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Multimedia: Li-Fi, Light based Wi-Fi

You may have enjoyed the wireless connection with Wi-Fi. In 2015, a brand new innovation has been invented to ease your internet browsing. Oxford University and University College work together to do their new project. It is Li-Fi, a wireless internet access based on light. In this case, light becomes a data connection means. It is taken from the optical wire. Then, it is strengthened and computer gets it. So, the light based technology is functioned as Wi-Fi access.

Li-Fi Offers Wonderful Speed

On Monday, February 16th 2015, Li-Fi succeeds to transfer the data using the speed that reaches 100 GBps. It is much faster than the fastest standard Wi-Fi speed, which is 802.11ac or it is equal with 7 GBps. It is very wonderful, right? However, Light based Wi-Fi is weaker than conventional Wi-Fi. It needs direct line of sight which is completed with special receiver even it is applied on a certain base station. The base station is installed in the ceilings. It is pretty similar with Infra Res connection we used to use in our old fashioned mobile phone. Continue Reading