Osram Develops New LiDAR Sensor for Self-driving Cars

LiDAR systems are an integral part of driving assistance systems, such as lane assist and emergency braking systems in autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicles. The propagation time of very short light pulses is used to determine the distance between the vehicle

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Lighting Project at St. Peter’s Basilica by Osram to be Completed

Osram has kicked off a lighting project at St. Peter’s Basilica in October 2017. After a year of work, the project is going to be completed soon with the initial tests finished, according to the report of Lux. 700 customized

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Osram Adds to IoT Stable with Software Partnership for Commercial Property

Osram continues to widen its stable of smart building technologies, this time partnering with a software company to gather and analyze data about workplace and building usage via luminaires equipped with Osram wireless sensors in the US and Canada. The

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Osram’s New Automotive LED Enables Headlights to Project Symbols onto the Road

Osram Opto Semiconductors developed Oslon Boost HX, a new automotive LED which helps headlights to achieve high resolution and to project information onto the roads. Oslon Boost HX was developed with the help of Osram Opto Semiconductor’s extensive knowledge in

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Osram Doubles Down on Lasers, This Time for Facial Recognition and Medical Imaging

Osram continued to widen its technology net beyond general lighting and LEDs, making two moves in the last week to embrace lasers, one aimed at facial recognition and the other at medical imaging. The Munich company introduced a new vertical-cavity

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Capitalize on the Intersection of Commercial Lighting and IoT by Chuck Piccirillo, Osram Digital Systems

Lighting is ubiquitous — it’s in every space within a building. It is the perfect conduit for collecting information on what is happening in a building at any given time, because it is ideally located in the space and is

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Driver Monitoring System Embeds Osram’s IR LED for Semi-Autonomous Driving

Osram Opto Semiconductors has provided its IR LED and LED components to Joyson Safety Systems, a U.S. based mobile safety system provider, on its steering wheel to develop a semi-autonomous system to the new Cadillac CT6. The steering wheel equipped

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Michigan State Controlled Environment Lighting Laboratory Explores LEDs for Horticulture

The Controlled Environment Lighting Laboratory (CELL) at Michigan State University (MSU) has a horticultural lighting system installed across multiple growing areas that is arguably the most complex and capable such solid-state lighting (SSL) system in the world. Osram Innovations and

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Osram Plans to Exit Luminaires Business

Osram Licht AG has announced that it will sell its Lighting Solutions business unit that manufactures finished luminaires. The company said it will focus on high-growth-potential applications going forward — most likely smart LED lighting and the Internet of Things

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LEDvance Rolls Out Voice-Controlled Filament Bulbs in Europe

LEDvance, which is believed to be the only provider of voice-dimmable filament LED lamps that work with Apple gear, is now launching the concept in Europe, after having first rolled it out in North America early this year. Germany-based LEDvance

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Intelligent Automotive Lighting Market Gets Boost as Joint Venture Begins Operations

Osram reported, that the OSRAM Continental GmbH joint venture, set up by the two technology companies Continental AG and Osram, is up and running. This official start of the business as planned for the second half of 2018, follows the

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Osram Demonstrates Human Centric Lighting Technology at Boston TechJam

The eyewear displayed was the version Osram provided for the German ski team in the 2018 Winter Olympic Game in Pyeongchang. Attendees of the event could try on the eyewear and experience the light shift with varying color temperature and

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Le Mans Drivers to Sample LED Eyewear for Alertness

There’s nothing like a world stage to promote an emerging technology. In international auto racing, the stage doesn’t get much bigger than Le Mans, the grueling 24-hour endurance contest and the latest sporting event where Osram will trial specially-adjusted LED

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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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