Recent VLC Posts
- 5 Reasons to Promote Li-Fi Technologies
- Micro-LED Li-Fi
- Pathway to 5G: Visible Light Communications
- A £5M Research Programme on Visible Light Communications…
- Li-Fi on CNN International in “Make Create Innovate”
- Optical Wireless Communication Workshops
- Dear Mr President, please read my blog.
- Augmented Reality using VLC
- Li-Fi on the Gadget Show
- Cisco Live is lit by Ethernet
- Top 10 Li-Fi myths
- Flash-Matic and the Light Telephone
- WTF is… Li-Fi?
- TED hits one million
- LightMessage by PureVLC
- Latest VLC Market Report
- LED wallpaper is here!
- Light + Building
- World’s Largest Chandelier
- The fight for more spectrum
- The shift to optical – part II
- The shift to optical
- PureVLC at Mobile World Congress
- LEDs used to map Wi-Fi
- Mobile World Congress, asking for more spectrum?
- Li-Fi it is then!
- LEDs powered by Ethernet
- Casio announces VLC prototype
- Five VLC predictions for 2012
- VLC; a review of 2011
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The article “Immaterials: Light painting WiFi” by Einar Sneve Martinussen was published about a year ago and I confess I have only just stumbled across this. It is an excellent piece of art meets engineering where LEDs and long image … Continue reading
I will soon be heading to Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. I am looking forward to a programme of meetings with some of the key mobile players and talking to them about visible light communications. The theme for MWC … Continue reading
Harald Haas coined the “Li-Fi” term in his TED Global talk last year. It seems to have resonated well and the term has begun to be used generally to describe high speed optical wireless communications. I confess, I was not … Continue reading
Back in October I posted a blog item on Power over Ethernet (PoE). I am briefly revisiting this because Raffaele Soloperto of Allnet sent me this excellent picture. PoE is ideal for VLC since the power and data signals are … Continue reading
Casio exhibited their Visible Light Communication system at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week. I was not at CES so this post is based on a number of reports I have obtained from various sources about … Continue reading
Looking back over 2011 there is evidence that a Visible Light Communication industry now exists. At the end of 2010 we saw the IEEE 802.15.7 standard being published and LVX System made the press with what was claimed to be … Continue reading
Visible light communications technology could be in toy shops as early as next Christmas! My previous top 10 VLC applications post has been well cited but did not include toys as an application. If it had been my top 11, … Continue reading
Visible Light Communications wins the People’s Choice at IBM SmartCamp IBM have been at the forefront of technical innovation for over 100 years, so they do know a thing about backing the right technology. They also know that not all … Continue reading