This page includes the conclusion to and acknowledgements for the 2015 Visible Light Communication workshop.

Series List

The Sparkling Therometer Project

What is Visible Light Communication?

How to Create a Thermometer

The Experimental Method

2015 International VLC Workshop

Make Your Very Own Thermometer!

Making Jewelry

Making a "Disco KURUMI"

Making a Planetarium

Making a Bird’s Nest

Concluding the Workshop



Yumiko Kodama

Environmental Sculptor, Lighting Designer/LED Artist
Creator of lighting for the Nagano Olympics’ award ceremonies
Creator of Hokusai’s Red
Mt. Fuji for the Chunichi Shimbun Pavilion at Expo 2005 Aichi.

Also created the Visible Light Communication Monument for the Beijing Olympics, and is currently researching “Olympic IT Strategies” at the National Institute of Informatics.


GR-KURUMI was not only about Visible Light Communication, but also about transcending borders and sharing smiles. I think it will continue to link people around the globe. Thanks for your support. I’m looking forward to seeing you again sometime. Take care, everybody!

I really appreciated your thank-you notes. How lovely!


And thanks to everybody at the National Yunlin University of Science and Technology. I appreciate your warm participation!

I am also appreciative of the kind cooperation received by Director Chuan-Fang Li, Senior Representative Wun-Huei Jhou, and Professor Guang-Dah Chen.