Tag Archives: OWC

Latest VLC Market Report

Electronics.ca, based in Canada, has just published what we believe to be only the second market report to cover Visible Light Communications. “Optical Wireless Systems – Visible Light Communications and Free Space Optics: Technologies and Markets” covers both VLC and … Continue reading

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VLC; a review of 2011

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

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The Visible Light Communications Motivation

I have often been asked; what is the motivation for VLC and Optical Wireless Communications?  So, I wish to address the main motivation in this post. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of mobile data usage per month for the … Continue reading

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VLC wins at IBM SmartCamp

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

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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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