- ams (SIX: AMS) develops and manufactures high-performance analog semiconductors that solve its customers’ most challenging problems with innovative solutions. ams’ products are aimed at applications which require extreme precision, accuracy, dynamic range, sensitivity, and ultra-low power consumption. ams’ product range includes sensors, sensor interfaces, power management ICs, and wireless ICs for customers in the consumer, industrial, medical, mobile communications, and automotive markets. ams’ headquarters are in Premstaetten near Graz, Austria. Key research and development facilities are based in Austria, in Plano/Texas (USA), a center of excellence in optical sensors, and in 16 other design centers worldwide. Employing around 2,100 people in over 20 countries, ams operates direct sales offices in all major regions of the world.

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TSL4531 Digital Ambient Light Sensor Publish Date: 2012-09-07

The ams TSL4531 ambient light sensing (ALS) approximates human eye response under a variety of lighting conditions.

AS5163 - Contactless Magnetic Angle Position Sensor Publish Date: 2012-10-03

ams' AS5163 is a contactless magnetic angle position with high driving capability for resistive and capacitive loads.

AS5215 - Automotive Rotary Encoder IC Publish Date: 2012-10-03

ams' AS5215 is a redundant, contactless rotary encoder sensor with two independent dies in one package.

AS5245 - Dual Die Motion Sensing IC Publish Date: 2012-10-03

ams' AS5245 is a system-on-chip, combining integrated Hall elements, analog front end and digital signal processing in a single device.

AMS Sensor Driven Lighting Publish Date: 2012-10-04

AMS offers the best-in-class design energy saving, sensor-driven lighting system for daylight harvesting and color tuning.

AS8510 – Channel Measurement Device Publish Date: 2012-10-04

ams' AS8510 is a low noise, 2 channel measurement device featuring control signals for external high side PGA including zero offset architecture.

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AS1115 Overview Publish Date: 2011-01-31

AS1115 offers a single chip, complete, flexible, affordable, and easy solution for user interfaces with LED displays.

Duration: 5 minutes
Miniature Motion Control Overview Publish Date: 2011-05-10

The ams IC's and New Scale motion controls which provide high resolution, miniature closed-loop motion systems.

Duration: 10 minutes
AS8510 Data Acquisition IC Publish Date: 2011-07-15

Wide range of sample rates and configuration options make AS8510 a flexible interface for battery sensor applications with 2 independent acquisition channels

Duration: 5 minutes
AS5134 Overview Publish Date: 2011-10-18

AS5134 brushless DC motors feature 8.5-bit (360 step) magnetic encoder, 64 step magnetic field indicator, and single 5V supply.

Duration: 5 minutes

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ams’ M3-L apps Video

A demonstration of the M3-L closed loop linear motion module.

AMS AS3935 Lightning Sensor -- Another Geek Moment

Watch Digi-Key's Chris Baird describe the AS3935 Lightning Sensor by AMS. The Lightning Sensor features self-tuning antenna circuits, built in algorithm and software programmable gain. The AS3935 can be used in the following applications: power lines

ams Color Sensor Candy Sorter – Another Geek Moment | DigiKey

DigiKey uses an ams color sensor to create a color sensing candy sorter. Check it out & get more details on ams color sensors at!

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