Osram Lights Up CES with Pioneering Photonic Applications that Improve Everyday Life
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2020--
CES 2020 – Osram continues to transform into a leading player in the high-tech photonics industry, introducing groundbreaking products and solutions at CES in booth 8516 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Osram’s overarching photonics initiative is focused on unlocking the potential of visible and invisible light to improve the lives of consumers in the four key areas of Mobility, Safety & Security, Connection, and Health & Well-Being.
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Osram’s visible and invisible lighting products are featured in Rinspeed’s MetroSnap vehicle, which will be unveiled at CES. Picture: Rinspeed
Osram is unlocking the possibilities of next-generation photonics applications that are helping to shape the future, whether it’s autonomous vehicles that can “see” farther and more effectively, 3D sensing and facial recognition systems that provide greater security, or innovative horticulture lighting that improves food growth. Osram’s booth at this year’s CES will showcase its innovative technology for LED projection, biomonitoring, biometrics, LiDAR and interior/exterior automotive lighting.
Photonic, or light-based applications, use the photon in the same way that electronic applications use the electron. Because light travels faster than electrons, photonics can help create technologies that are smaller and faster, as well as more energy efficient and cost effective. Osram is leveraging these special qualities to revolutionize the technology industry and the everyday lives of consumers.
“Throughout our more than 110-year history, Osram has always embraced change. The ability to transform our business and constantly innovate has been key to our remarkable success and longevity,” said Stefan Kampmann, Chief Technology Officer, OSRAM Licht AG. “Today, as we turn our full attention to the photonics industry, we are proudly developing leading-edge solutions and technologies that continue to exceed expectations and improve the lives of people around the world.”
One such solution is Rinspeed’s MetroSnap concept vehicle, which will be featured for the first time in Osram’s booth as part of an advanced, interactive display that highlights the company’s visible and invisible lighting products. MetroSnap ushers in the future of driving, including autonomy, flexibility, connectivity, and advanced safety and comfort features. The electric vehicle’s modular design will be on full display with a live demonstration of the detachable “skateboard,” swapping “pods” for different applications such as grocery shopping. This is the fourth year Osram has joined forces with Rinspeed to take concept cars to the next level with its unique lighting solutions for tomorrow’s vehicles.
By developing advanced lighting concepts and components, Osram is championing and enhancing the human experience in four core areas:
Finally, Osram will launch its Osram Ostar Projection Power family, featuring LED technology that outperforms conventional lighting solutions and achieves outstanding projector brightness values.
Osram will showcase its innovative, lighting technologies at CES in booth 8516 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
For more information, visit www.osram.com/CES.
OSRAM, based in Munich, is a leading global high-tech company with a history dating back more than 110 years. Primarily focused on semiconductor-based technologies, our products are used in highly diverse applications ranging from virtual reality to autonomous driving and from smartphones to smart and connected lighting solutions in buildings and cities. OSRAM uses the endless possibilities of light to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities. OSRAM’s innovations enable people all over the world not only to see better, but also to communicate, travel, work and live better. OSRAM has approximately 23,500 employees worldwide as of end of fiscal 2019 (September 30) and generated revenue of about 3.5 billion euros from continuing activities. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich (ISIN: DE000LED4000; WKN: LED 400; trading symbol: OSR). Additional information can be found at www.osram.com.
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