2021-06-11

Intelligent Forward Lighting (FWL) and Projection

Illumination & Visualization at the same time<iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/p7w7ZQVjq2w" title="YouTube video player" width="560"></iframe>Functionality that makes the difference Intelligent FWL lifts car saftey to another level. ADB systems or multipixelated single LEDs elimiate the risk of dazzling oncoming traffic and by projecting warning symbols on the road car2x communication is enabled. App...
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2021-06-01

For Slim Display Designs – ams Osram Expands Portfolio For Facial Recognition

SFH 4171S and SFH 4181S enable biometric identification in laptops ams Osram expand portfolio with two extremely space-saving IREDs with primary optics Compact dimensions allow laptop displays with slim frame For many of us, working on mobile devices and laptops is part of our everyday business life. While facial recognition on smartphones and tablets is already widely used to protect sensitive data, our portable computers are often still only password-protected. Two new infrared LEDs (IREDs) from ams Osram now not only enable user identificat...
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2021-05-17

Optimistic about the Automotive LED Market, ams / OSRAM is Optimizing Product Portfolio to Meet Customer Needs

According to TrendForce analysis, global automotive market demand has been experiencing an upswing since 4Q20 and remained at high level in 2Q21. In this context, LED manufacturers achieve full capacity and prolong the lead time of products without raising prices. On orders about new automobiles, despite that customers still ask for price reduction, LED manufacturers maintained the original quotation and continue observing the possibility of double booking.   According to ams / OSRAM, the production lines in Malaysia is operating in full capacity and demand overb...
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2021-05-06

ams Reports Robust First Quarter Group Results Driven by Healthy Demand ...

ams reports robust first quarter group results driven by healthy demand, historical ams business revenues in upper half and adj. operating margin near top end of expected range; full integration underway with increased expected total synergies and savings, group to be known as “ams OSRAM”; second quarter expected group revenues of USD 1,430-1,530 million; delisting offer for OSRAM shares   Premstaetten, Austria, and Munich, Germany (4 May 2021) -- ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, reports robust fir...
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2021-05-06

ams to Launch Delisting Offer for OSRAM

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION ams to launch delisting offer for OSRAM Attractive offer price of €52.30 per OSRAM share Four week acceptance period expected to run from around 21 May to around 18 June 2021 Significant premium to cash com...
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2021-04-14

LeddarTech Announces the Appointment of Dr Olaf Berlien to Its Board of Directors

LeddarTech®, a global leader in Level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Olaf Berlien to its Board of Directors, further enhancing the diversity and industry expertise of the Board. Dr Berlien possesses over 30 years of experience in senior executive positions specializing in engineering, automotive, and lighting. Notably, until recently, Dr Berlien served as CEO of OSRAM since January 2015. Before joining OSRAM, Dr Berlien served as CEO of M+W Group, a German company for systems engineering...
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2021-01-13

【Exclusive Interview】OSRAM's Diversified Infrared Sensing to Welcome the Market Demands on Automotive LiDAR, Industrial Automation and Smart City Markets

Alvin Tse, Vice President of Sales of Greater China & Japan, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is a leading manufacturer of infrared sensing components in the industry. With its broad portfolio including Infrared-LEDs (IREDs), Edge-Emitting Lasers (EEL) and VCSELs the company addresses applications like advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) like automotive LiDAR or driver monitoring, biometrics and 3D Sensing for consumer electronics as well as industrial automation and many more. . LEDinside / Trend...
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2020-11-25

Media: OSRAM May Give Up IoT Lighting Business Due to Pressure from Its Shareholder AMS

According to an article published by LEDs Magazine on November 9, AMS (also stylized as “ams”) as OSRAM’s dominant shareholder may call for OSRAM to divest from its IoT lighting business. This news has come on the heels of OSRAM CTO Stefan Kampmann being let go from the upper management team. Kampmann was responsible for the development of the IoT lighting business, but he reportedly stepped down from the company’s management board just before LEDs Magazine released this article. Based on the reporting from LEDs Magaz...
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2020-11-10

OSRAM Convenes Extraordinary General Meeting that Approves Rights of Control and Agreement of Profit and Loss Transfer for ams

OSRAM convened an extraordinary general meeting in Munich on November 3rd, which voted for the rights of control and the agreement of profit and loss transfer for major shareholder ams, where 99.77% voted yes that exceeded the requirement of at least 75% of the quorum. Olaf Berlien, CEO of OSRAM, commented: OSRAM and ams will further actuate the merger based on the rights of control and the agreement of profit and loss transf...
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2018-04-28

Future Concept Osram Enters Next Stage of Implementation to Focus on High-Tech Markets

As a result of mixed market environments and the ongoing weak US dollar, Osram has adjusted its forecast for fiscal year 2018 and will be accelerating its move to focus on rapidly growing high-tech markets.
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2018-04-28

Nokia Bell Labs and Osram Co-Develop An Indoor Radio Network Solution in Ceiling Luminaires

Nokia Bell Labs and Osram have teamed up to create the foundation of affordable, high-performance indoor radio networks. In a joint initiative the network specialist and the lighting company have been exploring how ceiling luminaires can be used to create a tightly integrated interior radio network with 5G capabilities. “Our office and industrial luminaires are already networked for remote control,” said Thorsten Müller, Head of Innovation at Osram. “In this R&D project, we equipped them with special broadband radio modules, allowing mobile devices like cell phones and laptops to connect to the luminaire network and transmit data.”
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2018-04-11

HK Lighting Fair 2018: Lighting Marches into the Era of IoT

Connectivity technologies and networking systems grow hand in hand with smart lighting. Bluetooth mesh networking, Wi-Fi, and other IoT technologies become a major smart lighting driver. The Asian Lighting Forum 2018 gathered experts and industry professionals to discuss the daily-life applications of smart lighting, connected systems and IoT.
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2018-04-04

LEDVANCE Now Wholly Owned By MLS

LEDVANCE, one of the world's leading general lighting providers for professional users and end consumers, is now 100 percent owned by the leading Chinese LED lighting company MLS. MLS has taken over the full ownership of LEDVANCE by means of a share deal with the strategic investor IDG Capital and the financial investor Yiwu. As part of the deal, IDG Capital and Yiwu will become shareholders of MLS via a joint investment.
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2017-06-15

The new generation of Osram’s successful LEDs is setting new standards in miniaturization

More than 25 years ago, the Topled set a worldwide standard as the first surfacemountable LED. Osram Opto Semiconductors now presents the latest generation, the Topled E1608, which has a package that is smaller than its predecessor models by factor 20. Despite this considerable miniaturization the low-power LED is bright, reliable and robust. The compact Topled offers greater options and greater design flexibility, particularly for car interior applications. 
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2017-02-16

HexaTech and OSRAM Announce Strategic Relationship

HexaTech Inc. announced today the signing of two strategic agreements with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH, of Regensburg, Germany. 
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2016-07-28

OSRAM and MLS to Carve Out Their Positions in LED Lighting Market with LEDVANCE Deal, Says LEDinside

German-based lighting manufacturer OSRAM has agreed to sell its lamp business unit LEDVANCE to a Chinese consortium that is led by IDG Capital Partners and includes LED manufacturer MLS and Yiwu State-Owned Assets Operation Center. The sale was announced on July 26 and represents a landmark deal in which Chinese LED manufacturer successfully acquires an oversea target with the help of an international investment group. “The sale of LEDVANCE shows major international lighting companies are exiting the LED lighting business due to its unprofitable outlook,” said Roger Chu, research director of LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. “On the other hand, Chinese LED lighting companies have an overall cost advantage and are assisted by the government, so they can take this opportunity to expand their market shares.” 
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2016-03-28

OSRAM Showcased an LED/OLED Rear Lamp Demonstrator at Light + Building 2016

At light + building 2016, OSRAM was presenting an innovation in automotive lighting: an LED/OLED rear light demonstrator showcasing four lighting functions – brake light, turn indicator, reversing light and rear light. Designed and implemented in collaboration with the company Automotive Lighting, the rear light demonstrator is using two different types of round OLED tiles.
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2016-01-18

ProPhotonix Expands Product Portfolio with New Green Laser Diode from Osram

ProPhotonix Limited, a high technology designer and manufacturer of LED illumination systems and laser diode modules, today announces an extension to its range of green laser diodes with the launch of the PLT5 510 from Osram.
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2015-12-30

Osram Demonstrates Interactive Mood Light at Light Middle East 2015

With over 300 exhibitors from different lighting companies across the world, Light Middle East is the regional premier event which was held in Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 6-8 October 2015. The trade fair offered a platform for the lighting professionals, including manufacturer, architects, engineers and designers, to showcase their innovative lighting solutions, to explore business opportunities and to gain inspiration for their future projects and designs.
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2015-09-14

OSRAM Updates LIGHTIFY® App with Individual Default Settings

Now with our latest update to the OSRAM LIGHTIFY® mobile app, users can customize their lighting with more options than ever before. Since its release in September 2014, the LIGHTIFY app has been continuously upgraded, adding new default settings and increasing overall functionality. Here’s what’s new in version 1.2:
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2015-01-07

WeMo® Showcases Expanded LED Smart Lighting Options at the 2015 International CES

Continuing to grow its award-winning Internet of Things ecosystem, WeMo® will showcase an expanded line-up of WeMo-enabled LED smart lighting solutions at the 2015 International CES.
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2015-01-06

Smart Lighting Simply Connected at CES 2015

In the past years, lighting has solidified its position as cornerstone of the smart home. With Philips hue, OSRAM Lightify and GE Link, consumers experience increasing freedom of choice.
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2014-12-24

OSRAM SYLVANIA Survey Finds 1/3 of American Households Have Lighting Issues

The Discover LED Lighting survey from North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA finds nearly one third of American households surveyed have lighting issues in key areas of the home. Brightness, color and usage time are major lighting concerns in some rooms, and these issues could be easily fixed by upgrading lighting to LEDs. In fact, 90 percent of Americans surveyed that use LED lighting in their homes report high levels of satisfaction.
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2014-12-15

OSRAM Shares to Soar in Near Future?

After it spun-off from Siemens, OSRAM’s lower margins and trades were at half the multiples of its peers on half of the margin, but is expected to have a positive outlook in coming year, according to an analysis on Seeking Alpha.
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2014-12-12

Osram Releases New Infrared LED

Biometric identification methods are becoming increasingly popular. Biometric unlocking of cell phones and tablet computers is the principal application of the IR Oslux SFH 4780S, the first infrared emitter from Osram Opto Semiconductors with a wavelength of 810 nanometers (nm). With a height of only 2.4 mm this LED is setting new standards, achieving record radiant intensity values with a narrow emission angle from very small dimensions. This combination paves the way for compact energy-saving designs for reliable iris scanning functionality on mobile devices.
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2014-12-10

New OSRAM Ostar Stage LED For Even Brighter Stage Lighting

Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced a new LED for stage lighting. Compared with previous members of the product family, the new Osram Ostar Stage offers more than twice the lumen output with a component surface that is only 30 percent larger. The new version contains two square-millimeter high-current chips per color that can handle a maximum of 4.5 amps (A) per chip. This will enable moving heads for stage and exhibition lighting to be more powerful and more compact at the same time.
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2014-12-08

Chinese Couple Caught for Selling Fake Opple and Philips Luminaries

A couple was caught for selling inferior luminaries labeled with international brands via Taobao in Jiangsu Province, China.
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2014-05-05

National Lighting Bureau Launches 35th High-Benefit Lighting Awards Program

The National Lighting Bureau’s has announced its 35th annual High-Benefit Lighting Awards Program. The unique program is open to owners, architects, engineers, interior designers, facility and property managers, contractors, manufacturer’s representatives, utility employees, users, and virtually anyone else associated with a new or upgraded illumination system that provides at least some of the many benefits of what the Bureau calls High-Benefit Lighting(r).
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2014-04-01

Light+Building 2014: Energy is Best Unconsumed

The biennial Light+Building trade fair in Frankfurt is the largest global lighting exhibition. The six day long fair opened on March 30th and will run till April 4th, 2014.Similar to 2012, the lighting exhibition is categorized into different topics, which include outdoor lighting, lighting fixtures, modules, and innovative LED technology. 
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2013-12-12

New Light Creates Bright Sparks

Osram’s study proves positive effects of lighting on cognitive performance of students ZNL TransferZentrum für Neurowissenschaften und Lernen (Transfer Centre for Neuroscience and Learning) have conducted an investigation with lighting manufacturer Osram on students’ performances under different lighting conditions at two schools in Ulm, Germany between November 2011 and Feburary 2012. The aim of this investigation was to figure out whether lighting that simulates daylight could increase students’ concentration and cognitive performances. This anticipation has been positively proven. Students who had taken courses and tests in biologically optimised lighting classrooms performed better than students who were in ordinary lighting classrooms.
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With up to 2000lm per LED, LUXEON 7070 delivers the power, efficacy and solution cost reductions luminaire manufacturers need   San Jose, CA – August 31, 2021 – More lumens, higher efficacy, and lower system costs are the... READ MORE

 - Osconiq E 2835 CRI 90 (QD) expands ams OSRAM's portfolio of lighting solutions that provide very high quality in a new mid-power LED. - In-house Quantum Dot technology ensures outstanding efficiency values of over 200 lm/W, even at... READ MORE