The Business of LiFi

Optical Wireless Communications and LiFi Technology Applications: Homeland Security and Law Enforcement

July 4

Reprint permission granted. This article first appeared (DATE) in ETA International’s High Tech News. By JB Groves II, FOT, ITS, Instructor of Computing Science, Wharton County Junior College During ETA’s Education Forum last March in Orlando, which was partnered and held in conjunction with the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE), I made two presentations. One ofRead more


SAVVY: No More WiFi – The New Breakthrough to Internet Connectivity Emerges!

July 2

THE Internet of Things (IoT), where everyday appliances are embedded with Internet connectivity, will soon turn all our gadgets into smart devices. Smart Cities, which are being developed all over the world, will allow pedestrians and vehicles seamless connectivity and smart solutions to everyday problems like traffic jams, where to park, where to shop, etc.


BMW Factory Floor Li-Fi uses Infrared LEDs Instead of Visible Light

June 25

BMW has completed a three-year test using LED light to transmit automobile inspection information to and from a factory floor robot and the results are in: After a few changes including deploying infrared LEDs in place of originally announced visible light, the system performed remarkably well, but it’s not quite ready yet for prime time.


LiFi Leads Digital Revolution in Ivory Coast

June 21

Ivory Coast dreams itself as the “Startup Nation of Africa”. An ambitious goal that will not come as a surprise to those following the evolution of digital Africa.   Warning, a digital platform may hide another! The Ivorian startup Janngo has just achieved its first fundraising. Investors include the Investments Bank Clipperton and the FrenchRead more


How LiFi and HUD Could Change Lives

June 19

We’re all familiar with WiFi and how it is used to provide connectivity to mobile devices. A competing technology that is starting to draw attention is LiFi. LiFi transmits data using visible light instead of radio waves. Although fiber optic systems have used light as a medium for transmitting data for decades, LiFi is different,Read more


Signify Presents LiFi: Broadband Data Connection Through Light

June 18

Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), leader mondiale nel settore dell’illuminazione, lancia Light Fidelity (LiFi), una tecnologia in cui l’illuminazione LED di alta qualità fornisce una connessione a banda larga attraverso la luce. Grazie alla stretta connessione tra illuminazione e l’Internet of Things, Signify è la prima azienda d’illuminazione al mondo ad abilitare al LiFi apparecchi d’illuminazione del suoRead more


Lucibel Wins Innovation Award at the Grand Prix des Entrepreneurs d’Entreprise

June 18

LUCIBEL REMPORTE LE PREMIER PRIX DANS LA CATEGORIE INNOVATION LORS DU GRAND PRIX DES CHEFS D’ENTREPRISE 2018 Mercredi 13 juin, aux Salons Hoche à Paris, Lucibel participait à l’édition 2018 du Grand Prix des Chefs d’Entreprise, manifestation professionnelle organisée par la rédaction du magazine Chef d’Entreprise. Tous les ans, Chef d’Entreprise met en lumière lesRead more


Using LiFi to Connect to Wi-Fi

June 18

Connecting your shiny new ESP8266 to WiFi can be as simple or as complicated as you please. Most people decide to manually add it. Some people find clever ways to make the bloody thing connect itself. [Eduardo Zola] transfers his WiFi password using the flashing light of a smartphone screen.


LiFi Passes Industrial Test with BMW’s Robotic Tools

June 15

The project’s aim was to develop more flexible manufacturing cells in the area of automotive engineering through the use of fast optical wireless technologies instead of relying on wired fieldbuses or common radio solutions. The presentation demonstrated a Li-Fi communication with a mobile robot carrying out usual production processes such as welding, moving and testingRead more