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What's both a car and a room?

What's both a car and a room?
Lighting designers from global lighting company, Philips Lighting, have collaborated with automotive company Renault on a concept car and smart home unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (14th to 24th September). The Renault SYMBIOZ autonomous electric and connected car is not just a car. The Renault new concept car explores the future of mobility, interacting with its ecosystem. It is an extension of the home.
15th September 2017

Silicone lenses reduce size of vehicle lighting systems

Silicone lenses reduce size of vehicle lighting systems
Thanks to its smaller dimensions, Matrix light not only contributes to greater road safety but also gives headlight designers greater freedom. To meet the demands of the automotive industry for more compact smart headlights, Osram has taken this technology a stage further with the development of innovative SMARTRIX modules. SMARTRIX is an amalgam of 'smart' and 'matrix'.
5th September 2017

Shining a light on automotive illumination solutions

Shining a light on automotive illumination solutions
With the increase in applications of lighting systems, especially in passenger cars, the demand for energy-efficient lighting is on the rise. Owing to the properties such as low power consumption and high design flexibility, the demand for LED lighting has grown significantly in the past few years, especially in the interior lighting segment. However, technologically advanced laser systems are also projected to evolve and gain momentum during the next five to seven years.
8th August 2017


Automotive LED controller provides fast response time and low EMI

Automotive LED controller provides fast response time and low EMI
A synchronous buck, high-brightness LED controller has been released by Maxim Integrated Products. The company claim that the MAX20078 is the only product available which provides both fast response time and low electromagnetic interference (EMI) for exterior LED lighting and improved safety applications. Suitable for matrix lighting designs, the LED controller allows designers to achieve high performance, ease of design, and fast time-to-market.
19th June 2017

Software enables virtual simulation of adaptive headlights

Software enables virtual simulation of adaptive headlights
Version 2017.03 SR1 of Synopsys' LucidDrive software has been announced. The software is used for night-driving simulations to evaluate road performance of vehicle headlight designs. LucidDrive technology provides precisely controlled simulations of vehicle lighting beam patterns and their appearance on the road, allowing designers to assess and improve design performance throughout product development.
3rd May 2017

LucidShape software suits automotive lighting simulation

Synopsys announced the commercial availability of its LucidShape CAA V5 Based software product, which allows designers to perform optical simulations and analyses of automotive lighting products within the CATIA V5 environment. After a successful beta release in October 2016, Synopsys is shipping a general release version of the product as of March 6, 2017.
13th March 2017

LEDs evolve to suit ADAS innovations

LEDs evolve to suit ADAS innovations
A new digital LED concept is set to revolutionise automotive interior lighting, reports Sally Ward-Foxton.
11th January 2017

LED driver features dimmable interior lights

LED driver features dimmable interior lights
  Allegro MicroSystems Europe has introduced an automotive, AEC-Q100 qualified single IC switching regulator that provides constant-current output to drive high-power LEDs.
16th November 2016

It’s all about the image – the tech that’s transforming the automotive industry

New research from Yole Développement (Yole) has indicated that imaging technology is playing an increasing integral role within the automotive sector, contributing to an estimated 20% CAGR (compound annual growth rate), between 2015 and 2021.
15th November 2016

Automotive LED lighting revolutionises road safety

Automotive LED lighting revolutionises road safety
A German research alliance has developed the basis for smart, high resolution LED headlights which take adaptive forward lighting to a new dimension. The demonstration model was developed by overall project manager Osram in collaboration with the project partners Daimler, Fraunhofer, Hella and Infineon.
7th October 2016


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