2018-02-21

New Infrared LED from Osram for 2D Facial Recognition

The new Synios P2720 has the same footprint as the 850 nm version. Measuring only 2.0 mm x 2.75 mm x 0.6 mm, the IRED is therefore ideal for space-critical applications.
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2018-02-21

Osram: Test of New LED Lighting for St. Peter’s Basilica Runs Well

Planning for the new LED lighting system for the world’s largest church has entered its final phase: The lighting calculations and simulations have been successfully completed. In the basilica, the LED lighting system has been tested in many areas, and everyone involved is really pleased with the results. Tests show that the illumination level of the domes is 10 times brighter than before. The new indirect lighting system also eliminates unsightly drop shadows on the circular inscription, which is carved into the wall below the cornices of the basilica.
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2018-02-21

Osram Announces Satisfactory Performance in Digital Lighting

High-tech company Osram is increasingly focusing on digitalization trends. During the Annual General Meeting, CEO Olaf Berlien outlined to shareholders the promising path the long-established company will take over the coming years.
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2018-02-21

Top Commercial Lighting Trends for 2018

Light influences our lives in many ways including our health, moods, productivity, concentration, sleep cycles, decision making and emotions. With the adoption of smart lighting and IoT, lighting characteristics such as color, intensity and timing can automatically adjust to meet the needs of occupants. For example, in this article by Digital Lumens (now OSRAM), the author states, “In your kids’ elementary school, biometric sensors will track students’ alertness, subtly shifting spectrum to automatically boost their focus any time it starts to wane.”
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2018-02-21

New HMI Lamps from Osram Provide Improved Illumination for Film and TV

To meet growing demands from the film and theater industries, Osram has expanded its portfolio of metal halide lamps. The innovative Studio line is perfectly tailored to the requirements of modern entertainment productions and makes additional halogen spotlights superfluous thanks to warm tungsten color temperatures. With its orange base, which signifies UV-Stop technology, it is also easily recognizable.
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2018-02-12

LEDVANCE Successfully Delivers 25 Million LED Lamps to Indian Government

LEDVANCE has successfully delivered 25 million energy-efficient LED lamps to Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), the Indian government agency in charge of executing India‘s UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) initiative.
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2018-02-09

Osram’s Regensburg Location Seen in a Whole New Light

“Our employees are the key to our success”, stresses Gerhard Maihoefner, head of the Regensburg location of Osram Opto Semiconductors. “As a world leader in LEDs and optoelectronics, it makes sense to utilize our light-based innovations to contribute to a positive working environment.”
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2018-02-07

Osram Continues Growth and Increases Investments in Its Future

In the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, Osram continued to grow while increasing capital expenditure. "We had a solid first quarter. Despite the significant headwind from currency effects, we managed to generate further growth while maintaining high margins. From the current perspective, we expect to gain momentum in the second half of the fiscal year," said Olaf Berlien, CEO of OSRAM Licht AG.
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2018-02-05

Boston Children’s Hospital and Osram Unite to ‘Light Up’ the City in Support of Patient Families

Osram is teaming up with Boston Children’s Hospital to ‘Light Up’ the hospital and the City of Boston in an effort to support patients and their families during these cold winter months. The three-year partnership kicks off today with the announcement of the inaugural city-wide event, Light Up Our Hospital, Ignited by Osram.
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2018-02-01

New Project of Osram and LSE to Map Pathways to Smart Urban Lighting

The London School of Economics Configuring Light research group and LUCI, the international network of cities on urban lighting, along with Osram, have launched the joint research project "Pathways to Municipal Smart Lighting". It aims to show how municipalities worldwide understand intelligent lighting, how the topic fits into visions and plans for the urban future of towns and cities and how smart lighting can be realised within the framework of specific public policies.
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2018-01-15

Osram Lasers Promote Adoption of Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Vehicles

At this year’s North American International Auto Show’s AutoMobili-D 2018, Osram Opto Semiconductors is demonstrating how its high-power infrared pulse lasers are helping speed the adoption of autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). 
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2018-01-15

OSRAM Orders Multiple Veeco MOCVD Systems

Veeco Instruments announced that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH has ordered a multi-reactor Propel High Volume Manufacturing (HVM) Gallium Nitride (GaN) Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD) System.
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2018-01-11

2017 Review: UV LED Stories Worldwide

LEDinside gathers a series of UV LED events and technology advancements in 2017.
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2018-01-10

Osram LED Lighting Enhances the Unique Architecture of the Omnicos Headquarters

Osram supports the new headquarters of the cosmetics company Omnicos in the municipality of Bagnolo Cremasco, Italy in achieving a particular splendour. Star architect Beppe Riboli placed his complete trust in Osram as full-service provider for realisation of his lighting concept over a total area of 8,700 square metres. Both the outdoor area and the building itself are equipped with LED lighting from Osram Lighting Solutions. 
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2018-01-02

Iris Scanning and Facial Recognition Making Their Way into Consumer Electronics; IR LED Market Becomes the New Blue Ocean

Major smartphone vendors like Samsung and Apple have been making improvements regarding unlocking devices beyond password-based methods, resulting in the rapid development of biometrics recognition in smartphones. In addition to smartphones, biometrics authentication methods will also be used in tablets and wearable devices.
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2018-01-02

Tech Firms Scramble for VCSEL Technology

VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) technology has been at the center stage in the tech world of late, in the wake of the debut of the new iPhone X, which contains a 3D sensing module with VCSELs as its core components. Their importance even made Apple fork over quite an amount of money to secure some of the VCSEL shipment from Finisar, a laser chip producer.
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2017-12-22

New Osram LED for Headlights on All vehicle Classes

Osram Opto Semiconductors has added the new Oslon Compact PL to its portfolio of products for the automotive sector. The LED is particularly suitable for use in vehicle headlights.
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2017-12-21

Osram is Driving the Future of Automotive Technology at CES

“At Osram, we recognize the impact that light, in both visible and invisible forms, can have on quality of life, and we strive to incorporate the benefits of light into a wide variety of technologies and applications to make everyday life safer, smarter and more enjoyable,” said Olaf Berlien, CEO of OSRAM Licht AG.
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2017-12-20

Osram Spotlights LED and Laser Solutions in Rinspeed’s Latest Concept Vehicle

Osram Opto Semiconductors is the exclusive lighting partner for automobile manufacturer Rinspeed’s Snap concept car. The Swiss-based think tank created Snap for a future defined by autonomous driving and urbanization. The autonomous concept vehicle, which features many of Osram’s LED, laser and optoelectronic sensing solutions from the ultraviolet (UV) and visible to infrared spectrum, will be launched at the 2018 CES Show in Las Vegas.
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2017-12-11

Monocrystal Rated as “Integration Partner” by OSRAM

Monocrystal, specializing in synthetic sapphire growing and processing, received the status of “Integration Partner”, thus reaching the highest possible supplier grade with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH.
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2017-12-08

Osram Broadband, Infrared Emitter Wins at 2017 ACE Awards

Osram Opto Semiconductors was a finalist in three categories at the Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards that took place last night at the San Jose Convention Center.
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2017-12-05

Osram’s Kulim Plant Will Create Economies of Scale for the firm, CEO says

This is an evolution story of a long-running business. With a history of almost a century in general lighting, Munich-based conglomerate Osram went through several fierce competitions in the industry in the LED era and finally in 2016 decided to divest its historic light sources business, selling it to a Chinese consortium.
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2017-11-30

Osram Proposes an 'Anniversary Dividend' of 111 Cents per Share

"We have raised our dividend proposal for fiscal year 2017 to 111 cents per share. By doing so, we will allow our shareholders to benefit from our success following an excellent year and we can also celebrate the 111th anniversary of our brand," said Olaf Berlien, CEO of OSRAM Licht AG.
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2017-11-30

Osram Introduces Future-proof Road Lighting

With its Streetlight 11 range of road luminaires, Osram Lighting Solutions offers a future-proof, technological platform for the diverse elements of a smart city.  
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2017-11-24

[Photo Essay] A Closer Look at Osram Kulim Plant

The inauguration ceremony of Osram’s Kulim Plant ended yesterday on a high note. Apart from Osram’s executive board, Mustapa bin Mohamed, Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry also attended the ceremony, representing the determination of Malaysia to recruit high-tech enterprises.
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2017-11-23

Osram's New LED Chip Factory Goes Into Operation in Kulim

Osram's new LED chip factory in Kulim, Malaysia, begins operation on time. "We are both on schedule and within budget," pointed out Olaf Berlien, CEO of OSRAM Licht AG, during the opening ceremony in Kulim on Thursday.
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2017-11-22

[Videos] Osram CTO Introduces New 6-inch Plant in Kulim

The company releases three videos in which Dr. Stefan Kampmann, CTO of Osram, talks about three important aspects of the new Kulim plant. 
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2017-11-15

Osram Gains an Award for Its Facade Lighting of the Zhuhai Grand Theatre

Osram Lighting Solutions has been distinguished with the Global SSL Showcase Top 100 Award given annually by the International Solid State Lighting Alliance (ISA). The company won the award for its spectacular LED media facade adorning the newly constructed "Zhuhai Grand Theatre".
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2017-11-08

Osram’s Digital Lumens Teams Up with Industrial Lighting Products to Expand Line of Intelligent LED Fixtures

The alliance between Digital Lumens and Industrial Lighting Products will enable customers to purchase a variety of ILP fixtures with Digital Lumens’ signature Digital Light Agents sensors pre-installed.
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2017-11-07

Osram: National Theater in Munich Takes on a New Glow

Osram announced the completion of the lighting project to illuminate the National Theater located at Max-Joseph-Platz with new cloak of LED light. 
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LEDtronics introduces its latest series of LED Machine Status Indicator & Utility Bulbs. This is a product category LEDtronics has been manufacturing for 35 years, and this newest generation is the most energy-efficient and of the highest ... READ MORE

The new Synios P2720 has the same footprint as the 850 nm version. Measuring only 2.0 mm x 2.75 mm x 0.6 mm, the IRED is therefore ideal for space-critical applications.

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