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’Father of LiFi’ receives world’s top award for solid state lighting technology

Professor Harald Haas, CSO of pureLiFi and Professor of Mobile Communications at the University of Edinburgh, has received the International Solid State Lighting Alliance (ISA) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Beijing, China this November. The award, presented at the 13th International Forum on Solid State Lighting, relates to Professor Haas’s contribution to diversify the applications of solid state lighting (SS
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pureLiFi in Singapore working to implement leading wireless innovation

Singapore government’s IMDA opens up spectrum for LiFi trials Singapore takes global lead in emerging LiFi technology Trials could enhance Singapore’s competitive advantage   Edinburgh, 30th November 2016 – pureLiFi, the Edinburgh based tech firm pioneering LiFi technology that will revolutionise the future of wireless networks, has been working closely with Singapore’s Info-communications Development Media Authority
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pureLiFi’s Partnership with Lucibel results in the worlds first industrialized LiFi luminaire that enables Internet access through light

As result of a co-development partnership with the Scottish company pureLiFi, Lucibel presents the world’s first industrialized LiFi solution on the market LiFi (Light Fidelity) is a communication technology through modulated LED light that enables data exchange between a specific LED lighting fixture and a computer, making Internet access possible. The performance of this bidirectional broadband connection has
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LuxLive – Apple set to add li-fi capability to the iPhone

Apple looks set to include a li-fi capability in future versions of the iPhone, meaning it can access high-speed data using lighting. The backing of a tech giant like Apple would transform the technology from scientific curiousity into a mainstream technique for accessing the internet, and provide a huge boost to the lighting industry. Read the rest of the article here.
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BBC Click: pureLiFi technology is the future

The BBC Click team visits pureLiFi Chief Science Office, Prof. Harald Haas. The team demonstrates the Li-Flame system on the show and discusses the future of LiFi. View the episode here.
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pureLiFi and Lucibel introduce first fully industrialized LiFi luminaire

  pureLiFi and Lucibel announce collaboration to introduce Europe’s first fully industrialized LiFi luminaire Edinburgh, 25 November 2015 – pureLiFi, the light communications technology company that leads the market in development and commercialization of LiFi (the high speed, bidirectional, networked and mobile wireless communications using light) and Lucibel, the French company that specializes in the design of new
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LiFi and Solar Panels close the Digital Divide – LiFi at TED & WIRED Magazine

Harald Haas – TED Global 2015 – LiFi and Solar Cells LiFi is a Disruptive Innovation. There are countless use-cases for the technology in every aspect of our lives. The team at the University of Edinburgh LiFi R&D Center, lead by Prof. Harald Haas, have been working very closely with pureLiFi to provide perpetual, free, last-mile wireless connectivity for the developing world. Imagine distributing the
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pureLiFI finalist for Scottish Business Awards: Technology Company of the Year

pureLiFi has been shortlisted as one of the finalists for the Scottish Business Awards: Technology Company of the Year. It is competing against Edinburgh-based Unicorns, fantasy gaming outfit FanDuel and flight search engine Skyscanner, cloud computing specialist Brightsolid, retail software company Intelligent Point of Sale, design agency MadeBrave, personalised shopping app Mallzee, and apps dev­eloper SwarmOnline.
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Computerworld: That theory about LED lightbulbs transmitting data? It’s true. Li-Fi is here.

Yes, 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 it
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