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A Location Tracking Protocol Over Visible Light Communication

by Kasun De Zoysa
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 177 - Number 18
Year of Publication: 2019
Authors: Kasun De Zoysa

Kasun De Zoysa . A Location Tracking Protocol Over Visible Light Communication. International Journal of Computer Applications. 177, 18 ( Nov 2019), 8-11. DOI=10.5120/ijca2019919627

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author = { Kasun De Zoysa },
title = { A Location Tracking Protocol Over Visible Light Communication },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Nov 2019 },
volume = { 177 },
number = { 18 },
month = { Nov },
year = { 2019 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 8-11 },
numpages = {9},
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publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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Visible Light Communication (VLC) is a blooming research area that uses a visible light spectrum as the communication channel. Exponential growth of Light Emitting Diode (LED) deployment as a light source is encouraging its use for communication purposes as well. With the introduction of VLC, LED can be used for communication while providing the primary function of illumination. In order to prove the strength of this concept, a location tracking protocol which communicate over visible light was developed. This protocol can be used in indoor and outdoor environments. A smart torch application was developed to demonstrate the strength of the protocol. This application can be used by security guards, military or police while they are patrolling indoor as well as outdoor environments during night time.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Visible Light Communication Information Security Location Tracking