Maxim Integrated, founded in 1983 and headquartered in San Jose, California/USA, develops innovative analogue and mixed-signal products and technologies to make systems smaller and smarter, with enhanced security and increased energy efficiency. Maxim is empowering design innovation for the company’s automotive, industrial, healthcare, mobile consumer, and cloud data centre customers to deliver industry-leading solutions that help change the world.
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Step-down converter boasts 94 % peak efficiency
The MAX77540 from Maxim Integrated is a high-efficiency step-down converter with two 3 A switching phases.
AI power chipset delivers high efficiency and small solution size
MAX16602 and MAX20790 chipset achieves greater than 95% efficiency and supports designs from 60A to 800A. Designers of high-performance, high-power AI systems can now achieve highest efficiency (to reduce power cost and heat) and smallest total solution size with the MAX16602 AI cores dual-output voltage regulator and the MAX20790 smart power-stage IC from Maxim Integrated Products. Leveraging the current ripple cancelation benefit from Maxim Int...
Hand-held camera cube reference design enables AI
Maxim Integrated Products has unveiled the MAXREFDES178# camera cube reference design, which demonstrates how Artificial intelligence (AI) applications previously limited to machines with large power and cost budgets can be embedded in space-constrained, battery-powered edge devices.
Dynamic gesture sensor detects at extended range
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the next generation of its infrared-based optical dynamic gesture sensor, able to sense a broader range of gestures at extended distances. The MAX25405 detects a wider proximity of movement and doubles the sensing range to 40cm when compared to earlier generations, all in a quarter of the size and at ten times lower cost than time-of-flight (ToF) camera-based systems in automotive, industrial and cons...
Glitch-free supervisor in Essential Analogue launched
Designers can now enhance system reliability in low-voltage IoT applications with the Essential Analogue MAX16162 nanoPower supervisor with glitch-free power-up from Maxim Integrated Products. This supervisor IC can fully assert a system reset through the entire system power supply ramp; thereby eliminating low-voltage glitches during power-up and delivering higher system reliability.
Partnership develop small LiDAR safety laser scanner
Maxim Integrated Products has announced that its software-configurable digital IO products helped enable a 50% size reduction for the microScan3 Core I/O LiDAR safety laser scanner from SICK AG, a leader in the design and manufacturing of industrial sensor-based solutions. Achieving this small design allows SICK to expand the versatility of the new nanoScan3 Safety Laser Scanner for machines and vehicles that require high performance but have min...
Single-window voltage monitor for ADAS
Designers working to achieve automotive functional safety in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) can now reduce solution size and complexity with the MAX16137 single-window voltage monitor with built-in self-test (BIST) from Maxim Integrated Products.
Did you know optocouplers are not needed for isolated DC/DC?
Did you know optocouplers are not needed for isolated DC/DC? Now you can simplify your design and reduce solution size with no-opto solutions. Thong ‘Anthony’ Huynh, Principal Member of the Technical Staff, Industrial and Healthcare Business Unit, Maxim Integrated, explains.
Small and accurate isolated system-monitoring solution
Maxim Integrated Products has expanded the MAXSafe Technology line with the MAX22530, an isolated, field-side self-powered 12-bit system monitor. Featuring four channels, the MAX22530 provides isolated system-monitoring to improve accuracy 50x and to reduce solution size by 40% by integrating five components into a single IC.
Collaboration to provide low-power IoT person detection
Maxim Integrated Products and Aizip have announced that Maxim Integrated’s MAX78000 neural-network microcontroller detects people in an image using Aizip’s Visual Wake Words (VWW) model at just 0.7 millijoules (mJ) of energy per inference, an economical and efficient IoT person detection solution available.
DC/DC step-down converters reduce component count
The MAX17577 and MAX17578 from Maxim Integrated Products are small, high efficiency synchronous inverting DC/DC step-down converters. As Maxim’s first 60V inverting DC/DC converters with integrated level shifters, the company claims these devices save up to 72% of board space by reducing component count by half while using 35% less energy than the closest competitive solutions.
Analog efficient power ICs extend battery life
Designers can now extend battery life and reduce solution size of consumer, industrial, healthcare and IoT systems with three new Essential Analog efficient power ICs from Maxim Integrated Products. The MAX17227A 2A nanoPower boost converter, the MAX17291 high voltage, 1A boost converter and the MAX38911 500mA LDO all provide the low quiescent current to improve system efficiency and increase battery life.
Maxim wins embedded award 2021
Maxim Integrated Products has won the ‘embedded award 2021’. During the embedded world 2021 DIGITAL Exhibition&Conference (March 1st to 5th, 2021), the company was awarded by the expert jury for its MAX78000 low-power, neural-network microcontroller. Maxim received the prize during an online ceremony on March 3rd during the virtual show.
Precision measurement ICs achieve double battery life
Designers can now achieve double the battery life together with robust protection and high accuracy for IoT, industrial and healthcare applications with three new Essential Analog ICs from Maxim Integrated Products: MAX41400 instrumentation amplifier, MAX40108 precision operational amplifier and MAX31343 real-time clock (RTC) with integrated MEMS oscillator.
Maxim Integrated at embedded world DIGITAL 2021
At embedded world DIGITAL 2021 (March 1st to 5th, 2021), Maxim Integrated Products will showcase its analog and mixed-signal technology for automotive, healthcare, industrial, artificial intelligence (AI) and security applications.
IO-Link product line expanded with I/O hub solutions
Maxim has announced that its dual IO-Link products have been adopted by OMRON Corporation for the company’s NXR-Series IO-Link Controller and IO-Link I/O hubs, expanding its IO-Link bi-directional controller and digital IO capabilities.
The next evolution for manufacturing systems
What comes after industry 4.0? Jeff deAngelis proposes industry 5.0+, a level of self-awareness, the ability to adapt, maintain optimal performance and enable software-based reconfiguration to meet manufacturing needs.
Data acquisition system achieves ASIL-D compliance
Designers of automotive battery management systems (BMS) can now deliver the highest level of safety for voltage, current, temperature and communication while also saving space and reducing solution cost, with the MAX17852 14-channel, high-voltage, ASIL-D data acquisition system from Maxim Integrated Products.
Secure authenticator enhances vehicle safety and security
In critical systems, genuine components are the safest and most reliable. Designers can now enhance safety, security and data integrity for connected vehicle systems while also reducing both complexity and code development time by authenticating genuine components with the DS28E40 DeepCover automotive secure authenticator from Maxim Integrated.
Solar harvesting solution increases wearable runtime
Designers of space-constrained designs can now increase runtime with the MAX20361 single-/multi-cell solar harvester with maximum power point tracking (MPPT) from Maxim Integrated Products. The small solar harvesting solution is well suited for space-constrained applications such as wearables and emerging internet of things (IoT) applications.