News-Spot | Event Announcement | Jan 01, 2014

Verbatim Unveils Efficiency Breakthroughs in OLED and High Brightness GaN LEDs

Verbatim will unveil groundbreaking technological advances in OLED and gallium nitride (GaN) LEDs that deliver unrivalled efficiency and brightness at Euroluce 2013 on Stand B38 in Hall 15.

Verbatim LEDs using pioneering Gallium Nitride technology from Mitsubishi Chemical will be on view. GaN LEDs can deliver at least five times higher brightness than conventional LEDs which allows lighting fixtures to be made much smaller because of increased efficiency. Lighting specialists further benefit from greater design freedom with this breakthrough.

Visitors to the Verbatim stand will be able to see the latest series of VELVE™ incorporating the world’s most advanced dimmable and colour adjustable OLED technology. Verbatim’s latest lightweight VELVE modules produce glare-free brightness of up to 2,000 cd/m2 – twice as bright as the previous generation. The new generation of Verbatim OLED panels achieve a luminous efficacy of 51.6 lm/W which equates to 70% greater efficiency than before.

The company will present a new set of dimmable Classic A LED lamps for lighting professionals.  Available in 7.5W or 10.5W to replace 40W or 60W traditional light bulbs respectively, all offer a wide beam angle (greater than 220°) and warm white light at 2700K. An IP65 protected 7.5W Classic A E27 is suitable for outside or wherever a waterproof LED lamp is needed.

Verbatim will also display downlight fittings that complement the high-quality and reliable LED lamps it already supplies. The new range which perfectly fits Verbatim’s PAR16 GU10 lamps is available in packs which consist of a white or aluminium fixed ring plus a holding pin, a GU10 socket and an electrical connection box.  Available in two different IP protection ratings, the IP23 rated version is suitable for general-purpose lighting while the IP44 version offers better water resistance making it ideal for lighting in bathrooms and other wet rooms.  

Earlier this year, Verbatim announced that sales revenue from LED products is forecast to increase significantly over the next few years.
“The Verbatim brand has been at the forefront of data storage innovation for over 40 years. We are taking advantage of our experience of bringing hi-tech products to market in volume along with Mitsubishi Chemical’s expertise in lighting technology to expand our LED lamp portfolio and increase our market position,” said Jeanine Chrobak-Kando, Business Development Manager, LED EUMEA, Verbatim.
She added: “We are looking forward to previewing exciting new lighting technologies at Euroluce and showcasing Verbatim’s latest newest LED and OLED products. Our LED devices can always be relied upon to deliver high performance, reliability and quality.”  

About Verbatim:

Since 1969, Verbatim has been shaping the development of data storage technology – from Floppy Disks and Magneto-Optical storage media, CD and DVD formats to the latest High Definition media Blu-ray. Moreover, Verbatim offers high quality products in the field of Portable USB Drives, Flash Memory Cards, SSD and External Hard Drives as well as a broad variety of computer Accessories. Verbatim is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Kagaku Media which is part of the Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group and benefits from the outstanding research and development department. With these innovations Verbatim has played a key role in shaping the storage media market. Ultra-strict quality controls during the manufacturing process ensure the high quality of Verbatim products, which have been the winners of numerous international comparative tests. The company is the worldwide market leader for Optical Media. For more information, please visit http://www.verbatim.com.

Since 2010 Verbatim has been developing and selling energy-efficient LED/OLED lighting products for consumer and business applications, based on core technologies provided by Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation. For more information, please visit http://www.verbatimlighting.com.

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