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Flash-Matic and the Light Telephone

Last week American Eugene Polley died at the age of 96. Eugene invented “Flash-Matic” the first TV remote control in 1955. This was an early example of visible light communication (VLC) in action. Eugene’s passing prompted me to think about some … Continue reading

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The Photophone – World’s first wireless communications

I am starting this blog with a piece of interesting history which is relevant to our industry.  On 3rd June 1880 Alexander Graham Bell transmitted the first wireless telephone message on his newly invented “Photophone”.  This was four years after … Continue reading

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