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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Accurate optical heart-rate sensing for wearables
Designers of always-on wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices now have an easier way to extend battery runtime while shrinking form factor with the latest tiny, highly integrated power-management IC (PMIC) from Maxim Integrated Products. The ultra-low-power MAX20345 integrates a lithium charger and debuts a unique architecture that optimises the sensitivity of optical measurements for wearable fitness and health applications.
Buck converters deliver high voltage automotive power solutions
Maxim Integrated has announced power-management ICs offering a small solution size and high efficiency to help automotive designers meet space and power challenges of next-gen automotive applications. As digital instrument clusters, radio head units and electronic subsystems require ever higher levels of compute power.
Wearable, automotive and mobile audio innovations at CES 2019
At the 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, January 8th to 11th, Maxim Integrated Products will showcase its latest analog and mixed-signal technologies that are enabling an array of applications, such as smarter, safer cars, accurate wearable healthcare devices and mobile audio products with rich sound.
Empowering design innovation for IIoT
Suhel Dhanani, Director of Business Development, and Jeff DeAngelis, Managing Director, Industrial & Healthcare Business Unit, Maxim Integrated explain how best to implement an Industrial IoT (IIoT) framework.
PMICs shrink power regulator size in half for IoT devices
Designers of small, battery-powered electronics can enhance the user experience by extending battery life and further shrinking device size with six new low power power-management integrated circuits (PMICs) from Maxim Integrated. The MAX17270, MAX77278, MAX77640/MAX77641 and MAX77680/MAX77681 PMICs help to reduce the power management footprint by up to 50% for space-constrained products such as wearables, hearables, sensors, smart-home automatio...
High-performance analog ICs at electronica 2018
Designers striving for greater efficiency and performance from increasingly compact electronic systems will be able to tap into three new building-block analog ICs from Maxim Integrated Products. The MAX41464 sub-1GHz wireless transmitter, the MAX38888 backup power regulator, and the MAX16141 36-volt ORing FET controller will be featured at the electronica 2018 conference.
Extended digital IO family addresses Industry 4.0 challenges
Designers of industrial equipment striving to meet the size, power and performance requirements of Industry 4.0 applications can now turn to an expanded family of digital input devices from Maxim Integrated Products. One of the new devices, MAX22192, is integrated into the company's Go-IO programmable logic controller (PLC) reference design, has also been announced.
Nissan Integrates Maxim's Battery Monitoring IC Into New Nissan LEAF
Maxim’s single-chip, ASIL D-rated battery monitoring IC is being integrated into the new Nissan LEAF, the next evolution of its zero-emission electric vehicle. The IC meets the highest safety standards with comprehensive diagnostics, delivers robust communications and dramatically reduces the isolation bill of material (BOM) costs.
Widest voltage range and smallest footprint with Himalaya uSLIC family
Now engineers designing into applications in factory automation, medical, communications and consumer markets can tap into four new micro-system-level IC (uSLIC) modules from Maxim Integrated. The MAXM17552, MAXM15064, MAXM17900 and MAXM17903 step-down DC/DC power modules join Maxim’s portfolio of Himalaya power solutions, providing the widest input voltage range (4-60V) with the smallest solution sizes.
Highly efficient isolated RS-485 module for Industry 4.0
Bringing intelligence to the edge of typically noisy industrial environments calls for high efficiency and robustness, such as that delivered by the new MAXM22511 2.5kV isolated RS-485/RS-422 module transceiver with power from Maxim Integrated Products.
Wrist-worn platform for monitoring ECG, heart rate and temperature
Designers seeking to enable continuous monitoring of various health parameters can now quickly create highly accurate wearable solutions using Health Sensor Platform 2.0 (HSP 2.0) from Maxim Integrated Products.
Matrix lighting with adaptive driving beam
Designers of high-performance automotive matrix lighting and adaptive driving beam light-emitting diode (LED) applications can now migrate to higher current devices while reducing solution size and improving flexibility with the MAX20092 12-switch matrix manager from Maxim Integrated Products.
Wrist-worn platform for monitoring health parameters
Designers seeking to enable continuous monitoring of various health parameters can now quickly create wearable solutions using Health Sensor Platform 2.0 (HSP 2.0) from Maxim Integrated Products.
Battery fuel gauge ICs deliver low operating current
Designers of lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery powered mobile and portable devices products can improve the end user experience by extending run-time and delivering accurate battery state-of-charge (SOC) data with the MAX17262 single-cell and MAX17263 single-/multi-cell fuel-gauge ICs from Maxim Integrated Products.
LED backlight driver delivers small footprint for automotive displays
Automotive infotainment designers can now upgrade to bigger, higher resolution displays with greater ease, reduced cost and smaller solution size with the MAX20069 from Maxim Integrated. According to the company, the MAX20069 provides the industry’s first solution integrating four I2C-controlled, 150mA LED backlight drivers and a four-output thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) bias in a single chip. The IC can reduce desig...
2x more throughput at 4x lower power with 5kVRMS isolator
To better protect industrial systems from the dangers of high-voltage signals, equipment designers can now turn to the new robust and reliable MAX22445 5kVRMS four-channel reinforced digital isolator from Maxim Integrated Products. Delivering up to 2x greater throughput at 4x lower power consumption versus competing solutions, the MAX22445 provides reliable communication across the isolation barrier to ensure safe operation of compact industrial,...
Microcontroller delivers secure key storage and tamper detection
Manufacturers of security-sensitive industrial, consumer, computing and IoT devices now have a fast, efficient way to build in secure cryptographic operations, integrate key storage and enable active tamper detection with the MAX32558. As the newest member of the DeepCover family of secure microcontrollers from Maxim, the MAX32558 offers these robust security features while enabling designers to save up to 50% of PCB space versus the closest comp...
Powering next-gen consumer applications
With a pair of feature rich, high performance and scalable power-management ICs (PMICs) from Maxim Integrated Products, designers of mobile systems can now maximise performance per watt while increasing system efficiency for computationally intensive deep learning systems on chip (SoCs), FPGAs and application processors.
PMICs drive optimised power for ADAS functions
With a series of power-management ICs (PMICs) from Maxim Integrated Products, designers can optimise power for automotive advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) functions to achieve high performance, small size, efficiency, and electrical protection. ADAS functions, many of which are now mandatory or will be soon, increase vehicle safety and enhance the driving experience.
Duo partner to deliver infotainment applications for connected cars
Maxim Integrated Products has announced that select products from its portfolio work with solutions by Qualcomm, to help carmakers and tier-1 suppliers integrate Maxim’s Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) solutions using the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Automotive Platform for infotainment applications. Maxim’s high performance solutions are designed to provide the necessary building blocks for next-gen vehicles.