Gesture recognition based
Smart Open/Close® System for a EV Lid

The Smart Open / Smart Close® powered closure controller is a solid-state, non-contact, high-performance gesture and proximity detection system that provides a unique way of opening and closing an e-lid (EV Lid for your electronic vehicle).


  • Operates in adverse conditions (rain, wash) – read-out and isolate contaminants to avoid false positives
  • Gesture customizable to customers’ needs/wants
  • A fail-safe, close operation can be automatic after a timed delay and/or when the vehicle is “started.

ascencione  ´® Value

  • Unparalleled experience in automotive technology development and manufacture
  • Directed research in capacitive sensing applications
  • Available also in radar sensing applications