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For over a decade, our customers in the automotive electronics market have inspired us to create, manufacture and deliver advanced Mixed Signal semiconductors, sensor ICs, and programmable sensor IC systems.


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SMD device measures the temperature of your dinner

SMD device measures the temperature of your dinner
  Global microelectronics engineering company, Melexis, has announced a new family of miniature far infrared (FIR) sensors for use in multiple applications where accurate temperature measurement is required. The MLX90632 family is based upon Melexis' established FIR technology that utilises the fact that every object emits heat radiation.
23rd November 2017

Belgian manufacturing facility expands sustainably

Belgian manufacturing facility expands sustainably
Global microelectronics engineering company, Melexis, has announced a significant expansion of manufacturing space and people at its R&D and manufacturing facility in Ypres, Belgium. The site is focused on Melexis flagship products - position sensors and sensor interfaces. In 2013, the company invested around €10m adding a new production unit to the Ypres facility. The 7,000m2 facility will now be further extended by 1,300m2 to create additional manufacturing space.
13th November 2017

Melexis to play leading role in 2017 ESSDERC and ESSCIRC

Melexis to play leading role in 2017 ESSDERC and ESSCIRC
Melexis has announced its participation and the prominent role it will be playing in the 47th European Solid-State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC) and the 43rd European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC) at the heart of 'Europe's Silicon Valley' in Leuven, Belgium. The long-running conferences are organised by the world leading research and innovation hub for nanoelectronics, energy and digital technologies, imec, and the University of Leuven (KU Leuven).
14th September 2017


Chipset simplifies design of robust automotive solutions

Chipset simplifies design of robust automotive solutions
Global microelectronics engineering company, Melexis, has announced a new Time-of-Flight (ToF) chipset and development kit that enables simple, modular and future proof design of 3D vision solutions. Previously available only as part of a development system, the chipset is now available to designers everywhere. The newly available chipset includes the MLX75023 1/3-inch optical format ToF sensor and the MLX75123 companion IC that embeds many of the external components normally required to develop a 3D vision solution.
16th June 2017

Dual die latch and switch sensor delivers accurate measurement

Dual die latch and switch sensor delivers accurate measurement
Microelectronics engineering company, Melexis, has announced a range of new magnetic latch and switch sensors that it claims are the first in the world to feature two silicon dice in the same package. The highly reliable devices, which are aimed at automotive applications including transmission, power steering, braking and locks/latches, represent a major advance in magnetic sensing technology. By integrating two ICs into a single package, Melexis can provide the redundant operation that is crucial to meet the reliability requirements of the automotive market.
2nd June 2017

Chipset simplifies ToF 3D Vision in challenging environments

Chipset simplifies ToF 3D Vision in challenging environments
  Melexis has announced a chipset and its evaluation kit that simplify and speed the implementation of robust, time‐of‐flight (ToF) 3D vision solutions for the most challenging environments. With this newest addition Melexis continues to strengthen its expertise and know-how in the area of ToF solutions for automotive and beyond.
19th January 2017

MEMS to be used in pressure sensing applications

MEMS to be used in pressure sensing applications
Global microelectronics company enabling future innovation through a philosophy of inspired engineering, Melexis, continues to bring highly differentiated products to market through superior innovation, with the introduction of its MLX90819 sensor IC - which is targeted at measuring mid pressure (10-50bar) levels. 
21st October 2016

Forbes: Melexis among most trustworthy companies in Western Europe

Forbes: Melexis among most trustworthy companies in Western Europe
Melexis has been included in Forbes magazine’s 50 Most Trustworthy Companies in Western Europe, for having consistently demonstrated transparent accounting procedures and solid corporate governance. Other companies to be included in this list were French retailer FNAC, UK industrial machinery manufacturer Renishaw, Swedish hardware chain Clas Ohlson and German clothing brand Hugo Boss.
26th August 2016

Melexis to build automation centre in Germany

Melexis to build automation centre in Germany
An announcement establishing a new R&D centre has been made by Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company. The company has taken steps to further expand its operations, with their latest site, which will initially have a complement of around 25-30 engineers. The centre is to be situated in Dresden, Germany and will allow the company to tap into the wealth of semiconductor engineering talent found in the Saxony region. 
9th August 2016

Current sensors provide sensitivity down to 26.7mV/A

Current sensors provide sensitivity down to 26.7mV/A
Expanding its portfolio of current sensing devices based on cutting-edge implementation of Hall effect technology, Melexis has announced the MLX91210 family. Running off a 5V supply, the MLX91210 ICs have current sensitivity levels down to 26.7mV/A and support linear current measurement ranges that span as far as ±75A corresponding to 30ARMS current.
14th July 2016

Melexis unveils new brand identity

Melexis unveils new brand identity
The new brand identity and website of Melexis underlines the company’s ambitions, and draws inspiration from the incredible capacity of species to adapt to challenging habitats. “We recalibrated our brand to reflect not only the company we are today, but also our expectations for tomorrow. Our new identity is a clear declaration of our belief in engineering that enables the best imaginable future,” says Melexis, CEO Françoise Chombar.
22nd June 2016

Unique magnetic latch/switch family offers lateral sensitivity

Unique magnetic latch/switch family offers lateral sensitivity
Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, has made a major advance in magnetic sensing technology that will have widespread implications for modern automobile design. Its latest product - the MLX92292 - effectively represents a whole new way of sensing.
4th December 2015

Melexis & Sony to expand time-of-flight offering

Melexis & Sony to expand time-of-flight offering
Melexis has signed an agreement with Sony to further expand its Time-of-Flight offering for automobile safety and infotainment markets. Sony has acquired SoftKinetic, a Belgian based developer of sensor-to-software 3D gesture solutions including the patented DepthSense Time-of-Flight sensor technology.
8th October 2015

Multi-channel RF transceiver suits sub-GHz applications

Multi-channel RF transceiver suits sub-GHz applications
Melexis has introduced the MLX73290-M, a multi-channel RF transceiver IC, drawing on the company’s expertise in low power wireless implementation. Addressing the sub-GHz ISM bands from 300 to 960MHz, the product delivers two RF channels, each with a programmable RF power transmitter and a highly sensitive RF receiver. It is fully programmable via its serial peripheral interface.
29th September 2015

Hall-effect elevated current sensor suits EVs & HEVs

Hall-effect elevated current sensor suits EVs & HEVs
Melexis has added a device to its MLX91208 series of programmable Hall-effect current sensors, with the introduction of an elevated current version. Optimised for the very high fields that characterise EV and HEV applications, the MLX91208CAV can cope with up to 1000A of primary current. This device complements the existing MLX91208 products which cover low field and high field functions.
1st September 2015

Time-of-Flight imaging evaluation kit released

Time-of-Flight imaging evaluation kit released
Melexis has strengthened the support offered for its ground-breaking Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensing technology. The EVK75023 evaluation kit accompanies its MLX75023 QVGA (320x240pixels) resolutionToF sensor with high dynamic range DepthSense pixels. This hardware platform enables implementation of more advanced HMIs.
2nd July 2015

Melexis to demonstrate its sensors for touch-less HMIs

Melexis to demonstrate its sensors for touch-less HMIs
Melexis will be participating in two key events at which it will have live demonstrations of its sensors for touch-less HMI technology in action. The first event is Automotive Cockpit HMI in Detroit, which takes place from 19th to 21st May. Next will be the Image Sensors Conference in Brussels, taking place between 23rd and 25th June. 
11th May 2015

Use magnetic sensor ICs to develop next-gen HMIs

Use magnetic sensor ICs to develop next-gen HMIs
In order to support the innovative MLX90393 programmable magnetic sensor IC, Melexis has announced an EVB. The MLX90393 EVB provides a platform for constructing a wide variety of HMIs, from relatively simple slide, push/pull and linear swipe switches through to more complex 3D sensing systems, such as joysticks or rotary knobs with push functions included.
9th April 2015

Fan driver IC offers leading acoustic noise levels

Fan driver IC offers leading acoustic noise levels
Expanding the company’s portfolio of All-in-One single coil fan drivers, Melexis has introduced a 600mA single coil fan driver IC targeting energy efficient cooling system designs. The MLX90297 incorporates a minimum speed setting and a speed curve which can be tuned through inclusion of just one additional resistor.
22nd January 2015

Sensor IC draws just 2.5µA of current when idle

Sensor IC draws just 2.5µA of current when idle
A fully programmable, compact sensor IC, capable of accurately measuring changes in magnetic flux density along its X, Y and Z axes, has been introduced by Melexis. The MLX90393, which is based on the company’s proprietary Triaxis technology, enables a wide range of HMI implementations.
12th November 2014


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