NEW YORK Â Sensor and analog IC company ams AG has acquired NXPÂs advanced CMOS sensor business. The Austrian company ams aims to expand its environmental sensor portfolio. The acquisition adds advanced monolithic and integrated CMOS sensors to amsÂ sensor lineup, which already includes a variety of light management chips. The NXP chip business includes a single sensor to measure relative humidity, pressure and temperature. [Learn more about embedded systems design at ESC Minneapolis.