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Active stereo vision system boosts 3D adoption

Active stereo vision system boosts 3D adoption
ams has introduced a new ASV technology product portfolio which enables manufacturers of consumer, computing and industrial products to implement face recognition and other 3D sensing applications more easily and at lower cost.
18th November 2019

High performance temperature sensors for wearables

High performance temperature sensors for wearables
ams has introduced the AS621x-generation of temperature sensors delivering performance across a broad range of products, including a wide range of consumer electronic devices and wearables, health-related monitoring systems and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. 
15th November 2019

Sensor eliminates flicker artefacts for smartphone images and videos

Sensor eliminates flicker artefacts for smartphone images and videos
ams has introduced a sensor solution that enables smartphone world-facing cameras with rolling shutter image sensors to eliminate unwanted image artefacts - such as banding - that are caused by the flickering of artificial light sources. With the wide-spread usage of LED lighting, photography increasingly suffers from what is known as flicker from the lighting source.
29th October 2019


Tiny proximity detection triggers extend time between battery charges

Tiny proximity detection triggers extend time between battery charges
ams has launched a tiny digital proximity sensor module. The ultra-small package of the TMD2635 occupies just one millimetre cubed of volume and enables audio manufacturers of True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbud products to develop smaller, lighter industrial design earbuds.
28th October 2019

Active Stereo Vision system boosts 3D adoption

Active Stereo Vision system boosts 3D adoption
ams has introduced a new ASV technology product portfolio which enables manufacturers of consumer, computing and industrial products to implement face recognition and other 3D sensing applications more easily and at lower cost.
16th October 2019

Enabling smartphones with space-saving accurate distance measurement

Enabling smartphones with space-saving accurate distance measurement
ams has released a tiny integrated module for direct time-of-flight (ToF) distance measurement providing accurate measurements from two centimetres up to 2.5m. The TMF8801 is more than 30% smaller than competing ToF sensors, making it perfect for compact space constrained designs, yet offers superior performance in important parameters including accuracy and usability in the presence of sunlight.
7th October 2019

Tiny digital IR proximity sensing module enhances earbuds

Tiny digital IR proximity sensing module enhances earbuds
ams has launched what they claim to be the world’s smallest digital proximity sensor module. The ultra-small package of the TMD2635 occupies just 1mm3 of volume and enables audio manufacturers of True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earbud products to develop smaller, lighter industrial design earbuds. 
26th September 2019

Partnership to speed delivery of 3D and NIR sensors

Partnership to speed delivery of 3D and NIR sensors
ams has signed a formal letter of intent to collaborate in the field of Image Sensors with SmartSens Technology, a global supplier of high-performance CMOS image sensors. This collaboration complements ams’ strategic approach to further broaden its portfolio for all three 3D technologies while accelerating time to market for a more differentiated set of new products. 
10th July 2019

Technical Lab supports ultrasonic water metering in China

Technical Lab supports ultrasonic water metering in China
Ams and Qingdao iESLab Electronic, and Jiangxi Water Group have announced plans to extend their China Water Utilities’ Platform, an alliance to promote the benefits of ultrasonic water metering and NB-IoT technologies based on Ali Cloud. With the launch of the new Jiangxi Water Utility’s Technical Lab in Nanchang, the partners will further support China utilities companies with leading-edge demonstrations of the ‘big data dividend’ of ultrasonic water metering.
8th July 2019

ToF sensor wins 'Best of Sensors Innovation' at Sensors Expo 2019

ToF sensor wins 'Best of Sensors Innovation' at Sensors Expo 2019
  ams has announced it was awarded two highly coveted awards at Sensors Expo: the Best of Sensors Expo Innovation Award for its TMF8701 true direct Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor system and the Design and Engineering Team of the Year. The awards highlight advances in sensor innovations and excellence among engineers.
4th July 2019

Partnership enables 3D face recognition in any smart device

Partnership enables 3D face recognition in any smart device
  ams and artificial intelligence pioneer, MEGVII has announced that they have signed a partnership agreement to jointly develop and promote complete, plug-and-play 3D face recognition solutions for any type of smart consumer or commercial device.
3rd July 2019

Noise cancellation technology to transform listening to music

Noise cancellation technology to transform listening to music
  ams has recently unveiled new digital noise cancellation technology that will transform the experience of hearing music, having voice calls - and even the world around us - when wearing new, more comfortable true wireless earbuds.
2nd July 2019

Homeless World Cup Players invited to improve work opportunities

Homeless World Cup Players invited to improve work opportunities
Last week, ams, welcomed the members of both the Austrian national squads participating in this year’s Homeless World Cup tournament in Cardiff to its headquarters. As part of its sponsorship of the teams, via Caritas Styria, the visit to ams headquarters included a factory tour and a program of personal development and fun activities designed to help improve the future life and work opportunities of the players.
19th June 2019

Innovative demos of optical sensor technologies Sensors Expo 2019

Innovative demos of optical sensor technologies Sensors Expo 2019
Supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, will showcase innovative optical sensing technologies which are transforming personal health monitoring, the mobile phone, automotive evolution, and smart agriculture at the Sensors Expo 2019 (25th to 27th June, San Jose, CA). The company will also lead two Sensors Expo conference sessions.
17th June 2019

Scoring a goal in the fight to end homelessness

Scoring a goal in the fight to end homelessness
Supplier of sensor solutions, ams, is extending its support of Caritas Austria to sponsor both the Austrian national squads that will participate in the 17th Homeless World Cup in Cardiff, July 27th to August 3rd, 2019. In addition to financial support, the company will host the squad members for a program of personal development and work-related activities designed to help improve their life and work opportunities after the tournament.
28th May 2019

Further development for pressure sensors through joint venture

Further development for pressure sensors through joint venture
ams and Wise Road Capital have announced that they have signed an agreement to create a joint venture to advance the development and sales of environmental, flow and pressure sensor solutions for the global market. Under the agreement, employees, IP, sensor products and solutions and related customers will transfer from ams to the joint venture, while Wise Road Capital will provide its expert joint venture guidance, deep market knowledge and strength in channel and customer relationships, especially in China.
22nd March 2019

Slim IR laser for 3D optical sensing in mobile devices

Slim IR laser for 3D optical sensing in mobile devices
Worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, has announced the launch of MERANO-Photodiode (PD), an infrared (IR) laser flood illuminator module which provides the uniform light output needed in mobile 3D sensing applications such as user face recognition. 
8th March 2019

Flicker detect improves mobile phone picture quality

Flicker detect improves mobile phone picture quality
Worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, has introduced a new colour (RGB), proximity and flicker detection sensor, the TCS3707, which reportedly enables a mobile phone camera to take clean, unblemished photo-graphs in artificial lighting scenes. 
6th March 2019

Sensor solutions enable intelligent connectivity at MWC 2019

Sensor solutions enable intelligent connectivity at MWC 2019
ams will showcase several technologies for mobile devices at MWC 2019 in Barcelona later this month. Digital transformation influences every existing business model and the emerging use case scenarios of tomorrow depend on the combination of sensor technology and the promise of 5G, so ams is investing to drive innovation in sensor solutions on behalf of its many customers in the mobile industry.
12th February 2019

Multi-channel spectral sensor for mobile colour measurement

Multi-channel spectral sensor for mobile colour measurement
Worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, has launched a miniature spectral sensor chip that brings laboratory-grade multi-channel colour analysis capability to portable and mobile devices. In end products such as mobile phones or accessories, the new AS7341 from ams produces precise spectral measurements in a wide range of lighting conditions.
9th January 2019


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