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By Alexander Volk 2021/10/19

GreenLight for SARS-CoV-2 antibody measurement

While SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing remains vital, those who have recovered or been vaccinated may now want to know their antibody level. ams OSRAM’s spectral sensor can now guide answers.

By Kevin Jensen 2021/10/11

How to get ripe fruit to the supermarket shelf? A new solution combines sensing and light

Equipment for testing the ripeness of fruit today is expensive or creates waste. New technology developed by ams OSRAM promises a high-performance, portable alternative at an affordable price.

By Rene Kautschitsch 2021/10/05

Foundry boosts customer innovation with specialist fabrication processes & silicon-proven analog IP

The More Than Silicon approach opens the door to higher performance and improved analog functionality while reducing development time and risk

By Peter Vandersteegen 2021/08/26 Industrial

Mira: the driving force behind 2D/3D industrial applications

2D and 3D embedded optical solutions have become system critical. A perfect fit for NIR illuminated systems, the Mira family enables engineers to design new power-efficient solutions, even in space-constrained designs.

By Dina Aguiar 2021/08/11 Health Sensing | Industrial

NanEye: the smallest digital camera module has a huge vision

Good things are said to come in small packages. Enabling developers to integrate a solution in the tiniest space can be the greatest challenge of all. The ultra-compact NanEye camera module can now go where no camera module has gone before.

By Dominik Schulten 2021/08/04 Industrial

Robotic Vehicles Get a 360-Degree View

Rapidly growing e-commerce and increased focus on safety in the workplace are driving massive growth in the Autonomous Mobile Robot (AMR) and Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) markets. They are now getting an expanded field of view.

By Firat Sarialtun 2021/07/14 Automotive

Invisible helpers – infrared light for the vehicle interior of the future

The car as a simple means of transportation is becoming a thing of the past. Instead, the car of tomorrow will be a mobile extension of our living space, with Infrared light applications taking center stage.

By Matthias Hönig 2021/06/30 Industrial

“Eyes” for robots - Industrial LiDAR Systems gaining momentum

For industrial applications using robots and automatic guided vehicles, the interaction between infrared light and corresponding sensors is essential. To capture the world in 3D system manufacturers can chose between different approaches.

By Kevin Jensen 2021/06/23 Industrial | Smart Home

New optical technology for smoke alarms detects fire faster – and helps save lives

Combination of multi-spectral sensor and white LED emitter recognizes the unique spectral signatures of different types of smoke:

By Dominik Kullnig 2021/05/11 Smart Home

Reliability to switch on: Small position sensor keeps consumer products running

The ams AS5600 position sensor saves our customers space and weight in household appliances and toys. It replaces failure-prone mechanical switches thus increasing the reliability of the whole product.

By Amy Flécher 2021/05/05

A unique combination to set the benchmark in optical solutions

Two technology powerhouse companies with over 110 years of history need a powerful visual corporate identity. Our journey started with the company vision and customer feedback.

By Pierre Laboisse 2021/03/31 Industrial

Mission to Mars: ams CMOS image sensors for pictures that are out of this world

The ams CMV20000 and CMV4000 CMOS image sensors are part of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover and meet and perform in the demanding conditions on Mars making them also perfect for the most demanding industrial applications on Earth.

By Andreas Zenz 2021/03/09 Automotive

Capacitive sensor introduces intriguing new capabilities in fluid level sensing

AS8579 sensor can accurately measure the level of more than one liquid in a container. If you care how well a washing machine cleans clothes, take note!

By Filip Frederix 2021/03/03 Health Sensing | Mobile & Wearables

Covid-19 rapid test to help control the pandemic

With a 15-minute rapid test at lab quality powered by ams spectral sensing technology, this mass testing solution is highly reliable, easy to use, and can connect to medical-certified cloud services.

By Andreas Zenz 2021/02/12 Automotive

New capacitive sensing technology provides a more reliable and safer hands-on detection

The AS8579 sensor offers the simplest way for car makers to comply with the UN Regulation 79, while giving the best detection performance

By Christian Feierl 2021/01/29 Mobile & Wearables

Hear the difference with ams’ new acoustic reference design for noise-cancelling loose-fit earbuds

Bonsai earbuds and the ams Augmented Hearing app show how well the Adaptive Leakage Compensation (ALC) technology adapts to the constant changes in noise which leak into the ear when wearing loose-fit earbuds.

By Joerg Wertli 2021/01/22 Industrial

Applying our Award-Winning 3D Sensor Technology to New Industrial Markets and Applications

How important is 3D technology to Industry 5.0? ams is finding new ways to enable our customers to create differentiating products for industrial use.

By David Smith 2020/11/25 Mobile & Wearables | Computing | Industrial

1D ToF family for mobile and industry brings the right combination of performance, size, and cost

ams 1D time-of-flight ranging sensor family offers mobile and industrial customers the right combination of performance, size, and cost to meet their needs.

By Michael Pichler 2020/11/09 Automotive

Interference-immune position sensors: for when failure is not an option

Lives depend on the safe operation of the brake pedal in a car or the arm of a surgical robot. Innovation from ams ensures that their position sensors can be relied on – in all conditions.

By Fabrice Couadou 2020/10/28 Mobile & Wearables | Computing

FIDO authentication – your face is your password

We love to hate our passwords: remembering them, changing them every 90 days, meeting their complex Requ!reMent5. Thankfully, they are becoming a thing of the past, replaced by Fast Identity Online (FIDO).

By Christian Feierl 2020/10/14 Mobile & Wearables

The unsung ‘killer app’ for Digital Augmented Hearing

Adaptive Leakage Compensation is a game changer in personal audio

By Christian Feierl 2020/08/26 Mobile & Wearables

Audio – Hear what you want to hear with the highest wearing comfort

Key findings from our ‘Comfortable, Smart, High-performing Earbuds Survey’: users from around the world want comfort, ANC, long battery life & more.

By Jeroen Biesterbos 2020/07/31 Automotive

LiDAR - Shaping the future of automotive

LIDAR plays a major role in automotive, as vehicles perform tasks with less and less human supervision and intervention. As a leader in VCSEL, ams is helping to shape this revolution.

By Filip Frederix 2020/07/23 Health Sensing | Mobile & Wearables

Covid-19 – testing times call for effective measures

How ams spectral sensing technology innovation enables improved methods of rapid testing for coronavirus infection in point-of-care situations

By Nikolai Haslebner 2020/06/16 Health Sensing | Mobile & Wearables | IoT

Digital Temperature Sensors for better precision, calibration, and ultra-low power

Putting digital temperature sensors in leading industrial applications – from process automation and monitoring through to medical and mobility – is a no-brainer and here’s why.

By Lip Leong 2020/06/05 Careers

Teaming up in extraordinary circumstances

ams Sensors Singapore has teamed up with Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group, to find a new way to enable the airline to retain its top talent in this downturn.

By Dominik Stock 2020/05/24 Automotive

Automotive Sensing and Lighting Innovations

Automotive sensing and lighting innovations for a safer, smarter, greener driving experience.

By Markus Luidolt 2020/05/15 Automotive | Mobile & Wearables | Computing

Welcome to our virtual 3D Sensor Demo

3D sensing is everywhere- see how ams is driving 3D into the industrial, building automation, automotive, AR/VR and computing space.

By Pierre Laboisse 2020/05/01 Automotive | Health Sensing | Machine Vision | Mobile & Wearables | Computing

Day in a Life of a Sensor

How does ams sensor technology enable a better lifestyle? Pierre Laboisse, ams EVP Global Sales and Marketing, walks us through how on average 200 sensors could enhance our lives every day, from your dawn workout to turning off the lights. Some scenarios are future ideas.