What is Li-Fi?

Li-Fi, short for Light Fidelity, was coined by Harald Haas, Professor of Mobile Communications at the University of Edinburgh.

Li-Fi is a point-to-point wireless communication which transfers information to points not connected by an electrical conductor. It can reach speeds of up to 224 gigabits per second.

Technology Term:

Light Fidelity

Standard Definition Exists?

A bidirectional, high-speed and fully networked wireless communication technology similar to Wi-Fi.

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Year first used/coined:


Attributed to:

Harald Haas

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