OLED Room Lights Nearer as BASF, Osram Break Brightness Record

OLED » 11/25/08 9:45am 11/25/08 9:45am technology keeps getting cooler: first there was the "" invention, and now there's news that BASF and Osram have broken the brightness record. For the first time a white OLED has achieved an efficiency of over 60 lumens per Watt, plus the device's light output falls within the international Energy Star SSL…

Osram Pushes White LEDS to World-Record Brightness, Super Efficiency

It's an interesting week in the world of LEDs: on the weekend we heard about ultra-cheap ones, and today Osram (yes, the lightbulb people) has news that they've pushed white LEDs to world-record brightness. By optimizing the diode, light converter and the package, their lab test squeezed 500 lumens out of a single LED… » 7/22/08 4:33am 7/22/08 4:33am

Solar-Powered Ski Suits Have LED Lighting in Them

LEDs are becoming pretty commonplace in clothes these days, but Willy Bogner has come up with an idea that is actually useful rather than decorative. He has come up with solar-powered ski suits with LED trim on them to keep you visible on the slopes. The thin film technology lights were designed by Osram, and Bogner… » 12/05/07 3:45am 12/05/07 3:45am