Spooky Lighting Effects to Make Your House the Best in the Neighborhood

Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in General Lighting, LED, Technology, wireless technology | 0 comments

With modern advances in LED lighting, your Halloween decorations will no longer be limited to carved-out pumpkins; no more will your neighbors mock your sad, flickering candles; and never again will you embarrass yourself with green glow sticks tied halfheartedly to your front porch. LEDs can make sure trick-or-treaters will run to your door, either dazzled by cool and classy lights or downright terrified by your spooky LED...

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LEDs in Cars Will Communicate via the LiFi Lighting Network

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in General Lighting, Future of technology, LED, wireless technology | 0 comments

Usually, when I talk about LED light bulbs, I focus on their luminary benefits—how they offer some of the most natural and most energy-efficient lighting solutions available today. However, I sometimes overlook the totally geek-out-worthy fact that LEDs are able to serve as communication points, too. But . . . who cares? I’m so glad you asked! One of the reasons this is so exciting for me (and you), is that...

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For Paris Metro Stations, Lifi is the new Wifi

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in General Lighting, Future, wireless technology | 0 comments

You’ve heard of WiFi, but have you heard of LiFi? LiFi is an emerging technology which would essentially move the internet out of your router, and into your light fixtures. This fast-developing optical wireless communications technology could help increase the capacity of wireless data networks, and provide some promising benefits along the way. What is Li-Fi? Wireless fidelity, or WiFi, uses UHF and SHF ISM radio...

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New LiFi LED App Illuminates the Future of Shopping

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in General Lighting, Future of technology, LED, wireless technology | 0 comments

While strolling the aisles of the Carrefour supermarket in Lille, France, supermarket shoppers may be unaware that they are able to participate in a technological revolution known as LiFi. The supermarket has installed an LED lighting system that beams promotional specials and location information directly to in-store consumers via their smartphones through VLC technology. Invisible to the human eye, the LEDs transmit a...

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Lighting Networks Could Make For a Wonderful Tomorrow

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in General Lighting, Fixtures, Future, Future of technology, Internet of Things, IoT, Technology, wireless technology | 0 comments

We are barreling head first into the next generation of the internet. After ecommerce, social media and the cloud, connecting everything is the obvious next step. The trend has been called the “Internet of Things”, or IoT. The connected devices can be as simple as sensors and security cameras or as complicated as vehicles and production machinery. Bosch Software Innovations expects before 2022 there will be 14 billion...

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