Osram Invests in UV LED Specialist Bolb Inc.

With its investment in the California-based UV-C LED specialist Bolb Inc., Osram is further expanding its technological know-how of disinfection applications with UV-C light. The future cooperation between the two companies in the field of research will accelerate the industrialization

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Osram Starts Divesting Digital Lighting

The long-anticipated dismantling of Osram’s smart lighting operations appears to have begun, as outgoing CEO Olaf Berlien said the company is selling a portion of its Digital division and indicated that a broader sale could follow as Osram focuses increasingly

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Osram Opto Debuts Cost-Effective LED for Outdoor SSL Applications

The CSP-like device borrows mid-power packaging technology but will enable high-power-like lumen packages and reliability for demanding outdoor applications. Osram Opto Semiconductors has announced a new high-power packaged LED family for outdoor applications that is cost optimized for outdoor luminaires

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Osram Announces the Fight Against Viruses and Bacteria with Portable UV-C Air Purifiers

Osram now brings the proven UV-C technology with two flexible products to mobile applications. With AirZing UV-Compact, available in Standard and Pro version, Osram is launching two portable products from a new portfolio that can be used effectively and easily

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Broad-Spectrum LEDs Have Greatest Impact on Cannabis Yield

Fluence by OSRAM, a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lightingsolutions for commercial cannabis and agriculture production, released results from its latest research trial analyzing how various supplemental and sole-source light spectra impact cannabis plant yield, consistency and quality. Fluence conducted

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OSRAM Presents its First UV-C LED to Fight Viruses

Osram Opto Semiconductors now enables particularly small and robust disinfection applications with its LEDs, while also driving the industrialization of these special light sources forward. The Oslon UV 3636 marks the beginning of a comprehensive portfolio in the UV-C LED

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OSRAM May Give Up IoT Lighting Business

Based on the reporting from LEDs Magazine, AMS CEO Alexander Everke is strongly hinting that OSRAM could abandon most of the businesses under its Digital Group. This group, which is also referred to as “DI”, provides lighting solutions for a

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Osram and AMS Getting Closer to Case Close

The deal of Austria sensor company buying Osram is moving one more step forward as Osram announced that it has agreed with ams on the conclusion of a domination and profit and loss transfer agreement. In this regard, the Managing

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Osram Adopts UVA LED Technology for In-car Air Disinfection and Purification

The product, named Air Zing Mini, is designed to removes germs from the air inside vehicles to improve air quality for drivers and passengers. The UV light of Osram’s Air Zing Mini works at a wavelength of 360 to 370

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European Commission Approves ams’ Osram Acquisition

The verdict is in: The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Osram by Austrian optical sensor maker ams, ruling that the combination of the two companies poses no competitive threat in the European Economic Area. While Osram has shrunk

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Osram, Like Signify, Is Ramping Up Conventional UV-C Lamps to Fight Covid

It’s working on an LED version, but for now, a 30-year-old mercury tube is getting the call. On the heels of Signify announcing it is cranking up production of ultraviolet-C-band (UV-C) lamps proven to kill the coronavirus in a lab,

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Thank You Mr. Edison, We’ll Take It From Here by Chuck Swoboda

I had the opportunity to be part of that meeting in California as the CEO of Cree, one of the LED companies that hosted the event. I was convinced at the time that the future would be lit with LEDs,

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Fluence Partners with Medicinal Cannabis Grower on Horticultural LED Lighting Research

Fluence by Osram has announced a research collaboration with Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation (Compassionate Cultivation) — a cultivator of medicinal cannabis. The two Austin, TX-based organizations will seek to discover optimal lighting strategies to maximize energy efficiency and solid-state lighting

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AMS Plans to Complete Osram Transition in 2Q20

After AMS started its takeover process for Osram since December 2019 and reported further update that the deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2020. The Austrian sensor maker is processing its US$1.78 billion rights issues for

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Osram Bets Big on Casambi Wireless Lighting Tech

Osram has extended its technology deal with Bluetooth lighting pioneer Casambi to roll out the tech into more of its products. The move is significant as it will be seen a big vote of confidence in the Finnish company and its

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Companies Continue Their Transformation in 2019

Many companies of the LED industry initiated their organization or business restructuring since 2018 and their rebuilding have come to an end in 2019. In 2018, we have seen companies announcing sales of their old lighting business and diving into

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AMS’ Acquisition of Just-Enough Osram Shares Leaves It Needing More for True Control

AMS has revealed that it barely squeaked by its minimum threshold for acquiring Osram, garnering 59.3% of shares. While the amount met the required 55%, the Austrian sensor company still faces a battle for full control of Osram cash, and

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AMS Acquires Osram

In a dramatic race to the finish line, the Austrian sensor company gets enough shares to take over the world’s second-largest lighting company, approvals pending. With an eleventh-hour surge of commitments from Osram shareholders, Austrian sensor company ams has succeeded

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Osram Hopes Bluetooth Enlivens Wireless, as Lightelligence Comes Under Review

Osram hopes that the recent addition of Bluetooth to its product portfolio will spark what has been lagging interest in its wireless lighting controls in Europe, a development that has fueled questions regarding the future of the company’s broader Internet

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Osram Partners Silvair to Integrate Bluetooth Technology with Lighting Control

Osram’s HubSense® is designed to enable easy and time-efficient retrofitting of existing lighting installations into flexible wireless control systems based on the globally interoperable Bluetooth mesh standard. The system also allows quick and effortless modification of settings and lighting arrangement

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