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Tech - MLA description
Micro-lens arrays from ams operate as ultra-small projectors which have images integrated into the micro-optic lens, producing sharp images in brilliant color.
The micro-lenses offer a long focal depth, which means that an array can project a focused image on to a parallel, slanted or curved surface.
Micro-lens arrays may be configured to provide a bright output in an extremely low-profile form factor. In conventional projector technology, the higher the brightness required, the larger the projector. By contrast, micro-lens arrays can be arranged next to each other so that their images overlap to create a brighter picture, while the thickness of the projector, typically 3mm, remains the same.
Micro-lens array technology from ams is in use in the automotive sector and in various non-automotive applications.
Tech - MLA - Applications
- Slim headlights
- Grille lighting (front and back)
- Brake warning light
- Perimeter warning light for autonomous parking
- Perimeter lighting for autonomous vehicle operation
- Interior vehicle lighting
- Animated lighting
Tech - MLA - light patterns
Unique light patterns can be projected including:
- Custom patterns
- Corporate logos
- Complex still images or graphics
- Color images