Gallery: VELVE: Mitsubishi and Verbatim Announce World’s First Commerci...


The world’s first commercial color changing OLED lighting panels, called VELVE, are now available from Mitsubishi Chemical Holding Group and Verbatim – and they’re full of eye-popping fun! The companies just unveiled their new product with a display at Fuori Salone during the Milan Furniture Fair this week. OLED (organic light emitting diode) displays are the lighting of the future, emitting diffused light from a large continuous area, rather than a bulb. OLED lights are also remarkable in that they don’t need distribution elements – meaning they are functional on their own without lamp, sockets or light fixtures.

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  1. Panfilocastaldi April 15, 2011 at 1:47 am

    A positive step forward for energy efficient lighting, particularly with respect to flexible installation and illumination possibilities. US$1000 is a crazy price however, one I hope will reduce as the technology picks up.

  2. solidapollo April 14, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    we have been waiting for OLED technology to be mass produced. Personally I love the brightness and color saturation. Downfalls: Cant produce big size units now at an affordable price.

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