ams OSRAM Unveils First Batwing Optic LEDs for Horticulture Applications

– Oslon Square Batwing extends ams OSRAMs comprehensive and market-leading portfolio for horticulture lighting with four new devices
– With a new special primary optics, the lighting of greenhouses will be more homogeneous, avoiding hotspots directly under the luminaires
– The better homogeneity and the special radiation pattern enable a reduction of fixtures within greenhouses for even higher system efficiency. Continue Reading »

OSRAM Announces Flexible OT FIT 500 LEDs to Boost Plant Growth

Power to boost plant growth: the new OT FIT 500 and 1000 W LED drivers from OSRAM

Global food demand is increasing rapidly, but arable land is a scarce resource. Given this general trend, indoor agriculture is booming in today’s world. With its flexibly adaptable, high-efficiency horticulture systems, OSRAM is leading the way towards horticultural lighting of the future. Continue Reading »

ams Osram Presents White LED for Highly Efficient Horticulture Lighting

– When growing plants indoors without natural sunlight (so-called indoor farming), red, blue and white LEDs are used in different combinations.
– Osconiq S 5050 enables particularly efficient system designs thanks to a new type of phosphor. Continue Reading »

Upcoming OSRAM Digital Systems Online Training – Horticultural Lighting

28th October 2021, 09:00 AM CET

Register now for the upcoming online training with OSRAM Digital Systems to learn more about available solutions for a variety of horticultural applications, including vertical farms and hydroponic greenhouses.  Continue Reading »

The uses of colour LEDs in Horticultural Lighting

This article is part of a series which helps to unpick and simplify the expanding horticultural LED lighting market. This article explores the key colour wavelengths in horticulture, what they do and why you should use them.

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The Importance of Ultraviolet in Horticultural Lighting

Learn about the uses of UV LED lighting in horticulture, the benefits and the applications. We will explore the many ways in which ultraviolet can benefit the horticultural market and explain how UV light can benefit wildlife and the growing process. Continue Reading »

OSRAM – Technology helps provide fresh fruit around the globe

With the new generation of Oslon Square Hyper Red, Osram presents the most efficient LED for Horticulture lighting to date.

The world population has been growing for many years. In particular, metropolitan areas are attracting more and more people. In places where farmland is limited and delivery must be quick, horticulture lighting offers a major advantage. With the help of state-of-the-art lighting technology, it is possible to provide the exact light composition various plants need for ideal growth or to develop certain characteristics. Plants can be grown in a very space-saving manner and with considerably higher yields thanks to tailor-made lighting solutions. For greenhouse owners, energy footprint is essential to production. The new generation of Oslon Square Hyper Red contributes to improving efficiency far more effectively than comparable products currently available on the market. Continue Reading »

The important role of white light in horticultural LED lighting

Horticultural LED lighting is used to support and boost the growth of plants by illuminating them with artificial light. Plants then absorb this light and convert light energy into chemical energy through the process of photosynthesis. The most commonly seen LED wavelengths used in horticulture are blue and red. Continue Reading »

LEDiL – Are reflectors becoming redundant?

Lenses are taking over the lighting market but is there still a place for reflectors?

Reflectors have been the main choice in fashion retail for many years. However, as technology keeps evolving, lenses are becoming more and more popular, leaving the industry questioning whether traditional reflectors have a role to play in the future. Continue Reading »

IHS introduce PHYTOFY® RL from OSRAM

PHYTOFY® RL is a great research tool, suitable for horticulture and further R&D applications. This new tunable LED horticultural lighting system has been designed and developed to allow users to produce light combinations and sequences. It allows for real-time control of each of its six individual channels, making it ideal for the study and expansion of LED light recipes.

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Purple Power for Horticulture Lighting

The benefits of LED based horticulture lighting solutions have triggered a growing demand for solutions catering to both professional as well as consumer applications. The new Duris S5 purple combines key wavelengths of red and blue into a single purple LED which makes horticulture applications more cost effective than ever. Continue Reading »

What is PYO?

PYO (Pick Your Own) is a web tool developed by Intelligent Horticultural Solutions (IHS) that offers customers the ability to choose specific LED’s and place them in any position on a board of their choice. PYO has been created with a key R&D focus in mind, allowing you to achieve the optimal lighting mix for your project and create your own custom LED recipes. With the horticultural LED market in its infancy we have found that customers are looking for a product that they can customise to fit their needs and ensure optimal plant growth, this is where PYO came from. With an MOQ of just 1, PYO is perfect as there is no such thing as standard in the development stage!

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25th November 2021

ams OSRAM Unveils First Batwing Optic LEDs for Horticulture Applications

- Oslon Square Batwing extends ams OSRAMs comprehensive and market-leading portfolio for horticulture lighting with four new devices - With a new special primary optics,... Read More

11th November 2021

OSRAM Announces Flexible OT FIT 500 LEDs to Boost Plant Growth

Power to boost plant growth: the new OT FIT 500 and 1000 W LED drivers from OSRAM Global food demand is increasing rapidly, but arable... Read More

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