Audi TT RS, BMW M4 GTS feature innovative lighting from OSRAM.
David Savastano, Editor02.01.17
As a global leader in lighting, OSRAM has been in the forefront of countless innovations during its 110 years. Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) are a more recent development, and OSRAM has been an innovator there as well.
The automotive sector is one area where OLEDs have been introduced. Taillights have been an area of emphasis for OSRAM, which has developed prototypes for leading automakers such as Audi and BMW. In 2016, these efforts have come to fruition, as the Audi TT RS and BMW M4 GTS feature OSRAM’s OLED lights. OSRAM is now the first automotive OLED (as taillight) supplier worldwide.
OSRAM has a lengthy background in OLEDs, beginning in 1996, when OSRAM and its then-parent company Siemens began research into OLEDs, forming its OLED display business segment at Siemens Semiconductors (later OSRAM Opto Semiconductors). The OLED pilot line was ramped up in 2011 in Regensburg, Germany. In
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