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The share of Optical Wireless Communication is increasing with the rapid proliferation of IoT. As a result, communication needs that cannot be covered with conventional wired and wireless communications are increasing at an explosive pace. The "Optical Wireless Communication" proposed by TAIYO YUDEN is able to provide one-to-one wireless communication at stable speeds (100 Mbps) using light. We created a form of wireless communication that works even in areas where it is difficult to implement communications using radio waves. This technology does not use radio waves and is unaffected by interference or noise.

Introductory Video

An easy to understand explanation of TAIYO YUDEN's "Optical Wireless Communication."

Advantages of Optical Wireless Communication

The secure one-to-one next-generation high-speed communication of TAIYO YUDEN's "Optical Wireless Communication." The following is an introduction to the technical advantages which are essential to IoT as it continues to evolve going forward.

Case Studies

The following introduces various cases where the advantages and features of TAIYO YUDEN's "Optical Wireless Communication" can be utilized as well as actual case studies.
Applications
  • Parking lots
    • Surveillance camera networks
    • Wire substitute
  • Theme parks
    • Surveillance camera networks
    • Wire substitute
  • Event venues
    • Surveillance camera networks
    • Wire substitute
  • Power stations and substations
    • Frequency wireless substitute
  • Plants
    • Frequency wireless substitute
  • Operating rooms
    • Frequency wireless substitute
  • Communication through glass
    • Wire substitute
  • Communication between circuit boards
    • Wireless
    • Low delay
  • Underwater communication
    • Frequency wireless substitute
    • High-speed communication

Technical Information

Next-generation high-speed communication of "Optical Wireless Communication." The following is an easy-to-understand introduction which compares the differences between the high-speed communication technology based on the unique LEDs successfully developed by TAIYO YUDEN and other general communication methods.
Achieving high-speed communication through LEDs
The communication speed of Optical Wireless Communication using general-purpose LEDs is typically 10 Mbps or less. However, TAIYO YUDEN developed its own technology which increases the communication speed by approximately 10 times.
The upper limit for the modulation frequency of standard LEDs is about several MHz
Normalized
output
The technology enables high-speed
communication without using special LEDs
Bandwidth compensation technology
1k
10k
100k
1M
10M
100M
When LED light is flashed at high speed (as many as 100 million times per second), the waveform distorts. Using its own unique technology, TAIYO YUDEN accelerated the speed by compensating for the waveform distortion which occurs at high speeds.
Normal
High speed
Compensated waveform
Comparison with other communication methods
 
Wired Communication
Optical Wireless Communication
Radio Wave Wireless Communication
Communication configuration
1 to 1
1 to 1
1 to n
Delay
None
μs
ms
Communication speed
Fixed
Fixed
Changes
Installation cost
Expensive for long distances
Low
Low
Jamming / interference
Affected
Not affected
Interference occurs
Scenery maintenance
Difficult
Easy
Easy
Radio Act regulations
Not regulated
Not regulated
Regulated
Installation difficulty
Troublesome
Easy
Easy
Confidentiality
High
High
Has issues

Product Information

Recommended installation configurations
Indoor
  • Main unit
    Optical Wireless Communication Equipment SOT-TS100A
  • Peripheral fixture
    Angle adjustment plate MBA1
*Recommended installation configurations are not sold together.
Outdoor
  • Main unit
    Optical Wireless Communication Equipment SOT-TS100A
  • Peripheral fixture
    Outdoor housing HDW2B
  • Peripheral fixture
    Angle adjustment plate MBA1
*Recommended installation configurations are not sold together.