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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Talking Light Bulbs

Linux Light Bulbs Allow Devices To Talk To Each Other With Flashes Of Brilliance (+Video)

John Biggs | September 14, 2015

[...]Disney researchers are working on a new protocol – tentatively called the Linux Light Bulb – that flashes out data using visible light. The bulbs are designed to work with gadgets and toys that may not need a full Wi-Fi or wireless component and instead will read data from he environment. The technology is called Visible Light Communication.

Visible Light Communication Testbed
Visible Light Communication Testbed. Source:

<more at; related links: (Disney Lights Up IoT Links With Linux Light Bulb. September 16, 2015) and (Visible Light Communication)>

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