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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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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