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.
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
Edinburgh is being hailed as a major technology hub as new figures show a record number of university start-ups. The University of Edinburgh said it supported 44 start-ups and three spin-outs last year, taking the total to 184 in five years. … Recent commercial successes include spin-out pureLiFi… Read the rest of the article here.
From wireless mesh and optical switching to protocol translation and vehicular networks, new technology from our top picks could change networks as we know them. LiFi is an alternative to wireless networking that is based on visible light communication (VLC). LiFi technology uses pulsating LED light that is invisible to the human eye to send data from one LiFi-enabled device to another. Read the rest of the article h
EDINBURGH, Scotland, January 20, 2015 — Optical wireless communications firm PureLiFi has raised £1.5 million from angel investors, bringing the startup’s total value to £14 million. pureLiFi shipped its first fully wireless optical networking systems in the fourth quarter of 2014. Read the rest of the article here.