MICRO CRYSTAL is a company of the Swatch Group Inc. Switzerland and a leading manufacturer of miniature quartz crystals, real-time clocks and oscillators for the world's leading manufacturers of IoT, wearable, automotive, industrial and medical applications.
Name / Legal form: Micro Crystal AG
Headquarters: Grenchen, Switzerland with production in Malaysia, Thailand
History: Micro Crystal AG, a company of the Swatch Group Inc. Switzerland, was founded in Grenchen in 1978 as a manufacturer of tuning fork crystals for watches. Today Micro Crystal AG is a leadind manufacturer of miniature quartz crystals (30 kHz to 250 MHz), real-time clocks and oscillators for the world's leading manufacturers of IoT, wearable, automotive, industrial and medical applications.
Year of foundation: 1978
Division / Area: Analog semiconductor products
Line-Up: kHz Tuning Fork Crystals, MHz AT-Cut Crystals, Real-Time Clocks, Low Frequency Oscillators
Core competences: RTC + quartz modules
Typical applications: Industrial market (measuring/POS terminals, remote telemetry, data loggers, street lighting, parking meters, access systems) medical market (domestic medical treatment), computers (IP camera, set-top box, industrial computer, embedded system, PLC control, Fieldbus), automotive dashboard, battery management, electric vehicle, car radio, infotainment, navigation, HVAC, black box, emergency call units, driver recorder, taximeter), home and building automation (door lock system, building control, air conditioning, HVAC, shutter control, burglary Alarm system, intelligent irrigation systems), consumer (mid/highend cameras, camcorders, consoles, wearables)