The Business of LiFi


Whatever Happened to Li-Fi?

September 14, 2020

One of the several mysteries central to the plot of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes novel The Hound of the Baskervilles involves mysterious lights that appear on the moor, a stretch of wilderness upon which Baskerville Hall is located. These lightsRead more

Researchers Break Throughput Record for LiFi Communications

June 19, 2020

CEA-Leti researchers have broken the throughput world record of 5.1Gbps in visible light communications (VLC) using a single GaN blue micro-LED. Their data transmission rate of 7.7Gbps achieved with a 10µm microLED signals another step toward commercialisation and widespread use of LiFiRead more

Move Over WiFi: LiFi will Take Over the Roaring Twenties

February 26, 2020

Every light socket could, in theory, become a LiFi access point. LiFi is able to compensate for the security limitations of WiFi as, while radio waves can ‘leak out’, a beam of light can be confined. by Alistair Banham