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

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Perfect Gloss for Metal Plates!

Perfect Gloss for Metal Plates!

Sensor Instruments GmbH: When metal plates are painted, both their color and their gloss factor must be measured after the painting process. Gloss measurement is performed inline and immediately after the painting process to allow a quick response...

2020-06-23
Color Measurement of Painted Metal Plates

Color Measurement of Painted Metal Plates

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The color of metal plates should be measured immediately after the painting process. It must be taken into account here that there are both high-gloss surfaces and very dull surfaces, and that the color value must be...

2020-06-10
No Problems Counting Fan Blades

No Problems Counting Fan Blades

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of radial and axial fans the checking of the correct frequency response depending on the applied DC voltage is one of the final steps. The easiest method for measuring the frequency is to use a...

2020-05-18
Optical INLINE sensors in plastics production and recycling

Optical INLINE sensors in plastics production ..

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Plastics have become an integral part of our daily life. Their production consumes valuable resources; it is clear that the plastics industry needs to introduce a sustainable level of recycling management. The realization...

2020-05-18
Potassium analyzer for the potash industry

Potassium analyzer for the potash industry

BERTHOLD Technologies: Potassium content measurement for the potash industry is one of the most difficult and challenging measurements in the mining industry. It is however essential in the potash production process. Potassium contains the...

2020-05-08
Counting Folds at Flex-Pipe

Counting Folds at Flex-Pipe

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of aluminium flex-pipes the decisive factor is not really the measured length of the flex-pipes but rather the number of existing folds, because due to the material's "accordion effect" the actual length...

2020-04-27
Frequency of Compressor Wheels

Frequency of Compressor Wheels

Sensor Instruments GmbH: The task is to measure the frequency of compressor wheels that are used in turbochargers. These wheels may reach speeds of up to 300,000 revolutions per minute. Usually these compressor wheels have about 10 blades and are...

2020-04-27
Sandpaper Grain Size Measured as Gloss

Sandpaper Grain Size Measured as Gloss

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the production of sandpaper it must be ensured that the grain size of the abrasive material (e.g. aluminum oxide or silicon carbide) always lies within the permitted tolerance range. Previously performed laboratory...

2020-04-24
Do not overstep the red line

Do not overstep the red line

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Plastic wires with various thicknesses, colors, forms and surface properties are used for a range of different purposes. Examples include tennis rackets with polyester monofilaments; the triangular profile of the racket...

2020-04-24
Sensors for the finest of color graduations

Sensors for the finest of color graduations

Micro-Epsilon: The new CFS2-M11 and CFS2-M20 circular sensors from Micro-Epsilon recognize the finest of color graduations, even on demanding, shiny metallic and structured surfaces. For stable and precise color recognition, the sensors uniformly...

2020-04-17

ams makes it easier to implement 3D features ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions and a leader on 3D face recognition capabilities for the mobile market, today makes it easier for OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) to implement...

2020-03-05
ams launches most advanced spectral ALS sensor for next-generation premium smartphone camera  performance boost

ams launches most advanced spectral ALS ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, today launches the AS7350, the market’s most advanced spectral ambient light sensor (ALS) for high-end mobile phone cameras. The new sensor...

2020-01-09
ams launches ultra-sensitive NIR image sensor promising large power savings in mobile 3D optical sensing systems

ams launches ultra-sensitive NIR image sensor ..

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduces the CMOS Global Shutter Sensor (CGSS) Near Infrared (NIR) image sensor CGSS130, complementing ams’ recently announced 3D...

2020-01-08
ams brings the future of selective noise cancellation to loose-fit true wireless

ams brings the future of selective noise ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, is today demonstrating the future of personal audio at the CES exhibition (7-10 January 2020, Las Vegas, NV) with its new Earbud Innovation Demo...

2020-01-07
New image sensor evaluation kits to spark innovation  with miniature cameras in consumer applications

New image sensor evaluation kits to spark ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: Raspberry Pi and Arduino based NanEyeC evaluation kits support  implementation of eye tracking, presence detection and object recognition in  products such as virtual reality headsets, smart lighting and Home...

2019-12-19
Innovative ams chip for X-ray detection heralds new era of lower-cost CT medical imaging

Innovative ams chip for X-ray detection heralds

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, is helping to make computed tomography (CT) scanners substantially more affordable. Through ams expertise in sensor design and packaging, the AS5950...

2019-12-18

Horizon2020-supported Highly Integrated ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions and coordinator of the Highly Integrated Optical Sensors (HIOS) consortium announces the successful completion of this project. Funded  EUR 3...

2019-12-02
Measuring speed upgrade - colorSENSOR CFO200 now with 30 kHz

Measuring speed upgrade - colorSENSOR CFO200 ...

Micro-Epsilon: The powerful True Color CFO sensors from Micro-Epsilon are designed for high precision color measurements. With the firmware update 1.4.20, the CFO200 models can now be operated at a measurement frequency of up to 30 kHz. The web...

2019-11-04
Marking detection on cosmetics bottles

Marking detection on cosmetics bottles

Micro-Epsilon: The colorSENSOR CFO100 is used for precise position detection in automated printing processes of cosmetics bottles. The semi-transparent glass ceramic bottles are embossed before they are printed. Due to the indentation, there is a...

2019-11-01
ams high-sensitivity optical sensor eliminates flicker  artifacts to deliver vibrant and distortion-free smartphone camera images and videos

ams high-sensitivity optical sensor ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces a sensor solution that enables smartphone worldfacing cameras with rolling shutter image sensors to eliminate unwanted image artifacts...

2019-10-29
New ams Active Stereo Vision system boosts 3D  adoption in smart phones, HABA and IoT

New ams Active Stereo Vision system boosts ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions and a leader in all three forms of 3D sensing including Structured Light, Time of Flight and Active Stereo Vision (ASV) introduces a new ASV...

2019-10-17
ams launches extended operating range dToF module enabling smartphones with space-saving accurate distance measurement

ams launches extended operating range dToF ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces the release of the world’s smallest integrated module for direct time-of-flight (ToF) distance measurement providing accurate...

2019-09-27

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
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