Royal Philips Ramps Up Its Lighting Business. Yes, That Philips

When news broke recently that Philips Photonics will double the size of its vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) plant in Germany, it was a reminder that Royal Philips is still in the lighting business, despite having famously shed its LED, bulb,

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Current LiDAR Applications Trends in the Automotive Market

LiDAR sensor (Light Detection And Ranging) detects surrounding objects and captures their distance to the sensor by emitting a very short light pulse and measuring the time that the light travels from the sensor to the object and back. LiDAR

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OSRAM Opto Semiconductor Acquires AIXTRON’s MOCVD Systems

AIXTRON Planetary technology supports production ramp-up to meet current market demand for 150 mm IR high-power lasers and LEDs. AIXTRON announced that OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has purchased the company’s AIX 2800G4-TM Planetary system for the manufacturing of mainly infrared-based high

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OLED & Laser Emerging as Potential Automotive Lighting Technologies

At present, LED has emerged as one of the widely adopted technologies in the automotive industry. However, there some more technologies that go beyond LED technology and are very beneficial as automotive lighting. These technologies like OLED and laser are

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Laser Li-Fi Is Ten-Times Faster Than LED Li-Fi

Li-Fi technology that uses LED lighting instead of radio waves to transmit data, will now use laser-based lighting, that will transmit data rate ten times faster. Laser-based Li-Fi will have better light output than LED. As LEDs use phosphors to

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Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura Upbeat about Outlook of Micro-LED, Laser Lighting, LiFi Technologies

In comparison to OLED, Micro LED does not require filters and polarizer while providing better brightness and superior energy efficiency with longer life time. Two fundamental and crucial challenges are confronting Micro LED technology. First, the size of LED chip

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Osram Unveils Laser Spotlights and LED Stage Lighting

Osram is migrating their laser-phosphor headlight technology over to entertainment lighting. Will it make it to general lighting? At Prolight + Sound Osram is presenting its phaser laser technology for the first time with a luminous flux of up to

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Osram: Lighting Revolution in Cars

A lot has happened in the field of automotive lighting in recent years. Modern technologies such as LED, Matrix LED, OLED and laser are very much on the advance. LED-based technologies do have special strengths due to which they are

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