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Qualcomm, Acuity Brands to deploy Qualcomm Lumicast tech

Monday 14 March 2016 | 10:15 CET | News
Qualcomm Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, is working closely with Acuity Brands in the commercial deployment of LED lighting fixtures/services (marketed by Acuity Brands as Bytelight Services) that use Qualcomm Lumicast technology to bring indoor positioning capabilities and services to retailers. Unlike RF-based technologies, Lumicast uses visible-light signals transmitted from LED fixtures to deliver indoor positioning. A regular smartphone, using apps enabled by Lumicast software, receives the light signals through the front camera to determine its position and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Atheros / Qualcomm
Countries: North America
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