suitable for automatic emergency braking, electronic mirrors/camera monitor systems, autonomous evasive steering and next-gen viewing applications.
22nd October 2014

Directly connect Hall effect sensor into automotive designs

Directly connect Hall effect sensor into automotive designs
Incorporating amplifier, analogue output and internal compensation circuits, Melexis has announced the MLX90290 linear Hall sensor IC. The monolithically integrated magnetic sensor IC converts magnetic flux into an analogue output, guaranteeing critical functional parameters to absolute levels, simplifying integration by removing the need for end-of-line calibration.
13th October 2014


Hall effect sensor doesn't need a PCB or discrete components

Hall effect sensor doesn't need a PCB or discrete components
Able to be directly implemented into the design without a PCB or supplementary board level components, a new version of the MLX92242 Hall effect sensor IC has been introduced by Melexis. With a built-in capacitor, the sensor IC does not increase the overall dimensions or require additional soldering.
18th September 2014

Melexis brings 3D vision to automotive infotainment

Melexis brings 3D vision to automotive infotainment
Melexis and SoftKinetic announce the first time of flight (ToF) 3D sensor for automobile safety and infotainment markets. The MLX75023 sensor, featuring SoftKinetic technology and manufactured in Melexis’ Automotive grade CMOS mixed signal process, is the highest resolution 3D sensor available. It works in full sunlight, making it a suitable solution for a vehicle’s cockpit.
25th June 2014

2-wire Hall effect switches can be re-programmed

2-wire Hall effect switches can be re-programmed
The latest addition to the company’s advanced Hall effect switch/latch IC offering, Melexis Technologies has announced the MLX92242. The highly integrated device combines a voltage regulator (supporting a wide operating voltage range), Hall sensing element and a current sink-configured output driver all in a single compact, low-profile package.
22nd May 2014

LIN transceiver IC addresses multiple LIN system demand

LIN transceiver IC addresses multiple LIN system demand
Due to the the growth of Local interconnect network (LIN) nodes in cars, which result in master modules controlling multiple LIN buses, Melexis have introduced a 2 and 4-channel LIN transceiver IC. The MLX80002/4 can reduce system costs of the LIN physical layer by 20% compared to multiple single transceiver ICs found in, for example, a body control module (BCM). 
9th May 2014

Custom Hall effect sensors at off-the-shelf prices

Custom Hall effect sensors at off-the-shelf prices
Allowing magnetic switching thresholds to be configured (including hysteresis), the MLX92231 and MLX92211 digital Hall effect sensors from Melexis are factory pre-programmed to precise Hall effect switch or latch specifications. This enables tailored results that match the customer’s specific application requirements without the cost usually associated with custom solutions.
23rd December 2013

Know your network

Know your network
An investigation of in-vehicle communication protocols and their future possibilities. By Michael Bender, Product Marketing Manager for the LIN and power control product lines at Melexis.
10th December 2013

Programmable Hall effect sensor IC for EVs and HEVs

Programmable Hall effect sensor IC for EVs and HEVs
Enhancing its customer programmable Triaxis Hall effect sensor IC portfolio, Melexis introduce the MLX91208 series. Operating over a wide temperature range from -40°C to +150°C, the high speed MLX91208 Hall effect sensors are ideally suited for electric vehicle, hybrid electric vehicle, and renewable energy system applications.
9th December 2013

Linear Hall IC features programmable sensitivity range

Linear Hall IC features programmable sensitivity range
The new, improved MLX91209CA high speed Linear Hall IC from Melexis features a programmable sensitivity range from 5 to 150mV/mT, is suitable for measuring DC and AC currents up to 200kHz. The MLX91209CA’s strong thermal and lifetime stability provides design engineers with a fully programmable critical characteristics - allowing one single part to meet a wide variety of current sensing applications.
31st October 2013

Melexis Simplifies 12V Automotive Actuator Designs

Melexis Simplifies 12V Automotive Actuator Designs
Melexis Technologies has announced the release of its latest advanced motor controller IC for use with the direct current (DC) and single or dual phase brush-less direct current (BLDC) motors now being designed into modern vehicles. Intended for environments with elevated temperature levels, the MLX81150 incorporates many of the external components critical for DC/BLDC motor control into its compact package - thereby curbing board space utilization, bill of materials costs and system power budget.
28th August 2013

Melexis Launches Next Generation Triaxis Position Sensor

Melexis Launches Next Generation Triaxis Position Sensor
The SAE J2716 SENT (Single Edge Nibble Transmission) protocol serves safety critical, cost sensitive applications in the automotive and transportation sectors. It facilitates the replacement of analog signaling between sensors and microcontrollers. The Triaxis range of advanced position sensors from Melexis pioneered non-contact 360° and 3D SENT solutions in demanding safety applications of this kind. This newest additions to this range, the MLX90366 and MLX90367, extend the capability and performance of current SENT protocol devices to fully support position sensing implementations in the most challenging of environments, with 12 bit resolution and 10 bit accuracy. In keeping with the ever evolving nature of automotive safety disciplines, both products are ASIL B SEooC(Safety Elements out of Context) ready to assure that advanced reliability requirements are met. They also support future product progression through ROM/firmware changes.
26th June 2013

Advancing Automotive HMIs

Advancing Automotive HMIs
Kristof Lieben, application engineer for automotive electronics manufacturer Melexis, explores how optical-based proximity and gesture recognition is being used to augment touch-screen technology, in this interesting article from ES Design magazine.
3rd June 2013

Melexis Further Expands LIN Transceiver Offering with New Device That Exhibits Strong EMC/ESD Behavior

Melexis Further Expands LIN Transceiver Offering with New Device That Exhibits Strong EMC/ESD Behavior
Automotive specialist Melexis, has added to its portfolio of devices supporting the local interconnect network (LIN) bus. The new MLX80030, which comes in a compact SOIC8 package, is 3rd member of the company’s next generation of system basis ICs that enable simple and effective development of LIN slaves. Pin-to-pin compatible with established LIN devices, such as the ATA6623/29 and TJA1028, this IC combines a physical layer LIN transceiver (according to LIN 2.x and SAEJ2602) with a 3.3V voltage regulator that has a RESET output for the system microcontroller.
29th May 2013

Melexis Introduces Enhanced LIN Communication Devices with Integrated Voltage Regulation & Watchdog Functionality

Melexis Introduces Enhanced LIN Communication Devices with Integrated Voltage Regulation & Watchdog Functionality
The local interconnect network (LIN) bus continues to see widespread adoption in the automotive world. This robust, cost-effective communication protocol allows implementation of many basic networking functions in sub-systems previously considered to be uneconomical for smart actuators and controls.
15th May 2013

Programmable Digital Hall Effect Sensor From Melexis Delivers Best In Class Performance, Size And Cost

Melexis Technologies NV introduces a new programmable Digital Hall effect sensor with superior functionality and performance. The MLX92232 features EEPROM memory allowing re- programmable magnetic switching thresholds including hysteresis. It can easily be programmed to meet any Hall effect Switch or Latch specification for direct replacement of previous generation or competitors Hall effect sensors. The MLX92232 can be used to replace many inventory SKUs resulting in leaner manufacturing processes, reduced quality conformance expenses and lower inventory carrying costs. A novel 32 bit unique ID code in each sensor gives lifetime traceability.
20th March 2013

Melexis Introduces New Low Voltage Digital Output Hall Effect Sensors

Melexis Introduces New Low Voltage Digital Output Hall Effect Sensors
Melexis has announced the MLX92212 family of digital output Hall effect sensors. Built on an advanced CMOS process these AEC-Q100-qualified devices deliver robust, automotive level performance at competitive price points. They also require significantly less operating current than competing devices on the market.
19th March 2013

Melexis Introduces New Low Voltage Digital Output Hall Effect Sensors

Melexis has announced the MLX92212 family of digital output Hall effect sensors. Built on an advanced CMOS process these AEC-Q100-qualified devices deliver robust, automotive level performance at competitive price points. They also require significantly less operating current than competing devices on the market.
20th February 2013

Programmable High-Speed Hall Effect Sensor For Fast Response Current Sensing Applications

Programmable High-Speed Hall Effect Sensor For Fast Response Current Sensing Applications
Melexis advances the state of the art in contact-less current sensing for renewable energy, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) and Electric Vehicle (EV) applications. The MLX91209 is a fully customer programmable monolithic sensor IC packaged in a standard SIP package and providing a high speed analog output signal proportional to the external applied flux density. The MLX91209 enables the user to construct a precise and programmable current sensor solution with fast response time.
1st February 2013


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