New York Times, 18 July 2011


After Wi-Fi, will there be… Li-Fi?

Researchers around the world are fine-tuning technologies that use standard lighting equipment to cheaply transmit high-speed data streams wirelessly, even while the equipment appears to be producing nothing more than normal illumination. Generally, the technologies rapidly and subtly fluctuate the intensity of light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, in a way that is imperceptible to the human eye.

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