The Business of LiFi


AASA Becomes a Member of the Industrial Internet Consortium

October 1

RESTON, Va., Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — AASA, a U.S. based innovative IT, engineering and R&D solutions provider, leading through its 01LightCom subsidiary, has recently joined the Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). AASA will be the firstRead more

Firefly LiFi Claims 25X Than Any Other Commercially Available LiFi

September 27

Firefly LiFi, Manufacturer of the World’s Fastest Commercially Available LiFi Solutions, Exhibited With Teleconnect at the IEEE 5G Summit in Germany.  Firefly’s Visible Light Communications system provides higher data rates and security for indoor and outdoor LiFi applications.  IEEE 5G Summit – Firefly LiFi, a manufacturer of Visible Light Communications (VLC) LiFi products, announced that itRead more

Please Welcome LiFi to the Aviation Industry

September 27

PureLiFi and Astronics Corporation are collaborating to explore the deployment of LiFi for aircraft applications.  Astronics is a provider of technologies for the global aerospace, defence and semiconductor industries and PDT, one of its subsidiaries, will demonstrate pureLiFi’s solutions at the APEX EXPO airline passenger experience event which is currently taking place in Boston, USA (25-27Read more

LiFi Price Decreases and Product Line Diversifies

September 25

My meetings in Paris continue to delight as I am learning more and more about the many benefits of LiFi. I met Edouard Lebrun, Deputy Chief Exectuive Officer of Lucibel and we discussed new, dramatically lower pricing on their downlight.  In addition, Lucibel is set to introduce a panel light. To my knowledge this willRead more

Store Visit in France using Indoor GPS/Omni-directional LiFi

September 21

My LiFi research in France continues.  Why France?  There is more LiFi installed in France than the rest of the world combined—and I am determined to find out why. Today, I visited E.Leclerc in a western suburb of Paris.  The store and products can be compared to a very upscale Super Walmart; they sell everythingRead more

A Visit with ZERO1 LUX

September 20

Your humble editor is in France this week meeting with the big LiFi companies. France is a hotbed for LiFi and I am determined to find out why there is so much LiFi in France, but not much in the rest of the world. My first meeting was with ZERO1 LUX; they have offices inRead more

Scottish School Trials Li-Fi

September 6

A SECONDARY school in Scotland is trialling the delivery of the internet using its lighting.The Kyle Academy secondary school in Ayr has become one of the first in the world to use visible light from LED luminaires as a medium to connect to the web. The pupils insert a special memory-stick sized dongle into theirRead more

Li-Fi Misconceptions

August 28

“The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it’s that they know so many things that just aren’t so.” Today’s article will be about the common misconceptions of Li-Fi technology that you may or may not have heard. But first, what is Li-Fi?

O2 kicks off LiFi trial in U.K.

August 20

European operator O2 kicked off a trial that involves sending large amounts of data using LiFi, which uses light instead of RF to communicate. The trial at O2’s headquarters in Slough, U.K., is part of a partnership with pureLiFi, the startup that was hatched out of the University of Edinburgh, where researchers have been conductingRead more

PureLiFi Demos Integrated Li-Fi in Laptop and Phone Case at MWC

August 15

Li-Fi pioneer PureLiFi is focused on delivering internet access through lights, and it just demonstrated the technology at MWC 2018 integrated into a laptop and a phone case for the first time. There are various potential applications for Li-Fi, but the main drive for its adoption comes from the impending spectrum crunch which will see radio frequenciesRead more

pureLiFi Begins Selling Kits to Researchers

August 2

According to a tweet posted 2 AUG, pureLiFi is selling kits to academic researchers.  The kit includes:  2 LiFi XC stations, 2x LiFi Access points, and 2 Lucicup luminaires.  More information, here

The World’s Most Beautiful Router is also a Task Lamp

August 2

When was the last time you called a Wi-Fi router beautiful? I can’t remember either. A new project by designer Alexandre Picciotto in conjunction with technology company Oledcomm will make you look at the design of data differently. Called the c-224, it’s a lamp built specifically for shared tables at libraries. At first glance, it’s simply a starkly beautifulRead more