Monthly Archives: September 2011

VLC pioneer in running for World Technology Award

Prof Harald Haas is in the shortlist of finalists for a prestigious World Technology Award recognising his work on Visible Light Communication. The winners will be announced from the stage of the United Nations at the World Technology Awards ceremony … Continue reading

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VLC at LuxLive

LuxLive in London 9-10 November. The Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London will host the LuxLive lighting industry event on 9th & 10th November.  The exhibition is combined with a conference programme including TechTheatre dedicated to new technologies in the … Continue reading

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D-Light project hits target

The D-Light project at the University of Edinburgh has been active for close to two years and has made a number of advances in the field of visible light communication.  Most notable is the work on special modulation methods and … Continue reading

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New VLC report is published

GBI Research’s new report, “Visible Light Communication (VLC) – A Potential Solution to the Global Wireless Spectrum Shortage” has now been published. Global Business Intelligence (GBI) Research have just announced the publication of what I believe is the first publicly … Continue reading

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Device-to-device communication

Device-to-device communication can be achieved by a number of different technologies.  The two categories of connection are wired or wireless.  A cable connection is the oldest method and is still very much used.  I, like most people, would rather connect … Continue reading

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Networks of the Future

Europe’s Research and Innovation Strategy A recent whitepaper document title “Europe’s Research and Innovation Strategy; Networks of the Future” has not only identified visible light communication as “strategically important” but also places it at the top of the list of … Continue reading

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VLC for Personal Area Networks

Talking Clothes The IEEE 802.15 is a working group of the standards committee which specifies wireless personal area network (PAN) standards.  It includes seven task groups, of which one is 802.15.7, the standard for short range wireless optical communication using … Continue reading

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