LEDs for automotive applications

Varroc Lighting Systems Launches Surface-LED for Automotive Exteriors

Varroc Lighting Systems, a maker of automotive lighting based in Plymouth, Michigan, has launched Surface-LED. The firm created the Surface-LED for exterior vehicle lighting systems. Surface-LED combines the appearance of OLEDs with the benefits of LEDs. The company contends that this economical and reliable lighting product for automotive exteriors will …

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Samsung Electronics Partners with TÜV SÜD on Testing of Automotive LED Components

Consumer electronics manufacturer, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and TÜV SÜD, a global testing and certification service for electronics quality, safety and sustainability, announced that the companies have created a new testing program for Samsung’s automotive LED components. TÜV SÜD Korea Ltd. unveiled the new testing program at a ceremony today …

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Osram Debuts Eviyos Prototype Hybrid LED Chip with 1024 Individually Controllable Pixels for Automotive Headlights

Osram Opto Semiconductors Eviyos Hybrid LED prototype combining 1024 pixels and pixel control circuitry

Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed the Eviyos prototype hybrid LED. The hybrid prototype combines a light emitting chip and individual pixel control electronics. According to the company, the prototype is the first ever hybrid LED and it embodies major progress toward the first market-ready smart controllable high-resolution LED. Once oncoming …

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Everlight Introduces EL Micro Multi and EL Multi Color LEDs for Automotive Interiors

Taiwan-based Everlight Electronics launched the EL Micro Multi (1216) and EL Multi Color (2525) series with two and four chips in ceramic packages. The company designed the LED series specifically for ambient lighting applications in a vehicle’s interior. Everlight EL Micro Multi Series The SMD ceramic package of the EL …

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Everlight Opens New Tongluo Factory for Automotive Component Production

Exterior of Everlight's new Tongluo factory

Everlight based in Shulin, New Taipei City, Taiwan, has invested $300 million US dollars for it new Tongluo factory to produce automotive optoelectronic components. The company began expanding its automotive component production in 2014. Today, Everlight supplies automotive products for all LED-based vehicle applications for both interiors and exteriors. The …

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Osram Supplies Multi-LED Headlights for Oasis Concept Vehicle

Oasis Vehicle projecting pedestrian warning text with LED headlamps from Osram

German firm Osram is the exclusive lighting supplier for Oasis, the latest concept vehicle from Swiss-based think tank Rinspeed. Rinspeed is known for its futuristic mobility concepts, and it designed this latest concept to reimagine the how a how driverless vehicle experience might look and feel in the future. Rinspeed …

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Genesis Photonics Selling FC CSP LEDs for Headlights and Smartphone Flashes

Genesis Photonics Inc. of Taiwan has been promoting FC CSP (flip-chip chip scale packaging) for automotive headlights, according to an article in Digitimes. The company hopes that the promotional efforts will help it again become profitable after eight consecutive quarters of net losses. According to the article, Genesis has supplied …

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Daimler Reveals HD Headlights for Mercedes-Benz

Daimler owner of Mercedes-Benz unveiled LED-based HD Headlights that can act as digital projectors.

Daimler of Stuttgart, Germany, the company that owns Mercedes-Benz has revealed new technology for LED-based headlights. According to the company, these new headlights that it calls high definition (HD) headlights, shine with maximum performance and facilitate communication and pioneering driver assistance. In addition to optimizing light distribution and output, the …

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