AMS.SW - ams AG

Swiss - Swiss Delayed Price. Currency in CHF
+1.72 (+3.70%)
At close: 5:31PM CEST
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Previous Close46.46
Bid48.00 x 0
Ask48.32 x 0
Day's Range46.20 - 48.50
52 Week Range18.03 - 66.30
Avg. Volume1,285,362
Market Cap3.956B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.70
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateOct 22, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-06-12
1y Target Est44.06
  • Business Wire

    ams’ TMF8701 True Direct Time-of-Flight (ToF) Sensor Wins “Best of Sensors Innovation” and the Company Scores “Best Engineering Team” at Sensors Expo 2019

    ams , a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announced it was awarded two highly coveted awards at Sensors Expo: the Best of Sensors Expo Innovation Award for its TMF8701 true direct time-of-flight sensor system and the Design & Engineering Team of the Year.

  • Business Wire

    New ams/MEGVII Partnership for Plug-and-play solutions Enabling 3D Face Recognition in Any Smart Device

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, and artificial intelligence pioneer MEGVII today announce they have signed a partnership agreement to jointly develop and promote complete, plug-and-play 3D face recognition solutions for any type of smart consumer or commercial device. Under the new memorandum of understanding, the two companies expect to offer the world’s first off-the-shelf face recognition system for smart home, smart retail, smart building and smart security applications, completely independent of the user’s mobile phone. Mobile phone users have rapidly adopted face recognition as their preferred means of user authentication, especially for security reasons.

  • Business Wire

    Launch of module accelerates development of ultrasonic water meters

    New ultrasonic water flow measurement module from China’s iESLab incorporates ams TDC-GP30 sensor chip to provide high accuracy, low power consumption and long operating lifetime

  • Business Wire

    ams Audio Technology Achieves Breakthrough in Listening Experience for Wearers of Loose-fit Wireless Earbuds

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today unveiled sophisticated, first-to-market, new digital noise cancellation technology that will transform the experience of hearing music, having voice calls – and even the world around us – when wearing new, more comfortable true wireless earbuds. The new audio technology underpins ams’ leading position in the earbud market, which is set to enjoy compound annual growth of 27% in the years to 20231, by which time wireless earbuds are expected to overtake all other wireless and wired product categories to become the most popular type of headphone worldwide. The new audio technology is a proof point of why ams holds a leading position as a wireless earbud system solution provider.

  • Business Wire

    ams to Light up Sensors Expo 2019 with Innovative Demonstrations of New Optical Sensor Technologies

    Industry-first use cases in automotive, medical, consumer and industrial applications

  • Business Wire

    ams Invites Austrian Homeless World Cup Players to Improve Their Life and Work Opportunities

    As part of its sponsorship of the teams, via Caritas Styria, the visit to ams headquarters included a factory tour and a program of personal development and fun activities designed to help improve the future life and work opportunities of the players. Each of the 16 players – ladies team average age of 19, men’s team average age of 25 – have personally experienced homelessness or social exclusion. In the evening, the group jointly attended the European Football Championship Qualifier match between Austria and Slovenia, where the players received the official send off to the Homeless World Cup from Dr. Leo Windtner, the President of the Austrian Football Federation.

  • Business Wire

    ams, Ibeo and ZF Partner to Deliver Industry-First Solid-State LiDAR Systems for the Automotive Industry

    ams (AMS.VX), 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 AG, one of the leading technology companies for mobility worldwide to advance solid-state LiDAR technology for use in autonomous driving and other applications. The three companies will partner on joint R&D efforts to ensure that this exciting technology can be quickly and safely adopted by 2021.

  • Business Wire

    ams and Wise Road Capital Advance Further Development for Environmental, Flow and Pressure Sensors Through Creation of a Joint Venture

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, and Wise Road Capital, a global Private Equity firm focusing on the semiconductor industry and other emerging high-tech industries, announce today that they have signed an agreement to create a joint venture to advance the development and sales of environmental, flow and pressure sensor solutions for the global market. Under the agreement, employees, IP, sensor products and solutions and related customers will transfer from ams to the joint venture, while Wise Road Capital will provide its expert joint venture guidance, deep market knowledge and strength in channel and customer relationships, especially in China.

  • Business Wire

    New Smart Health Sensor From ams Brings Medical-Grade1 Cardiovascular Monitoring Capability to Mobile Consumer Devices

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduces the AS7026, an optical sensor for continuous cardiovascular health monitoring which performs blood pressure measurement to medical-grade1 accuracy. When included in the ams VivaVita™ accessory design, this provides a turnkey solution for customers that need a fast time-to-market and is supplied with a feature-rich mobile app for both the iOS and Android™ mobile operating systems.

  • Business Wire

    New ams Light Sensor with 50/60Hz Flicker Detect Helps Mobile Phones Take Great Photos Every Time

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduces a new color (RGB), proximity and flicker detection sensor, the TCS3707, which enables a mobile phone camera to take clean, unblemished photographs in artificial lighting scenes. When equipped with a TCS3707, a mobile phone’s camera may be used in any conditions, including under artificial light sources such as fluorescent lights or street lamps, without suffering from banding or other image artefacts generated by the invisible flickering of AC powered lighting. “A mobile phone’s camera has huge value to the consumer – for most, it has become their primary photography device, replacing the stand-alone digital still camera.

  • Business Wire

    ams Unveils Slim IR Laser Flood Illuminator Optimized for 3D Optical Sensing in Mobile Devices

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announced the launch of MERANO-Photodiode (PD), an infrared (IR) laser flood illuminator module which provides the uniform light output needed in mobile 3D sensing applications such as user face recognition. Applications such as face recognition, augmented reality, 3D object scanning and 3D image rendering, as well as other industrial and automotive applications, will benefit from use of the Merano-PD.

  • Business Wire

    ams Showcases How Sensor Solutions Enable “Intelligent Connectivity” at MWC 2019

    Multiple world-first sensor innovations meet next-gen consumer demands

  • PR Newswire

    Kreos Capital Has Launched EUR 700 Million (USD 800 Million) Kreos Capital VI

    In sync with celebrating Kreos Capital's 20-year anniversary, Kreos has launched its latest, and to date largest growth debt fund, EUR 700 million (USD 800 million) Kreos Capital VI, reinforcing its commitment to the European and Israeli growth ecosystem. Kreos VI has been oversubscribed, reflecting Kreos's successful 20-year track-record and strong market position, experienced and stable organization, and continuous evolution of its growth debt model to support high-growth companies and their equity investors with tailored and non-dilutive financing solutions. Kreos VI has already started to deploy capital in January 2019 and Kreos expects to commit some EUR 250-300 million per annum over the coming years.


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  • Business Wire

    New Multi-Channel Spectral Sensor from ams Set to Transform the Market for Mobile Color & Light Measurement

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today launched a miniature spectral sensor chip that brings laboratory-grade multi-channel color analysis capability to portable and mobile devices. In end products such as mobile phones or accessories, the new AS7341 from ams produces more precise spectral measurements in a wider range of lighting conditions than competing sensors. The new sensor’s small dimensions also mean that it is easier to accommodate it in mobile phones and other portable devices.

  • Business Wire

    ams introduces world’s smallest 1D time-of-flight sensor for accurate proximity sensing and distance measurement in smartphones

    ams (AMS.VX), 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 implementing presence detection, for example to trigger the operation of a facial recognition system when the user’s face is in range. Supplied in a 2.2mm x 3.6mm x 1.0mm package, the new TMF8701 sensor fits in a narrow bezel, helping smartphone manufacturers to realize widescreen phone designs that have a high display screen to body ratio.

  • Business Wire

    ams Launches Optical Sensor Which Measures Ambient Light from behind a Smartphone’s OLED Screen

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today 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 an OLED screen. This capability supports today’s industrial design trend to maximize smartphone display area by eliminating front-facing bezels, where an ambient light/proximity sensor is typically located. Despite the constraint of operating behind an emissive OLED display screen, the TCS3701 senses the addition of the ambient light passing through the display to light emitted by the display’s pixels located just above the sensor.

  • Business Wire

    ams to ease implementation of 3D optical sensing technology through partnership with software specialist Face++

    Tight integration between ams sensor solutions and Face++ algorithms gives electronics product manufacturers a faster, smoother path to implementation of 3D optical sensing technol

  • Business Wire

    ams shows why ‘Sensing is life’ at CES

    Sensor solutions with world-first innovations in multiple application areas to meet the challenges of the future

  • Business Wire

    ams Releases Industry’s Slimmest Proximity/Color Sensor Module for Bezel-Less Smartphone Designs

    Super-slim TMD3702VC module enables mobile phone manufacturers to maximize the ratio of display area to body size while retaining front-facing proximity, color and ambient light se

  • Business Wire

    ams and Qualcomm Technologies to Focus Engineering Strengths on Active Stereo Camera Solution for Mobile 3D Applications

    Proposed solution to enable cost-reduced 3D biometrics, facial scanning and imaging

  • Business Wire

    New ams gas sensor module for kitchens enables automatic control of cooker hoods and ventilation fans

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has released a new version of its iAQ-Core module, a low-power gas sensor for the detection of steam, odors and fumes in kitchen applications. The iAQ-Core K is the latest member of the ams iAQ-Core family of advanced MEMS gas sensing modules, and is supplied in the same small (18mm x 15mm), robust package. The iAQ-Core K provides measurements of the relative concentration of VOCs and steam to a host controller, and the architecture enables automatic control of fan speed in cooker hoods or in a kitchen’s demand-controlled ventilation system.

  • Business Wire

    ams: Miniature, high-resolution CMOS image sensors create new potential for single-use, high-performance endoscopes

    ams (AMS.VX), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announced the introduction of the latest products in its award-winning NanEye family, building on the success of the industry’s original miniature image sensor module for endoscopes, the NanEye 2D. The NanEyeM and NanEyeXS, pre-released today, will enable the production of high-performance, single-use endoscopes for use in minimally invasive surgery. The new 1mm2 NanEyeM offers a high-resolution 100kpixel readout over an LVDS digital interface at a maximum rate of 49 frames/s at 62MHz.