Light based communications (LBC)
News about Light based communications (LBC).
May 9th, 2016
Italian payments solutions provider Payment Technologies (Paytec) is to build a new mobile payment technology into its vending machines that will let consumers make contactless payments using colour-coded light signals and tokenisation.
December 9th, 2014
Fujitsu Laboratories has shown off a way to use LED lighting to transmit data about a particular product in a store, an exhibit in a museum or a song being performed during a concert to…
May 7th, 2014
Starting today, NFC World has a new name and a new mission — to report on the full array of emerging technologies that are transforming how consumers choose what to buy, who to buy from,…
May 30th, 2013
A new compact version of Samsung’s latest flagship handset will come with NFC on LTE models, but the 3G versions destined for some markets will miss out on contactless technology. All variants of the Samsung…
March 15th, 2013
The smartphone maker’s new flagship device is the first to use Mobeam technology, allowing coupons, loyalty cards, gift cards, event tickets and more to be transmitted from the device to any of the 165m laser scanners installed in retail stores today.