Monthly Archives: June 2011

World Health Organization announcement; a driver for VLC?

The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, in a press release on 31st May 2011, officially classified “radiofrequency electromagnetic fields as possibly carcinogenic to humans”.  The question in my mind is; will this help encourage the adoption … Continue reading

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Visible Light Communications opportunity equals 10,000!

The answer to life, the universe and everything might be 42, but I will use some “pseudo mathematics” in this post to show that the VLC opportunity equates to 10,000! Here we go, There are approximately 1.4 million cellular base … Continue reading

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Google’s Android @Home developers and smart lighting.

Google’s developers could soon create smart lighting applications using the Android @Home platform. The recent Google I/O’11 conference in San Francisco had some interesting announcements around home automation based on the launch of Android @ Home open source hardware and … Continue reading

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VLC Conferences, Workshops and Journals

The international research community increasingly recognizes visible light communications (VLC). While five years ago we struggled to find a suitable session at a major IEEE communications conference to which we could submit our work on VLC, there are now increasingly … Continue reading

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