Melexis has been granted the famous French Electron d’Or for its infrared thermometer sensor. The MLX90614 is the most innovative product in the company’s infrared sensor family. Winning this annual award confirms the benefits and ease of use of the MLX90614.

Every year the famous French monthly electronics magazine Electronique evaluates all products of the past 12 months. A jury of leading industrial representatives indicates in conjunction with the editors of Electronique the winners of the Electron d’Or in different categories. In this year’s tenth edition Melexis’ infrared thermometer sensor won in the category ‘Sensors with Signal conditioning’.

“Winning this prestigious award confirms that our infrared sensor family is the best product in the market,” says Victor Kassovsky, business unit manager for Opto Infrared at Melexis Bulgaria. “The MLX90614 is a family of digital integrated temperature sensors. This small and cost-effective non-contact thermometer delivers a fully calibrated, digital infrared temperature reading. An infrared sensor and a custom signal conditioning chip are integrated in one TO-can package. We even have a version especially designed for medical applications.”

“We are extremely delighted that leading industry experts believe in the benefits of our products and it is rewarding the innovative development work done in the Melexis R&D centre in Sofia,” says Rudi De Winter, CEO and manager of Melexis.