1st ACM Workshop on Visible Light Communication Systems

September 7, 2014, Maui, Hawaii

In conjunction with ACM MobiCom 2014

Technical Program

8:45 - 9:00 AM Opening Remarks
Workshop Introduction by Chairs
Edward Knightly, Rice University, USA
Harald Haas, University of Edinburgh, UK
Hsin-Mu (Michael) Tsai, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
9:00-10:00 AM Keynote
The Future of VLC: Potential and Limitations
Maite Brandt-Pearce, University of Virginia, USA
10:00-10:30 AM Networking Break

10:30-12:00 PM Paper Session 1: VLC Systems
System Architecture Directions for a Software-Defined Lighting Infrastructure
Ye-Sheng Kuo (University of Michigan, USA)
Pat Pannuto (University of Michigan, USA)
Prabal K Dutta (University of Michigan, USA)
Using Consumer LED Light Bulbs for Low-Cost Visible Light Communication Systems
Stefan Schmid (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Josef Ziegler (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Giorgio Corbellini (Disney Research Zurich, Switzerland)
Thomas R. Gross (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Stefan Mangold (Disney Research, Switzerland)
OpenVLC: Software-Defined Visible Light Embedded Networks
Qing Wang (IMDEA Networks Institute & University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain)
Domenico Giustiniano (IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain)
Daniele Puccinelli (University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland, Switzerland)
Scalable Imaging VLC Receivers with Token-based Pixel Selection for Spatial Multiplexing
Jimmy Chau (Boston University, USA)
Thomas DC Little (Boston University, USA)
12:00-1:00 PM Lunch Break

1:00-2:30 PM Paper Session 2: Using Cameras as Receivers
Styrofoam: A Tightly Packed Coding Scheme for Camera-based Visible Light Communication
Robert LiKamWa (Rice University, USA)
David Ramirez (Rice University, USA)
Jason Holloway (Rice University, USA)
Hybrid Visual Light Communication for Cameras and Low-Power Embedded Devices
Niranjini Rajagopal (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Patrick Lazik (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Anthony Rowe (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
Do Not Share! Invisible Light Beacons for Signaling Preferences to Privacy-Respecting Cameras
Ashwin Ashok (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA)
Viet Nguyen (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA)
Marco Gruteser (WINLAB / Rutgers University, USA)
Narayan Mandayam (WINLAB, Rutgers University, USA)
Wenjia Yuan (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA)
Kristin Dana (Rutgers University, USA)
HiLight: Hiding Bits in Pixel Translucency Changes
Tianxing Li (Dartmouth College, USA)
Chuankai An (Dartmouth College, USA)
Andrew Campbell (Dartmouth College, USA)
Xia Zhou (Dartmouth College, USA)
2:30-3:30 PM Panel Discussion
The Case for VLC: Do Nanometer Waves Trump Millimeter Waves?
Panel Chair: Marco Gruteser, Rutgers University
Panel Member: Ranveer Chandra, Microsoft Research
Panel Member: Prabal Dutta, University of Michigan
Panel Member: Wenjun Hu, Yale University
Panel Member: Jacky Shen, Microsoft Research Asia
Panel Member: Heather Zheng, University of California Santa Barbara
3:30-4:00 PM Networking Break

4:00-5:00 PM Demos and Posters
Demos and Posters Chairs
Pat Pannuto, University of Michigan, USA
Chunyi Peng, Ohio State University, USA