V-VLC - Visible Light based Vehicular Communication

Institutions

  • TU Berlin, Germany
  • Paderborn University, Germany
  • National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan
  • E-Lab (HELLA Group), Lippstadt, Germany

Team @ TKN

Funding

  • funded in part by E-Lab (HELLA Group)

Project Time

  • since 12/2016

Description

Visible light represents a new communication opportunity for vehicular networking applications. Compared to RF-based communications, VLC offers robustness against jamming attacks, a smaller interference domain, and a huge license-free spectrum. On the other hand, in outdoor scenarios such as car-to-car communication, VLC is susceptible to ambient light and weather conditions.

In our research, we focus on the lower layers, working on circuit design and prototypes to enable vehicle-to-vehicle communication using real vehicular lighting modules, as well as on higher layers, working on medium access schemes in the vehicular domain. This work is accompanied by research on simulation techniques to assess protocols and concepts of Visible Light based Vehicular Communication.

Selected Publications

  1. Muhammad Sohaib Amjad, Claas Tebruegge, Agon Memedi, Stephan Kruse, Christian Kress, Christoph Scheytt and Falko Dressler, "Towards an IEEE 802.11 Compliant System for Outdoor Vehicular Visible Light Communications," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), vol. 70 (6), pp. 5749–5761, June 2021. [DOI, BibTeX, Details...]
  2. Agon Memedi and Falko Dressler, "Vehicular Visible Light Communications: A Survey," IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, vol. 23 (1), pp. 161–181, January 2021. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  3. Claas Tebruegge, Agon Memedi and Falko Dressler, "Reduced Multiuser-Interference for Vehicular VLC using SDMA and Matrix Headlights," Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2019), Waikoloa, HI, December 2019. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  4. Claas Tebruegge, Agon Memedi and Falko Dressler, "Empirical Characterization of the NLOS Component for Vehicular Visible Light Communication," Proceedings of 11th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2019), Los Angeles, CA, December 2019, pp. 64–67. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  5. Max Schettler, Agon Memedi and Falko Dressler, "The Chosen One: Combating VLC Interference in Platooning using Matrix Headlights," Proceedings of 11th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2019), Los Angeles, CA, December 2019, pp. 56–59. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  6. Claas Tebruegge, Qiaoshuang Zhang and Falko Dressler, "Optical Interference Reduction with Spatial Filtering Receiver for Vehicular Visible Light Communication," Proceedings of 22nd IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2019), Auckland, New Zealand, October 2019. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  7. Muhammad Sohaib Amjad, Claas Tebruegge, Agon Memedi, Stephan Kruse, Christian Kress, Christoph Scheytt and Falko Dressler, "An IEEE 802.11 Compliant SDR-based System for Vehicular Visible Light Communications," Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2019), Shanghai, China, May 2019. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  8. Max Schettler, Agon Memedi and Falko Dressler, "Deeply Integrating Visible Light and Radio Communication for Ultra-High Reliable Platooning," Proceedings of 15th IEEE/IFIP Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services (WONS 2019), Wengen, Switzerland, January 2019, pp. 36–43. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  9. Jörn Koepe, Christian Kaltschmidt, Marvin Illian, Robert Puknat, Pascal Kneuper, Steffen Wittemeier, Agon Memedi, Claas Tebruegge, Muhammad Sohaib Amjad, Stephan Kruse, Christian Kress, Christoph Scheytt and Falko Dressler, "First Performance Insights on Our Novel OFDM-based Vehicular VLC Prototype," Proceedings of 10th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2018), Poster Session, Taipei, Taiwan, December 2018. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  10. Agon Memedi, Claas Tebruegge, Julien Jahneke and Falko Dressler, "Impact of Vehicle Type and Headlight Characteristics on Vehicular VLC Performance," Proceedings of 10th IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2018), Taipei, Taiwan, December 2018. Best Paper Runner Up [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  11. Stephan Kruse, Christian Kress, Agon Memedi, Claas Tebruegge, Muhammad Sohaib Amjad, Christoph Scheytt and Falko Dressler, "Design of an Automotive Visible Light Communications Link using an Off-The-Shelf LED Headlight," Proceedings of 16th GMM/ITG-Symposium ANALOG 2018, Munich, Germany, September 2018. [BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  12. Agon Memedi, Christoph Sommer and Falko Dressler, "On the Need for Coordinated Access Control for Vehicular Visible Light Communication," Proceedings of 14th IEEE/IFIP Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services (WONS 2018), Isola 2000, France, February 2018, pp. 121–124. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  13. Agon Memedi, Hsin-Mu Tsai and Falko Dressler, "Impact of Realistic Light Radiation Pattern on Vehicular Visible Light Communication," Proceedings of IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2017), Singapore, Singapore, December 2017. [DOI, BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  14. Agon Memedi, "Vehicular Visible Light Communications," Proceedings of International Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys 2017), PhD Forum, Göttingen, Germany, March 2017. [BibTeX, PDF and Details...]
  15. Michele Segata, Renato Lo Cigno, Hsin-Mu Tsai and Falko Dressler, "On Platooning Control using IEEE 802.11p in Conjunction with Visible Light Communications," Proceedings of 12th IEEE/IFIP Conference on Wireless On demand Network Systems and Services (WONS 2016), Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, January 2016, pp. 124–127. [BibTeX, PDF and Details...]