Combining a passion for technology with truly inspired engineering, Melexis designs, develops and delivers innovative micro-electronic solutions that enable designers to turn ideas into applications that support the best imaginable future. The company’s advanced mixed-signal semiconductor sensor and actuator components address the challenges of integrating sensing, driving and communication into next-generation products and systems that improve safety, raise efficiency, support sustainability and enhance comfort.

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27th August 2020
RGB-LED driver brings interior lighting to life in automotive applications

Melexis has introduced MLX81116, a multichannel RGB-LED driver. The MLX81116 supports the MeLiBu high speed communication IP to enable intelligent animated automotive lighting concepts. The technology is already being leveraged by global manufacturers to enhance the safety features of their latest models.

23rd June 2020
Micropower magnetic node offers contactless 3D sensing

The Belgium-based global supplier of micro-electronic semiconductor solutions, Melexis has announced the MLX90395 Triaxis Magnetometer Node, an automotive-grade (AEC-Q100) monolithic sensor that uses the Hall effect to provide contactless 3D sensing in three dimensions. The dual-die version of the MLX90395 provides redundancy for demanding scenarios, such as gear lever position sensing in automotive applications. The functionality of the MLX...

7th April 2020
Linear Hall sensor for safety-critical applications

Melexis has announced the MLX91377 ASIL-ready Linear Hall sensor IC suitable for use in safety-critical automotive systems such as electric power-assisted steering (EPAS).

18th March 2020
Sensor-based eye tracking solutions for DMS

Eyeware, the Swiss-based 3D eye-tracking technology company on a mission to bring attention-sensing solutions to multiple industries, and Melexis, the Belgium-based global supplier of micro-electronic semiconductor solutions, have joined forces to create a sensor-based solution for advanced Driver Monitoring System (DMS).

3rd December 2019
Automotive ambient lighting performance boosted and simplified

Melexis has extended its IC family with a new generation of its LIN RGB(W) LED controller. The new member – the MLX81113 – will support the further growth of RGB LED based automotive ambient lighting, also known as LIN RGB, which is already well established within nearly every OEM worldwide. The MLX81113 features more on-chip memory, higher output current and increased EMC robustness compared to the popular MLX81108. It also offers IS...

6th November 2019
Pressure sensor IC for hybrid vehicles

Melexis has announced its MLX90821 relative pressure sensor IC designed for measuring very low pressures in automotive applications. Using the latest MEMS technology closely integrated with an analogue signal chain and digital signal processing, the MLX90821 is a system-in-package IC solution for the measurement of fuel vapour pressure as low as 50 mbar and up to 700 mbar. This makes the MLX90821 suitable for EVAP systems designed for internal co...

3rd July 2019
Output option added to triaxis hall position sensor

Melexis has announced the MLX90373, part of the Triaxis rotary and linear Hall Effect position sensor family and the first Triaxis angle sensor to offer support for the PSI5 interface. The PSI5 is an open standard based on the technology used in millions of air bag safety systems.

30th April 2019
Smart embedded motor drive portfolio for automotive applications

Global microelectronics engineering company, Melexis, has announced the latest addition to its Generation II embedded motor driver product portfolio for automotive applications, with the release of the MLX81206. This single-chip solution with 64 KB Flash memory offers higher integration with the ability to drive BLDC motors from 100W to 1,000W. 

1st April 2019
Triaxis hall position sensors provide dual-output options

Melexis has announced the MLX90374, the latest addition to its 3rd Generation of Triaxis Hall sensors, and the first to offer multiple outputs from a monolithic device. With dual outputs for the sensed motion, the MLX90374 can remove the need for a second position sensor in a range of applications. Based on Melexis’ proprietary 3D Hall sensing technology, the MLX90374 provides the absolute position of a moving magnet, covering 360°...

5th March 2019
Passive components enable smaller solution and PCB-less mounting

  Melexis has introduced the MLX92223, a PCB-less 2-Wire Hall-Effect Latch with integrated passives (392Ω resistor and decoupling capacitor), making it compatible with industry-standard Electronic Control Units (ECUs) without the need for any additional external components.

5th March 2019
First automotive grade single-chip VGA ToF sensor announced

  Melexis has announced availability of the single-chip Automotive grade VGA Time-of-Flight (ToF) image sensor for applications such as in-car and exterior monitoring. The MLX75027 is a system-on-chip solution, providing VGA (640x480 pixel) resolution image sensing and processing in a single BGA package.

5th February 2019
High operating temperature thermal sensor array launched

Melexis has announced a new version of its popular far infrared (FIR) thermal sensor array. The new device has lower thermal noise compared to the current MLX90640, an increased refresh rate of 64Hz and an elevated operating temperature up to 125°C. This latest sensing technology allows for simplified integration of temperature measurement into applications that enhance safety, efficiency, convenience - especially in harsh thermal condit...

22nd November 2018
Further advances made to automotive Time-of-Flight portfolio

Melexis at electronica this year announced a major upgrade to Time-of-Flight (ToF) technology for the automotive industry. Melexis believe that this will reinforce its position as an industry pioneer in the development and production of Time-of-Flight sensors for automotive applications. The portfolio now includes its next-generation QVGA ToF sensor chipset and a forthcoming VGA ToF sensor.  The latest developments will enable Melexis t...

22nd November 2018
Advances to Time-of-Flight portfolio for In-Cabin Monitoring

  Global microelectronics engineering company, Melexis, has announced a major upgrade to Time-of-Flight (ToF) technology for the automotive industry. This reinforces Melexis’ position as an industry pioneer in the development and production of Time-of-Flight sensors for automotive applications.

6th November 2018
Hall-effect current sensors offer enhanced performance and diagnostics

Global microelectronics engineering company, Melexis, has announced two new current sense ICs based upon their 20 years of experience in Hall-effect technology. Both of the new sensors share the same high-performance CMOS core and the MLX91217 implements conventional Hall technology, while the MLX91216 uses Melexis’ proprietary Integrated Magneto Concentrator (IMC).

15th October 2018
Showcasing interactive demonstrations of sensing technology

Global microelectronics engineering company, Melexis, will be at electronica 2018, where its booth will be packed with informative and interactive technology demonstrations. Melexis will also be working closely alongside four key distributors at their booths and participating in the ‘electronica Experience’ (Hall C6), aimed at employer branding and recruiting of young talent. 

4th October 2018
Rollout of proprietary technology realises significant benefits

Microelectronics engineering company, Melexis, has announced the rollout of its Integrated Magnetic Concentrator (IMC) technology to multiple devices within its Latch & Switch product range, delivering tangible benefits to designers, especially in demanding automotive applications.

11th September 2018
Low noise fan driver for automotive applications

Melexis has announced a new single coil fan driver IC that is capable of delivering 600mA at 24V, or 15W and is suitable for a wide range of applications that require high performance with low noise operation. The MLX90411 operates from a supply voltage in the range 3V to 28V, making it suitable for all applications that require a supply of 5V, 12V or 24V. This would include home appliances such as air purifiers as well as many white goods.

21st June 2018
LIN-based chipset offers integrated solution for window lift applications

A new integrated sense and brushed motor drive solution has been announced by Melexis, primarily intended for automotive automation applications such as seat movement, window lift and sun roofs.

26th March 2018
Magnetic position sensor meets demanding automotive applications

  Melexis has announced a next-gen monolithic magnetic sensor family, consisting of the MLX90371 and MLX90372, which provides robust absolute position sensing for automotive applications including powertrain actuators, pedals, and gear shifters.

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