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.
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
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
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.
We are pleased to announce that pureLiFi is a finalist in the competition to find the UK’s Most Innovative Small Cyber Security Company 2015 run by the Cyber Growth Partnership (in association with The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, techUK, and the Future Technologies Network). The four finalists will have a pitch-off on the main stage at InfoSec Europe on June 4 at Olympia in London. Infosecurity
The event was aimed at increasing the collaboration between various companies that are part of the mobile wireless ecosystem, including network providers, Tier 1 operators, network security, testing equipment providers, application developers, etc. A number of key-note speeches addressed various aspects of the mobile ecosystem and the evolution of mobile communications. The show was a fantastic opportunity to meet ex
pureLiFi’s Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Harald Burchardt, was an invited speaker at the “Spectrum 2025” event organized by Light Reading where he discussed the role that LiFi can play in the mobile networks of the future. Harald presented the concept of LiFi to an audience focused on addressing the coming spectrum crunch alongside speakers such as Steward Timerman, Director of the Defense Spectrum O
Edinburgh, 19 January 2015 – pureLiFi, the light communications technology company that leads the market in research and commercialisation of Li-Fi, has raised £1.5 million in its latest round of investment. Valuing the 2012 University of Edinburgh spin-out at over £14 million, a VC funding round is in process and the company expects to make a related announcement on additional funding during the second half of 2015.