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Global Visible Light Communications and Free Space Fiber Optical Wireless Communications Market Report 2021: Economics, Technologies, Standardization, Applications, Vendors & Portfolios
[November 11, 2021]

Global Visible Light Communications and Free Space Fiber Optical Wireless Communications Market Report 2021: Economics, Technologies, Standardization, Applications, Vendors & Portfolios

DUBLIN, Nov. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Progress in Optical Wireless Communications - Visible Light Communications and Free Space Fiber 2021" report has been added to's offering.

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This report is important to a wide population of researchers, technical and sales staff involved in the development of advanced Optical Wireless Communications methods. It is recommended for both service providers and vendors that are working with related technologies.

In connection with the VLC development, the report is addressing Light Emitting Diode (LED) technologies and markets. LED, in the near future, will be a dominant source of illumination; and used also as a transmitting device. The VLC LED-based channels promise to deliver high-speed data in the office, home and other environments with a high signal-to-noise ratio, and minimum infrastructure expenses.

The report is analyzing the emerging VLC industry, economics, technologies, standardization and applications. It shows that the spectrum of VLC applications is increasing each year to support such developments as Intelligent Transportation Systems, Localization and others. The report also surveys VLC-related patents.

FSF devices are solving access issues in metro and LAN environments. They are relatively inexpensive, support Gb/s rates of transmission; they are also offering low maintenance costs, guarantee a short installation time and security of communications. The report presents the FSF technologies and market analysis as well as discusses their applications together with the survey of vendors and their portfolios.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Introduction
1.1 General
1.2 Structure
1.3 LED as Communications Transmitter
1.4 Free Space Fiber
1.5 Scope
1.6 Research Methodology
1.7 Target Audience

2. LED Specifics
2.1 General
2.2 Spectrum
2.3 Types
2.4 LED Modulation
2.4.1 Limitations
2.5 ED Evolution

2.5.1 General
2.5.2 Benefits
2.5.3 Market Characteristics
2.5.4 Factors

3. Visible Light Communications
3.1 General
3.1.1 Drivers
3.1.2 Organizations - Examples UC-Light Center Li-Fi Consortium and Li-Fi vs. VLC Light Communications Alliance
3.2 VLC Standards Development
3.2.1 IEEE 802.15.7 Considerations Project Coexistence Essence Base Use Cases and Devices Physical Layer General Responsibilities Types Error Protection Rates Frequency Plan PHY Services Regulations MAC Layer Topologies Responsibilities Functionalities Channel Access Security 802.11bb 802.15.13
3.2.4 Jeita (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association) Standards JEITA CP-1221 JEITA CP-1222 JEITA CP-1223 (2013)
3.2.5 Visible Light Communications Association (VLCA) General Experimental Systems- VLCA Projects
3.2.6 ECMA 397-2010
3.2.7 ITU G.9991 Report ITU-R SM.2422-0 (06/2018)
3.3 Details
3.3.1 Communication Channel
3.3.2 Transmitter
3.3.3 Receiver Image Sensors
3.3.4 Major Characteristics General Modulation VLC Channel: Characteristics Summary Limiting Factors
3.3.5 Applications: Summary ITS Optical Wireless LAN Medical Localization City-Wide Wireless Network Summary
3.4 Industry

  • Casio
  • Firefly
  • Fraunhofer IPMS
  • Lightbee
  • Nakagawa Laboratories
  • NEC
  • Oledcomm
  • Outstanding Technology
  • PureVLC - PureLi-Fi
  • Qualcomm
  • Renesas
  • Signify (Philips Lighting)
  • Supreme Architecture
  • VLNComm
  • Zero1

3.5 Market
3.6 5G View
3.6.1 Attocell
3.6.2 Cell Structures

4. Free Space Fiber
4.1 General
4.2 Major Characteristics
4.3 Protection
4.4 Applications
4.4.1 Major Use Cases
4.4.2 Requirements
4.4.3 Inter-satellite Links
4.4.4 Intra-building Communications
4.4.5 Inter-building Communications
4.5 FSF Communications Benefits and Limitations: Summary
4.5.1 Weather Factor
4.5.2 Building Swaying
4.6 Design Issues
4.7 Customers
4.8 FSF Market
4.8.1 General
4.8.2 Market Drivers Market Segments
4.8.3 Competition Fiber Optics Systems Microwave PONs
4.8.4 Forecast General Model Assumptions Structure Market Estimate
4.9 Vendors

  • CableFree
  • CBL
  • Dailianxu Engineering Company
  • fSONA
  • Guilin
  • Plaintree
  • SA Photonics

4.10 Standards
4.10.1 ITU G.640
4.10.2 ITU-R P.1814-2007

5. Comparison: VLC and FSF

6. Conclusions

Attachment I: VLC - related Patents Survey (2017-2020)

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