March 13, 2018

Osram Launches OPTOTRONIC® Intelligent Programmable Compact LED Drivers to Strengthen Commitment to Connected Lighting Market

a global high-tech lighting company, today announced the launch of its
® intelligent programmable compact LED
drivers designed to further enable penetration into the growing
connected lighting market. Built on decades of global leadership,
experience and collaborative R&D efforts in the lighting industry, Osram
continues its legacy by offering a complete portfolio of indoor and
outdoor LED drivers for smart lighting applications.

“Osram was the first to introduce mainstream programmable LED drivers
for the lighting industry,” said Tom Shottes, Head of Digital Lighting
Systems, Osram Americas Region. “With the introduction of the OPTOTRONIC
programmable LED drivers with auxiliary output, we are proud to continue
this tradition of bringing innovative solutions forward to future-proof
smart LED lighting systems.”

The new OPTOTRONIC intelligent programmable compact LED drivers now
include several key performance upgrades, including:

Auxiliary Output Voltage Feature (12V/20V/24V)
programmable auxiliary DC output, the OPTOTRONIC programmable compact
LED drivers now can power fixture-integrated sensors, including
occupancy sensors and photocells. This feature eliminates the need to
have a separate power supply for each sensor, reducing the number of
SKUs and overall cost for the luminaire manufacturer while enabling

Dim-to-Off Feature
The Osram OPTOTRONIC drivers have the
inherent capability to turn off when dimmed down below the minimum
dimming level.

CA T-24 Compliant
The OPTOTRONIC compact drivers comply with
the startup time and flicker requirements of CEC (CA T-24).

Other Features
This driver series is also UL Class P
approved, which allows OEMs to interchange drivers in their luminaire
without the need to submit for re-certification. Other integrated
programmable features include: true 1% dimmable, LED thermal protection,
constant lumen maintenance, end-of-life indication and soft start.

The OPTOTRONIC family of LED drivers feature a complete portfolio of
constant current and constant voltage in a variety of electrical
configurations and form factors to suit a range of applications. For
more product information, please visit
And be sure to check out the Digital Systems blog at

Americas, a group of OSRAM companies located in North and South
America. As a leader in lighting solutions and services specializing in
innovative design and energy-saving technology, the company sells
products under the brand names OSRAM, Traxon, ENCELIUM and SYLVANIA. The
portfolio ranges from high-tech applications based on semiconductor
technology, such as infrared or laser lighting, to smart and connected
lighting solutions in buildings and cities. The OSRAM SYLVANIA and OSRAM
Americas regional headquarters is located in Wilmington,
Massachusetts. For more information, visit
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OSRAM, based in Munich, is a leading global
high-tech company with a history dating back more than 110 years.
Primarily focused on semiconductor-based technologies, our products are
used in highly diverse applications ranging from virtual reality to
autonomous driving and from smart phones to smart and connected lighting
solutions in buildings and cities. OSRAM uses the endless possibilities
of light to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities.
OSRAM’s innovations enable people all over the world not only to see
better, but also to communicate, travel, work and live better. OSRAM has
approximately 26,400 employees worldwide as of end of fiscal 2017
(September 30) and generated revenue of more than €4.1 billion. The
company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich (ISIN:
DE000LED4000; WKN: LED400; trading symbol: OSR). Additional information
can be found at

OSRAM and OPTOTRONIC are registered trademarks of OSRAM GmbH.
is a registered trademark of OSRAM SYLVANIA Inc.
All other
trademarks are those of their respective owners.

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