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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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BBC: Edinburgh hailed as major technology start-up hub: pureLiFi commercial success

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.
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7 Startups Poised To Change Today’s Networks – LiFi Technology

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
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Europhotonics – pureLiFI ships network systems, secures new investment

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.
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pureLiFi finalist for “UK’s Most Innovative Cyber Security Company” with Li-Flame

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
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pureLiFi demos Li-Flame at MWC 2015

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
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Media Summary: pureLiFi raises over £1.5m valued at over £14m

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.
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pureLiFi raises £1.5m valuing Li-Fi leader at over £14m, World’s first full wireless Li-Fi networking system shipped

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.
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Big Data, Lighting and Li-Fi

Big Data, according to Gartmer, is high-volume, high-velocity and high-variety information assets that demand cost-effective, innovative forms of information processing for enhanced insight and decision making. Closely associated with Big Data is the Internet of Things (IoT). These two aspects will change business models in every industry. The problem is simple, how to best use large data sets to supplement or transi
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