- Real-time clocks
We have translated over four decades of expertise developing time-accuracy devices into a wide assortment of high-performance MEMS-based RTCs today. Featuring ultra-low power, programmability, high accuracy alarm and time-stamping, temperature compensation, smart trickle recharging, and recovery systems.
Our oscillator circuits are built for tomorrow's high-speed applications utilizing CMOS multiboarding for better bandwidth performance, temperature stability, and low noise capabilities. Product modules range from temperature, voltage, and oven controlled crystals, with a small footprint and package height, making way for ultra-miniature designs and low power requirements.
- Stepper motor driver
Built on a deep knowhow in drive circuitry, EM's step motor driver solutions offer ultra-miniature motion control, bipolar modality, and low power consumption, equipping today's devices with low incremental benefits, faster speed ranges, size assortments, and wide operational temperatures.
- Ultra-low power plastic displays
As a market leader in durable, extremely low-power plastic display module solutions, we offer flexibility through innovative OLED using non-glass substrates and alternate technologies such as OLCD. To enhance performance and versatility, we apply additional architectural bricks to complement our displays, such as invisible sensors for transparent capacitive touch films and front-lens optical lamination.
- Form factors: curved displays, custom shapes
Established as a highly recognized, innovation-based provider of small-to-medium sized custom display modules, we have powered micro-industries for decades, particularly the Swiss watch industry since our invention of the world's first twisted nematic (TN) display. With deep customization experience in wearables, smartphones and IoT devices, we can build and deliver your next custom display faster and more cost-effectively, giving you the best in covering materials, circuit designs, ultra-thin resistance, and very low-power requirements.
- OCA lamination
A key element of our display architecture relies on the highest grade isotropic adhesives for near-perfect transparent lamination to both rigid or flexible substrates and touch panels. Designed for color optimization accuracy, full display brightness, and high humidity and temperature resistance, we bring more customization possibilities to enhance the user-device experience for tomorrow's products.
- Fully functional stacks with any display technology
We are the right partner for companies demanding the best possible display stack solution to fit their requirements in terms of optics, mechanics, lowest power consumption, functionality, and cost. Specialization in 'optical shutter' designing ensures that our products deliver maximum contrast ratios and bendable properties to concurrent technologies.
- LCD drivers
EM's comprehensive expertise in drive circuitry focuses on wide operating range and low current consumption, delivering ideal solutions for portable devices, industrial and consumer displays, including the telecom and automotive domains. We build high-performance drivers and controllers based on your precise requirements for display modes, logic and supply voltage, and multiplex capabilities, to deliver the maximum in display attributes, such as contrast and viewing angles.
- Touch sensors
EM's tactile HMI devices offer a range of solutions optimized for mobile and IoT devices, gaming controllers, home entertainment and appliances, with Capacitive, Resistive, and Piezo technologies. The durability, cost-efficiency, and leverage offered to system designing facilitates integration for more sophisticated systems and intuitive user interfaces.
- Ultra-low power polyphonic sound generators
We enable standalone generation of high quality sounds, with outstandingly low power consumption and physical footprint. This technology enables devices to interact with users in new ways while minimizing the development and integration effort.
- Thermal harvesting
The future of billions of devices forecasted for IoT and other sectors depends on energy autonomy. EM designs ASIC thermo-electric generators (TEGs) for sustainable, virtually maintenance-free thermal harvesting. Perfectly customized systems deliver advantages to micropowered devices, wireless sensor networks, and backup powering, by maximizing energy point tracking, impedance alignment, and granular power management.
- Solar harvesting
Perpetual energy is a reality being driven by EM photovoltaic innovations in conversion efficiency, and designed into every system we build, from transducer converter circuits, batteries and super capacitators, to power management integrated circuits (PMICs). Our panel devices feature boosted converters, lowest cold-starting, faster charge-topping, and very streamlined BOM footprinting.
- RTC and sensors
Our energy management knowhow applies combination technologies to deliver greater result accuracy and highest density mounting for optimal use in devices. A wide portfolio of sensor systems customized with RTC integrated circuits provide increased power autonomy and the operational control necessary for today's industrial and IoT immersion applications.
- Battery power management
In house intelligent battery power management devices offer a full spectrum of power management integrated circuits (PMICs) for monitoring, converting, protecting, authenticating, source selecting and power sequencing. Advances in SoC incorporation allows more system designing capabilities on our ultra-low power standards through custom designed power management units (PMUs). We provide the industry's ideal battery management system (BMS) packaging, offering greater active-mode efficiency and ultra-low standby-mode consumption targeted for IoT battery-operated devices, industrial grids, and the automotive segment.
- Harvest power balancing
With smart ambient energy balancing and proprietary conversion techniques including power management integrated circuits (PMICs), transducers, processors for wireless linking, and storage capacitors, we are able to provide highly versatile management solutions. Our balanced power harvesting technologies target low and high power applications, featuring more power variability compensation, ultra-low boost converter and cold-start circuitry, and development kits for total hardware customization.
- Battery charger
Following our extensive expertise in system applications for thermo-electric generator (TEG) harvesting, wireless sensor devices, and interface technology, we offer battery charging modules with complete system in package (SiP) features, such as integrated controllers, capacitors, and inductors for CC/CV designs and rechargeables.
- Temperature, pressure, sensor interfaces
Leader in specific system and interface designing of MEM-based environmental sensors, we provide intelligent, more robust, feature-rich solutions for IoT, industrial monitoring, automotive, and healthcare systems. Our innovative IC integration and compensatory algorithms facilitate a better user experience, providing apps with enhanced information about the world around wireless devices and provides immutable and increased battery life.
- Capacitive resistive sensing
Our expertise in low-energy detection sensor ICs and component integration is widely recognised as the best combination in the industry. From piezo-resistive sensors optimized for low-differential pressure environments, to resistive and capacitive sensors purposed for the most demanding, real world applications, our transducers ensure the unequivocal accuracy, high stability, linearity, and bandwidth your applications demand.
- Optical sensors
EM is synonymous with the advance in peripheral appliances and cutting-edge applications requiring contact-less detection, identification, and tracking systems, such as OCR. Our wide choice of optical sensors include extrinsic/intrinsic sensors, as well as multiplexed, distributed, and pressure sensors. By combining our skills in power control integration for lowest power consumption, we can deliver greater sensitivity, a wider dynamic range, improved electrostatic insulation, and greater biocompatibility via laser, imaging systems, and/or optical fiber arrays.
- Humidity sensors
Advances to EM's semiconductor integrated ICs, from coating elements and substrates, to integrated calibration and compensation algorithms, make our humidity sensors the perfect choice for high volume and cost-intensive applications where size and ultra-low power management are essential. Resistive, capacitive, and thermal based technologies provide customized accuracy, repeatability, stability, and resistance specifically to match your design requirements and drive your applications.
- Magnetic sensors
We offers secure-performance, fully programmable, extremely compact sensor ICs, capable of accurately measuring changes in magnetic flux density, through its breadth of programmable parameters, using effective 3-axis sensing and signal processing. Our selection of wound-core magnetic hall sensor transducers allow engineers greater freedom in defining HMI implementations across proximity switching, speed detection, positioning and current sensing applications, ideal for wireless, automotive, and GPS-dependent apparatus. We incorporate optimal operating modality algorithms to provide the most efficient power consumption requirements available.
- Touch Sensors
EM's HMI transducers provide absolute control over your device. Through advanced features such as high-light transmission and non-visible electrodes, our touch sensors provides the ultimate in user experiences. Through total customer-specific design capabilities, users can define exactly the level of access required for their devices, whether as a companion IC to any ASIC or MCU-based product, or as a complete System-on-Chip (SoC).
- Sensor fusion
Taking the mobile market into a new dimension of possibilities through our SENtral sensor fusion technology, combined with the industry's first sensor fusion hub specifically designed to manage sensor outputs on an ultra-low-power integrated circuit, we are making 9-axis motion sensing outputs both super-precise and practical to implement. In partnership with PNI, EM provides top-of-the-line sensor fusion algorithms on an extremely low-power integrated circuit, requiring less than 10% of CPU power compared to other sensor fusion ICs.
From a founding member of Bluetooth Low Energy standard to today’s powerful Bluetooth 5.0 version, we bring the smallest and lowest power solutions to today’s connected world. We enable wireless low-power devices to communicate directly with your mobile devices and harness the power of the Internet of Things, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence. We specialize in maximizing battery lifetime by minimizing active mode currents to a few milli-amperes, sleep modes currents of less than a micro-ampere, and a standby current of only a few nano-ampere.
- Proprietary 2.4 GHz RF protocols
We are shaping the long range RF communications landscape through advance identification intelligence and control systems, bridging energy efficiency and more cost-benefits. We specialize in short and medium range solutions with best in class current consumption which don’t require a battery, and long range solutions which introduce new and interesting use case scenarios such as monitoring the health of crops and the location of livestock, anti-theft or pet finding in a city environment, and monitoring and control of the infrastructures of tomorrow.
Our proximity technology includes a broad range of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) smart beacons, featuring the industry’s lowest-powered sensors, for both short term deployments as well as enterprise-grade applications. We offer complete mobile operating system compatibility, firmware development kits, and hardware options to support real-world needs according to your custom specifications.
- RAIN RFID
Drawing from our long term ultra-low power expertise and our legacy in RF communications we are providing a range of state of the art RAIN RFID transponders solutions. Addressing both standard and customize demands, we are instrumental in moving RAIN RFID into new territories and use cases. Stay tuned with Augmented RFID.
- Dual-frequency RAINFC
Unifying the most popular RFID technologies, EM introduces em|echo – the first ever dual-frequency RAINFC chip combination bridging the RAIN RFID world of supply chain management together with NFCs consumer engagement capabilities. By leveraging the existing NFC capability of today's smartphones, and easy adoption of RAIN RFID's long-range, bulk reading technology, em|echo enables retailers and brands to achieve end-to-end supply chain management solutions, create an exclusive and personal user experience for end-consumers, resulting in improved store attendance and conversion rates.
- NFC and high frequency RFID
Based on 30 years of experience in defining and building state-of-the-art RFID products, we are a market leader inenhanced NFC and HF RFID products. Our NFC and HF tag ICs cover a wide range of functionalities including cryptography, contact/contactless dual-interface, and multi-protocol support ISO/IEC 15693 - ISO/IEC-14443 A. Additionally, we can provide HF reader ICs as well as modules combining NFC functionality with BLE, sensor interfaces and so on.
- Low Frequency RFID
EM’s low-frequency RFID products have been at the origin of the RFID success story, where the UNIQUE protocol associated to the EM410x products is still in the collective conscience. We offer expansive know-how and a wide range of choices in the low-frequency RFID reader and tag ICs. Our LF transponders come in a range of read and/or write options and modulation schemes covering a host of uses from logistics, to access control, to industrial automation, prepayment devices, animal tagging, waste management, and more. Until today, our EM4205/EM4305 product line remains the market reference for LF RFID transponders.
- Microcontrollers 8, 16 32-bits
In line with our initial commitment on ultra-low power, we build tailor made microcontrollers to extend product lifespan. Refining performance to get the maximum out of every bit is what differentiate our smart processing devices.
- Ultra-low power, low voltage memory
A key feature to achieve ultra-low power integrated circuits is the ability to offer best-in-class Non-volatile Memory. Thanks to our proprietary flash technology and decades of experience in tailoring non-volatile memory IPs for both in-house and external foundries, we are offering a unique differentiator to our customers. As leader in ultra-low power, we bring you our full non-volatile memory supply chain expertise, from the design specification to the production support, enabling your solution to outperform competition.
- High density SST Super Flash Memory®
Mastery of SST Super Flash Memory® is one of the key advantages that EM Microelectronic is bringing to his customers. As a privileged early adopter of SST Super Flash®, we acquired a unique experience during the last 20 years, successfully tailoring IP’s with SST® ESF-1, ESF-2 and ESF-3 generations. You will benefit of our complete experience from IP design to production support, which enabled us to successfully ship billions of smartcards. We are therefore your partner of choice for all your embedded flash designs in the largest pure-play foundries.
- Cryptography and security
As a key element of IoT ecosystems, we have built a strong expertise in security and cryptography. Our specialized department conducts security analysis, advises customers, defines and builds together, efficient tailor-made secure solutions. Our diversified products portfolio embeds standard and personalized cryptographic algorithms, designed both in hardware and software with the requirement to be optimized, low power and highly effective.