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Visible Light Communication (VLC)

Last Updated: 06/30/2016


Does Renesas offer solutions for visible light communication?


Visible light communication (VLC) is an alternative form of wireless communication that can use existing LED light fixtures as transmitters. VLC has the benefit of being generally free from health concerns and government regulation. Renesas offers a RL78/I1A based solution compliant with the CP-1223 industry specification. For a detailed explanation of the technology, benefits, and the RL78 based solution please read this Renesas Edge article.
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