Life beyond lighting: LED market shows growth in other areas
Although lighting is the fastest-growing application for LEDs, there is plenty of activity in other market sectors, as Wolfgang Lex of Osram Opto Semiconductors explains to Tim Whitaker.
“Some non-lighting customers see lots of communications and press coverage about LEDs for illumination and express their concern that we might be focusing only on lighting. It makes them nervous,” says Lex. “However, we have strong obligations and commitments to existing customers and markets. This is especially the case in the automotive market, which requires longterm supply commitments; suppliers can’t just jump in and out of the business.”
This article was published in the January/February 2009 issue of LEDs Magazine.
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