2022-12-02

ams OSRAM’s blue laser diode in chip-on-submount format enables Convergent Photonics to create innovation in industrial and medical applications

New blue laser diode from ams OSRAM enables Convergent Photonics to mount micro-optics close to laser facet to give excellent control of beam shape and size Specialist manufacturer Convergent Photonics uses chip-on-submount products to increase optical power and reduce size of laser modules for welding equipment and advanced surgical instruments ams OSRAM’s blue laser diode in chip-on-submount format provides compact alternative to familiar TO can package Premstaetten, Austria (29 November, 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global ...
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2022-11-22

Rectangular 4:3 field of illumination of new ams OSRAM IR LEDs cuts cost and raises performance of cabin monitoring systems

Rectangular beam from new 940nm OSLON Black IR LEDs matches field of view of automotive cameras used for driver and cabin monitoring   The new LEDs enable manufacturers to avoid the need for secondary optics, reducing their designs’ cost and complexity  The optimized field of illumination of the new emitters produces improved optical power distribution and homogeneity for better, more reliable IR imaging in the cabin    Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (16 November 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS...
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2022-11-18

Sensing in a new light as ams OSRAM shows its latest advanced optical technologies at electronica 2022

ams OSRAM will unveil new innovations at electronica in Munich, Germany, November 15-18 Company to showcase how optical technologies are advancing the automotive and mobility, industrial, horticulture, medical and wearable application areas Demonstration highlights include dynamic forward lighting, guidance systems for autonomous robots, smart water- and air treatment with UV-C light, and 24/7 vital signs monitoring in a smart watch Pierre Laboisse to deliver keynote at the Automotive Conference Jens Milnikel to deliver keynote at the Smart MedTech F...
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2022-11-03

ams OSRAM solid third quarter revenues and operating profitability (adj.) in line with expectations in more demanding market environment; updated mid-term targets, microLED development advancing

Third quarter revenues of EUR 1.21 billion and adj. EBIT margin of 7.5% show quarter-on-quarter revenue growth matching expectation range in more unfavorable market environment Robust operating cash flow of EUR 151 million, group leverage at 1.75x net debt/adj. EBITDA Development and industrialization program for leading smallest structure size microLED technology advancing to plan supported by excellent customer engagement Mid-point of synergy creation period with 70% of expected total synergies and savings created (EUR 245 millio...
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2022-10-14

New 514 nm laser diode from ams OSRAM provides small, low-cost alternative to argon-ion lasers

ams OSRAM’s new PLT5 522FA_P family provides precision wavelength required in life science applications Equipment manufacturers which use this new semiconductor laser will benefit from extremely small size, cost savings, and a substantially longer lifetime compared to traditional argon-ion lasers   ams OSRAM’s first commercial off-the-shelf semiconductor laser emitter, the Metal Can® PLT5 522FA_P-M12, produces the specific 514nm wavelength output required by many applications for life science in research and diagnostics. Image: a...
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2022-09-30

TactoTek and ams OSRAM cooperate to optimize RGB LED for in-mold structural electronics to drive innovations in car illumination

ams OSRAM and TactoTek have developed a demonstrator with the new RGB side-looker LED OSIRE E5515 from ams OSRAM, which thanks to TactoTek's in-mold structural electronics (IMSE) technology can be integrated into automotive interior in a space-saving design. Image: ams OSRAM TactoTek and ams OSRAM jointly boost possibilities for future automotive interior illumination by integrating side-looking automotive RGB LEDs in thin, smart structures using an innovative in-mold process   The new OSIRE® E5515 LED&n...
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2022-09-27

World-changing spectral sensors for miniaturized diagnostic equipment

An extended family of spectral sensors from ams OSRAM enables quantitative, digitized point-of-care diagnostics for fluorescence and colorimetric based assays.   At the beginning of 2020, diagnostic testing was typically done using samples collected by professional experts who then sent the samples to be analyzed in laboratories using large, expensive specialized equipment. The professionally analyzed results took days or sometimes even weeks to make it back to you. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and the world realized that diagnostic testing needed to change. Driven...
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2022-09-26

Micro LED Forum 2022 – Micro LED AR Micro Display Technology and Its Applications

TrendForce hosted the Micro LED Forum 2022 seminar at the NTUH International Convention Center on September 13th. Well-known industry experts were invited to the event to discuss the current trends in the development of the Micro LED industry. Their lectures covered a wide range of related topics such as epi-wafers, mass transfer, backplane technologies, equipment development, and market applications. On the whole, this year’s Micro LED Forum revolved around two themes or product categories: large-sized Micro LED displays and Micro LED AR micro d...
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2022-09-16

ams OSRAM's new high-power UV-C LED with market-leading wall-plug efficiency at highest germicidal effectiveness complements UV-C treatment portfolio

The new OSLON® UV family member from ams OSRAM provides market-leading wall-plug efficiency of in average 5.7 percent as per internal tests, at highest germicidal effectiveness of 265 nm  Combined with the extremely powerful typical optical output of 100 mW out of a single die source and the compact package design it enriches any application which requires UV-C radiation  The OSLON® UV 6060 is extending the possibilities from consumer applications like sanitizing surfaces to even industrial applications like upper air treatment in public...
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2022-08-08

ams OSRAM Held Virtual Forum “Light Connects, Sensing Everything” to Take the Lead in Optical Sensing Industry

On July 27, ams OSRAM held an online forum titled “Light Connects, Sensing Everything” focusing on optical technologies. Featuring four themes, namely Mobile and Wearables, Automotive and Mobility, Industry and Medical, Illumination and Intelligence, the forum demonstrated abundant light-emitting and lighting-sensing products and technologies of ams OSRAM as a global leader in optical solutions. During the forum, 13 experts introduced ams OSRAM’s optical and sensing products in applications such as AR/VR, smart cabin, smart industry, ...
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2022-08-04

ams OSRAM delivers solid results in demanding supply chain and more volatile market environment with second quarter revenues and operating profitability (adj.) fully in line with expectations

Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to Art. 53 Listing Rules of SIX Swiss Exchange   Second quarter revenues of EUR 1.18 billion and adjusted EBIT margin of 8.8% fully match with expectation range Nearing completion of portfolio re-alignment with disposals of Digital Systems Europe/Asia and architectural lighting business announced and closing of disposal of automotive lighting systems business, on track to complete remaining planned disposal Robust customer engagement for future capabilities from 8” advanced LED and microLED manufacturing inve...
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2022-07-21

New Mira220 global shutter image sensor from ams OSRAM advances 2D and 3D sensing with high quantum efficiency at visible and NIR wavelengths

New Mira220 image sensor’s high quantum efficiency enables operation with low-power emitter and in dim lighting conditions Stacked chip design uses ams OSRAM back side illumination technology to shrink package footprint to just 5.3mm x 5.3mm, giving greater design flexibility to manufacturers of smart glasses and other space-constrained products Low-power operation and ultra-small size make the Mira220 ideal for active stereo vision or structured lighting 3D systems in drones, robots and smart door locks, as well as mobile and wearable devices Prem...
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2022-07-05

ams OSRAM announces the closing of the sale of the AMLS business to Plastic Omnium

Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (1 July 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announces the closing of the sale of the AMLS (Automotive Lighting Systems) business to Plastic Omnium (Euronext: POM). ams OSRAM will continue to be a key supplier of automotive LED and optical components to Plastic Omnium.   AMLS was established on 1 October 2021 following the dissolution of the OSRAM Continental joint venture. AMLS combines lighting technology with electronics and software to develop...
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2022-06-29

New analog frontend family from ams OSRAM offers maximum flexibility for vital sign monitoring applications

ams OSRAM launches new AS705x product family at Sensors Converge, which consists of the AS7050, AS7056 and AS7057, and delivers functional blocks for improved PPG measurement performance With the AS7056 and AS7057 family members, ams OSRAM offers the smallest Analog Frontend (AFE) currently available on the market, ideal for space-critical applications such as hearables or accessories Manufacturers benefit from customized optical frontend and all necessary building blocks in addition to the AFE from a single source   Customers bene...
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2022-06-28

BioLED Smart Air Purifier Effectively Kills Bacteria using UV-C LED Provided by ams OSRAM

Source: ams OSRAM   Ledtech Group’s new air purifier the BioLED is powered by ams OSRAM’s OSLON UV 3636 LED, which can desirably inhibit the growth of viruses, bacteria and fungi in the air. The UV-C LED product is integrated with BioLED’s active carbon screening program, aiming to provide reliable, effective air purification solutions for homes, offices and public spaces (e.g., hospital). Taipei, Taiwan, June 24—ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announced today that L...
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2022-06-28

ams OSRAM and trinamiX jointly release demonstration of ultra-secure face authentication behind OLED

  Joint demonstration of full solution for smartphone integration, also behind OLED Solution includes low-profile combined dot/flood illuminator from ams OSRAM and trinamiX algorithm Certified for use in mobile payments according to IIFAA, AndroidTM and FIDO standards ams OSRAM illuminator features custom dot/flood illumination that allows for maximum speed and performance also when operating behind OLED screen   Premstaetten, Austria (27 June, 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions...
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2022-06-23

ams OSRAM combines light and sensing to create game-changing innovations for LightFair 2022

ams OSRAM to showcase its latest lighting and sensing products at LightFair 2022 in booth 1428. Smart UV Sphere will demonstrate how UV-C LEDs can protect areas and surfaces from harmful viruses and bacteria with help from a UV sensor that balances irradiation and dose. The world’s first batwing optic LED for horticulture lighting will be shown in a closed-loop system. A smart spectral sensor monitors and adjusts the LED output to provide the perfect light recipe for plant growth.   Cupertino, California (13th June 2022) -- ams OS...
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2022-06-23

ams OSRAM to Show Sensing in a New Light at this Year’s Sensors Converge Exhibition

ams OSRAM will launch new innovations at Sensors Converge 2022 at the McEnery Convention Center and the San Jose Marriott Hotel in San Jose, Calif., June 28-29 On display will be the new TMF882X multi-zone direct Time-of-Flight (dToF) distance sensors that combine emitter, detector and optics into one tiny modular package for industrial and smartphone applications In addition, a demonstration of the recently launched AS7343 multi-spectral sensor, which in combination with an appropriate LED, detects fires earlier and differentiates different types...
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2022-06-16

ams OSRAM reaches an agreement for Inventronics to acquire the Digital Systems business in Europe and Asia 2022/06/15 Sale DS German version

Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (15 June 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announced today the agreement to sell the Digital Systems business in Europe and Asia to Inventronics, a global supplier of LED drivers. ams OSRAM will continue to focus on the high technology semiconductor business, as well as automotive, entertainment and industry lamps business. The transaction represents a further milestone in the implementation of ams OSRAM’s strategy to focus on core technology areas in illumination, ...
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2022-05-30

ams OSRAM releases high-performance 3D sensing proof-of-concept which supports advanced driver monitoring features

ICARUS proof-of-concept provides a working demonstration of a 3D sensing system for driver monitoring which will support emerging features such as augmented reality head-up display, face authentication and driver drowsiness detection ICARUS is a simple and low-cost upgrade from existing near infrared-based driver monitoring hardware, requiring only the addition of an ams OSRAM dot pattern projector to enable depth sensing Yokohama, Japan (25 May, 2022) – ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today revealed the I...
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2022-05-25

New horticulture LEDs from ams OSRAM offer market-leading combination of efficiency, long life and value

New OSLON® Optimal LEDs provide flexible mix of color and white options to meet requirements of all growing applications Advanced chip technology and larger lens produce the robust high performance and broad light distribution pattern required in vertical farming and inter-lighting horticulture applications Munich, Germany (25th May, 2022) – ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today announced the launch of the OSLON® Optimal family of LEDs, based on the latest ams OSRAM 1mm2 chip for horticulture...
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2022-05-17

ams OSRAM VCSEL illuminator brings benefits of integrated eye safety to Melexis automotive in-cabin monitoring solution

Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing   Demonstrates complete automotive iToF 3D sensing apparatus for in-cabin monitoring and gesture sensing The illumination board features an ams OSRAM infrared VCSEL flood illuminator which offers on-chip eye safety protection Integrated eye safety feature provides higher reliability, faster detection of fault conditions, and saves space compared to laser modules which require an external photodiode   Premstaetten, Austria (11 May, 2022)...
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2022-05-12

ams OSRAM showcases world class entertainment lighting solutions at Prolight + Sound 2022

Presenting new series members in SIRIUS HRI, Lok-it!, SharXS and HMI DIGITAL ranges A partner lighting designers can rely on, thanks to decades-long heritage plus ongoing innovation to meet challenging industry needs Proud to support the entertainment industry and be part of the #restart Munich, Germany and Premstaetten, Austria (26th April 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, today showcases its extended range of world class entertainment lighting solutions for theatre, stage and events at Pro...
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2022-05-11

ams OSRAM signs agreement to sell its dynamic lighting business Traxon Technologies to Prosperity Group

Premstaetten, Austria and Munich, Germany (10 May 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announced today that an agreement has been reached to sell the Traxon Technologies business, including the benchmark dynamic lighting controls e:cue, to Prosperity Group, a privately owned lighting company headquartered in Hong Kong. Prosperity Group is a modern conglomerate deep-rooted in the lighting industry with investments and operations across diversified business sectors in global markets and a long-term partner to ams OSRAM and ...
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2022-05-06

ams OSRAM continues healthy financial performance with first quarter revenues and operating profitability (adj.) above midpoint of expectation range despite demanding supply chain and market environment

Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to Art. 53 Listing Rules of SIX Swiss Exchange First quarter revenues of EUR 1.25 billion and adjusted EBIT margin of 10.1%, above the midpoint of the guidance range Continuing to deliver portfolio re-alignment with announced sale of automotive lighting systems business established after dissolution of OSRAM Continental joint venture and closing of disposal of horticultural lighting systems business Fluence, on track for further planned disposals Recent Capital Markets Day confirmed revenue growth trajectory based on a m...
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2022-04-06

ams OSRAM outlines path to leadership in optical solutions to drive significant value generation and achieve 20+% adj. EBIT margin target, adding mid-term financial targets, at virtual CMD

ams OSRAM presents its strategy to become the leader in optical solutions and key drivers to create sustained long-term value, confirming its targeted financial objectives after one year of operational control of OSRAM Insights into the business to demonstrate the group’s strong technology portfolio contributing to important megatrends, offering a robust outlook across diverse revenue growth vectors Targeted financial model, geared to the combined business, with underlying value drivers to underpin its strategic goals Adds mid-term financial targets for the ...
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2022-03-28

ams OSRAM signs agreement to sell the AMLS business to Plastic Omnium

Premstaetten, Austria (25 March 2022) – ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, announced the agreement to sell the independent and dedicated AMLS (Automo-tive Lighting Systems GmbH) business to Plastic Omnium (Euronext: POM) for a purchase price of EUR 65 million. The transaction represents a further step in the implementation of ams OSRAM’s previously communicated strategy to focus on dedicated strategic core tech-nology and divesting businesses that are not seen as core to the corporate strategy. ams OSRAM will con...
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2022-03-10

Illuminating major sport events: Roleds selects advanced LED solutions from ams OSRAM for Beijing’s top stadium

Premstaetten, Austria (7th March, 2022) -- ams OSRAM (SIX: AMS), a global leader in optical solutions, is expanding its partnership with Roleds, a global smart IoT solutions provider specialized in smart city lighting, to provide highly innovative, efficient and LED lighting technology. Recently, Roleds provided China’s top national stadium in Beijing with smart lighting solutions featuring the ams OSRAM Oslon SSL and Duris S LEDs portfolio, presenting the opportunity for an immersive experience at the opening and closing ceremonies of major sporting events.
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2022-02-14

ams OSRAM delivers healthy full year and very solid fourth quarter results with profitability at midpoint of expectation range despite ongoing market imbalances and supply chain volatility

Ad hoc Announcement pursuant to Art. 53 Listing Rules of SIX Swiss Exchange ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ams OSRAM delivers healthy full year and very solid fourth quarter results with profitability at midpoint of expectation range despite ongoing market imbalances and supply chain volatility Fourth quarter revenues of USD 1,410 million / EUR 1,229 million and adjusted EBIT margin of 9.6% show profitability at the midpoint of the guidance range Delivering portfolio r...
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2022-02-07

Cepton selects ams OSRAM’s 905 nm lasers to fulfill large-scale contract for LiDAR solutions in ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles

• ams OSRAM’s 905 nm edge-emitting lasers combine high optical output power with low-power consumption for LiDAR systems • Cepton has partnered with ams OSRAM since its founding in 2016 to develop LiDAR solutions for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, smart infrastructure and robotic vehicles • Cepton uses ams OSRAM’s high-performance, automotive qualified infrared lasers that provide improved beam quality, extremely compact dimensions and low cost   Cepton’s automotive-grade LiDAR...
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NF2W585AR-P8 is a dual function LED that provides both white light and high doses of energy geared for inactivation of various prevalent bacteria. With a 405nm wavelength1 die known to be effective in sterilization, this LED can be used t... READ MORE

  The 5050 LED is replacing the 3535 LED, which has long been the leader in the outdoor lighting market. The existing ceramic-based 3535 has excellent reliability but is expensive. At present, the 5050 LED, which has achieved remarkable p... READ MORE