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A Performance Enhancement for Ubiquitous Indoor Networking Using VLC-LED Driving Module

  • Geun-Bin Hong
  • Tae-Su Jang
  • Kwan-Woong Kim
  • Yong-Kab Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 263)

Abstract

This study aims to use LED, a representative runner in electric energy reduction as Green IT technology in the field of lighting and suggest visible communication for using ubiquitous Indoor networking system. As LED is excellent in its efficiency, the aim has to use such LED to access ubiquitous environment, a network that can be used remotely at any time anywhere and determine the possibility of its application into various applications that promote users’ convenience. The communication performance by implementing a communication system for lighting in order to send a text message has been tested in ubiquitous environment within ~2.5m, 0.45V, 5% error rate, data rate Kbps and within disturbance light. We could confirm that the implementation of LED communication was possible in ubiquitous environment within ~2.25m, data rate ~Kbps, and 3% error rate, or more was weak or none where data transmission is seamlessly done indoors.

Keywords

Visible light communication Illumination Ubiquitous networking LED Control of Light 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Geun-Bin Hong
    • 1
  • Tae-Su Jang
    • 1
  • Kwan-Woong Kim
    • 2
  • Yong-Kab Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electrical Information EngineeringWonkwang UniversityIksanKorea
  2. 2.Korea Atomic Energy Research InstituteDeajeonKorea

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