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ams AG, formerly known as austriamicrosystems AG and still known as AMS, is a multinational semiconductor manufacturer

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Sensors
8th March 2019
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. 

3D Printing
7th March 2019
Time-to-digital converter provides high precision in 3D scanning

Supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, has introduced the AS6500, a new high-resolution time-to-digital converter (TDC) featuring CMOS inputs and compact packaging for use in space- and cost-constrained applications. TDCs from ams can measure time intervals as short as five nanoseconds with 10ps precision. 

Sensors
6th March 2019
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. 

Sensors
12th February 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.

Sensors
9th January 2019
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.

Sensors
9th January 2019
Proximity sensor IC enables measurements in smartphones

An RGB light and IR proximity sensor IC, the TCS3701, which can accurately measure the intensity of ambient light from behind an OLED screen has been released by ams. This capability supports today’s industrial design trend to maximise smartphone display area by eliminating front-facing bezels, where an ambient light/proximity sensor is typically located.

Sensors
8th January 2019
Tiny 1D time-of-flight sensor for accurate proximity sensing

Worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, has introduced a tiny integrated 1D time-of-flight distance measurement and proximity sensing module. The sensor is suited for implementing presence detection, for example to trigger the operation of a facial recognition system when the user’s face is in range. 

Sensors
7th January 2019
Accelerating deployment of 3D optical sensing

ams and Face++ have agreed a co-operation arrangement to accelerate OEMs’ and system integrators’ deployments of 3D optical sensing technologies such as face recognition. This partnership means that manufacturers can go to market faster with systems for performing functions such as face recognition, facial payments, Animoji creation and augmented/virtual reality.

Sensors
2nd January 2019
Proposed solution to enable cost-reduced 3D biometrics

Supplier of high- performance sensor solutions, ams, and Qualcomm Technologies, have jointly announced the intent to focus engineering efforts towards a 3D depth sensing camera solution for mobile phone applications like 3D imaging and scanning and, in particular, biometric face authentication.

Sensors
20th December 2018
Sensor solutions to meet the challenges of the future at CES

  At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January 2019, ams will showcase several different technologies for the mobile devices, computing, consumer electronics and automotive sectors.

Sensors
4th December 2018
Embedded vision comes to space-constrained systems

Worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, has announced the pre-release of the NanEyeM, a miniature integrated Micro Camera Module (MCM) assembly with a tiny footprint at the image sensor end of just 1mm2. With its compact design and convenient interface, the NanEyeM is easy to integrate into space-constrained designs, providing embedded vision capabilities in products such as smart toys and home appliances.

Sensors
4th December 2018
Miniature sensors create potential high-performance endoscopes

Supplier of sensor solutions, ams, has announced the introduction of the latest products to its NanEye family, building on the its original miniature image sensor module for endoscopes, the NanEye 2D. The NanEyeM and NanEyeXS, aim to enable the production of high-performance, single-use endoscopes for use in minimally invasive surgery.

Sensors
21st November 2018
Gas sensor module for kitchens

ams has released a new version of its iAQ-Core module, a low power gas sensor for the detection of steam, odours and fumes in kitchen applications.

Sensors
21st November 2018
Slim proximity colour sensor module for smartphone designs

  Worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, has introduced a 1.44mm-wide fully integrated colour/ambient light/proximity sensor module which has the super-slim package footprint required by the latest narrow-bezel mobile phone industrial designs.

Sensors
21st November 2018
Miniature, high-resolution CMOS image sensors

  Worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, has announced the introduction of the latest products in its NanEye family, building on the success of the miniature image sensor module for endoscopes, the NanEye 2D.

Sensors
7th November 2018
Image sensor for machine vision aims to set standard for quality

  Worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, ams, has introduced a new global shutter image sensor for machine vision and Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) equipment, which reportedly offers better image quality and higher throughput than any previous device that supports the one inch optical format.

Sensors
26th September 2018
Time-to-digital converter offers precision for LiDAR applications

  ams has introduced a two-channel Time-to-Digital Converter (TDC) which enables high speed scanning and high precision in single-beam optical ranging equipment and medical imaging systems.

Design
10th September 2018
Interface reduces design constraints of wireless earbuds

ams has introduced POW:COM, an interface technology which enables POWER and COMMUNICATION between a true wireless earbud and a charging cradle over a two-wire connection. A true wireless earbud previously required as many as six pins to provide both power transfer and communication between the charging cradle and the earbud, compromising the mechanical design of a small form factor that fits comfortably in the user’s ear.

Sensors
23rd July 2018
Sensor enhances end user experience for air quality monitoring

  It has been announced that ams has updated the functionality of its CCS8xx family of gas sensor ICs to reduce initialisation time and improve performance in indoor air quality monitoring applications.

Sensors
9th July 2018
Laser arrays bring facial recognition to Androids

  It has been announced by ams, that the low-power IR VCSEL laser emitter, PMSIL, is aiming to enable the implementation of user face recognition in a smartphone based on the Android platform.

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