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Visible Light Communication (VLC)/Li-Fi Technology & Free Space Optics (FSO) Market (2013-2018) - By Component (LED, Image Sensor, Opto-couplers), Application (Indoor Networking, Underwater Communication, Location Based Service, ITS) & Geography

This research report categorizes the global VLC technology market; based on component, applications, and geography; it also covers the forecasted revenue and applications of FSO technology.

On the basis of componentGlobal VLC technology component market is segmented into LED, IR emitters, Opto-couplers and image sensors

On the basis of application areas

Global VLC technology applications market is segmented into ITS, indoor networking, in-flight entertainment and communication, underwater communication and location based services.

On the basis of geographyGeographical analysis covers North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and ROW.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION

1.1 KEY TAKE-AWAYS

1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION

1.3 MARKETS COVERED

1.4 STAKEHOLDERS

1.5 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

1.5.1 MARKET SIZE

1.5.2 KEY DATA POINTS FROM SECONDARY SOURCES

1.5.3 KEY DATA POINTS FROM PRIMARY SOURCES

1.5.4 ASSUMPTIONS MADE FOR THIS REPORT

1.5.5 LIST OF COMPANIES COVERED DURING THE REPORT

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3 MARKET OVERVIEW

3.1 MARKET DEFINITION

3.2 VISIBLE LIGHT COMMUNICATION (VLC) CONCEPT

3.2.1 ROADMAP TO VLC

3.3 MARKET DYNAMICS

3.3.1 DRIVERS

3.3.1.1 Last mile connectivity

3.3.1.2 Power-efficient

3.3.1.3 Increasing government funding

3.3.1.4 Ultra-fast data transfer

3.3.2 RESTRAINTS

3.3.2.1 High installation cost

3.3.2.2 Lack of Technology Awareness

3.3.2.3 Competing technologies

3.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES

3.3.3.1 Growing LED industry

3.3.3.2 Penetration of VLC in Advanced Applications

3.3.3.2.1 Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-To-Machine Communication (M2M)

3.3.3.2.2 Smart City

3.3.3.2.3 Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)

3.4 BURNING ISSUE

3.4.1 NETWORK COVERAGE AND DEPENDENCY

3.5 WINNING IMPERATIVE

3.5.1 LARGE SCALE IMPLEMENTATION OF VLC

3.6 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS

3.7 CASH COW FOR VLC TECHNOLOGY

3.8 TECHNOLOGY LIFE CYCLE

3.9 PORTER'S FIVE FORCE MODEL

3.9.1 DEGREE OF COMPETITION

3.9.2 BUYERS' POWER

3.9.3 SUPPLIERS' POWER

3.9.4 THREAT FROM SUBSTITUTES

3.9.5 THREAT FROM NEW ENTRANTS

3.10 RECENT ACTIVITIES IN VLC MARKET

3.10.1 LIFI CONSORTIUM

3.10.1.1 Li-Fi Objectives

3.10.2 RONJA

3.10.2.1 RONJA device

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