Osram Opto Semiconductors’ Filament LED Wins Prestigious Product Innovation Award
Soleriq L 38’s unique blend of vintage outside with modern inside caught the eye of Architectural SSL magazine.
16.08.2017 | Spotlight
The Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards (PIA) honor the most innovative LED and solid-state luminaires on the market, including the companies behind the components. The award shines a light on industry leaders, like Osram Opto Semiconductors, that provide cutting-edge R&D and push to make solid state lighting a truly sustainable technology.
Traditional design with latest technology
The new Soleriq L 38 uses long, thin LEDs as its filaments to maintain a classic look, while taking advantage of today’s leading edge LED technology that is more energy efficient and longer lasting than incandescent lamps. The award-winning product is offered in various correlated color temperatures, forward voltages and brightness levels providing an extremely uniform color appearance and high quality of light. The pleasing light creates a cozy atmosphere ideal for aesthetic lighting applications in homes, hotels and restaurants. Attributes that helped Soleriq L 38 rise to the top of the Architectural SSL PIAs.
“We find that one of the barriers hindering adoption of SSL and LED products among the architectural and lighting design community is an uncertainty about the quality of products available,” said Gary Redmond, Owner and Director of Publishing Operations for Architectural SSL magazine. “Award winners like Osram Opto Semiconductors represent a peer-recognized selection of quality products that the architectural and lighting design community can feel comfortable specifying for their projects.”
Soleriq L 38 features three different lumen packages (80, 120 and 140 lm) and warm white color temperatures (2200 – 4000 K) at CRI 80 ensure the right brightness. Good thermal design maintains cool operation without the need of a heatsink, leading to a radiant light source in a traditional and familiar form
Easy integration of patented-protected product
The patent-protected Soleriq L 38 can be easily integrated into classic lamp production lines thanks to its size (30mm x 1.8mm) and shape, which is similar to a conventional filament. The form factor, 360° emission angle and excellent light quality make it ideal for upgrading existing indoor lamp types (A17-A19, A55-A60, B12, ST64, G23-G40). These lamps are found in a wide variety of hospitality and home applications.
“Our Soleriq L 38 is in a class of its own because of its patented technology that is one of the most reliable and energy efficient on the market,” said Brian Terao, Director of General Lighting for North America at Osram Opto Semiconductors. “Incorporating these LEDs in classic lamp production lines is simple and requires only minor modifications to the manufacturing process because they can be installed the same way as traditional filaments.”
Osram Opto Semiconductors offers a broad portfolio of mid to ultra-high power components specifically designed for consumer or professional applications. To distinguish between the two application types, the company is rebranding some of its products including the Soleriq L 38. The Soleriq L series will soon join the Duris family, which represents consumer products with an optimized cost-performance ratio.
For more information on the Soleriq L series of LEDs, please refer to the product website.