The Business of LiFi

Airbus Wants To Beam WiFi From Overhead Lights On Private Jets

June 4

Airbus is bringing a hotly anticipated new connectivity product to its corporate jets market. In partnership with Latécoère, ACJs will soon feature LiFi – a WiFi system that uses beams of light to provide connectivity. Airbus will be the first manufacturer to embrace this technology, and hopes to have it available to install by theRead more


Airbus Offers LiFi

May 20

We’ve heard of Wi-Fi and Hi-Fi but what in blue blazes is LiFi? It was a question raised by Airbus when it announced this week its corporate jets unit was the only manufacturer to offer “the next-generation communications technology onboard a corporate aircraft”.


ACJ and Latécoère Co-develop Smart IFE with LiFi Comms

May 19

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Latécoère Interconnection Systems (LIS) have signed a partnership agreement to develop ‘The ACJ Smart LiFi Monitor’. The partners say this is a unique IFE technology, which will available as a retrofit and cabin outfitting option before the end of the year.


$4.2 Million Invested in the First Large-Scale Deployment of LiFi

April 27

Edinburgh, United Kingdom – The global leader in LiFi technology, pureLiFi has announced a new deal to supply the US Army with Kitefin™, a next generation optical wireless communication system using LiFi for secure data transmission without radio frequencies. The cutting-edge deployment, by United States Army Europe and Africa is based on pureLiFi’s wireless technologyRead more


Rome Brings Li-Fi Technology to School

April 19

On 15 April, the authorities in Rome announced the start of an innovative project that will take place at the Istituto Comprensivo Rosetta Rossi school. This involves the transmission of data through the Li-Fi (or Light Fidelity) technology in collaboration with the startup To Be, making it the first such experiment to be tried outRead more


The Hague Installs LiFi

February 22

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, and World Forum The Hague, leader in hosting high-profile conferences, announced the world-first installation of Signify’s Trulifi in a congress center, ensuring that future conference guests can enjoy the benefits of safe, secure, reliable and high-speed connectivity via light rather than radio waves.Read more


SLD Laser Launches World’s First Dual Emission White/Infrared LaserLight Source for Automotive and Consumer Applications

January 7

GOLETA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– SLD Laser, a world leader in commercialization of laser light sources, has announced the production launch of the world’s first dual emission white light and infrared (IR) LaserLightTM source for automotive and consumer lighting, night vision illumination, precision long-range sensing beyond 250 meters, and high-speed LiFi communications faster than 20 gigabit perRead more