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Li-Fi Connection: Be prepared to say goodbye to Wi-Fi

Jan 7, 2020 by William Lewis.

Don't be satisfied with the performance of the Internet connection at your home even though you have a Wi-Fi connection. Scientists are now working on a new way of data transfer, which they call a Li-Fi relationship. Modern technology is currently being tested for office purposes. The good news is that scientists claim that the convenience of a new Internet connection will be much faster than Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi calls for up to 100 times faster Li-Fi connection. This rapid transfer of data results from the use of visible spectrum instead of radio waves used in Wi-Fi connections.Thats speeds of up to one gigabyte per sec, it will provide more than enough support for business, office or industrial purposes. Let's see more about incoming Li-Fi connection technology.

How a Li-Fi connection works

The term is derived from Li-Fi visible light communication (VLC) technology. It provides network-driven mobile communication over Wi-Fi but much faster. Because it uses visible light, the data transfer process takes place in the presence of a light source (which can be an LED bulb), a photodetector, and an Internet connection. LED light bulbs emit a constant stream of protons, known as visible light when exposed to a steady current. The same process applies to data transfer. LED light bulbs can be used to transmit information faster when it receives constant flow. A photodetector device facilitates the data transfer process.

The Li-Fi connection promises

Scientists hope that Li-Fi connection technology will provide many benefits over faster data transfer, reducing device interference in more secure data communications. They are hopeful that the public will enjoy this technology within 3-4 years. If so, imagine that light bulbs, which you use every day in your home, will serve dual purposes, namely to provide light sources and transfer data. However, whether the Li-Fi connection will enable you to work outside remains to be answered.   Read More: A New Mission to Investigate Exoplanets Has Sprung Up in Space