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Our Spotlights from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors

ECN Magazine Recognizes Osram Opto Semiconductors with Esteemed IMPACT Award

27.03.2017

Osram Opto Semiconductors honored for excellence in engineering and innovation

Osram Opto Semiconductors was named a winner of the ECN IMPACT Awards (2016) in the product category of optoelectronics for its Oslux SFH 4786S infrared LED (IRED). Electronic Component News (ECN) is a global trade publication providing product information, news and editorial to the electronic design community for more than 50 years...

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Osram Opto Semiconductors Wins Multiple LEDs Magazine Sapphire Awards

16.03.2017

Osram Opto Semiconductors Winner for 2017 Illumineer of the Year and Best Packaged LEDs and OLEDs category

LEDs Magazine Sapphire Awards are the first awards program in the LED and solid-state lighting (SSL) sectors honoring innovation in enabling technologies and elegance-of-design in finished lighting products.

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Using human centric lighting to improve cognitive functions

02.03.2017

Osram Opto Semiconductors provides LEDs for spectral and dynamic light for human centric lighting

What is human centric lighting? Human centric lighting is the art of creating lighting that mimics the natural daylight that drives our bodily functions. It enhances human performance, comfort, health and wellbeing...

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Precise heart rate measurements

17.10.2016

Osram adds new generation of sensors to BioFy family

Osram Opto Semiconductors presents two new sensors for monitoring fitness levels. Their main benefit is the excellent signal quality for heart rate measurements, which allows the derivation of secondary measurement parameters such as blood pressure...

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Perfectly discreet

20.09.2016

Infrared LEDs with black packages meet industrial design criteria for surveillance cameras

Osram Opto Semiconductors presents infrared LEDs that make surveillance cameras much more discreet. The new Power TOPLEDs emit light with a wavelength of 850 nanometers (nm), which is virtually invisible to the human eye, from a package...

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Photodetector for low-profile fitness sensors

13.09.2016

Osram presents flush-mountable photodiode for heart rate measurements

Photodiode SFH 2440 L from Osram Opto Semiconductors saves on mounting height in the design of heart rate sensors. It can be flush-mounted on the printed circuit board (PCB), with longer leads ensuring secure mounting and reliable ...

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The right amount of light for middle distances

07.09.2016

Infrared LEDs optimized for indoor surveillance

The SFH 4711A from Osram Opto Semiconductors is an economical solution for short-range closed circuit TV (CCTV) systems. This emitter offers the right optical output and emission characteristics for this application...

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Lab news: rare-earth-reduced white LEDs

28.07.2016

The “ORCA” project is researching and developing new materials for generating light

Rare-earth metals, which are needed for dyes and phosphor converters in light emitting diodes, are a finite resource. Osram Opto Semiconductors, as one of four partners in the “ORCA” project, is therefore researching and developing new types of organic dyes and inorganic phosphor converters...

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Eye tracking: new interaction between man and machine

22.06.2016

Communication by eye contact makes using electronics more intuitive

Powerful computer chips, highly efficient infrared LEDs and modern camera sensors now make it possible for previously complex eye-tracking systems to be adapted for consumer applications. These systems enable devices to detect user’s eye movements and recognize what the user would like to do next...

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Architectural SSL Magazine Honors DURIS with Product Innovation Awards

14.06.2016

Osram’s DURIS S 5 Color and DURIS S 2 products receive Product Innovation Awards (PIA) from Architectural SSL Magazine.

The annual PIAs recognize accomplishments in various categories, honoring the most innovative LEDs, solid-state luminaires and fixtures, while also recognizing the companies behind the innovative lighting solutions. This year...

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Colour LEDs – a technology profile

22.04.2016

Shine or illuminate? Developing what the market needs.

From smart bulbs in private households to efficient greenhouse lighting to attractively staged architecture, depending on the application soft or signal colours might be needed. The light might need to simply shine, or illuminate something else. So OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has added a new method to its colour LED manufacturing capabilities...

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Same difference

14.03.2016

Osram is introducing the Soleriq S 13 with 10° binning for unprecedented color consistency

Since the intense use of LEDs in general lighting, white binning has become increasingly important. However, as the CIE 1931 2° color space which is used globally is slowly reaching its limits and is no longer capable of adequately mapping the perceptible color differences of white LEDs...

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New photodetector improves optical pulse measurements

09.03.2016

Osram modifies its ambient light sensor to achieve outstanding signal quality

The new SFH 2440 photodiode from Osram Opto Semiconductors combines short switching times with a spectral sensitivity optimized for visible light. The component enables high-quality heart rate measurements to be made with the aid of green LEDs. Typical applications include wearables...

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Osram completes the Soleriq S range

02.03.2016

New Soleriq S 9 with medium brightness and smaller LES

With the launch of the Soleriq S 9 a new member will be added to the CoB portfolio of Osram Opto Semiconductors. With a smaller light emitting surface (LES) of only 9.8 mm it further simplifies the design of the optics and enables more compact luminaires to be created. Soleriq S 9 will be available in three different lumen (lm) packages: 1,000, 1,500 and 2,000 lm...

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Osram at the Mobile World Congress

17.02.2016

Infrared LEDs for intuitive interaction between man and machine

“Light is connecting” is the slogan Osram Opto Semiconductors is using at the 2016 Mobile World Congress (MWC) to present itself as a competent partner for optical interfaces between people and their digital companions.

In Barcelona Osram is showcasing specially designed components for the optical human/machine interface (HMI) specifically for use in mobile equipment...

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Osram LEDs recognized in the 2015 IESNA Annual Progress Report

10.02.2016

Three Osram Opto Semiconductors SSL products recognized for innovative industry developments

Each year, the Progress Committee of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) considers hundreds of submittals for inclusion in the IES Progress Report, specifically seeking significant developments in the art and science of lighting. The following Osram Opto Semiconductors products were honored...

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Osram automotive LED wins prestigious Product of the Year Award

28.01.2016

Oslon Black Flat family of multichip LEDs recognized as best products in the industry

Editors at Electronic Products Magazine evaluated a pool of thousands of products launched in 2015, specifically on the basis of innovative design, significant advancement in technology or application and substantial achievement in price and performance.

Osram recently received accolades from Electronic Products Magazine...

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Two Osram LEDs included in EDN’s Hot 100 Products of 2015

20.01.2016

Osram Ostar Stage and Duris S 10 recognized as most significant products of the year

As 2015 drew to a close, EDN (Electronic Design News) recognized the year's top products with its annual Hot 100 Products list. These 100 products were selected by EDN’s readers and editors and, in 2015, they include two products from Osram Opto Semiconductors in the Optoelectronics and Lighting Control Category...

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The world’s first industry standard for ray files

16.12.2015

Ray files can now be obtained from Osram Opto Semiconductors in the global IES TM-25-13 industry standard – making the work of customers considerably easier [...]

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New Duris for color mixing applications

26.11.2015

Consumer lighting solutions with Duris S 5 Color LEDs

For smart lighting solutions and all kinds of colored lighting applications, customers now can rely on the new Duris S 5 Color LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors. There are four color versions – Red, Amber, Green and Deep Blue – offering ..

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One of world’s smallest LED fixture shines with Osram LEDs

19.11.2015

Black Tank, a product development and engineering design company, has fabricated one of the world’s smallest 20 watt LED fixture using Osram Opto Semiconductors LEDs. Distributed exclusively by Rosco Laboratories, the Pica Cube was designed [...]

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More light for pico projectors

11.11.2015

Osram Opto Semiconductors is getting around 60 percent more light from its new PL 520B green laser diode. Pico projectors that only use green lasers achieve a system brightness of up to 20 lumen. The PL 520B [...]

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Osram adds to the Synios P 2720 series

23.09.2015

At ISAL 2015 (International Symposium on Automotive Lighting), Osram Opto Semiconductors will be presenting its Synios P 2720 LED series with all previously available versions for the first time. Six new InGaAlP versions with [...]

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Osram Honored with Supplier Award

22.09.2015

Osram Opto Semiconductors was recently honored with an award from Truck-Lite Co., LLC, for superior performance.

Truck-Lite honored Osram’s exceptional performance in the areas of quality, delivery, technology and commercial competitiveness with [...]

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Light Effects for the Salzstadel

10.07.2015

For this year's citizen's festival in Regensburg, Osram Opto Semiconductors commissioned the light artist Daniel Bandke to project fascinating effects onto the eastern side of the Salzstadel. The light installation brings together old and new and simultaneously sets contrasts between [...]

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