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The world’s swelling population, more and more megacities and the rising demand for energy is prompting us to rethink many aspects of our modern lifestyle.

Semiconductor and system solutions from Infineon contribute to a better future – making our world easier, safer and greener. These tiny, barely visible electronic components have become an indispensable part of our daily lives. They help to feed regenerative energy into power grids with almost zero losses, tame power-hungry computers, safeguard the data flying through cyberspace and make our cars more energy-efficient.


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EtherCAT implementation made easy with MCUs

EtherCAT implementation complexity and cost can be reduced with the XMC4300 microcontroller series of Infineon Technologies. Without compromise to EtherCAT communication features, the XMC4300 has been specifically developed for cost-sensitive industrial applications that also make high demands on design flexibility, connectivity and real-time performance.
12th February 2016

A digital interface for easy & fast configuration

A digital interface for easy & fast configuration
Easy-to-use, fully integrated and highly efficient DC/DC regulators with I²C/PMBus interfaces, the PMBus SupIRBuck voltage regulator family has been unveiled by Infineon Technologies. The integrated PWM controller, MOSFETs and Bootstrap diode make them space-efficient solutions, providing accurate power delivery for low output voltage and high current applications.
26th January 2016

Infineon strengthens footprint in expanding Chinese payment market

Chip-based payment solutions are easy to use and offer higher data security than magnetic stripe cards. In 2015, China took the pole position worldwide in terms of growth for both issuing volume and the transaction value with chip-based payment cards. As one of the first foreign chip suppliers, Infineon Technologies has received the “China UnionPay Security Product Certification” for its SLE77 security payment chip.
25th January 2016


Infineon security chips protect Microsoft Surface devices

Infineon security chips protect Microsoft Surface devices
Emphasising hardware based security to protect sensitive user data stored on connected devices, Microsoft has integrated OPTIGA TPMs (Trusted Platform Modules) from Infineon Technologies into its latest personal computing devices (including the new Surface Pro 4 tablet and the Surface Book, the first Microsoft branded laptop).
13th January 2016

Driver IC family suits mid- & low-voltage motor drives

Driver IC family suits mid- & low-voltage motor drives
Infineon Technologies expands its 200V driver IC portfolio with the IRS2005 (S, M) for high voltage, high speed IGBTs and power MOSFETs. The driver IC features comprehensive protection for motor drive applications with stringent space constraints such as electric garden equipment, golf carts, power tools and mobility scooters.
7th January 2016

Power supply to become more efficient, more stable & more secure

Power supply to become more efficient, more stable & more secure
Highly developed societies require a stable power supply that also protects the environment. The goal then is to generate electricity in as targeted and sustainable a way as possible and to transmit it and use it as efficiently as possible. The research project "E2SG" (Energy to Smart Grid) supports these goals.
4th January 2016

Explore innovations improving every day life

Microelectronics is the key to a better future and has become an indispensable part of our lives – today and even more tomorrow. At the upcoming CES 2016, Infineon Technologies will highlight chip technologies and system solutions for use across multiple categories of the consumer electronics industry.
21st December 2015

Single channel low-side drivers integrate robust protection features

Single channel low-side drivers integrate robust protection features
Infineon Technologies expands its µHVIC family of integrated circuits for high and low voltage: the single channel low-side drivers IR44252L, IR44272L and IR44273L enable robust and cost effective design solutions. The device family utilises Infineon’s proven, robust high voltage junction isolation (HVJI) technology to realise multiple functions and integrate robust protection features.
11th December 2015

Safety package speeds up Functional Safety development of applications

Further advancing the development of Functional Safety industrial applications Infineon Technologies has announced the availability of the Safety Package for the XMC4000 family of 32-bit MCUs. The XMC4000 Safety Package helps to develop TÜV-certified automation systems that conform with Safety Integrity Levels SIL2 and SIL3.
25th November 2015

Setting new standards in functional robustness

Setting new standards in functional robustness
The 2EDN7524 EiceDRIVER ICs from Infineon Technologies have been launched for the PFC, LLC and synchronous rectification stages of switch mode power supplies. Enhancing the existing EiceDRIVER family, the 2EDN family is the link between control ICs and MOSFET, e.g. CoolMOS C7, as well as GaN switching devices. The 2EDN MOSFET driver IC enables high system level efficiencies, power density and consistent system robustness.
25th November 2015

Infineon supports Gear S2 smartwatch for secured NFC payment

Infineon Technologies provides the embedded Secure Element (eSE) chip for all Samsung Gear S2 models. The chip safeguards users’ sensitive data and supports secured contactless payment transactions based on NFC technology. The Gear S2 comes with a unique rotating bezel and works with a variety of phones running Android 4.4 or later. The 3G version adds stand-alone functions and built-in GPS using its own 3G cellular connection.
17th November 2015

eSE chip protects security-critical functionalities

eSE chip protects security-critical functionalities
Infineon Technologies has announced that it supplies the embedded Secure Element (eSE) chip for the latest Lenovo smartphones. Besides the Lenovo Vibe P1 introduced at the IFA 2015, Infineon’s security controllers are also used in the Lenovo Vibe X3. These security chips offer protection of security-critical functionalities of the mobile device.
17th November 2015

IGBTs extend operational lifetime & efficiency

IGBTs extend operational lifetime & efficiency
Further enhancing IGBT performance, Infineon Technologies has announced the S5 (S for soft) family based on the ultra-thin wafer TRENCHSTOP 5 IGBT. This family has been developed specifically for AC/DC energy conversion in industrial applications switching up to 40kHz, typically to be found in PV inverters or UPS.
12th November 2015

Security chips enable smart public transport in Barcelona

Barcelona is Spain’s second largest urban area and according to Juniper Research one of the smartest cities in 2015. The “T-Mobilitat” electronic fare collection system will further improve urban mobility. Infineon supplies the security chips for the “T-Mobilitat” infrastructure - for both the chip-based tickets, that work contactlessly, as well as validators based on the advanced security standard CIPURSE.
6th November 2015

"Industry 4.0" launched at Austrian production/R&D complex

"Industry 4.0" launched at Austrian production/R&D complex
Infineon Technologies Austria AG has opened a building complex in Villach for production, research and development. The expansion will be driven forward through 2017 by investments and research expenditure totaling €290m. The focus is on designing the development and production environment according to the principles of Industry 4.0.
2nd November 2015

Trusted platform module is first to meet TPM 2.0 standard

Trusted platform module is first to meet TPM 2.0 standard
Certified security solutions from Infineon Technologies AG enable protection of data, devices and networks in both mainstream computing and the emerging IoT. The company has announced that its OPTIGA TPM (Trusted Platform Module), based on the latest TPM 2.0 standard, is the first such device to comply with internationally recognised computer security requirements.
1st October 2015

Digital power control seeks to maximise LED efficiency

Digital power control seeks to maximise LED efficiency
Every fifth kWh of electricity around the world is used for artificial light. LED technology is making significant savings possible. About 13m tons of CO2 could be saved in Germany alone, equaling the emissions of about 7m cars, and office electricity bills could be reduced by more than €500m. But how can introducing the technology be made easier for industry and end users?
23rd September 2015

Infineon's IR acquisition boosts its power semiconductor market share to a world-leading 19.2%

Infineon Technologies has announced that it is the world market leader in power semiconductors for the twelfth consecutive time. After acquiring International Rectifier at the beginning of the year, Infineon's 19.2% market share now makes it the clear market leader. In comparison, both companies’ market share in 2013 summed up to approximately 17.5%, according to the results of a 2014 study by the US market research institute IHS.
14th September 2015

GaN-on-SiC RF transistors pave the way to 5G

GaN-on-SiC RF transistors pave the way to 5G
Infineon Technologies has introduced the first devices in a family of Gallium Nitride on Silicon Carbide (GaN-on-SiC) RF power transistors at this year's European Microwave Week. As part of Infineon’s GaN portfolio, the devices allow manufacturers of mobile base stations to build smaller, more powerful and more flexible transmitters.
10th September 2015

Compact, rugged MOSFETs can be driven directly from MCU

Compact, rugged MOSFETs can be driven directly from MCU
DIY tools such as cordless drills and saws have to be handy and durable. Therefore, the electronic components used in the applications need to be space-saving and rugged. Infineon has extended its StrongIRFET Power MOSFET family, providing a solution that fulfills both requirements. The Logic Level StrongIRFETs can be driven directly from a MCU, saving space and cutting costs.
27th August 2015


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