The SFH 4718A from Osram is an 850 nm infrared LED with a narrower beam angle of ± 25°. It provides an excellent radiant intensity of 730 W/sr. At a current of 1 amp, the IRED offers an optical output of 0.8 watts (W). is ideal for access control (IRIS/Vein Scan, Face Recognition), CCTV surveillance, gaming, safety and security applications. The IRED can also be used for automatic license plate recognition systems.