AMS wins EU approval for 4.6 billion euro Osram buy 

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Austrian sensor producer Ams (VI:AMS) (S:AMS) on Monday gained unconditional EU antitrust approval for its 4.6-billion-euro (4.1 billion pounds) acquisition of German lighting group Osram (DE:OSRn)

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ams digital X-ray readout IC pro vides clearer images at lower radiation doses

Premstaetten, Austria (June 29, 2020) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today introduces a new readout integrated circuit (IC) for digital X-ray flat panel detectors (FPDs) that provides clinicians with clearer images while reducing the patient’s exposure to radiation. The new AS5850A digital readout IC is a 16-bit, 256-channel charge-to-digital converter for use in static and dynamic digital X-ray scanners, digital radiography, mammography, fluoroscopy, and interventional imaging.

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ams and Senova Join Efforts to Create Point-of-Care COVID-19 Test

ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, and Senova, a manufacturer of in vitro diagnostic medical devices based in Germany, announced today they have successfully concluded tests using a combination of Senova technology and ams spectral sensor technology to improve performance and usability of a lateral flow-based test to detect antibodies related to the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) virus. A specifically developed sensor module based on the ams AS7341L spectral sensor sol

Source: ams and Senova Join Efforts on Technology to Create Point-of-care Rapid Antibody Test for COVID-19

New Scale Technologies: Miniaturization in Motors and Motion Control 

New Scale Technologies’ David Henderson recently spoke at a Design News webinar on the miniaturization of motors and motion control. The trend of miniaturization allows manufacturers to install motors and motion control into smaller and smaller form factors. This matters because miniaturization helps in reducing energy consumption as well as weight, making it attractive to sectors such as aerospace, defense, medical, and science.

Source: Webinar: The Tiny World of Miniaturization in Motors and Motion Control – New Scale Technologies

Corfin Industries Is Now a Division of Micross Components

ORLANDO, May 5, 2020 — Micross Components, Inc. (“Micross”), a leading global provider of mission-critical microelectronic components and services for high-reliability markets announces further progress in its strategic integration with Corfin Industries, LLC (“Corfin”), an industry-recognized leader in proprietary processes and technologies such as Robotic Hot Solder Dip (RHSD) Technology, innovative component preparation/modification solutions plus BGA Reballing/Deballing and trim & form services.

Source: Corfin Industries Is Now Micross – Micross

ams offers position sensor for high-speed electric vehicles

Premstaetten, Austria (June 3, 2020) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, introduces new position sensors that lower system cost and enhance electrification of safety-critical vehicle functions such as power steering, active damper control, and braking for safer, smarter, and greener cars.

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