Digitalization in Industry and Society is progressing quick. Up to now, just 5 static and standard lighting applications have been dominating in the U.S. (Low/High Beam, DRL, TI, Position) The new era of LED and digital light sources allows several new approaches. Matrix Beam as the evolution of static high beams is in european vehicles since 2013. Addditional new applications are visible at the horizon forsignaling and main lighting applications. The article will discuss the possible contribution of signalling and lighting functions to Digitalization and Autonomous driving.