App note: Using 1-wire for flexible electro-mechanical contact applications

1-wire solution from Maxim Integrated for electro-mechanical attachment. Link here

Adding electronic functionality to traditional nonelectronic peripherals and consumables is a common application requirement. This is typically driven by system requirements, including storage of calibration data, manufacturing information, or original equipment manufacturer (OEM) authentication of the peripheral, accessory, or consumable. In addition to selecting the proper IC feature set to provide security and memory for these applications, a reliable and cost-effective solution is needed to attach the IC to the peripheral and make an electro-mechanical connection between the peripheral and host system.

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