The Business of LiFi


Call for Speakers at the GLOBAL LIFI CONGRESS®

February 14

It will be the place to hear about the latest research on this new technology that is growing since few years and is now a useful and powerfull complement to radiofrequencies. The Congress will gather high level academic talks about the most recent research topics, and also industrial exposition about the commercial available technology LiFi systems.    

PureLiFi Aims for Consumers

February 5

Wireless communications firm PureLiFi is targeting the consumer market as it gets ready to unveil new technology that allows LiFi connectivity to be integrated into mobile handsets. The Edinburgh-based firm will debut the first consumer device powered by Gigabit LiFi at Mobile World Congress, a global industry conference, later this month.

Signify CEO Sees Healthy Appetite for LiFi

February 5

The Q4 2018 Signify Earnings Call delved into the company’s ventures for 2019.  The CEO of Signify, Eric Rondolat, stated that a large investment for the company is in horticulture, solar, and LiFi technology.  These areas of lighting must efficiently and seamlessly integrate with technology to be competitive in the lighting industry. LiFi specifically provides a faster andRead more

Signify Acquires Firefly, its Second LiFi Company

February 1

EXCLUSIVE:  MUST CREDIT LiFiREPORT.  LiFiReport can confirm that Signify has acquired Firefly LiFi.  According to their website, Firefly has an office in San Diego as well as Germany. We can confirm that the transaction has already occurred.  In February of 2017, Signify (then Philips Lighting) acquired a small French LiFi company, Luciom. In addition, the CEORead more

PureLiFi Integrates LiFi into Laptop and Phone Case

January 28

PureLiFi is one of the first to implement a serious solution to the integration of LiFi into our everyday devices.  The industry continuously needs adapters and routers to enable the phone to connect to the fast and secure LiFi connection and to separate itself from the radio frequency, WiFi. The aesthetics of the phone caseRead more

LiFi ITU Standard Closing in on Approval

January 24

The ITU (International Telecommunication Union) Standard is gaining traction on approval for Light Fidelity in the telecommunication industry.  This could be the first industry outside of lighting to recognize the technology as serious contender to the established radio frequency, WiFi.  LED’s are becoming the backbone to LiFi and is propelling the technology forward in theRead more

Li-Fi Is Coming: New Technology from Industry Leaders

January 10

Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) is a wireless communication technology that uses visible light to transmit data at very high speeds. It is another potentially transformative capability of LED lighting. According to Global Market Insights, Li-Fi will achieve a global market value of $75 billion by 2023.

Oledcomm’s LiFiMax Uses Light to Broadcast Data at Up to 100Mbps

January 8

Using light instead of Wi-Fi to beam data across a room might soon be the norm for everyday business, if Oledcomm has its way. At the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, the French company announced a low-profile ceiling lamp — LiFiMax — that offers an internet connection over light waves to up to 16 users simultaneously at aRead more

LiFi, an Alternative and Much Better Solution of WiFi

January 2

LI-FI is a new wireless communication technology. LI-FI stand for light fidelity it is purposed by German physicist Heralad Hass. LI-FI transmit data by the illumination by sending data through a LED light bulb. It has the same idea behind the infrared remote control.LED light bulb varies in intensity faster than human eye.

Get ready for LiFi in 2019

December 26

Li-Fi could be the next big thing in communications technology. This is on the basis of LEDs being modulated at a high frequency level, which enables the transfer data rates between 10 and 100x faster than Wi-Fi.

Only with an Open Standard will LiFi’s Market Start to Grow

December 12

With the recent boom in solid-state lighting (SSL), LEDs are now commonly used in lamps, luminaire, and many other lighting devices, all considered as potential data providers for optical wireless communication technology LiFi (light fidelity). LEDs can be modulated at a high frequency level that can’t be perceived by the human eye, supporting transfer data ratesRead more

VLNcomm Lands new LiFi Customer: The U.S. Army

November 28

NATICK, Mass. — When investigating new ways of transmitting and communicating information, sometimes it helps to see the light. This is the idea behind a new technology being investigated by the Research, Development and Engineering Command Soldier Center’s Expeditionary Maneuver Support Directorate, along with its industry partner, VLNComm of Charlottesville, Va. “It’s a wireless systemRead more

Second Generation LiFi-Integrated Lighting

November 28

Technology company, pureLiFi, has provided its LiFi technology for a range of LiFi-integrated lighting products that will extend to panel lights and other commercial form factors, allowing for more flexible deployments.