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By Dr. Markus Arzberger 2022/04/28 Products | Technologies

Tracking health and monitoring medical conditions using consumer devices

Millions of people measure their heart rate or monitor their sleep with smart watches. Innovative optical sensor solutions now improve performance and enable the monitoring of medically-relevant conditions to detect potential health issues – early or even before they occur.

By Sinisa Dohnal 2022/01/31 Technologies | Automotive & mobility

New projected lighting effects build bond between car and driver

The welcome light carpet is the car’s greeting to the driver on a cold, wet night – and it’s made possible by advanced LED and micro-lens array technology.

By Alexander Volk 2021/10/19 Technologies | Medical & health | Mobile & wearables

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 Products | Technologies | Industrial

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 Technologies

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 Dominik Schulten 2021/08/04 Products | Technologies | 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 Products | Technologies | Automotive & mobility

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 Technologies | 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 Products | Technologies | Industrial

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 Pierre Laboisse 2021/03/31 Products | Technologies | 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 Filip Frederix 2021/03/03 Technologies | Medical & health | 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 Christian Feierl 2021/01/29 Products | Technologies | 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 Technologies | 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 Michael Pichler 2020/11/09 Technologies | Automotive & mobility

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 Technologies | 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 2020/08/26 Technologies | 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 Technologies | Automotive & mobility

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 Nikolai Haslebner 2020/06/16 Products | Technologies | Medical & health | Mobile & wearables

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.