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As the first manufacturer who introduced the laser lighting on a production car, BMW is willing to provide further evidence of its advanced technology. And it does so during this year CES 2015 in Las Vegas. BMW introduced the M4 Concept Iconic Lights to present some improvements to its laser lighting technology found on the i8.
 
Laser lighting is now able to offer its impressively long beam range of up to 600 metres (650 yards) in combination with the BMW Selective Beam function (anti-dazzle High-Beam Assistant). With the help of this technology, future BMW vehicles will be able to avoid blinding oncoming traffic, while keeping long range lighting on the road.
 
The BMW Selective Beam can work with the navigation system to illuminate corners well in advance, while a laser-based Dynamic Light Spot can provide early warning of people or animals at night from a distance of up to 100 metres (109 yards).
 
OLED tail lights

Painted in Cool White colour, the new M4 Concept Iconic Lights also comes with some innovations at the back, where the taillights use OLED technology.

Translated as Organic Light-Emitting Diodes, the OLED technology produces light from wafer-thin semiconducting layers of organic material. For the first time, both the tail lights and rear direction indicators feature OLED technology. The illuminated surfaces are positioned to produce a three-dimensional effect. OLEDs also take up less room on account of their thin size.

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