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Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs Adopted by Italian Designed Architectural Lighting Brand for Motorized Luminaire with Smart Wireless Controls

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Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a leading global innovator of LED technology, announced that it has achieved smart lighting design with SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs in cooperation with Casambi Technologies Oy (“Casambi”), a leading developer of wireless lighting control systems based on Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), and it has been adopted for the Italian designed architectural lighting brand formalighting Ltd. (“formalighting”), a global manufacturer of Italian designed architectural lighting systems and solutions for a new product line which offers motorized luminaire with smart wireless controls.

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SunLike implemented in motion lamps (Photo: Business Wire)

SunLike implemented in motion lamps (Photo: Business Wire)

The SunLike COB LED packages have been adopted by formalighting for the new fixtures, Moto-Zero 40 Compasso and Moto-Zero 66 Zoom, in track mounted motorized spotlight range. In this sector, the Moto-Zero 40 Compasso is known as the world’s smallest motorized fixture with the Moto-Zero 66 Zoom being focused on the best selection of LED lighting for museum, art galleries and commercial spaces. The integrated technology within the motorized luminaires offers more smart control over the beam angle and movements of the fixture, which is able to be tilted vertically 90° in two directions as well as rotated horizontally 360°. The intensity and white color tuning of the light is controlled by CASAMBI™ bluetooth technology.

The embedded SunLike Series LEDs are the world’s first LEDs to produce light that closely matches the spectrum of natural sunlight, optimized to natural light spectra and color rendering of CRI-97 – close to CRI-100 of sunlight, and higher than the CRI- 80 of conventional LEDs. The spotlight fixtures are designed to bring out the most natural color tones of objects which are particularly color-sensitive. They also deliver considerable benefits that include vivid color, detailed contrast, and homogeneous quality of light. This is achieved through restricting the blue light peak, similar to the sunlight spectral curve, which enables the reduction of scattered reflection and glare.

SunLike Series LEDs also deliver human-centric lighting, identified as a key light source for promoting human well-being, based on the results of a recent comprehensive sleep study conducted by Prof. Christian Cajochen and his team at the University of Basel in Switzerland. The paper, entitled: “Effect of Daylight LED on Visual Comfort, Melatonin, Mood, Waking Performance, and Sleep,” was published in the Journal of Lighting and Research Technology on March 24, 2019. The paper quotes: “We have evidence that a daylight [natural spectrum] LED solution has beneficial effects on visual comfort, daytime alertness, mood, and sleep intensity in healthy volunteers.”

“The nature of light is critical to the success of the display for museum, art galleries and retail stores by providing a high color rendering, and to promotion of well-being by creating a more healthy and productive working environment in indoor spaces. SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs will enable lighting designers to meet the most challenging design requirements, and to deliver differentiated customer experience,” said Carlo Romiti, Europe sales Vice President of Seoul Semiconductor. “We are pleased to introducing the smart lighting with SunLike Series LEDs in cooperation with Casambi and formalighting in European market. We believe that the combination of the healthy light source LED and new technology with smart wireless control will provide consumers with both of significant vivid color benefits and well-being.”

Seoul Semiconductor developed SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs in collaboration with Toshiba Materials’ TRI-R spectrum technology in 2017 as the first LED light source to closely match the spectrum of natural sunlight.

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About formalighting
Celebrating 50 years of vision, dedication and innovation, formalighting is a global manufacturer of Italian designed architectural lighting systems and solutions, who’s versatile and high-quality product offerings extends internationally, serving both the interior and exterior specifications markets. Headquartered in Milan and Hong Kong, with offices in China, UK and USA, and with our selected partners and affiliated international offices, formalighting’s global presence is broadened further in markets such as Australia, Japan, South East Asia, India and the Middle East. formalighting offers clients an accessible, competitive range of standard catalogue products carrying CB, CE, CCC and UL certifications. Furthermore as a result of formalighting’s in-house engineering department and wholly-owned manufacturing facility, OEM design and customized lighting solutions can also be provided. Driven by its cosmopolitan team of lighting professionals and globally international network of committed and trained distributors, formalighting has an extensive and respected project portfolio. For more information, please visit www.formalighting.com.

About Seoul Semiconductor
Seoul Semiconductor develops and commercializes LEDs for automotive, general illumination, specialty lighting, and backlighting markets. As the second-largest LED manufacturer globally excluding the captive market, Seoul Semiconductor holds more than 14,000 patents, offers a wide range of technologies, and mass produces innovative LED products such as SunLike – delivering the world’s best light quality in a next-generation LED enabling human-centric lighting optimized for circadian rhythms; WICOP – a simpler structured package-free LED which provides market leading color uniformity and cost savings at the fixture level, providing high lumen density and design flexibility; NanoDriver Series – the world’s smallest 24W DC LED drivers; Acrich, the world's first high-voltage AC-driven LED technology developed in 2005, including all AC LED-related technologies from chip to module and circuit fabrication, and nPola, a new LED product based on GaN-substrate technology that achieves more than ten times the output of conventional LEDs. UCD constitutes a high color gamut display which delivers more than 90% NTSC. For more information, please visit www.seoulsemicon.com/en.

Contact information

Seoul Semiconductor Inc.
North America
Andrew Smith
Tel: +1 (901) 831-6614
Email: andrew.smith@seoulsemicon.com

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
Asia and Europe
Jeonghee Kim
Tel: +82-70-4391-8311
Email: jeonghee.kim@seoulsemicon.com

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