LiFi is the answer to our digital future
Maybe you’ve heard about LiFi and its revolutionary speeds up to 1000 times faster than WiFi, the current wireless Internet technology standard, but what is LiFi exactly? How can we use it? Will LiFi replace WiFi? LiFi.co is here to help you understand how LiFi is likely to transform our digital world.
LiFi is a revolutionary technology
LiFi is a fairly new technology. With LiFi, LED light bulbs are used to send data via light. LiFi is an abbreviation of “Light Fidelity”, a term first coined by Harald Haas, a German Professor of Mobile Communications at the University of Edinburgh. LiFi was first publicly introduced during the TED Global talk in 2011. Like WiFi, LiFi can send data bilaterally and wirelessly connect electronic devices like phones, tablets and laptops with the internet.
Benefits of LiFi
Fast & stable
LiFi can be up to 1000 times faster than WiFi. This high speed and extremely stable internet is necessary for our transforming world.
Shared and often overloaded broadband networks have a lot of security issues. LiFi allows us to shut the door on our wireless data.
LiFi technology is cost-effective, low-maintenance and can be integrated into exisiting LED lighting infrastructure.
Latest LiFi news
The Global LiFi Congress will take place on the 12th and 13th of June 2019 at the Salons Hoche in Paris, France. This will be the second year this congress is held. LiFi’s scientific and economic leaders will be brought together to create a timeline and determine the...read more
In the beginning of February, PureLiFi announced that they would be unveiling their new LiFi system, the "Gigabit LiFi" at the Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC) in Barcelona from 25th to 28th February. Mobile World Congress Barcelona MWC Barcelona (formerly Mobile...read more
PureLiF announced that they are teaming up with Zumtobel, one of the leading European suppliers of professional lighting solutions. Zumtobel is doing a trial with PureLiFi where LED lights are used to send large amounts of data. As part of the trial, Zumtobel has...read more