Osram Invests in Growth of Horticultural Lighting with Acquisition of Fluence Bioengineering

Horticultural lighting is one of the most vibrant markets for both research and development and new applications. Lighting giant Osram, Munich, Germany (with its U.S. facilities based in Wilmington, MA) took a big next step in its quest to become

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Osram Partners with Nokia for Indoor 5G Through the Lights

Two of the biggest names from the lighting and cellular networking industries — Osram and Nokia — are together exploring the possibility of equipping LED ceiling luminaires with 5G radio chips to transmit data inside commercial building. In an early-stage

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Sales and Earnings Decline at Philips

Philips Lighting reported a 16.5% drop in adjusted first quarter earnings and 67% plunge in net income on an 11.2% sales decline, delivering the industry’s second reminder this week that lighting’s biggest ever transformation ever is no free ride. No

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Osram Cuts Earnings and Sales Forecast

The elephant came to the front of the IoT lighting room, as Osram warned that fiscal year 2018 revenue will grow only about half as much as previously forecast, hitting earnings and forcing layoffs that the company hopes to eventually

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State of Tennessee Partnering with Osram on Upgrading Lighting of Government Buildings

In a series of projects in the state of Tennessee, German firm, Osram’ is supplying new energy-efficient lighting systems for government buildings throughout the state and Sylvania Lighting Solutions is helping to install the lighting upgrades. These buildings that will

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Osram and Nichia Announce to Expand IP Co-operation

OSRAM GmbH and Nichia Corporation have entered into patent cross license agreements in 2002 and 2010. As a result, both companies are allowed to use each other’s patents licensed under the respective agreement in its own nitride-based semiconductor products such

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Osram Will Unveil a Street Light Which Can Find Parking Spaces

…to be unveiled at this month’s Light + Building exhibition in Germany. The Streetlight 11 has an integral camera and data transmission module, allowing it to detect free parking spaces and communicate this information to drivers. In combination with its

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Osram Introduces Wireless Site Lighting Control (WSLC) Module

Osram expands the company’s ENCELIUM® EXTEND Networked Light Management System capability to a building’s surroundings or site including pathways, private roadways, and parking lots. The ENCELIUM® EXTEND system can manage the interior and exterior site lighting of buildings. The module

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Smart Lighting Control Systems are Solving Real-World Problems

LED lighting has come a long way from its initial days. Today it is combined with digital lighting controls to create smart lighting solutions that dramatically save on energy consumption and the related operating costs. But in addition to these

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Self-Driving Concept Car Is Full of LEDs, and Not Just for Lighting

At Las Vegas consumer show, Osram and Swiss auto designer will show how shared, autonomous vehicles will use LEDs for everything including comfort, illumination, data connectivity, security, and more. the future of sustainable urban transportation will move towards cars that

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Osram Is Driving the Future of Automotive LED Lighting

Osram is lighting the way to the future of driving. At CES 2018, it will continue to reinvent light by expanding and enhancing the experience for drivers, passengers and others on the road, turning invisible light into visible benefits: From

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Osram Opens $440M Malaysian Plant Amid World’s Widening Clamor for LED Chips

The German giant banks on global “digitization” that it says will require optical diodes serving as sensors and light sources in everything from humans to cars to general illumination. With its eyes bulging on an increasingly digitized world that it

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Osram, Continental Plan Automotive Lighting JV

Technology companies Osram and Continental today announced their intention to establish a joint venture. The idea is to combine innovative lighting technology with electronics and software to develop, manufacture and market intelligent lighting solutions for the automotive industry. The global

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Osram Will Relight St. Peter’s Basilica with LEDs

Luminaires will replace halogen, accentuating the art and architecture, and saving energy. Osram has won a notable piece of repeat business, as the Vatican agreed to replenish the lighting inside St. Peter’s Basilica with LED luminaires and spots, three years

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Siemens Exits Lighting with $1.4 Billion Sale

Perhaps in a sign of continued consolidation, Siemens has also withdrawn from businesses making phones, hearing aids and ovens. The Munich-based company completed the sale of its remaining stake in light manufacturer Osram Licht AG, raising about 1.2 billion euros

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Connected Lighting Boosts Sales at Guess

Sales at stores of the American fashion brand Guess in Switzerland have been boosted by its connected lighting, the suppliers have claimed. Sophisticated internet-connected lights are engaging customers and coaxing them into spending more with offers and discounts. Bluetooth beacons

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Osram Presents Innovative SMARTRIX Modules

New LED modules developed by Osram combine multiple emitters with silicone optics and driver electronics that deliver adaptive drive beam technology for automotive headlamps. Matrix headlights provide ideal visibility at night and poor weather conditions. The smart distribution of light

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Osram Acquires IoT Specialist Digital Lumens

Osram has agreed to acquire Digital Lumens Inc., a U.S. company based in Boston, Massachusetts that specializes in industrial IoT solutions. Founded in 2008, Digital Lumens employs 65 people and in the last fiscal year generated sales in the mid-double-digit

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MLS Continued to Lead the Pack of Chinese Lighting LED Packagers

In the China market, domestic manufacturers gradually became major suppliers of lighting LED sources. The table shown below discloses the top 10 Chinese companies with the biggest revenue market share. MLS’s production bases in Xiaolan, Zhongshan and Ji’an, Jiangxi have

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Continental, Osram Plan Vehicle Lighting Joint Venture

Osram wants to submit parts of its automotive lighting business to the joint venture while Continental will bring in electronic control systems, the weekly magazine said in an advance release to be published in its Friday edition. The joint venture

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