Dialog Semiconductor and Sengled Lighting Partner to Develop Smart Lighting Solutions

Germany based Dialog Semiconductor plc, a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC, solid state lighting and short-range wireless technologies, have announced a strategic collaboration with Sengled, a Chinese provider of LED lighting solutions. This is the first partner for the commercialisation of Dialog’s smarteXiteTM platform. Based on fully configurable logic, smarteXite enables a new generation of highly flexible and intelligent LED driver ICs for smart lighting applications.

The collaboration between Dialog and Sengled includes the exchange of R&D data, joint development of new product concepts and prototype bulbs, common system level tests and qualification processes for new smart lighting solutions. Sengled will create LED lighting solutions using ICs from the smarteXite platform.

“Smart lighting is one of the most important growth segments in LED lighting, with digital dimming and wireless control as the next major steps in creating innovative products,” said Johnson Shen, Founder and President of Sengled. “With Dialog’s smarteXite family of LED driver products, we can accelerate our innovation cycles and create new lighting experiences for our customers.”

Mark Tyndall, VP Corporate Development & Strategy and GM Power Conversion Business Group at Dialog Semiconductor said, “We were looking for a fast moving, innovative technology partner with a global presence. With Sengled, we gain one of the emerging players in solid state lighting, and a partner that shares our vision and energy for this market. We are excited to enter into this partnership with the clear target to make smart lighting real.”

22 Nov