2014-01-21

Osram Discussed Lighting Market Trends at Lighting Japan 2014

Osram officially spin-off from parent firm Siemens AG of Germany in July 2013, becoming an independent firm in order to fully provide for their clients. Lighting Japan 2014 invited Osram to give a keynote speech in their smart lighting conference to elaborate on the changing trends in the LED industry. During the conference, Osram mentioned having a complete supply chain including chip, package, module, lamp, solution, and after sales services in order to fully develop the LED lighting market. How to use the advantages of LED products and technology to develop energy management systems is consistently a deeply discussed topic.
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2014-01-16

Osram Discusses OLED Development at Lighting Japan 2014

At Lighting Japan 2014, it was clear that large manufacturers have been quickening their pace in introducing OLED into the lighting market. Large international manufacturer Osram spoke about developing OLED in the lighting market during the lighting expo.
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2013-12-31

Get The Facts About Light Bulb Legislation

It's lights out for the common household incandescent bulb come Jan. 1, 2014, as the final step of the Energy Independence and Security Act takes effect phasing out 40- and 60-watt bulbs.
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2013-12-24

OSRAM SYLVANIA and Traxon Solutions Featured in Futuristic Patient Room 2020 Hospital Design Project

OSRAM SYLVANIA is demonstrating how innovative SYLVANIA and Traxon lighting solutions can benefit healthcare providers, patients and families in a next-generation inpatient care environment called “Patient Room 2020.” In collaboration with NXT Health, a non-profit open innovation platform for designing new healthcare experiences, OSRAM SYLVANIA and Traxon Technologies worked to supply a variety of LED lighting technologies and controls solutions to equip Patient Room 2020 with precise, customizable and energy-efficient lighting.
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2013-12-18

Osram Releases LED Power Packs for Projectors

Osram Opto Semiconductors is now launching two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. Thanks to their optimized product design they offer very high luminous flux from the available chip surface. Between 1000 and 8300 lumen can be produced depending on the color and the LED version. An antireflex coated glass cover instead of the usual lens, together with external optics, ensures that the light is very well bundled. The new LEDs are therefore ideally matched to the efficient lighting from various additional optics.
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2013-12-03

Osram Appoints Terry O’Neal As New Solutions Business Unit CEO

Osram, one of the two globally leading light manufacturers today announced the appointment of Terry O’Neal as Chief Executive Officer of Osram’s Solutions Business Unit and Traxon Technologies Ltd. He succeeds Mike Mastroyiannis, who is leaving the company on November 30, “Terry is an excellent choice to lead Osram’s solution business“, stated Peter Laier, Osram’s Chief Technology Officer and executive board member responsible for the company’s general lighting business.
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2013-11-19

Osram Releases Lunis 2 Micro Pro Modules with Modern LED Technology

Lunis 2 micro controls/emergency: the professional modules from OSRAM´s subsidiary Siteco combine intelligent functionality with aesthetic design. The modules are suitable for a number of applications for the office, lodging, hospitality and retail outlets. Available in the models Lunis 2 micro controls, Lunis 2 micro emergency as well as a combined model.
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2013-11-13

Osram Reports LED Revenue Share Up to 29% of Total Revenue in 2013

Osram has fully achieved and partially even exceeded its targets for the fiscal year that ended in September 2013. Revenue rose two percent year over year on a comparable basis – meaning excluding portfolio and currency effects – to almost €5.3 billion (US$ 7.93 billion), with a rising dynamic in the final quarter. The revenue share of LED-based products and solutions increased from around 25 percent in fiscal 2012 to 29 percent in the past year. 
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2013-10-28

Osram Multi Chipled Provides High Quality Glasses Free 3D LED Displays

To make the case of Glasses Free 3D Displays in public areas viable, the size and quality of displays are critical. Thanks to Osram Opto Semiconductors’ cutting edge technology, a recent Glasses Free 3D Display introduced by Atech Korea Co., Ltd. measures up to 500 inches. These video display walls are intended to be used in indoor public areas, such as shopping mall and exhibition hall. With a contrast ratio of 4000:1 and screen brightness at 4,500 cd/m2, the viewing distance can be up to 30 meters.
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2013-09-26

Osram Celebrates 40 Years of LED Expertise

From the first surface-mountable LED (TOPLED) in 1990 to the awarding of the Deutscher Zukunftspreis (German Future Prize) by the German Federal President in 2007 and the efficiency record for red high-power LEDs in 2011: 40 years of business with opto semiconductors at Osram's Regensburg plant has brought countless seminal achievements in the fields of lighting, visualization and sensor technology.
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2013-09-19

Oslon Black Flat: Making two from one

The Oslon Black Flat is now also available on the market as a 2-chip variant. As with other LEDs from the Oslon Black family, the new version also features a high level of brightness and is suitable for all headlight functions. The major advantage of the new LED: As an SMT component it can be attached directly to the PCB and can then be processed further with other components as part of a standard soldering process. The simplicity of this implementation translates into large cost and time savings during further processing.   Thanks to UX:3 chip technology, t...
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2013-08-14

The Duris S 8 from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors Offers Lots of Light from a Small Surface, Particularly for Use in Directional Retrofits

Osram Opto Semiconductors launches the Duris S 8, a new, multi-chip, high-power member of the Duris “S” LED series. The close grouping of the LED permits very good color consistency in combination with a high luminous flux. The new Duris S is primarily used in directional and omnidirectional retrofits, as well as in LED spots in indoor lighting. It is particularly suitable for directional lighting in office and business premises, as well as in the home. The very good color consistency (color binning) in the directional retrofits is achieved through the cl...
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2013-08-09

Osram lights up Baku's new landmark

More than 10,000 high-power LED luminaires from the Osram subsidiary Traxon Technologies have transformed Baku's new landmark, the three Flame Towers, into gigantic display screens. Inspired by the Flame Towers, the slogan of the 57th Eurovision Song Contest in the capital of Azerbaijan was "Light your Fire!" The European Broadcasting Union, which mounted the song contest, was also relying on the know-how of Osram: using special solutions, the company will be providing spectacular lighting effects. "With our lighting expertise, we are making a very prominent mark in the Middle East," explained Erol Kirilmaz, Head of Region Latin America, the Middle East and Africa at Osram.
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2013-08-07

Peterson Manufacturing Uses Osram Ostar Headlamp Pro LED in Its 7-inch Headlight

It is reported that Peterson Manufacturing applied Osram Ostar Headlamp Pro LED in its new 7-inch headlight. Osram Opto Semiconductor stated that the Ostar Headlamp Pro LED offers a compact light source measuring 20mm by 20mm with multichip on board technology and silicon casting featuring ceramic chip-level conversion (C^2) and the company's UX:3 technology. According to the company, the LED offers pure surface emission and low thermal resistance (Rth) for thermal stability, as well as improved corrosion resistance. Notably, the Osram Ostar Headlamp Pr...
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2013-08-02

Osram Records Profitable Growth in Q3

Osram achieved a good performance in a challenging macroeconomic environment in the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Revenue rose 2% year over year on a comparable basis – excluding portfolio and currency effects – to almost €1.3 billion. Earnings before interest, taxes and amortization (EBITA) amounted to €22 million. The figure includes expenses from special items of €72 million, particularly transformation costs. The adjusted EBITA margin was 7.4% versus 5.8% in the prior-year period, reflecting positive effects of the company reorganization that has...
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2013-07-29

Two LED Lamps from Osram Win Home & Trend Award 2013

Two LED lamps from Osram were victorious at this year’s awarding of the consumer prize Home & Trend Award 2013. The LED Superstar Classic A 40 advanced and the reflector lamp LED Superstar PAR 16 50 36° advanced were able to convince the jury with regard to functionality, innovation, product benefits, design and ecology, and were declared Trend Products of the Year 2013. The reflector lamp LED Superstar PAR 16 50 36° advanced was also awarded the Best of the Best additional prize in the category Home Textiles and Interior Design. B...
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2013-07-16

Siteco Provides Modario IP20 LED Modules for Lighting Renovation of Urban Railway Carriage House

Siteco, subsidiary of OSRAM, provides 270 units of Modario IP20 LED modules for modernization of an urban railway carriage house of Linz AG. Linz Linien intended to renovate the lighting system of a 4,500 square meter-large hall for 20 suburban trains. The highly efficient trunking systems are easy to mount and save up to 30% on energy costs in comparison to the previous lighting solution. The illumination of the urban railway carriage house of Linz AG was completely renovated using this efficient LED solution from Siteco. The renovation of the long-serving merc...
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2013-07-05

Siemens AG to Spin off Osram's Business on July 8

Siemens AG said in mid-June that its spin-off listing of OSRAM lighting business will be implemented on July 8. Peter Loescher who is the CEO of Siemens AG and Joe Kaeser Mentioned who is the Chief Financial Officer of Siemens AG mentioned in a note to investors have confirmed the date. It is reported that Siemens will spin off Osram business on July 8 when the shares of Osram Siemens held will be reduced to 17%. The initial public offering (IPO) is 32 million Euros, equivalent to that Siemens AG spins off 80.5% of Osram stake. In last Novemb...
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2013-07-04

Osram to Light up Frankfurt's Financial District with More than 12,000 Indoor Luminaires

Coinciding with its stock market debut, Osram will light up the financial district of Frankfurt with the new TaunusTurm high-rise tower consisting of more than 12,000 indoor luminaires. Osram is offering a variety of LED luminaries on behalf of the construction company Ed. Züblin AG featuring an absolute homogeneous light and very flat construction designs. They are also more energy-efficient compared to models with classic fluorescent light sources. The luminaries are now being installed successively. The office tower in the height of 170 meters is currently being bu...
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2013-07-03

OLYMP Project Aims to Make OLED as Efficient as LED

The main aims of the common project are to improve the efficiency and service life of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs). In addition, production costs have to be minimised to ensure that OLEDs can be successful in the general lighting mass market. In the past years, the participating companies have achieved innovative advantages that are intended to be expanded as a part of the funded project. The OLYMP project aims to make OLED attractive for the mass-market general lighting sector.   With OLYMP (Organic Light emitting sYstems based on energy ...
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2013-06-28

Osram Opto Semiconductors Wins the Title of Green Supplier for 2012-2013

Osram Opto Semiconductors won the title of Green Supplier of the Year at Yazaki's annual awards ceremony, held on June 5, 2013, to honor World Environment Day, the Yazaki Green Supplier of the Year program was established in 2007 as the benchmark for all Yazaki companies and affiliates throughout North and Central America. Yazaki North America, a top automotive supplier, also considered Osram Opto Semiconductors as the Best in Class Green supplier for 2012-2013 honoring them with both awards of excellence. Osram was chosen from Yazaki's top 103 suppliers...
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2013-06-24

Osram Expands Its Portfolio of LED Lamps

Osram is expanding its portfolio of LED lamps with some innovative products and thus giving its customers more selection. The current portfolio includes 60 different lamp types. In addition to retrofit lamps in classical shapes, the new LED portfolio also includes reflector lamps." With our expanded LED portfolio, we have LED lamps to suit every purpose at a very reasonable cost performance. Customers save money and get good quality," said Peter Dobiasch, head of the Lamps Business Unit at Osram. The broad portfolio, which will be offered across Europe, ...
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2013-06-19

More Efficient and Constant Display Backlighting with Osram-LEDs

Even at high temperatures and high currents the MicroSideled 3806 from Osram Opto Semiconductors ensures stable light conditions on the display. The brightness of this light emitting diode, which is available in white and blue, remains constant throughout its lifetime, and the color rendering leaves nothing to be desired. They also offer particularly impressive efficiency so these semiconductor light sources are ideal for portable devices such as tablets and smartphones. Thanks to its excellent efficiency, the MicroSideled from Osram Opto Semiconductors is the ideal energy...
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2013-06-07

OSRAM’s Key to Success Lies in Their Devotion, Product Quality, and Innovation——Interview with Osram China’s CEO Ai Xiaoming

Global lighting tycoon OSRAM made a name for itself with outstanding lighting products which have been featured globally at well known locations such as the Shanghai 2010 expo, the Beijing National Stadium, and Guangzhou International Finance Center. The role that OSRAM will play in the development of the LED industry in China is a hot topic. In an interview with LEDinside, OSRAM CEO Ai Xiaoming gave her/his opinion on the matter. Fully Devoted to the Lighting Industry   OSRAM is the world’s only company that is completely focuse...
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2013-05-21

OSRAM Received Award for LED Lighting Project Neue Galerie Kassel

Award for museum project Neue Galerie Kassel The prizes of the German Lichtdesign-Preis 2013 were awarded. OSRAM received together with the Licht Kunst Licht AG an award for the project Neue Galerie Kassel. The Neue Galerie Kassel has been closed in 2006 for five years for extensive renovation and refurbishment work. In November 2011, the museum celebrated the reopening and returned to her family home in the beautiful view above the Karlsaue. The art inventory presents itself in a completely modernized building, on a larger space and with a new LED ligh...
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2013-05-15

Osram : Intelligent LED Forward Lighting for Greater Safety

Osram Opto Semiconductors is coordinating a project in the “Integrated Microphotonics” Field of the FMER   Adaptive forward lighting, in other words glare-free camera-controlled headlamps that react instantly, will be helping drivers even more in the future thanks to additional intelligent functions. The key to this complex functionality is the integration of microelectronics and optoelectronics – one of the principal aspects of the research project sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (FMER) within the “Photo...
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2013-05-10

Osram Close Manufacturing Site of Traditional Lighting Including Mainly Incandescent Lamps in Indonesia

Osram reports that it will shut down its production site in Tangerang, Indonesia, by the end of December 2013 at the latest. In Tangerang, Osram manufactures traditional products, mainly incandescent lamps, with some 1,100 employees. The move is part of the company’s reorganization program initiated in 2012 and targets cumulative gross savings of about 1 billion euros by 2015. The products manufactured in Tangerang are sold both in Asia and worldwide. However regulations and technological change in the lighting industry are leading to the incandescent lamp disappearing fr...
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2013-05-08

Osram LED Lighting Solution Implemented at Lenbachhaus Museum

Lighting solutions for museums needs to not only display the colors of exhibition objects as true to the original as possible, but also simultaneously protect works from damage. Osram has installed its LED lighting in the Lenbachhaus municipal art museum in Munich to achieve both accurate color rendering and protect the works of art from light damage. Through an Osram installation, more than 170,000 LEDs and intelligent light controls that can generate almost 100 different color shades, the works from Kandinsky and Beuys for example in the very best light. "We've in...
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2013-04-24

Osram Opto Semiconductors' DURIS P 5 LED Offer 5 New Color Versions

New design options with mid-power LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors Osram Opto Semiconductors now offers the mid-power LED Duris P5 in color. The five new versions have impressively high luminous efficacy from a compact form factor, already known from the white version. The LEDs are ideal for architecture lighting and for the hospitality sector, in other words hotels and restaurants. The five color versions of Duris P 5 are “deep blue” (450 nm), “blue” (470 nm), “true green” (528 nm), “yellow” (590 nm) and “...
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2013-04-19

Osram Launches Duris S 5 for Linear and Area Indoor Lighting

Duris S 5 is the latest high-tech addition to the Duris LED family from Osram Opto Semiconductors. This new LED component offers an impressive lifetime of more than 35,000 hours. And in contrast to other components it can withstand much higher temperatures in the applications – up to 105 degrees Celsius (°C). Duris S 5 is ideal for indoor lighting – in retrofits, in downlights or in panel luminaires. The package for Duris S 5 is made from highly robust synthetic material that is resistant to aging caused by high temperatures and short-wave blue light. ...
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