Video / Podcast

Light brings users super-fast wireless internet

Published on August 7, 2015

See Harald Haas explain to NBC News how lights in shop windows, cars and classrooms can be used to access the wireless internet. Harald says ” Li-Fi is seven times faster than wi-fi, and you can download an entire DVD in a couple of seconds – the end of download frustration!” See  

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Published on June 1, 2014

European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC2014): “Visible Light Communications @EuCNC 2014”, June 2014

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Tam Dalyell Prize Lecture 2014

Published on April 8, 2014

Tam Dalyell Prize Lecture: “Prof. Harald Haas – My Li-Fi Revolution”, April 2014

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The Gadget Show 2013

Published on January 8, 2013

The Gadget Show (Channel 5): “Scotland Li-Fire” Transmission: January 2013 In episode 9, Pollyanna Woodward shows Jason Bradbury an incredible prototype using visible light communication technology, using just your hand movements to control video playback.

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BBC Click 2011

Published on August 17, 2011

BBC Click (Technology): “Li-Fi: Could data transmission through a light-bulb replace Wi-Fi and broadband?” Transmission: 16 August 2011 Visible light communication (VLC) uses rapid pulses of light to transmit information wirelessly. The team at Edinburgh is one of a number around the world who have used off the shelf LED’s to transmit data at very…

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TED Global 2011

Published on August 3, 2011

TED Global 2011: “Professor Harald Haas – Wireless data from every light bulb” Presented: July 2011 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. By flickering the light from a single LED, a…

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Deutsche Welle 2011

Published on February 12, 2011

Deutsche Welle: “A communication revolution at the speed of light” Publication: February 2011 In an age where high-speed communication has become the norm, it is irritating when coverage fades and transmission speeds turn sluggish. A German scientist says light is the solution.

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