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Major sub-categories: Colour, Color | Contrast | Light, Brightness, luminosity | Spectral analysis

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Launch of world’s smallest digital IR proximity

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today launches the world’s smallest digital proximity sensor module. The ultra-small package of the TMD2635 occupies just 1mm3 of volume and...

2019-09-16

New ams/MEGVII partnership for plug-and-play ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, and artificial intelligence pioneer MEGVII announce they have signed a partnership agreement to jointly develop and promote complete,...

2019-07-12

ams and SmartSens partner on 3D and NIR sensors

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has signed a formal letter of intent to collaborate in the field of Image Sensors with SmartSens Technology, a global supplier of...

2019-07-03

ams to light up Sensors Expo 2019 with ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, will showcase innovative optical sensing technologies which are transforming personal health monitoring, the mobile phone, automotive evolution, and...

2019-06-17
ams, Ibeo and ZF partner to deliver industry-first  solid-state LiDAR systems for the automotive  industry

ams, Ibeo and ZF partner to deliver industry ...

ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces today that it has signed an agreement to team with Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, the German specialist for automotive LiDAR sensor technology, and ZF Friedrichshafen...

2019-05-20

Compact ams time-to-digital converter provides

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has introduced the AS6500, a new high-resolution time-to-digital converter (TDC) featuring CMOS inputs and compact packaging for use in space- and...

2019-03-05

New smart health sensor from ams brings ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH:  ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces the AS7026, an optical sensor for continuous cardiovascular health monitoring which performs blood pressure measurement to...

2019-02-27

New ams light sensor with 50/60Hz flicker ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces a new color (RGB), proximity and flicker detection sensor, the TCS3707, which enables a mobile phone camera to take clean, unblemished...

2019-02-26

ams unveils slim IR laser flood illuminator ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announced the launch of MERANO-Photodiode (PD), an infrared (IR) laser flood illuminator module which provides the uniform light output needed in...

2019-02-25

ams showcases how sensor solutions enable ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, will showcase several industry-first technologies for mobile devices at MWC 2019 in Barcelona later this month. Digital transformation influences...

2019-02-12

New multi-channel spectral sensor from ams ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, launched a miniature spectral sensor chip that brings laboratory-grade multi-channel color analysis capability to portable and mobile devices. ...

2019-01-11

ams introduces world’s smallest 1D time-of- ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces the world’s smallest integrated 1D time-of-flight distance measurement and proximity sensing module. The sensor is ideal for...

2019-01-09

ams launches optical sensor which measures ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announced the release of the TCS3701, an RGB light and IR proximity sensor IC which can accurately measure the intensity of ambient light from behind...

2019-01-08

ams to ease implementation of 3D optical sensing

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, and Face++, the leader in artificial intelligence software, have agreed a co-operation arrangement to accelerate OEMs’ and system...

2019-01-07
ams releases industry’s slimmest proximity/color sensor module for bezel-less smartphone designs

ams releases industry’s slimmest proximity ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduced a 1.44mm-wide fully integrated color/ambient light/proximity sensor module which has the super-slim package footprint required by the...

2018-11-23
Inline - Color Measurement of Paint Through a 15mm Thick Inspection Glass

Inline - Color Measurement of Paint Through ...

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Usually the color checking of color paint during production primarily is done in a laboratory. A paint sample is taken, and the color of this sample is then checked by way of a thin paint layer in dry condition. This...

2018-11-15

Miniature, high-resolution CMOS image sensors

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams announced the introduction of the latest products in its awardwinning NanEye family, building on the success of the industry’s original miniature image sensor module for endoscopes, the NanEye 2D. The NanEyeM...

2018-11-12
New digital refractometer from PCE Instruments

New digital refractometer from PCE Instruments

PCE Instruments: After adding lots of hand-held refractometers last year, PCE Instruments have recently launched a new tabletop Abbe refractometer that stands out by its high accuracy (4 decimal places). It measures the refractive index and the...

2018-11-08

Embedded vision comes to space-constrained ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, 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...

2018-11-07

Image sensor for machine vision sets new ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: New CSG14k image sensor from ams provides 12-bit output in 14Mpixel resolution for use in high-throughput manufacturing and optical inspection applications. ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance...

2018-11-06
Optical Filters for LIDAR applications

Optical Filters for LIDAR applications

Iridian: One of the growing technologies used in remote sensing, including in autonomous vehicles, is LIDAR.  LIDAR (laser detection and ranging) can provide a point cloud of data that precisely describes the position and velocity of objects...

2018-10-03
Series 9 APDs for LIDAR

Series 9 APDs for LIDAR

First Sensor: With the Series 9, First Sensor offers a wide range of silicon avalanche photodiodes (APDs) with very high sensitivity in the near infrared (NIR) wavelength range, especially at 905 nm. With their internal gain mechanism, large...

2018-08-24
Measuring the zinc strip color in the production line

Measuring the zinc strip color in the production

Micro-Epsilon: During surface finishing of strip material, the color sensor system used must meet high requirements in terms of precision and speed. In order to detect color shades with an accuracy of ΔE <0.1, the colorCONTROL ACS7000...

2018-07-25
Maximum color accuracy with the CFO100 and CFO200 True Color Recognition Sensors

Maximum color accuracy with the CFO100 and ...

Micro-Epsilon’s color sensor range has been extended with the new CFO200 colorSENSOR model, which with a measurement frequency of 20kHz, is ideally suited to dynamic measurement tasks. Furthermore, 220 lumen produces enormous light power. In...

2018-07-18
High-resolution, high-speed CMOS image sensor for machine vision systems goes into mass production

High-resolution, high-speed CMOS image sensor ..

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announced its CMV50000, a high-speed 48Mpixel global shutter CMOS image sensor for demanding machine vision applications, has gone into mass...

2018-06-12
Maximum color accuracy with the CFO100 and CFO200 True Color Recognition Sensors

Maximum color accuracy with the CFO100 and ...

Micro-Epsilon: The new colorSENSOR CFO200 takes the powerful True Color recognition sensors of the CFO series to a new performance level. The new model is distinguished by its increased precision, speed, light power, color memory and additional...

2018-05-21

ams’ new XYZ color sensor offers widest dynamic

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announced the release of a new XYZ “tri-stimulus” color sensor which offers higher sensitivity and a wider choice of...

2018-05-08
ams, X-Rite and PANTONE® to develop a mobile color sensing solution

ams, X-Rite and PANTONE® to develop a mobile ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and X-Rite’s subsidiary Pantone LLC announced a collaboration to...

2018-02-21
ams extends digital multispectral offerings with AS7265x compact 18-channel chipset

ams extends digital multispectral offerings ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, launched the AS7265X, a highly cost-effective 18-channel multispectral sensor solution, opening the door to a wide range of new spectral sensing...

2018-01-25
Non-contact color measurement of liquid paint

Non-contact color measurement of liquid paint

Micro-Epsilon: To date, color measurement of liquid paint has been a lengthy, time-consuming process. A new system solution from Micro-Epsilon involving the colorCONTROL ACS7000 inline color measurement system and the optoNCDT 1420-50 laser...

2017-12-19
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