2016-09-19

Osram-Sylvania and Hubbell Lighting Enter into New Patent License Agreements with Lighting Science

Lighting Science®, a global leader in next-generation LED lighting solutions, today announced the signing of new perpetual patent license agreements with Osram-Sylvania and Hubbell Lighting, a division of Hubbell Incorporated. These new license agreements cover Lighting Science’s ‘968 patent family and apply to Osram-Sylvania’s and Hubbell’s respective low profile retrofit downlight products. The ‘968 patent family embodies Lighting Science’s first-to-market technology regarding a low profile luminaire for retrofit application. This technology was first introduced in Lighting Science’s groundbreaking Glimpse® flush mount retrofit downlight.
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2016-07-13

SYLVANIA Socket Survey Shows Rise of Smart Lighting in U.S.

The eighth annual SYLVANIA Socket Survey, a nationwide measure of public attitudes about energy-efficient lighting and awareness of lighting trends, was released today by LEDVANCE. The industry-benchmark survey found lighting to be one of the top forms of smart technology Americans own, with a 40% increase since 2015. The results also showed more than 60% of Americans believe smart lighting fits their lifestyle, and 55% confirmed they’re likely to purchase smart lighting when they need new bulbs. 
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2016-04-25

Toronto's TD Centre to Lit with LED Lighting from Osram Sylvania

The Toronto-Dominion Centre (TD Centre), the original skyscrapers of Toronto’s Financial District and the largest commercial complex in Canada, is working with North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA and Gerrie Electric, one of Canada’s largest independently owned electrical distributors, to help continue its mission of sustainability. TD Centre is replacing T8 fluorescent lighting with approximately 55,000 energy-saving and long-life SYLVANIA SubstiTUBE® IPS LED Tubes, saving approximately 2,500,000 kWh annually and $250,000 per year. At 4.3 million square feet the TD Centre, managed by the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd., is one of the largest LEED Platinum certified properties in North America, in addition to being one of North America's largest business communities and home to 21,000 office employees. 
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2016-04-22

Osram Sylvania Unveils New Square Lens LED Signage Module at ISA Sign Expo 2016

North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA is launching the OSRAM BackLED Plus Square Lens, providing superior sign face uniformity in small, shallow channel letters and box signs.  The company has also further extended the simplicity and efficiency of its BoxLED Plus LED signage product line to include accessories to directly retrofit fluorescent T12HO lamps in existing signage. The same BoxLED Plus LED modules that are widely utilized in the signage industry, in both single-side and double-side versions, can now be simply and quickly installed with the BoxLED Adapter System.  They are a great solution for easily replacing T12HO fluorescent lamps utilizing the existing R17d sockets. These new products, along with other long-lasting, efficient LED signage solutions from OSRAM SYLVANIA, will be at Booth 439 at the ISA Sign Expo in Orlando, Florida from April 21 – 23, 2016.
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2016-04-21

Osram Sylvania Partners with Sensor Manufacturer Senmatic in Horticulture LED Lighting

Lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA is announcing an exclusive partnership in North America with Senmatic A/S in Denmark to bring total greenhouse system solutions to the horticulture market that enhance operational performance and offer optimal lighting. OSRAM SYLVANIA will work directly with Senmatic A/S in the design, development and distribution of high-quality horticulture LED fixtures sold under the OSRAM brand.
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2016-03-22

Osram Sylvania Releases New LED T8 Retrofit Lamp

With the new commercial grade SYLVANIA SubstiTUBE® Value LED T8 lamp from OSRAM SYLVANIA, contractors can replace fluorescents lamps with a low cost, high quality linear LED option, lowering their customers’ energy and maintenance costs.  The new LED T8 lamp lasts up to 36,000 hours (L70) and reduces energy consumption up to 34 percent compared to traditional fluorescents.  Because the SubstiTUBE Value LED T8 is not affected by switching cycles, the use of occupancy or vacancy sensors can be installed with the existing instant start ballasts for optimal energy savings.  In addition, the lamp is compatible with instant start and select programmed rapid start (parallel-wiring) electronic T8 ballasts with input voltage of 120-277V and 347V.
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2016-03-03

Osram Sylvania Shortens Bulb Lifetime to Gain Traction in LED Lighting Market

Osram Sylvania is introducing a novel strategy to reduce LED bulb manufacturing costs, and keep it competitive on the market, according to a report from Forbes.
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2016-02-19

Osram Sylvania Releases 10-Year LED Lighting for Residential Applications

More and more consumers have heard about the benefits of LED lighting, like long life and energy savings. The initial upfront cost or poor quality from low-cost options have kept many from enjoying the advantages though.  Those concerns are gone now thanks to the new SYLVANIA 10-Year LED lighting family from OSRAM SYLVANIA. This first-to-market robust portfolio includes high-quality lighting solutions that last up to 10 years for all around your home, inside and out, at cost-effective price points like under $3 for a 60W replacement A19 LED light bulb and under $7.99 MSRP for a BR30 LED light bulb.  Compared to similar LED products, this is a savings of around 50 to 70 percent. These products also have the traditional shape and deliver the superior glow that consumers know and enjoy, making them a great replacement for compact fluorescents.
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2016-01-20

Osram Americas Unveils New Headquarters

Olaf Berlien, CEO of OSRAM Licht AG, and Grant Wright, CEO and CFO of OSRAM Americas, unveiled the new OSRAM Americas headquarters at a ribbon cutting ceremony recently in Wilmington, Massachusetts.
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2015-12-22

USPTO Appeal Adjusts ‘Adapted For” Language in Preamble of Jam Strait Automotive Lighting Patent Case against Osram Sylvania

The United States Patent Trademark Office (USPTO) recently released a paper on its final written decision “Adapted For” Language in Preamble IPR2014-00703, according to a report by The National Law Review.
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2015-10-14

OSRAM SYLVANIA Opens First U.S. Based LED Module Production Line

OSRAM SYLVANIA has expanded the Hillsboro manufacturing capabilities by adding the first advanced Surface Mount Technology (SMT) production line for manufacturing LED modules in the plant.  OSRAM as the automotive lighting leader is pushing the transition to LED systems by investing in R&D and production capacities, infrastructure and talent to support the technology migration. 
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2015-08-26

Osram Sylvania Recalls Nearly 50,000 T8 LED Tubes Due to Burn Hazard

Lamps can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard.
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2015-07-24

OSRAM SYLVANIA Delivers LED Headlight Equipped Ford Trucks to Hillsboro Fire Department

The Hillsboro Fire Department is answering calls in the all-new 2015 Ford F-150, thanks to local community supporter OSRAM SYLVANIA. The company recently delivered the truck to the Hillsboro Fire Department which provides Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services to a community that covers approximately 42 square miles and has an estimated population of 6,000 residents. During calendar year 2013, the department responded to approximately 1,000 calls. The fire department is made up of full-time staff and resident volunteers, many of whom are employees at the OSRAM SYLVANIA Hillsboro plant.
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2015-07-03

Osram in Talks with Chinese Companies and Other Potential Buyers of Lamp Business

German lighting manufacturer Osram has started a round of talks with potential buyers of its lamp business, the lineup of candidates includes several large Chinese lighting companies, according to a Reuters report.
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2015-06-16

OSRAM SYLVANIA Survey Shows Growing Awareness of LED Technology in U.S.

Released today, the seventh annual Socket Survey from North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA found 65 percent of Americans surveyed have purchased LEDs for use in their homes and the majority (64 percent) of those who did, purchased LED bulbs for use in sockets for general illumination. Of the respondents who were identified as LED bulb users, the most valued benefits of making the switch were reduced energy consumption (96%), longer bulb lifespan (93%) and cost savings (93%).
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2015-06-16

WeMo® and OSRAM SYLVANIA Launch Three New WeMo-Enabled LIGHTIFY™ Starter Sets

Continuing to grow its award-winning Internet of Things ecosystem, WeMo® and OSRAM SYLVANIA today announced the availability of three new lighting starter sets featuring WeMo-enabled OSRAM LIGHTIFY™ LED products. Designed to provide a fun, easy entry point to smart lighting, each WeMo LIGHTIFY bundle includes a WeMo Link ZigBee®-to-Wi-Fi bridge and a single combination of LIGHTIFY products including the Gardenspot Mini RGB, the Flex RGBW, and the Tunable White A19 LED bulb.
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2015-05-08

OSRAM SYLVANIA Unveils Flexible Controllable Light at LIGHTFAIR International

OSRAM SYLVANIA is demonstrating the company’s innovation in delivering personalized light with OSRAM OmniPoint™, a wireless, array-based LED lighting solution that offers extremely flexible light placement and intensity options. The luminaire consists of an array of independently controllable LEDs that can switch on/off and dim in coordination with the others in any combination, and produce ambient and spot lighting from a single light package at the same time. 
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2015-04-28

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Installs LED Lighting from Osram Sylvania

Osram Sylvania donated LED lamps to the Energizing Taliesin West program of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. The program focuses on continuing Frank Lloyd Wright’s legacy of innovation in finding better, less expensive methods for building.
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2015-03-09

OSRAM SYLVANIA Launches ENCELIUM Wireless Energy Management System

North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA has launched the ENCELIUM® Wireless Energy Management System (EMS), a robust portfolio of sleek hardware solutions designed to expand lighting control to hard-to-reach locations and simplify and lower the overall cost of installation.  ENCELIUM is a scalable and simple lighting control system that enables owners to elevate the cost-effectiveness and occupant experience of their lighting spaces with just a click of the mouse.  
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2015-02-10

OSRAM SYLVANIA and Relationship Experts Shed Light on Setting The Mood For Valentine's Day

 It's no surprise light can help set the right mood, but for this Valentine's Day, North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA has partnered with top relationship experts Laurie Davis, Founder of eFlirt and author ofLove @ First Click: The Ultimate Guide to Online Dating, and Thomas Edwards, Jr., Founder of The Professional Wingman, to offer mood-setting tips and the chance to win a $1,000 gift card to enhance the romance. 
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2015-01-15

Osram Sylvania Launched Smart Lighting Product Portfolio at CES 2015

At 2015 International CES®, North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA is unveiling OSRAM LIGHTIFY™ connected lighting kits, providing a portfolio of cost-effective indoor and outdoor lighting products that can be controlled and automated via an app on your mobile device to help you save energy, enhance comfort, personalize your environment, and experience joy and fun. 
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2015-01-06

Osram Sylvania Releases Next Generation Encelium Polaris 3D Software

North American lighting leader Osram Sylvania has released the latest version of its flagship ENCELIUM® lighting management software – Polaris 3D®. ENCELIUM by Osram is a scalable lighting control system that enables owners to elevate the cost effectiveness and occupant experience of their lighting spaces with just a click of the mouse. Developed in North America and accessible anytime, anywhere via an Internet connection, the Polaris 3D software is the core element of the ENCELIUM system that facilitates the commissioning, usage and data analysis of the lighting installation. 
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2014-11-05

Osram Sylvania Expands ZEVO Automotive LED Lighting Line Targeting Aftermarket Applications

SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting ushers in a new era of vehicle lighting with the expansion of the SYLVANIA ZEVOTM Automotive LED Lighting line. SYLVANIA ZEVO products offer the customized style and signature look of LED technology on luxury vehicles to the aftermarket.
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2014-09-09

Belkin International and OSRAM SYLVANIA Partner Up on Smart Home and Lighting Systems

Belkin International, a leading Internet of Things (IOT) company, and OSRAM SYLVANIA, a leading global lighting manufacturer, today announced that the two companies have entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on residential solutions with the OSRAM LIGHTIFY™ smart connected lighting ecosystem and Belkin’s WeMo® home automation ecosystem. 
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2014-08-15

Osram Sylvania To Move Headquarters to Wilmington

Osram Sylvania is relocating its North American headquarters in Danvers and nearby R&D facility to a single site in Wilmington next summer, according to a report by the Boston Globe.
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2014-07-30

Osram Sylvania Expands LED Bulb Selection at Lowe’s

North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA announced an expanded LED product portfolio that will appear in Lowe's stores and includes seven new OSRAM and SYLVANIA ULTRA brand A-line LED products, the most commonly used type of light bulbs in households.
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2014-06-04

Osram Sylvania Demonstrates Expertise in Solid State Lighting at LIGHTFAIR 2014

Demonstrating its expertise in solid state lighting innovation, North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA exhibited four new LED application products at Booth #3108 at LIGHTFAIR International 2014, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference.
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2014-03-17

SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting ZEVO LED Line will Heat Up the 2014 Hot Import Nights Season

SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting will shine during this year’s Hot Import Nights season and serve as the presenting sponsor of HIN events for the third consecutive year. HIN – featuring import, sport, compact and exotic cars – is the largest consumer car show tour featuring highly modified import, sport compact, European and exotic cars.
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2014-01-21

OSRAM SYLVANIA Expands Portfolio of LED Power Supplies

OSRAM SYLVANIA continues to deliver technology innovation in the LED power supply market with the introduction of the linear constant current OPTOTRONIC™ programmable 0-10V power supplies and OPTOTRONIC Step-DIM  power supplies. Designed for the OEM market, these LED power supplies offer tremendous design flexibility for a variety of general lighting applications.
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2014-01-14

OSRAM SYLVANIA Expands Outdoor Luminaire Family

OSRAM SYLVANIA has expanded its portfolio with the ProPoint® Small Floodlight and PermaLED™ Area Light. Designed to replace traditional lighting technologies, these highly efficient outdoor luminaires deliver significant energy and maintenance savings for a variety of exterior illumination applications.  
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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