NB Huge numbers of articles are published about Forecasts 2018-2023 or some such. These will not be published here as they add nothing to the debate about validity and functionality – Ed.

*****  Li-Fi instead of Wi-Fi and no more draughty offices. TheSurbana Jurong Campus will have dedicated space set aside for the test-bedding of new urban solutions developed by the SJ-NTU Corporate Lab. In a “living lab” approach, these innovations will be implemented in an actual working office environment so as to get realistic feedback. Pub 19 Jan 2019 Added 20 Jan 2019 Oledcomm’s new Li-Fi setup delivers 100Mbps 16-user networks with invisible light. It isn’t always easy to support a large number of internet users over a single wireless connection? If that sounds like your company’s conference room, you might want to check out French firm Oledcomm’s new LiFiMax solution, based on light-based Li-Fi tech. Pub and added 8 Jan 2019  Secure internet connectivity now available via Luminaire. Light will receive a strategic meaning as the new intelligent language in the digital age, especially with the arrival of the Internet of Things (IoT). A new technology using high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) lighting to obtain a broadband Internet connection through light waves has been introduced recently…   As LiFi has 10,000 times the spectrum of Wi-Fi, this technology enables quality, energy-efficient LED light and a highly secure, stable and robust connection.. Pub 24 Nov 218 Added 25 Nov 2018   Li-Fi Devices Market Consumer and Geographic Landscape. an interesting survey of classifications of use – Ed. Pub and added 23 Nov 2018    Q and A, an LED light can link up smart devices securely, says Signify. One problem with Wi-Fi today is that someone can “listen in” to the network by hijacking the traffic from a nearby room or corridor. What if the signals never leave the room they are intended to be in?  Pub and added 21 Nov 2018    LiFi system explained by Signify. The rise of smart devices and Internet of Things (IoT) means the increased demand for connectivity. In fact, by 2020, there will be more than 50 billion devices that would be always connected to the rest of the world. With that being said, something needs to be done to improve internet connectivity so that it meets the expectations of technological advancement. Pub and added 16 Nov 2018  Global IoT enables Li-Fi technology market scrutinized in new research.  The global Li-Fi technology market report provides an assessment of this market based on its past and current performance, highlighting each geographic segment. The key factors, obstacles, shortcomings, prominent inclinations, prospects and future predictions of the global market have also been taken into account in this market study. Pub 13 Nov 2018 Added 15 Nov 2018   Signify prepares homes for Internet of Things.  GLOBAL leader in lighting Signify raised the bar in innovation when it recently introduced in the local market the Light Fidelity (LiFi), a technology using high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) lighting to obtain a broadband Internet connection through light waves.  Jagan Srinivasan, country leader of Philips Electronics and Lighting Inc. Philippines, said the company plans to put a strategic meaning on light as the new intelligent language in the digital age, especially with the arrival of the Internet of Things (IoT). “We want to aspire to be the leader in IoT,” he said. Pub  14 Nov 2018 Added 15 Nov 2018  Chinese President learns about University LiFi.  The leader of the world’s second-largest economy has been given a presentation of LiFi – the high-speed wireless data transmission technology created by the School of Engineering’s Professor Harald Haas.  President Xi Jinping was shown LiFi at the China International Import Expo in Shanghai, where the technology was selected to showcase UK innovation. The LiFi light bulb presented to the President is the first of its kind and was created by pureLiFi a company spun-out of the School of Engineering in 2012 to develop the technology. Pub 9 Nov 2018 Added 10 Nov 2018    Connecting with Fire. A test bed at this year’s IoT Solution World Congress in Barcelona featured a connected firetruck for improved safety and efficiency. Pub 9 Nov 2018 Added 10 Nov 2018  Wireless through light waves at CIIE.  Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, presented its most advanced LiFi technology at the ongoing first China International Import Expo (CIIE) running in Shanghai from Nov. 5 to 10.  LiFi, which stands for Light Fidelity, is a type of high-speed bi-direction wireless communication technology, introduced Shen Xiaohui, vice president and head of marketing of Signify Greater China, at the exhibition stand. It can use light waves from LEDs, rather than radio waves, to access the internet, he added. Pub 9 Nov 2018 Added 10 Nov 2018  Move over Wi-Fi?  O2 trials Li-Fi on its path to 5G.  02 is running a Li-Fi trial at its headquarters in Slough, using LED lightbulbs to deliver fast wireless connectivity.   The trial is being run in partnership with Li-Fi provider, pureLiFi, and 02 says the initiative is part of its network trials towards launching 5G in the UK.   Where Wi-Fi which uses radio waves, Li-Fi (short for Light Fidelity) uses ‘visible light’ from LED bulbs to transmit data. Pub 15 Aug 2018 Added 6 Nov 2018   Li-Fi Devices Market Comprehensive Study with Leading Key Players– PureLi-Fi, Lucibel, Oledcomm.   Pub 2 Nov 2018 Added 5 Nov 2018   Market Live: Global Light Fidelity (Li-Fi)/Visible Light Communication Market Can Deliver up to High CAGR over the next Few Years. he Light Fidelity (Li-Fi)/Visible Light Communication Market Market Research Report consists of all the essential information in regards to the global market…. Pub 29 Oct 2018  Added 30 Oct 2018  Tech-Savvy insight and analysis.   Water-Department-Spends-Nearly-2-Million-More-Than-What-Council-Approved-for-Smart-Meter-Program… Pub 29 Oct 2018 Added 30 Oct 2018   Li-Fi Devices Market Overview, Development By Companies And Comparative Analysis By 2023. This report gives overview of “Li-Fi Devices Market” in global region. Also elaborate Company Competition, Market demand, Regional Forecast, Marketing & Price and also New investment feasibility analysis is included in the report.  Pub 26 Oct 2018 Added 28 Oct 2018  LiFi could change downloads. Researchers from Northumbria University, Newcastle and UCL are developing a new type of organic LED (light-emitting diode) which will communicate with smart device to download and upload large amounts of data…. Pub 26 Oct 2018 Added 26 Oct 2018  Know about Li-Fi Market Growth with Competitive Landscape, Global Innovations, New Projects and Investment Analysis by Focusing Top Players like General Electric, LVX System, Oledcomm, Philips, pureLiFi, Avago Technologies, Axrtek… Pub 24 Oct 2018 Added 245 Oct 2018 RMIT touts faster internet thanks to ‘twisted light’  According to the university, the new nanophotonic device encodes more data and processes it much faster than conventional fibre optics by using a special form of ‘twisted’ light.  Pub 25 Oct 2018 Added 25 Oct 2018   Signify underlines leadership in lighting for the Internet of Things with new IoT platform.     New IoT platform represents launch pad for data-enabled services      Company showcases LiFi as an example of how light is becoming a new intelligent language with the means to connect people and convey information like never before. Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, launched its Internet of Things (IoT) platform, called Interact, today at the Water, Energy, Technology & Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2018 in Dubai. …. Pub 23 Oct 018 Added 23 Oct 2018 With double-digit growth here India can be one of our top 3 Markets: Eric Rondolat. Philips Lighting is seeing double-digit growth in India, which is among the top five markets in the world for the global company, and poised to rise to the third rank, Eric Rondolat, its global CEO said. He said the world has been a tougher place to do business in the past few years, but India has seen some very disruptive but positive changes like the GST, which impacted Philips’ sales in India but will bring great benefits. Pub 23 Oct 2018 Added 23 Oct 2018  Smart Li-Fi market research illuminated by new report.  Li-Fi technology facilitates bidirectional, high speed communication through wireless channel by utilizing visible light spectrum in a closed controlled environment such as hospital, airplane, shopping complex, office, and vehicle among others. It is used to provide communication between electronic devices with the help of visible light communication, or VLC technology. The Smart Li-Fi market is expected to grow worth of USD +115 Billion and at a CAGR of +116% over the forecast period 2017-2025….. Pub 22 Oct 2018 Added 22 Oct 2018  Lucibel unveils enhanced LiFi product range with lower prices. Lighting systems manufacturer Lucibel announced the forthcoming launch of a new LiFi range developed with its Scottish partner PureLiFi. The company described the range as a second generation of products, featuring patent-pending innovation. A new LED downlight and LiFi key will be commercialised from November at more than half the retail price of their predecessors (EUR 1,100 down from EUR 2,500). Pub 19 Oct Added 20 Oct 2018  Signify to launch LiFi luminaires before yr end. (paid content).  Pub 18 Oct 2018 Added 19 Oct 2018

www.osa-org  The Optical Society of America   Perovskite Photodetectors for Li-Fi.  A team of researchers from China and Sweden developed a photodetector made from a film of inorganic perovskite, and used to detect and transfer data (including text, images and audio) transmitted via visible light across free space.     The materials called perovskites—which combine cheap, simple manufacturing processes with good semiconductor specs—have attracted a lot of attention as a potential low-cost platform for solar cells and LEDs. Researchers would also like to put those same qualities into service in photodetectors, for high-bandwidth applications such as free-space visible-light communications (VLC), popularly known as “Li-Fi.” Pub 18 Oct 2018 Added 19 Oct 2018    Global Optical Chopper System Market 2021 Evolution Overview, Size and New Opportunities for DevelopmentOptical Chopper System Market report begins with a basic overview of the industry lifecycle, definitions, classifications, applications, and industry chain structure and all these together will help leading players understand scope of the Market, what characteristics it offers, and how it will fulfill customer’s requirements. Moreover, it simplifies Optical Chopper System industry threats, opportunities, growth outlook, Market driving forces, challenges, and recommendations from industrial experts…… Pub 18 Oct 2018 Added 18 Oct 2018  Press release   Proliferation of Smartphones Stokes Global Wireless Communication Chipset Market.   A recent report by, titled, “Global Wireless Communication Chipset Market Insights, Forecast to 2025,” discusses the market in-depth after studying it from different angles. Pub 16 Oct 2018 Added 17 Oct 2018 Global ZigBee-enabled Lighting Market 2018-2025 Belkin International, Osram, LiFi Labs   ZigBee-enabled Lighting Market 2018-2025. Global Market Study ZigBee-enabled Lighting Market Provide Forecast Report 2018 – 2025 presents an detailed analysis of the ZigBee-enabled Lighting which researched industry situations, market Size, growth and demands, ZigBee-enabled Lighting market outlook, business strategies utilized, competitive analysis by ZigBee-enabled Lighting Market Players, Deployment Models, Opportunities, Future Roadmap, Value Chain, Major Player Profiles. The report also presents forecasts for ZigBee-enabled Lighting investments from 2018 till 2025. Pub 15 Oct 2018 Added 15 Oct 2018   Lighting Control System Market Comprehensive Analysis 2018 | By Key Companies: LG España Empresas, Philips Benelux, Lightwave, Digital Lumens, Ketra, OSRAM, Legrand, Vantage Controls, Echelon, Cree, Lutron Electronics… technical study of market…..   Pur 12 Oct 2018 Added 13 Oct 2018     Optical Communication Equipment Market is Set to Experience Revolutionary Growth by 2016 – 2026. The technological maturation and commercialization of RF photonics and copper wire infrastructure yielded advanced and effective optical communication system. Optical communication equipment primarily consists of a modulator/demodulator, transmitter/receiver and a communication channel like optical fiber. Optical communication equipment offer tremendous advantages over conventional communication systems in terms of low weight & size, reduced material cost, zero electromagnetic interference, increased bandwidth and greater power savings and also enabling easier, faster, reliable and secure transmission of information…… Pub 12 Oct 2018 Added 13 Oct 2018    Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) Market Outlook by Players, Regions, Product Types & Applications and Forecast to 2017-2022. Global Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) Market Report covers the manufacturers’ data, including: shipment, price, revenue, gross profit, interview record, business distribution CAGR etc.. These data help the Buyer know about the competitors better. It also covers different industries client’s information, which is very important for the manufacturers… GOOD REFS AND LINKS – Ed.   Pub  12 Oct 2018 Aded 12 Oct 2018   How light could help superfast mobile reach even further.  The global race towards superfast “fifth generation” mobile internet, known as 5G, is entering a key phase. The trouble is no-one knows exactly which technologies will be best for offering such a service. But one telecoms firm may just have had a light-bulb moment.  At its headquarters in Slough, O2 has installed an unusual demo. It’s a room where a wireless internet connection is provided not through wi-fi, but li-fi – a system that transmits data through light waves rather than radio waves. Pub 11 Oct 2018 Added 11 Oct 2018     Nine Shows To Highlight UK Construction Week. UK Construction Week, the largest construction and building industry exhibition in the United Kingdom, will feature nine shows under one roof when it runs from 9 to 11 October at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. Pub 7 Oct 2018 Added 8 Oct 2018  (Canada) – JHU APL Demonstrates Light-Based Communications Technology in Navy Experiment. Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory engineers demonstrated light fidelity or Li-Fi networking technology during a trip aboard the USS Carl Vinson. The technology uses light-emitting diodes that turn on and off for more than a million cycles in a second to send data between wireless communication devices, JHU APL said Thursday…..  Pub 28 Sept 2018 Added 29 Sept 2018  Li-Fi Devices Market Technology Advancements and Research 2018 to 2025. The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the Li-Fi Devices market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry validated market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to categories such as market segments, geographies, type of product and deal landscapes. The report concludes with the profiles of major players in the global Li-Fi Devices market… Pub 27 Sept 2018 Added 28 Sept 2018    pureLiFi works with Astronics on lifi-based airplane connectivity.  Benefits of optical wireless communications for airline operations demonstrated at Boston’s APEX EXPO. pureLiFi, the Edinburgh-based technology company using light to create next-generation wireless networks, is collaborating with Astronics, East Aurora, NY, a provider of technologies for aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries, to explore the deployment of LiFi for aircraft applications. Astronics is this week demonstrating the technology at the APEX EXPO in Boston, US.    Pub 26 Sept 2018 Added 27 Sept 2018   Pioneering Li-fi technology tested for use in aircraft.  PureLiFi, which uses light to create next-generation wireless networks, is collaborating with a US firm to apply its pioneering technology to the aviation industry.
The Edinburgh-based innovator is working with Nasdaq-listed Astronics Corporation, a provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defence and semiconductor industries, to explore the use of LiFi for aircraft applications.
If deployed on an aircraft, Li-Fi could enable passengers to download an HD video in just a few seconds.  Pub 26 Sept 2018 Added 26 Sept 2018  Firefly LiFi, Manufacturer of the World’s Fastest Commercially Available LiFi Solutions, Exhibited With Teleconnect at the IEEE 5G Summit in Germany.  Firefly’s Visible Light Communications system provides higher data rates and security for indoor and outdoor LiFi applications….  Pub 25 Sept 2018 Added 26 Sept 2018    Global Light Fidelity (LiFi) Market 2018 Key Players: Acuity Brands Lighting , General Electric Company, Qualcomm Technologies….Marketresearch.Biz adds International Light Fidelity (LiFi) Market Magnitude, Position and Prediction 2018-2027 new report to its research database. The Light Fidelity (LiFi) report consists of several tables and figures in it. Pub 17 Sept 2018 Added 19 Sept 2018    Global Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) Market Product Scope, Key Players,Trends, Growth Rate, Outlook, Challenge, Risk and forecast to 2017-2022  Pub 13 Sept 2018 Added 13 Sept 2018   LI-FI DEVICES MARKET DIVISION, GROWTH, OPPORTUNITIES, APPLICATIONS, MAJOR MANUFACTURERS, REGIONS, AND FORECAST TO 2023 (their caps – ed) Pub 12 Sept 2018 Added 13 Sept 2018   Global Li-Fi Devices Market Opportunities, Future Guidelines, Value Chain Forecast To 2027. “International Li-Fi Devices Market 2018” report offers a deep estimation of the including accepted technologies, Li-Fi Devices essential trends, market pilots, challenges, standardization, Li-Fi Devices regulatory panorama, deployment models, operator case studies, Li-Fi Devices opportunities, future guidelines, value chain, ecological system performer accounts , and policies.  Pub 11 Sept 2018 Added 12 Sept 2018   Subway cars of the future have window screens and Li-Fi  Chinese state-owned rolling stock manufacturer CRRC Corp unveils innovations set to change train travel. Pub 11 Sept 2018 Added 12 Sept 2018.

L23   Li-Fi Market: The Next Generation Data Transmission Hotspots. The global Li-Fi technology market has international, regional and local players who compete to take over the market increasing their market share. HYDERABAD, TELANGANA, INDIA, September 5, 2018 / — The global (Light-Fidelity) Li-Fi technology market has international, regional and local players who compete to take over the market increasing their market share. However, top players like Koninklijke Philips N.V., Bytelight, Panasonic, Fujitsu, Renesas dominate the market by brand name…
Pub 7 Sept 2018 Added 7 Sept 2018

L22   A school in Scotland is deploying pureLiFi’s light-based wireless network. PureLiFi has deployed its high speed light-based wireless internet network at an elementary school in Scotland. South Ayrshire Council’s Kyle Academy is now the first school in the world to pilot a LiFi network within classrooms. The project is supported by the University of Edinburgh’s LiFi Research and Development Center.
Pub 4 Sept 2018 Added 5 Sept 2018

L21      LiFi has long been upcoming, will 5G be its spur? LiFi – where light signals invisible to humans step in to replace or augment WiFi radio signals – has been around as a concept for nearly a decade, but with the arrival of 5G its time might be coming.
Pub  4 Sept 2018   Added 5 Sept 2018

L20    The National  (Scotland)    Ayr’s Kyle Academy trials transformative ‘LiFi’ wifi lights in world first. The next-generation technology from Edinburgh University spin-out pureLiFi, which was established by Professor Harald Haas six years ago, has been installed at Kyle Academy in Ayr.   Pub 5 Sept 2018 Added 5 Sept 2018

L19   New invention of li-fi market illuminated by new report. Li-Fi Market Report aims to define, describe, and forecast on the basis of Market size, share, types, overview, top key venders. This research report provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geography, technology and applications.
Pub 4 Sept 2018 Added 4 Sept 2018

L18   Business Analyst –  Global LiFi(Light Fidelity)Technology Market Outlook 2023: Top Companies, Trends And Growth Factors Details For Business Development.
Pub 3 Sept 2018 Added 4 Sept 2018

L17     Global LiFi (Light Fidelity) Technology Market Report By Top Manufacturers, Type and Application 2017 to 2022. The LiFi (Light Fidelity) Technology Market’ Report-2022 gives complete assessment of the latest trends of the LiFi (Light Fidelity) Technology market. The report focuses on the manufacturing challenges that are being faced and provides the solutions and the strategies that have been implemented to overcome the problems.
Pub 29 Aug 2018 Added 30 Aug 2018

L16  Pupils pilot pioneering Scottish LiFi technology. Scottish secondary school pupils have become the first in the world to benefit from next-generation high-speed wireless internet connectivity using light. PureLiFi, the Edinburgh-based company, has used its LiFi solutions – which use light to establish wireless internet connections – at Kyle Academy secondary school in Ayr. Pub 28 Aug 2018 Added 30 Aug 2018

L15   Global Wireless Chipset Market Analysis Report: Key Trends, Opportunities, Players And Competitive Landscape. Wireless Chipset Market report provides whole assessment for those who are looking for Business expand in various regions, manufacturers, New entrants in the industry, Professional organisation/solutions providers, Government bodies, financial investors and private value firms.
Pub 27 Aug 2018 Added 28 Aug 2018

L14  Scottish school pilots LiFi technology. pureLiFi has deployed its LiFi solutions at Kyle Academy in Ayr, Scotland – making it the first school in the world to benefit from LiFi technology. LiFi technology is a high-speed, bidirectional, secure and fully networked wireless communication that uses light, rather than radio waves used in Wi-Fi, to transmit data.
Pub 27 Aug 018 Added 28 Aug 2018

L13    Global Light Fidelity (LiFi) Market by Growth, Trends and Forecasts 2017- 2026  The analysis establishes the Light Fidelity (LiFi) fundamentals: definitions, classifications, software and Light Fidelity (LiFi) market review; product specifications; procedures; arrangements, Light Fidelity (LiFi) development and so on.
Pub 24 Aug 2018 Added 26 Aug 2018

L12   DailyMail online Do ‘environmentally friendly’ LED lights cause BLINDNESS? Spanish research has shown that blue LED light can irreparably damage the cells in the eye’s retina.This is not the first time energy-saving bulbs have been criticised – fluorescent bulbs emit dangerous UV light.
Pub 14 May 2013. Added 25 Aug 2018

L11 Wi-Fi Light Bulb? LED ‘Li-Fi’ Router Prototype Will Generate Super Fast, Unhackable Wireless Internet. Inventor Harald Haas, Chair of Mobile Communications at the University of Edinburgh, revealed his plan to invent L10   light-based wi-fi, dubbed Li-Fi, back in 2011 during a TED Talk in Scotland. Now, the first Li-Fi prototype is complete…..
29 June 2016 Added 24 Aug 2018

L9  Can LED bulbs improve the function of your wireless router? LED light bulbs could one day replace Wi-Fi, according to researchers at the University of Edinburgh….
26 Oct 2017 Added 24 Aug 2018

L8  –  Global Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) Market 2018 Segmented by Application, and Geography-Trends, Growth and Forecast 2023. The report portraying an all-inclusive research of the global Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) market encircles the rate of expansion of the market for the estimated period. Offering a brief summary, the report includes the estimation and size of the global Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) market in the upcoming period. It also highlights major conveying factors for the expansion of the global Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) market as well as established players in the market along with their market share.
Pub 22 Aug 2018 Added 23 Aug 2018

L7   South China Morning Post  – Fed up with Wi-fi? Li-fi technology turns light bulbs into smart devices that transmit data – and it is in homes already. The idea of using LED bulbs to provide a broadband internet connection through light waves was floated in 2011; now companies are coming up with different ways to harness this power…
Pub 21 Aug 2018 Added 22 Aug 2018

L6  Li-Fi Devices Market Growth Estimation, Developing Trends, Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Global Forecast to 2022. Li-Fi Devices Market represents current scenario as well as growth prospect of the Li-Fi Devices industry primarily based upon factors on which companies compete in the market, key trends and segmentation analysis.
Pub 21 Aug 2018 Added 22 Aug 2018

.L5  Move over Wi-Fi? Li-Fi on its path to 5G
02 is running a Li-Fi trial at its headquarters in Slough, using LED lightbulbs to deliver fast wireless connectivity. The trial is being run in partnership with Li-Fi provider, pureLiFi, and 02 says the initiative is part of its network trials towards launching 5G in the UK. Where Wi-Fi which uses radio waves, Li-Fi (short for Light Fidelity) uses ‘visible light’ from LED bulbs to transmit data.
Pub 15 Aug 2018 Added 21 Aug 2018

L4 What is Li-Fi? Everything you need to know.  Li-Fi claims to be 100 times faster than standard Wi-Fi. But what exactly is it and how does it work? Most households in the UK will have a broadband connection and a lot of those houses will also have experienced connection or speed issues. But what if there was a way to connect to the internet and benefit from a direct connection with much faster speeds? Enter Li-Fi. Li-Fi stands for Light Fidelity and is a Visible Light Communications (VLC) system which runs wireless communications that travel at very high speeds. With Li-Fi, your light blub is essentially your router. It uses common household LED light bulbs to enable data transfer, boasting speeds of up to 224 gigabits per second.
Pub 11 Jun 2018 Added 21 Aug 2018

L3  Light becomes data. Imagine a world where every light connects us with unprecedented data and bandwidth.
Added 21 Aug 2018

TED talk on data transmission / energy harvesting using light. 7:23


L2   Latest li-fi research news from Prof Harald Haas, chair of mobile communications, University of Edinburgh. Read his technical paper ‘Modulation Techniques for Li-Fi. NB Not for the lay man. pdf document here.
Pub 2 Apr 2016 Added 21 Aug 2018

L1   Science Alert . com Li-Fi Has Just Been Tested in The Real World, And It’s 100 Times Faster Than Wi-Fi  Sorry, Wi-Fi. We had some good times together.
Pub 24 Nov 2015 Added 21 Aug 2018

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