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Best Of CES 2019: Ams TCS3701 Module

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

Best Of CES 2019: Ams TCS3701 Module

The Ams TCS3701 module could move smartphones closer to truly bezel-less designs.
As per usual, we've seen a ton of rather interesting tech at CES 2019, and yet one announcement managed to surprise us, an announcement by a sensor manufacturer, Ams. Ams announced the TCS3701, and while the name doesn't really reveal much nor sounds like much, the company actually announced new in-display ambient light and proximity sensor solutions for smartphones which sport OLED displays. Now, this will basically make those modules invisible to the eye, and will actually enable OEMs to trim down those bezels even further, in a way. This was one of those surprising announcements which just feel right, and which will probably benefit the smartphone industry as a whole, which is why we've decided to hand out one of our awards to Ams.
The Ams TCS3701 module that the company announced feature an RGB light and IR proximity light sensor, and those two sensors are designed to measure ambient light intensity through OLED panels. The...

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