2019-11-11

Apple Granted a Patent for In-Vehicle Lighting System

Last week the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published 59 patents of Apple including one patent named “Lighting Systems of Vehicle Seats,” which is believed to be part of Apple’s autonomous vehicle project “Project Titan,” according to the report of Patently Apple. Apple’s new patent of vehicle lighting systems noted that the lighting system can be integrated into a seat, door panel, dashboard, or other interior portions of a vehicle. These interior parts of car would be illuminated with the light systems for providing icons, text, a...
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2019-10-14

HELLA to Introduce Intelligent Lighting and Solutions for Buses at Busworld 2019

Automotive lighting component specialist HELLA announced that it will showcase innovative product solutions for buses and coaches that contribute to greater safety and comfort in road traffic at Busworld 2019. The event is the largest international trade fair for city buses and coaches which will take place in Brussels from October 17 to 23. The focus of Busworld 2019 will be on VISIOTECH projection technology. It enables communication by means of light and can thus visually warn other vehicles and pedestrians. HELLA will present further intelligent lighting sys...
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2019-10-08

Everlight Pushes Automotive Applications with Mini LEDs and IR LED Products

LED packaging company Everlight continues to strengthen its technology development for niche applications. The company has been expanding business in automotive applications covering automotive display, IR LED sensors and interior lighting products. Everlight has launched a wide range of automotive products including Mini LED taillight, Mini LED automotive displays, IR LEDs for face recognition in automotive environments and interior lighting LEDs. The Taiwan-based LED packager has proactively pushes interior LED applications and joined ISELED alli...
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2019-09-23

Osram to Develop Automotive LED with 25,600 Pixels in One Chip for Next-gen Vehicles

Several LED manufacturers in the industry have turned their business focus to automotive applications targeting the progressing automotive and electric vehicle development. The German high-tech company Osram, as one of the leading automotive LED producers, announced that it is starting a new chapter in multi-pixel solutions for car headlights. Osram released the idea of the first hybrid LED "Eviyos" two years ago and is progressing the second generation of Eviyos featuring 25,600 pixels on a single LED chip, with pixel pitch of 40 µm. According to Osra...
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2019-09-17

LG Innotek to Showcase Automotive LED Products at Automotive World Nagoya 2019

LG Innotek announced that it will demonstrate its latest automotive products at "Automotive World Nagoya 2019," taking place at Port Messe Nagoya, Japan, from September 18 to 20. LG Innotek is going to present advanced vehicle components under the themes of vehicle LED modules and communication modules. For vehicle LED modules, the company will introduce "Nexlide series", the next generation vehicle LED light sources, reflecting the company's unique light-emitting structure design technology. "Nexlide-HD" emits bright and ...
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2019-08-30

LG Innotek Releases 3D Flexible Automotive Lighting

LG Innotek announced the launch of its “Nexlide-HD”, a flexible three-dimensional lighting for cars that emits bright and uniform light from five directions. LG Innotek attached numerous LED onto a thin substrate to product the automotive lighting module. It is a hexahedron that gently curves like a rubber and mounted on the exterior lamps, such as daytime running lights (DRLs) and tail lights. The product, “Nexlide-HD,” emits uniform light from five directions except the substrate contact surface. The company applied the LED packages, wh...
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2019-08-23

Innovative Automotive LED Lighting Solutions by Inova Semiconductors at ISAL 2019

The International Symposium on Automotive Lighting 2019 will take place from September 23 to 25 in Darmstadt, Germany. Inova Semiconductors, a member of the ISELED Alliance, is going to present its innovative solutions for automotive lighting with a focus on interior lighting during the event. Inova will exhibit the first available products and applications based on ISELED technology. A "Carbox" demonstrator illustrates the interaction between dynamic light and image content, opening up new possibilities for driver assistance and infotainment systems. A...
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2019-08-19

Advanced LED Technology Enables Next Generation Automotive Applications

Many LED producers have turned their focus to automotive applications for higher profit. The ongoing development of autonomous driving technology and next generation automobile also creates new requirements for automotive lighting as well as automotive displays, leading to new opportunities for LED makers. Exterior lighting becomes even more important for driverless cars, as they need to pass information and communicate with each other as well as remind pedestrians of their movement. Deployment of advanced LED technology enables cars to provide details when they are about to ...
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2019-07-11

Osram Introduces Automotive LED Lighting Innovation following Autonomous Driving Technology

The evolution of automobile including changes in energy source and improvement of driving technology is also bringing advances in automotive lighting. The leading photonic technology provider Osram has continued to accelerate its development in automotive lighting and other innovative automotive technologies. Mike Godwin, OSRAM’s Director of Automotive LED Marketing, shared his insight of how automotive LED lighting has improved with the progress of autonomous vehicles. (Mike Godwin, OSRAM’s Director of Automotive LED Marketing. Image: Osr...
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2019-05-03

Osram Completes the Acquisition of Ring Automotive

Osram announced the completion of the acquisition of Ring Automotive, a British aftermarket specialist. The acquisition was revealed in the end of January 2019. The acquisition will allow Osram to expand its product range in the automotive sector to include more automotive electronics and accessories. After approval by the British Competitors and Market Authority (CMA) for the takeover of Ring Automotive by Osram, the partnership between the companies will officially start in May. The common goal is to respond faster and better to new trends and challenges in the cons...
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2019-04-19

Automotive LED Lighting to Take off with Smart Applications

Despite that the global automotive sales have slowed down in the past year due to the trade dispute and overall market decline, the demands for luxury automobiles in China and the increasing new energy (NEV) car market still bring up the penetration rate of LED in the automotive market. LEDinside sees that the market share of LED headlight and its market value will expand gradually as the price of high-power LED falls. LEDs are also adopted by other exterior lights including direction indicators and tail lights for delivering smart functions such signal projection and ...
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2018-12-25

Magneti Marelli to Show Advanced Automotive Lighting Applications at CES 2019

Italian automotive component company Magneti Marelli, announced that it will join CES 2019 to exhibit its high-tech offerings at CES 2019. Through the participation of the show, Magneti Marelli aims to address the needs of autonomous driving and connectivity with a wide range of smart, streamlined and highly integrated lighting and electronics solutions. The company offers automotive technologies to improve communication between vehicles, the occupants and the surrounding environment. According to the company, its third generation Smart Corner will be unveiled at CES...
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2018-09-07

LiteOn Reports Growing Demands for LED Components and Automotive Lighting

LiteOn Technology announced that its revenue of August came to NT$18.59 billion (US$ 603.73 million), up by 20% MoM and down by 0.15% YoY. 
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2016-12-15

Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting and the Carnia Industrial Park Establish New Manufacturing Site for Car Lighting Electronics

Today, Magneti Marelli Automotive Lighting and the Carnia Industrial Park inaugurated a new pavilion dedicated to the production of electronics for LED rear lighting for cars in the production complex in Tolmezzo (UD) in Friuli Venezia Giulia. The new industrial site has production lines for circuit boards and will be completed by a design center specifically dedicated to electronics for rear illumination for cars.
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

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