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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 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 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 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.