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Startup Develops Technology to Transfer Data via Light

A great substitute to Wi-Fi for data transferring!

About PureLiFi

Founded in 2012 by Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer Prof. Harald Haas, PureLiFi is a UK-based, light communications technology startup that brings an alternative to Wi-Fi to transfer data. It is developing ‘LiFi’, a well-advanced technology using the light spectrum instead of radio frequencies to deliver high-speed wireless data communication. The LED light is the new, pulsated and wireless way of sending data from one Li-Fi equipped device to another within no time. As compared to the data transferring speed offered by Wi-Fi, LiFi is quite fast that even a human eye fails catch the vision of it. Now, no more depending on the Wi-Fi for transferring data!

Check the below video to know how LiFi works:

Funding Rounds & Current Status of PureLiFi

Last year, the fund raised in Series A by the startup was utilized in complete development and production of the LiFi X product, the first mobile LiFi dongle. Recently, the startup raised $9.3 Million in Series B round of funding, which was led by a Singapore-based investment company Temasek. With the new capital, it will commercialize the light fidelity technology.

As per reports by Tech Crunch, PureLiFi is already in talks with the likes of Cisco and Lucibel to provide LiFi networks.

What are your views on this new LiFi technology? Kindly comment below.

Takeaways:

  • Founded in 2012 by Co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer Prof. Harald Haas, PureLiFi is a UK-based, light communications technology startup that brings an alternative to Wi-Fi to transfer data.
  • Recently, the startup raised $9.3 Million in Series B round of funding, which was led by a Singapore-based investment company Temasek.

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