2014-04-07

Osram Innovations for Project Partners at Light+Building 2014

On the occasion of the Light+Building light fair, the Osram stand will be showing project partners how to further exploit the possibilities of light with lighting systems, light projects and various solutions and services. Light+Building is the leading light fair, taking place from 30 March to 4 April in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Osram is located at Light+Building in Hall 2 ("Alte Festhalle").
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2014-04-03

Osram to Restructure Lighting Business

German lighting manufacturer Osram Licht will be facing more challenges in 2014 as the company restructures its lighting business, according to a report by Reuters.
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2014-04-01

Osram Smart Light Explores Lighting Options

With Lightify, Osram for the first time presents a lighting system at Light+Building 2014 that enables users to exploit a wide range of lighting possibilities using an app on a smartphone or tablet. Lightify simply integrates into existing WLAN networks, and users are able to set a wide diversity of light atmospheres. 
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2014-03-31

Osram Highlights Advanced Lighting Technology at Light + Building 2014

Osram’s booth design this year was similar to Light + Building 2012, where the company had two separate booths, observed Roger Chu, Director, Research, LEDinside. The separate booths highlighted lighting applications and advanced lighting technology at this year’s show, which will run from March 31 to April 4, 2014 at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany.
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2014-03-31

Osram Research Achievement Provides Further Innovation for LED Products

An Osram research team has succeeded in constructing the most efficient LED lamp in the world. The lamp in tubular form consumes only half the power of currently common fluorescent and LED tubes, and also achieves significantly superior colour rendering. 
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2014-03-27

Osram: 2015 Ford F-150 First Truck to Feature Full LED Forward Lighting System

Ford Motor Company is ensuring consumers continue to ‘think Ford first’ by offering industry first technology on the completely redesigned 2015 Ford F-150, part of Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling pickup truck. The next-generation F-150, which debuted at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is the first to feature a complete LED forward lighting solution, thanks in part to OSRAM Automotive Lighting.
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2014-03-24

Osram Launches CoB LED for Compact Spotlight Applications

For the first time, Osram is offering a chip-on-board LED, the Soleriq P 9, which is suitable for compact powerful spotlights such as the ones used in retail outlets and museums. The latest member of the Osram Soleriq family produces 2000 lumen from a surface with a diameter of only nine millimeters. Compared with the existing Soleriq S 13, that is twice as much light from an area half the size. Just one of the new light emitting diodes is enough to replace a 35 W HID lamp for spotlighting.
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2014-03-14

LED Manufacturers Scramble to Benefit from Market Surge

The LED industry has experienced a recent surge with no signs of stopping. Large global manufacturers such as Philips and Osram, as well as LED manufacturers from China, Korea, and Taiwan are all scrambling to take advantage of the booming market, and have increased investments in  LED lighting sector as they uphold positive outlooks on the sector performance.
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2014-03-14

BayArena in Germany Recieves LED Face Lift

The BayArena is a football stadium with a multifunctional complex of VIP lounges, training rooms and an official fan shop for the German football club, Bayer Leverkusen. Renovated in 2009 and holding over 30,000 seats, the BayArena is one of the more modern stadiums of the German Football League. 
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2014-03-04

Osram Launches Wireless Ambient Lighting Kits for Cars

Style the inside of your car with the new wireless LEDambient kits from Osram. With seven selectable colours and four dimming settings, these unique rechargeable kits allow drivers to express their mood and a sense of style from the inside out.
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2014-03-03

Osram Shareholders Formally Approve Chairman and Deputy Elections by the Managing Board and Supervisory Board

At the company’s first, public Annual General Meeting in Munich, the shareholders of OSRAM Licht AG signaled their formal approval of the actions of the members of the Managing Board and Supervisory Board for the 2013 fiscal year with 99.78 and 99.77 percent respectively.
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2014-02-24

Osram is the System Partner for Laser Light in the BMW i8

The BMW i8 represents the first production vehicle in the world with a laser light. Osram played a decisive role in the development of the laser light source. Laser light is considered the next development step in automotive lighting and offers new design possibilities in addition to its functional advantages.
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2014-02-19

Osram Releases Ultra-compact Yellow LED for Extreme Demands in Headlamps

The yellow Oslon Compact LED from Osram immediately opens up new design options for turn indicators in vehicle forward lighting. With package dimensions of 1.5 mm x 1.9 mm x 0.7 mm the new version is so small and yet so powerful that it is ideal for use in light guide applications. This high-power LED, based on indium gallium nitride (InGaN), offers extremely impressive output of more than 120 lumen even at high currents and application temperatures of 100° C (Tj in the chip).
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2014-02-18

Edison Opto to See Growth in First Quarter

Operations for LED manufacturers in the first quarter are hoped to show good performance, according to UDN Evening News report. Increased operations in Jan. 2014 have lead to many manufacturers continual growth. Due to the strong revenues, the market is optimistic and anticipates financial results from 1Q14 slack season financial reports to show a revenue  decline  within  5-10 percent. Among these manufacturers, Edison Opto has been able to secure new clients.
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2014-02-17

Light for Greater Buying Incentives - Osram at Euroshop 2014

At Euroshop, the world's leading fair for the international retail sector, Osram is demonstrating how retailers can win over customers for their products with light, ranging from lamps to complete solutions. The highlight of the fair is a spotlight that brings the quality of museum illumination to the classic retail sector, and a real eye-catcher is Osram's design study of a fitting room: Using LED screens and variable light, customers can test in the store how swimming trunks for example will look later on the beach. Euroshop takes place from 16-20 February in Düsseldorf, Germany.
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2014-02-12

Osram Adds New LED Rear Lights to Oslon Product Line

Turn indicators, taillights and brake lights all covered by one and the same LED family? The new Oslon Black Flat does just that. The latest addition to the family emits yellow light and various red tones and is exceptionally bright. Specially designed for light guide applications, these LEDs can also be used for more complex solutions in the rear lighting for vehicles.
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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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