HD Matrix Headlamp: Car Lighting Technology at the Highest Level

Hella, the automotive supplier operating under the umbrella brand FORVIA, and the luxury car manufacturer Porsche, have, in close cooperation with other partners, launched the world’s first high-resolution headlamp based on matrix LED technology. With over 32,000 individually controllable pixels per headlamp, it raises automotive lighting technology to a new level. The digital headlamp system SSL | HD is now available for the first time in the new Porsche Cayenne as optional extra equipment. Hella’s SSL | HD technology, which received the prestig...
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Hella Adjusts Fiscal 2019/2020 Company Outlook due to Coronavirus

Automotive lighting and electronics product manufacturer Hella reported that due the coronavirus pandemic, the company has adjusted its company outlook for the current fiscal year 2019/2020. Despite that Hella has developed sales and earnings that are in line with its expectations for the first nine months of the fiscal year 2019/2020, it still considered adjustment of the business guidance necessary. Hella indicated that on a provisional basis, currency and portfolio-adjusted sales decreased by 3.7 percent to EUR 4.8 billion (previous year: EUR 5.0 billion). The adjusted ea...
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Five Micro LED Highlights You Can’t Miss in 2019

The year of 2019 was a fruitful year for Micro LED as the technology entering a more mature stage with increasing global manufacturers announcing their progresses and updates in Micro LED applications. LEDinside pointed out in its “2019 Micro LED Next Generation Display Key Technology Report,” that with outstanding performance in brightness, contrast, response time and energy saving, Micro LED technology might out beat LCD and OLED and be adopted in wearable applications, automotive displays, AR/VR and large displays. In the past year, ...
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Hella Introduces Micro LED Lighting System with Over 30,000 Pixels

Automotive lighting and electronics provider Hella announced a new lighting system with high resolution, Digital Light SSL | HD. With the new lighting technology, more than 30,000 pixels can be controlled intelligently and individually, enabling numerous new safety functions like optical lane markings. According to Hella, "Digital Light SSL | HD" is a consistent further development and miniaturization of existing matrix LED systems. Together with an enlarged light-emitting surface, the s higher number of pixels is the basis for a multitude of new functiona...
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AEye and Hella Partner to Demonstrate ADAS Solution at IAA

Solid state LiDAR-based perception systems developer AEye reported that it has provided its AE110 system as an integrated component in the HELLA demonstration vehicle, which will be presented at IAA, the motor show starting from September 12 in Frankfurt, Germany. HELLA and AEye announced in January that the two companies had entered a joint development and manufacturing agreement to bring ADAS solutions to global automotive OEMs. The physical co-location of AEye’s AE110 solid state LiDAR-based artificial perception system with HELLA&...
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【ALE 2019】LED Penetration Rate Increases with Trends of Diversification and Intelligentization

The 14th Auto Lamp Industry Development Forum and the 5th Shanghai International Auto Lamp Exhibition (ALE) was held in Shanghai Automobile Exhibition Center on March 21, 2019. More tha...
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AEye Partners Hella and LG to Address Sensing and Perception Solutions for Autonomous Driving

LiDAR startup AEye announced that it has extended strategic partnership with automotive lighting supplier HELLA and started collaboration with LG Electronics in developing and manufacturing sensing and perception solutions for autonomous driving. AEye’s iDAR artificial perception system leads the industry in range and scan rate performance for automotive-grade LiDAR. iDAR is a new form of intelligent data collection that fuses 1550 nanometer (nm), solid-state agile LiDAR with a low-light HD camera and embedded AI to intelligently capture data at the...
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LiDAR Startup AEye Receives Series B Funds from SUBARU, Hella, LG and SK Hynix

The U.S.-based LiDAR startup, AEye, announced the second close of its Series B financing, bringing the company’s total funding to over US$60 million. AEye Series B included global automotive OEM, Tier 1 and Tier 2 strategic investors Hella Ventures, SUBARU-SBI Innovation Fund, LG Electronics, and SK Hynix. AEye previously announced that the round was led by Taiwania Capital and other investors. Series B will be used to scale AEye’s operations to meet global demand for its artificial perception systems for both ADAS and Mobilit...
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Hella to Introduce Intelligent Lighting and Electronics Solutions for Commercial Vehicles

Lighting and electronics specialist HELLA will present intelligent lighting and electronics solutions for trucks, trailers and buses at the IAA Commercial Vehicles, which will take place during September 20-27th in Hanover, Germany.
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2012 Volkswagen Beetle Featured Hella Lighting

As as a major supplier of automotive lighting, Hella has installed all-new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle features front and rear exterior lighting, including headlamps, fog lamps, front side markers, tail lamps, rear reflex reflectors, and a center high mounted stop lamp (CHMSL). The headlamps were designed by Hella's engineering team in the Czech Republic.Hella will be providing halogen and HID versions of the headlamp for the American and European markets. Hella's system also uses LED technology to generate the daytime running lamp and position-light functions...
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Hella Partners with Hubbell Lighting to Develop North American LED Market

Recently, the automotive supplier of electronics and lighting, Hella has developed a partnership with Hubbell Lighting to develop and market a non-automotive application of its LED lighting technology in North America. According to their cooperation, the two companies is defined as a traditional cross-branding relationship in which Hella designs, develops and manufactures the light module or "engine", while Hubbell Lighting markets and distributes the lighting fixture into municipal markets. The commercial LED light engine is designed for installation into ex...
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Hella's Full-LED Headlamps to be 2009 PACE Award Finalist

It’s reported that Hella KGaA Hueck & Company, a global supplier of automotive lighting and electronic equipment based in Germany, became a finalist in the 2009 Automotive News PACE (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence) Award program for developing the industry's first full LED headlamps in North America for the Cadillac Escalade Platinum.
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Cadillac introduces its first all-LED headlight system

It’s reported that Cadillac has introduced the first car sold here to use an all-LED headlight system. Hella, a German lighting supplier that developed the system, recently showed off the new headlights at a demonstration for journalists at General Motors' GM Proving Grounds. Siegfried Hetz, senior product engineer for Hella, pointed out that there are several advantages to the LED headlights:
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