OSLO, Norway–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AIVirtualProximitySensor—Elliptic Labs (OSE: ELABS), a global AI software company and the world leader in AI Virtual Smart Sensors™, has launched its AI Virtual Proximity Sensor™ INNER BEAUTY® on its first set of smartphones with TECNO Mobile. This launch covers three TECNO smartphones — the TECNO CAMON 19, CAMON 19 Pro, and CAMON 19 Pro 5G. Elliptic Labs’ partner MediaTek has been chosen to drive these phones, with the Helio G85 running the CAMON 19, the Helio G96 running the CAMON 19 Pro, and the Dimensity 810 driving the CAMON 19 Pro 5G. The contract for this launch was announced earlier by Elliptic Labs.
“We continue to grow our smartphone business by launching our solid AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform™ with a new customer and global smartphone OEM, TECNO Mobile,” said Laila Danielsen, CEO of Elliptic Labs. “This is the latest demonstration from the market that our AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform’s™ truly does make devices smarter, greener, and more human-friendly.”
AI Virtual Proximity Sensor
Elliptic Labs’ AI Virtual Proximity Sensor turns off the smartphone’s display and disables the screen’s touch functionality when users hold the device up to their ear during a phone call. Without that capability to detect proximity, a user’s ear or cheek could accidentally trigger unwanted actions during a call, such as hanging up or dialing numbers while the call is ongoing. Turning off the screen automatically also helps conserve battery life. Proximity detection is a core capability that is used in all smartphones across today’s market. Elliptic Labs’ AI Virtual Proximity Sensor delivers robust proximity detection without the need for a dedicated hardware sensor. By replacing hardware sensors with software sensors, the AI Virtual Proximity Sensor reduces device cost and eliminates sourcing risk.
About Elliptic Labs
Elliptic Labs is a global enterprise targeting the smartphone, laptop, IoT, and automotive markets. Founded in 2006 as a research spin-off from Norway’s Oslo University, the company’s patented software uses AI, ultrasound and sensor-fusion to create Virtual Smart Sensors that deliver intuitive 3D gesture, proximity, presence, breathing and heartbeat detection experiences. Its scalable AI Virtual Smart Sensor Platform™ creates software-only sensors that are sustainable, human-friendly and already deployed in hundreds of millions of devices around the world. Elliptic Labs is the only software company that has delivered detection capabilities using AI software, ultrasound, and sensor-fusion deployed at scale. The company is listed on the Oslo Børs.
Elliptic Labs is headquartered in Norway with presence in the USA, China, South-Korea, Taiwan, and Japan. Its technology and IP are developed in Norway and are solely owned by the company.
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