Mercedes-Benz details next-generation LED headlights

Mercedes-Benz details next-generation LED headlights image

Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Mercedes-Benz Press | posted November 14, 2014 13:53

The upcoming headlights will have 84 LEDs compared to the current 24 LED lighting system

Mercedes-Benz has revealed details about the company's newly developed LED headlights that will provide better illumination without dazzling or blinding other motorists on the road.

According to the German automaker, their next-generation headlights will have 84 LEDs that provide 1024 pixels per LED allowing optimal lighting conditions without dazzling other motorists. Mercedes-Benz also said that their next-generation headlights emit a finely tuned light that can be controled and be adapted to different conditions.

Mercedes-Benz lighting system

"Enabling ideal visibility in all driving situations without dazzling other road users has always been our credo in developing new light systems. We are pursuing the further development of LED technology to this end,” said Uwe Kostanzer, Head of Light Systems Development at Mercedes-Benz.

The company also plans to upgrade their current LED headlights by fitting it with high range LED that can light up a road up to 600 meters.