Category Archives: applications

Augmented Reality using VLC

Visible Light Communication is an ideal technology to enable Augmented Reality applications for indoor environments. Today there are many examples of augmented reality (AR), many of these running as smart phone apps. Augmented reality in most practical implementations is simply … Continue reading

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Cisco Live is lit by Ethernet

Last week, at Cisco Live in San Diego, NuLEDs in conjuction with their partners JouleX lit the UPOE Partner Pavillion using power supplied via Ethernet cables. UPOE is Cisco’s proprietary high power version of Power over Ethernet (PoE). In this short video … Continue reading

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LightMessage by PureVLC

Today PureVLC claimed a World first. A text message sent directly from an LED lamp and received on an unmodified smart phone. LightMessage is patented and has been under wraps for a while but was revealed at EIE’12. The demonstration … Continue reading

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Why I want to turn light bulbs in WiFis?

When people ask, “what do you do?”  I sometimes say,  “I turn light bulbs into high speed WiFis”.  This usually receives a positive response, raised eyebrows, and then often this question.  “So why would you want to do that?” There … Continue reading

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