Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
New member
Sign up for FREE
New customer
Discover our services
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

MarketScreener Homepage  >  Equities  >  Swiss Exchange  >  Ams AG    AMS   AT0000A18XM4

AMS AG

(AMS)
  Report
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsRatingsCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
SummaryMost relevantAll NewsPress ReleasesOfficial PublicationsSector newsMarketScreener StrategiesAnalyst Recommendations

ams Launches World's Smallest Proximity/Light Sensor Module to Enable Phone Makers to Reduce Bezel Width

07/22/2020 | 11:15am EST

ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today launches the world's smallest integrated ambient light sensor (ALS) and proximity detection module, enabling mobile handset OEM's serving the mid-range market segment to develop mobile devices with virtually bezel-less displays. The TMD2755 module is 40% smaller in area and 64% smaller in volume than comparable devices in the market today.

 

Innovative sensor design

 

The TMD2755 provides a complete integrated 3-in-1 sensor solution, simplifying the phone manufacturer's implementation, reducing board space requirements and enabling a best-in-class low-profile system design. The TMD2755 combines a low-power VCSEL emitter (with integrated, factory calibrated driver), an IR photodetector, and ambient light sensor in a narrow footprint and low profile 0.6mm height package. The new TMD2755 module's footprint of just 1.1mm x 3.25mm is some 40% smaller than that of the next smallest comparable 3-in-1 (IR emitter + IR detector + ambient light sensor) modules on the market. Just 0.6mm high, the TMD2755 is also 64% smaller in volume.

 

ams is hitting this new market sweet spot just as phone makers are extending their smartphone offerings to address changing market economics. By enabling the proximity and light sensing function to be accommodated in a narrower bezel, the TMD2755 supports phone manufacturers' drive to increase the viewable display area as a proportion of body size -- a key factor in enhancing the consumer appeal of smartphones in the mid-range segment of the market.

 

A common feature of the narrow-bezel/large display products in this segment is a large air gap between the proximity/light sensor and the cover glass. The TMD2755 is ideally suited for smartphones where the gap between the display and edge of the phone is less than 1mm and where the sensor is buried deeper in the phone therefore requiring a 'large air gap' solution. With offset emitter/detector alignment, the sensor solution can reside far away from the touch panel glass and only require a small slot width in the glass for optical operation. The device features high proximity crosstalk compensation and supports operation behind highly-diffusive glass by compensating for unwanted reflected crosstalk. It also provides accurate and stable measurement under dark glass in low light-level environments. The TMD2755 provides a highly cost-effective solution by eliminating the need for a light pipe and interposer and the cost of two separate sensors therefor reducing the total bill of materials cost. In addition, phone makers can easily implement a single optical sensing solution based on the TMD2755 across multiple phone models, reducing development effort and keeping to a minimum the number of stock-keeping units required to be kept in inventory.

 

Jian Liu, Strategic Marketing Director in the Integrated Optical Sensors business line at ams, said: "Leading smartphone manufacturers are extending their share of the mid-range market by increasing the handset feature set and performance. The TMD2755, with its narrow package coupled with low noise, ultra-high sensitivity and superior proximity performance, has been designed to deliver the best price/performance product for large air gap designs while maximizing the screen-to-body ratio for narrow-bezel handsets."

 

The TMD2755 proximity/ambient light sensor module is available for sampling. For sample requests or for more technical information, go to https://ams.com/tmd2755.

 

View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200722005318/en/

 
    CONTACT: Amy Flécher 

Vice President Marketing Communications

press@ams.com

ams.com

 
    SOURCE: ams 
Copyright Business Wire 2020 
 

Stocks mentioned in the article
ChangeLast1st jan.
AMS AG -0.54% 22.02 Delayed Quote.14.36%
HBIS RESOURCES CO., LTD. -1.58% 24.88 End-of-day quote.-0.04%
SHENZHEN H&T INTELLIGENT CONTROL CO., LTD. -4.12% 19.09 End-of-day quote.10.54%
All news about AMS AG
01/14AMS : Barclays reaffirms its Sell rating
MD
01/12AMS : introduces VCSEL IR emitter family for industrial mass market 2/3D sensing
BU
01/11AMS : Introduces World's First AEC-Q102 and ISO 26262 Compliant VCSEL Flood Illu..
DJ
01/11AMS : Introduces World's First AEC-Q102 and ISO 26262 Compliant VCSEL Flood Illu..
BU
01/06AMS : AlphaValue/Baader Europe Lifts Price Target on AMS, Downgrades Recommendat..
MT
2020AMS : Precision Biomonitoring Develop Rapid Saliva Antigen Testing for COVID-19
MT
2020AMS : and Precision Biomonitoring announce global partnership to enable pandemic..
PU
2020AMS : World-class Augmented Hearing Technology From ams Enables Nuheara's Latest..
DJ
2020AMS : World-class Augmented Hearing technology from ams enables Nuheara's latest..
PU
2020AMS : Introduces the World's Smallest Digital Camera Module
DJ
More news
Financials
Sales 2020 3 382 M 4 101 M 4 101 M
Net income 2020 -43,5 M -52,7 M -52,7 M
Net Debt 2020 2 235 M 2 711 M 2 711 M
P/E ratio 2020 532x
Yield 2020 0,04%
Capitalization 6 040 M 6 795 M 7 325 M
EV / Sales 2020 2,45x
EV / Sales 2021 1,51x
Nbr of Employees 8 609
Free-Float 97,4%
Chart AMS AG
Duration : Period :
ams AG Technical Analysis Chart | MarketScreener
Full-screen chart
Technical analysis trends AMS AG
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsNeutralNeutralBullish
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus OUTPERFORM
Number of Analysts 16
Average target price 22,11 €
Last Close Price 22,02 €
Spread / Highest target 35,0%
Spread / Average Target 0,41%
Spread / Lowest Target -45,7%
EPS Revisions
Managers and Directors
NameTitle
Alexander Friedrich Everke Chief Executive Officer
Hans Jörg Kaltenbrunner Chairman-Supervisory Board
Thomas Stockmeier Chief Operating Officer
Ingo Bank Chief Financial Officer
Guido Klestil Honorary Chairman
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
AMS AG14.36%6 819
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED18.30%562 194
NVIDIA CORPORATION-1.50%318 401
INTEL CORPORATION15.58%235 963
BROADCOM INC.1.83%181 333
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED3.12%177 669