Future cars are likely to be equipped with thousands of LEDs that enable everything from glare-free high beams to projected messages that signal the vehicle’s intentions, says Osram Continental’s Julian Dench.
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As vehicle lighting has been taking on a great level of aesthetic importance over the past several years—thanks, arguably, in large part to Audi, which introduced LED lights on the R8—there is a growing technical importance to them, as well, which has led to the launch of a new joint-venture firm, OSRAM Continental GmbH, which officially went into operation today.
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group
Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed what they say is the world’s first surface-mount technology (SMT) package for photodiode chips.