LEDs for automotive applications

Sylvania Automotive Wins Supplier of the Year Award from O’Reilly Auto Parts

Sylvania Automotive, a maker of all kinds of automotive lighting including, HID, Xenon, and even LED headlight upgrade kits, has received the 2017 Supplier of the Year Award from O’Reilly Auto Parts, a national retail supplier of aftermarket auto parts. O’reilly selected Sylvania Automotive from hundreds of suppliers worldwide, and …

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Aledia, a Nanowire LED developer Completes Series B Financing; Signs Development and Supply Contracts

Aledia develops and produces gallium nitride (GaN) nanowire LEDs on silicon. (Scanning electron microscope image of nanowire crystals).

French startup, Aledia, a developer and producer of next-generation nanowire 3D LEDs based on its Gallium-Nitride-on-Silicon technology, reported the completion of its Series B financing round. Also, the company announced the execution of development and supply contracts with major LED customers. Aledia is developing nano-wire based LEDs fabricated on large-diameter …

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Osram Opto Semiconductors Adds Oslon Compact PL to Automotive LED Portfolio

Osram Opto Semiconductors Oslon Compact PL for automotive headlights

Osram Opto Semiconductors of Regensburg, Germany, has added the new Oslon Compact PL to its portfolio of automotive sector lighting products. The Oslon Compact PL LED is particularly suitable for vehicle headlights and can be utilize for an adaptive glare-free high beam, daytime running lights, and low beam, as well as …

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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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