Panasonic has developed the most advanced content delivery service to date, using visible light communication. LinkRay delivers mobile content by enabling ordinary smartphones to read IDs sent from LED transmitters, such as displays, signboards and spotlights, and to connect to associated mobile content. End users connect to content quickly, easily and securely for a simple, fast, intuitive and impactful end user experience.
Introducing LinkRay Technology
Using visible light communication, LinkRay delivers mobile content by enabling ordinary smartphones* to read IDs sent from LED transmitters, such as displays, signboards, and spotlights, and to connect to associated mobile content. LinkRay delivers impactful end user experiences intuitively, easily, and securely.
Potential capabilities include:
- Launching mapping applications or transport timetables for tourists
- Reporting traffic conditions in real time
- Offering coupons and product information in retail environments
- Accessing apps designed to enhance the experience at cultural institutions
Instantaneous, accessible from a distance, and resistant to interference, LinkRay also provides invaluable marketing analysis tools for targeted advertising aimed at opt-in users, and can help optimize environments for increased sales and service.
* Smartphones with a LinkRay-enabled app that meet minimum OS version and camera performance requirements
Benefits of LinkRay
LinkRay provides an unprecedented user experience by harnessing mobile technologies.
See LinkRay In Action
Approved Models for the LinkRay Application (As of October 20, 2017)
iOS Devices (iOS8 & later)
iPhone 5 / iPhone 5c / iPhone 5s / iPhone 6 / iPhone 6 Plus / iPhone 6s / iPhone 6s Plus / iPhone SE / iPhone 7 / iPhone 7 Plus / iPhone 8 / iPhone 8 Plus / iPhone Ⅹ / iPad 5th generation / iPad Air / iPad Air 2 / iPad mini 2 / iPad mini 3 / iPad mini 4 / iPad Pro 9.7inch / iPad Pro 10.5inch / iPad Pro 12.9inch / iPad Pro 12.9inch (2nd generation) / iPod touch 5th generation (Supports only devices that have a back camera) / iPod touch 6th generation
Android devices (Android5.0 & later)
Google: Nexus 5 / Nexus 5X / Nexus 6P / Nexus 6 / Nexus 9 / Google PIXEL / PIXEL XL
Samsung: Galaxy Note 5 / Galaxy S6 edge / Galaxy S6 edge plus / Galaxy S6 / Galaxy S6 Active / Galaxy S7 edge / Galaxy S7 / Galaxy S8 / Galaxy S8+
HTC: HTC 10 (HTC_M10h) / HTC 10 Verizon (HTC6545LVW) / HTC U11
Sony: Xperia X Compact / Xperia X performance / Xperia Z5 / Xperia Z5 Compact / Xperia Z5 Premium / Xperia XZ / Xperia X / Xperia XZs
ASUS: ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS550KL) / ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL, ZE552KL) / ZenFone 3 Laser (ZC551KL) / ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL
Motorola: Moto Z
LG: LG G Flex 2 / G4 / G5 / LGV 10 / LGV 34 / V20 / Stylus 2 PLUS
NVIDIA: SHIELD Tablet K1 / SHIELD Tablet
OnePlus: OnePlus 2 / OnePlus 3 / OnePlus 3T
SHARP: STARWARS mobile / Android One S1 / AQUOS R / AQUOS ea / Android One X1
VAIO: VAIO Phone A
Panasonic: FZ-A2mk1 / FZ-B2mk2