Computerworld: That theory about LED lightbulbs transmitting data? It’s true. Li-Fi is here.

Computerworld

 

Multiple tests have shown that LED lighting fixtures can transmit wireless data at very competitive high speeds. A commercial product started shipping several months ago.

What if every light bulb in the world could also transmit data?

In July 2011, Harald Haas, a professor of engineering at Edinburgh University,  poised that rhetorical question to a TED Global audience.

 

Li-Fi is here

 

pureLiFi shipped its first fully wireless optical networking systems in the fourth quarter of 2014. The product, Li-Flame, turns standard LED fixtures into wireless Internet access points. Just like the theory said it would.

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