About us

The Mechaless Systems GmbH is your expert for proximity and gesture recognition focusing on automotive center infotainment displays (CID).

With its more than 15 years of experience, Mechaless has developed unique capabilities in the area of optical gesture detection combining hardware, embedded software, optical system design and system integration capabilities. The development team can support your product idea from an initial feasibility study up to a ready-to-use prototype.

Best cost-performance-ratio
Mechaless’ optical sensors use the patented HALIOS® (High Ambient Light Independent Optical System) technology of Elmos Semiconductor SE, offering the best cost-performance-ratio for simple touchless gestures.

Next generation gesture control
Mechaless is already working on the next generation HALIOS® ICs offering up to 50% system BOM (bill of material) cost reduction and significant integration size optimization. In addition, a dedicated 3D-ToF (Time-of-Flight) imager technology is available for complex finger gestures.

Application competency
Mechaless has the following application competencies:

  • Proximity and gesture recognition for automotive touch-displays (awareness, proximity, wipes, pointing, AirSlider™, finger detection)
  • Touchless vehicle access (trunk opener, door opener, sliding door)
  • Air light control (light switch, touchless dimming)
  • Automotive rain sensor
  • Robotics
  • …and many more

Market leader
The reliable and best-in-class solution for automotive touch-displays is in series production at 5 tier-1s for 5 OEMs and in development at additional 7 tier-1s for 6 OEMs.

The Mechaless team is highly motivated and eager to come up with the best possible solution for your gesture recognition requirements.


If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us