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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To address VLC’s green credentials I first consider what makes it green. Here are my top 3 reasons: VLC helps stimulate the demand for LED lighting and LED bulbs and fixtures are now highly efficient. If we were all to … Continue reading
You can view the video of Harald Haas presenting VLC live on stage now. This was presented at TED Global 2011 on 15th July.
Visible Light Communications has been considered as a communications technology but you will note from my blog post on 18th March that one of my top 10 VLC applications is Location Based Services. This is a topic close to my … Continue reading
Professor Harald Haas received a standing ovation at TED Global 2011. He successfully demonstrated visible light communication in action by using an LED light bulb in an anglepoise lamp. This transmitted HD video which was displayed on a large screen … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
For those unfamiliar with TED, TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design although it has evolved to become much more than this. The strap line is “Ideas Worth Spreading” and it is about just that; inspirational speakers spreading the word … Continue reading
The Council of Europe, based in Strasbourg, is calling for a ban on mobile phones and WiFi in schools after examining evidence that wireless technologies had ‘potentially harmful’ effects on humans. A major study found that the electromagnetic radiation generated … Continue reading