ILS LED modules illuminate Bregenz Festival 2019/20

Intelligent LED Solutions (ILS) LED modules were successfully illuminated a giant balloon on the stage set at the Bregenz Festival 2019/20 in Austria. ILS was proud to play a supporting role to Andy Skirrow Projects and Cameron Balloons. The collaboration resulted in an RGBW solution that provided a quality,

360-degree illumination, which emphasised the printed high-resolution fabric, while not compromising weight restrictions. The light radiating from the balloon cast the 14m high, 175ton clown head and his two 9m high hands, in colour, from bright red through to deep blue.

ILS LED modules illuminate Bregenz Festival 2019/20

The Bregenz Festival is a two-year event and so this set will be reconstructed for spring 2020. ILS was proud to play a supporting role to Andy Skirrow Projects and Cameron Balloons. The collaboration resulted in an RGBW solution that provided a quality, 360-degree illumination, which emphasised the printed high-resolution fabric, while not compromising weight restrictions. The light radiating from the balloon cast the 14m high, 175ton clown head and his two 9m high hands, in colour, from bright red through to deep blue.

The LED modules deployed in the Andy Skirrow Projects’ installation are designed and manufactured using Osram Opto Semiconductor LEDs. Other quality components including ILS heatsinks were also an integral component of the final solution.

ILS is a part of the LED Light for you (LLFY) network and a leading solutions provider and distributor, that connects you to the best technical and commercial expertise in the LED marketplace. ILS has the expertise and experience to develop, design, manufacture and supply solid state lighting assemblies, LED light engines, LED light sources, all to meet your requirements.

The LED families used from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors were OSLON SSL 150 in wavelength Red 625nm, True Green 528nm, and Deep Blue 470nm and DURIS S8 Neutral White. They all gave impressive illumination, showing off the printed high-resolution fabric of the balloons.

The balloon was 13m in diameter and designed by Cameron Balloons along with design consultant Andy Skirrow Projects. ILS were able to provide a complete lighting solution, with LEDs mounted onto PCBs and assembled onto heatsinks for thermal management. These modules were then installed at the heart of the balloon, assembled into a cube-like product and suspended. This allowed for a 360-degree illumination which lit the whole balloon from all angles.

ILS LED modules illuminate Bregenz Festival 2019/20
ILS LED modules illuminate Bregenz Festival 2019/20
LES23 DURIS S8 Neutral White SCOB
ILO-09FF4-23NW-EC211.


The ILS SCOBs use the latest multi-chip devices from Osram Opto Semiconductor – The DURIS S8. The white SCOBs were perfectly suited for this application, because they are based on the industry standard Zhaga footprints, enabling the device to utilise all the existing compatible industry standard connectors, reflectors and heatsinks.
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OSLON150 16 PowerCluster Red
ILR-OW16-RED1-SC211-WIR200.
The OSLON150 16 PowerClusters, feature 16 OSLON SSL 150 ThinGan (UX:3) LEDs. Using Osram’s latest power chip technology they remain efficient when driven at currents of up to 1000mA. Buy from RS Components Here
OSLON150 16 PowerCluster True Green
ILR-OW16-TRGR-SCxxx-WIR200.
PowerClusters are compact, powerful LED light sources built on aluminium substrates for optimal thermal management.

The 16 PowerClusters were suited for this application thanks to their high power and compact size. These LED modules were also compatible with heatsinks available from ILS.
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OSLON150 16 PowerCluster Blue
ILR-OW16-BLUE-SC211-WIR200.


The OSLON 150s LEDs were ideal because of their wider beam angle (150 degrees). This project needed wide illumination to ensure uniform illumination from all angles.
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100x65mm Heatsink
ILA-HSINK-RADL-100X65MM-BLK
The ILS series of Aluminium Alloy heatsinks have been designed to use with the ILS standard range of SCOBs and PowerClusters. Buy from RS Components Here
60x70x55mm Heatsink
ILA-HSINK-70X70X55MM-BLK
ILS heatsinks were ideal for this project because of their weight and size. They did not compromise weight restriction so the balloon was still able to ascend.

Furthermore, their ability to dissipate the high levels of heat prevented the LEDs from overheating.
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ILS is a division of Intelligent Group Solutions Ltd (IGS) a well-established and respected industry leading display and opto-electronics solutions provider. For any enquires please contact info@i-led.co.uk or call +44 (0) 1635 294606

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  • OSLON SSL 150 Red 625nm LEDs. ILS Module Part: ILR-OW16-RED1-SC211-WIR200
  • OSLON SSL 150 True Green 528nm LEDs. ILS Module Part: ILR-OW16-TRGR-SCxxx-WIR200
  • OSLON SSL 150 Deep Blue 470nm LEDs. ILS Module Part: ILR-OW16-BLUE-SC211-WIR200
  • DURIS S8 Neutral White LEDs. ILS Module Part: ILO-09FF4-23NW-EC211
  • Heatsinks: ILA-HSINK-RADL-100X65MM-BLK and ILA-HSINK-70X70X55MM-BLK

Application Photos:
IRT Bus Shelter, Theft Resistant Bracket, Totem Light in Production

Photo Credits:
Intelligent Group Solutions Ltd and Andy Skirrow Projects

Project Credits:
Intelligent Group Solutions Ltd, Cameron Balloons, and Andy Skirrow Projects