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60% of the worlds population do not have access to the internet. This is known as the digital divide, and LiFi offers us a way to close the gap.

In the 2014 Tam Dalyell Lecture at the University of Edinburgh, Professor Harald Haas, Chair of Mobile Communications, reveals an amazing innovation that could change wireless communications forever.

What if every light bulb in the world could also transmit data? At TEDGlobal 2011, Professor Harald Haas demonstrates, for the first time, a device that could do exactly that.

LiFi in the news again – the connected solar panel

Wireless communication using solar energy   Light is used to transmit high speed data and the solar panel is LiFi-enabled to be a receiver – as well as energy harvesting, the solar panel provides energy for LiFi Technology and is a broadband receiver. This latest news was covered by BBC…
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Solar LiFi – New TEDTalk

Harald Haas’ TEDGlobal London TED Talk is now online – watch this short film to see a demonstration of the Solar LiFi.  
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The connected solar panel

                  At TED Global 2015 in London, Harald Haas has shown for the first time in public how Li-Fi Technology can be used with solar cells to transmit data. This means that now solar panels on houses or other objects can be…
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