Tag Archives: VLC

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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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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WTF is… Li-Fi?

WTF is Li-Fi? asks Reg Hardware, the hardware site of The Register, in an article this week. The article features the PureVLC Li-Fire YouTube video and also mentions the Fraunhofer Institute and Casio and is a worthwhile read. I have … 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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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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LED wallpaper is here!

We have been hearing for some time about how OLED technology will be giving us walls of light.  Having seen the size (not to mention efficiency and cost) of current OLEDs I think we must accept that the OLED Light … Continue reading

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The shift to optical

We have seen long-haul communications cables move from copper to optical, we are seeing point to point wireless links starting to shift from microwave to free space optics. Short wired interconnects are also move towards optical links, and now VLC … 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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Wireless Spectrum Shortage Solution

I have just purchased the Global Business Intelligence report on Visible Light Communication which is the first commercial report on this topic.  It is called “Visible Light Communication (VLC) – A Potential Solution to the Global Wireless Spectrum Shortage” and … Continue reading

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