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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ICs enable LiDAR systems to work at higher speeds
The requirement for LiDAR systems to enable higher-speed autonomous driving is being met by two devices unveiled by Maxim Integrated Products at embedded world 2020 in Nuremberg (February 25-27).
$25m investment for new design centre in Dublin
Maxim Integrated Products has announced the opening of a new design centre in Dublin, Ireland. The design centre will focus on product development and conducting research and development in the areas of analog semiconductor design to deliver Maxim’s innovative solutions across many end markets.
When should you to secure your embedded systems?
Earlier this spring, a report was published describing how hackers used a network-connected, but unsecured, fish-tank thermometer in a casino lobby to break into the network and steal data. The incident raises yet another spotlight on how vulnerable embedded systems can be without proper protection. By Scott Jones, Managing Director, and Nathan Sharp, Sr. Business Manager, Embedded Security
Shrink power and communication footprint by up to 80%
Designers of ultra-low-power portables and wearables can shrink the size of a power and communication interface to the charging dock by up to 80% with the MAX20340, the industry's smallest two-pin bi-directional DC powerline communications (PLC) device from Maxim Integrated Products.
Power management IC shrinks automotive screen size
Designers of automotive electronic systems can now increase the number of displays per vehicle while reducing design complexity by using the MAX16923 4-output display power IC with watchdog timer from Maxim Integrated Products.
New gate driver provides power efficiency and increased system up-time
With the MAX22701E isolated gate driver from Maxim Integrated designers of high-voltage/high-power systems can improve power supply efficiency by up to four percentage points over competitive solutions, reducing power loss and the resulting carbon footprint by 30%.
How to optimise the efficiency performance of a flyback converter
In this video from Maxim Integrated, Furqan explains why a Discontinuous Conduction Mode (DCM) flyback converter, using a secondary-side rectification diode, is unsuitable for low voltage high current applications.
Automotive DeepCover secure authenticators stop counterfeit parts
Counterfeit after-market automotive parts can ruin the ADAS driving experience.
Cuffless blood-pressure measurement solution
Until now, accurate blood-pressure monitoring could only be achieved with bulky and mechanical cuff-based medical devices. Now, Maxim Integrated Products, has introduced a solid-state blood-pressure monitoring solution to more conveniently track this critical health indicator.
Getting started with hall-effect sensors using the MAX9921
The world that we live in today contains millions of sensors that continue to revolutionise the way we live, move and interact with each other and nowhere else have we seen the sudden rise more than in our automobiles.
Industrial IoT (IIoT) requires edge computing
Suhel Dhanani, Director of Business Development, Industrial and Healthcare Business Unit, Maxim Integrated, explains that the IIoT differs from the consumer IoT and is probably more important as it helps improve efficiency of industrial processes and optimises resources.
Industry takes an interest in ultrasonic sensors
There is a renewed interest in the application of ultrasonic sensing technology, say Suhel Dhanani, and Thong “Anthony” Huynh, Maxim Integrated
Industrial IoT requires edge computing
The industrial IoT (IIoT) differs from the consumer IoT and is probably more important as it helps improve efficiency of industrial processes and optimises resources. It is, in fact, fast becoming a must-have for manufacturing companies – as there is a direct and easy-to-measure return on investment (ROI) based on the higher cost efficiency of their operations. By Suhel Dhanani, Director of Business Development, Industrial & Healthcare...
Automotive-grade secure authenticator enhances vehicle safety
Designers can now enhance safety, security and data integrity for connected vehicle systems while also reducing both complexity and code development time with the DS28C40 DeepCover automotive secure authenticator from Maxim Integrated Products. As the industry’s first and only AEC-Q100 Grade 1 solution for automotive systems, this authenticator IC reduces the design complexity and software vulnerability of current approaches to ensure only ...
Battery monitor IC is ASIL-D-Compliant
Designers can now achieve ASIL-D compliance for automotive applications using just a single chip for a safer, more cost-effective battery management system with the MAX17853 battery monitor IC from Maxim Integrated Products. Targeting mid-to-large cell count configurations for automotive applications, such as battery packs for electric and hybrid vehicles, MAX17853’s unique flexible architecture called Flexpack allows customers to rapidly m...
Power solution with high efficiency and lowest quiescent current
With what is believed to be the lowest quiescent current (IQ) in its class of 6µA, as well as what is reportedly the highest peak efficiency of 96% in the market, designers can now maximise a portable device’s battery life with the MAX77827 buck-boost converter from Maxim Integrated Products.
Advanced battery protector delivers high level of safety
Designers concerned about battery safety now have access to an advanced battery protector with integrated fuel gauges from Maxim Integrated Products. The newest 1-cell, pack-side ICs in this portfolio are the MAX17301 and the MAX17311, which offer the most configurable settings for battery safety in the industry and allow fine tuning of voltage and current thresholds based on various temperature zones.
The wearable healthcare revolution is ready to deliver healthier outcomes
Wearable healthcare devices have the potential to enable better use of health data in research and innovation as well as intervention and services, believes Andrew Baker, managing director, Industrial and Healthcare business unit, Maxim Integrated
Compact real-time clock offers longest battery life
The MAX31341B nanoPower real-time clock (RTC) from Maxim Integrated Products enables designers of space-constrained systems such as wearables, medical monitors, point-of-sale (POS) equipment and portable terminals to extend battery life as well as save power and space.
Compact LED driver bring high efficiency and low EMI
Designers of high-performance automotive lighting applications now have a simpler, more efficient method for driving high-brightness LEDs (HBLEDs) with the MAX25610A and MAX25610B LED drivers from Maxim Integrated. The synchronous buck, buck-boost LED drivers/DC/DC converters offer a complete solution that features EMI performance, without compromising on efficiency and size.