Tag Archives: Visible Light Communication

5 Reasons to Promote Li-Fi Technologies

This is a guest post by Liz Nelson from WhiteFence.com. She is a freelance writer and blogger from Houston. Although the use of light in order to transmit data can be limited in comparison to radio waves, there is a … Continue reading

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Optical Wireless Communication Workshops

The 3rd IEEE Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications (OWC’12) forms part of IEEE Globecom 2012 in Anaheim California in December. The workshop will be held on 3rd December and the papers have now been selected and the program is likely … Continue reading

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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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Li-Fi on the Gadget Show

The Gadget Show presenters Jason Bradbury and Pollyanna Woodward met with PureVLC to film their Li-Fi technology for the Channel 5 show today. Just to prove the point that they were not using any other form of data communications, PureVLC … Continue reading

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Top 10 Li-Fi myths

One only needs to read some of the daft comments posted at the foot of online visible light comms articles to understand that there are a large number of misconceptions out there.  Here is my Li-Fi myth buster top 10. 1.     The lights … Continue reading

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TED hits one million

The TED Global presentation on Visible Light Communication has now amassed over 1,000,000 views and generated significant worldwide interest in the technology. Harald Haas, PureVLC CTO and Professor at the University of Edinburgh, performed the first public demonstration of visible … 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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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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The shift to optical – part II

This is a second part to the post ‘the shift to optical’ where I look at the current state and future trend for device interconnect technologies and see if there is a trend towards optical technologies. The proliferation of devices … Continue reading

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