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ams and Sunny Opotech, part of Sunny Optical Technology Group, enter collaboration to develop and market 3D sensing camera solutions for mobile device and automotive applications

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Premstaetten - Premstaetten, Austria, and Ningbo, China (7 November, 2017) -
- ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance performance
sensor solutions, and Ningbo Sunny Opotech Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Sunny
Optical Technology (Group) Company Ltd. (HKG: 02382.HK), a leading manufacturer
of integrated optical devices and optical imaging system solution provider,
today announced a collaboration to jointly develop and market 3D sensing camera
solutions for mobile device and automotive applications to OEMs in China and the
rest of the world.

The collaboration combines the strengths of two leading players in the optical
sensing and imaging space to offer device OEMs and system suppliers highly
attractive solutions in the growth area of 3D sensing and enable a faster time-
to-market for high performance 3D camera systems.

ams and Sunny Opotech will work together to create camera solutions for 3D
sensing applications that are set to incorporate the partners' range of optical
technologies and components as well as offer related software and algorithms.
The partnership is focused on mobile device and smartphone opportunities at
global OEMs to drive innovative 3D consumer applications and also extends to
upcoming automotive opportunities for 3D sensing camera systems.

Alexander Everke, CEO of ams, commented on the announcement, "We are very
excited about this collaboration which brings together ams' leadership in
optical sensing with Sunny Optical's leading position in optical components and
module manufacturing. Teaming up with Sunny Opotech, we are accelerating the
time-to-market and availability of high quality 3D sensing solutions for
smartphones and mobile devices where efficient module integration is key to
enable 3D sensing for smartphone OEMs. At the same time, this collaboration
allows us to pursue emerging 3D sensing opportunities in the automotive world."

David Wang, CEO of Ningbo Sunny Opotech Co., Ltd., added, "Sunny Opotech
believes that ams is the industry's leading 3D sensing technology provider with
a complete portfolio of key components and technologies enhanced by a unique
patent portfolio. Combining this with Sunny Opotech's advanced semiconductor
packaging technology, optical system design, mass production abilities as well
as precise active alignment and optical calibration technologies will enable us
to bring Chinese OEMs and global customers optimized and comprehensive 3D
sensing solutions. Sunny Opotech is very much looking forward to create
substantial value for both partners through the collaboration with ams."

Further inquiry note:
Moritz M. Gmeiner
Vice President Investor Relations
Tel: +43 3136 500-31211
Fax: +43 3136 500-931211

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issuer:       ams AG
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