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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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LEDs powered by Ethernet

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

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Five VLC predictions for 2012

Gordon Povey looks into his crystal ball and makes some interesting predictions about visible light communication in 2012. I believe that 2012 will prove to be a turning point for optical wireless communications and VLC commercialisation.  In 2011 we saw … Continue reading

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Light at the end of the Ethernet

Where does PoE fit with VLC? I have previously talked about Ethernet over power, also known as power line communications (PLC) and the fact that this is a complementary technology to VLC since it allows the communications backhaul to be … Continue reading

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