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Wireless connectivity with no compromise on lighting

Introducing LiFi

 

Light Fidelity or LiFi gives you a stable and fast broadband data connection through light waves.

 

We want to be connected, everywhere, 24/7. But with more and more devices being connected everyday, the radio spectrum is becoming congested. Networks can become overloaded by devices trying to connect and in certain cases WiFi is not suitable or permitted. This is where LiFi comes in.

 

Unlike WiFi, which uses radio waves, LiFi uses the broader spectrum of light waves to transmit and receive data wirelessly.

 

With LiFi-enabled luminaires from Signify, you get excellent light quality as well as a stable and fast two-way broadband connection of 30 Mb per second – sufficient speed to make a video call and download and play two HD movies simultaneously.

How does it work?

 

Two steps.

 

1)     An ethernet cable is simply plugged into our LiFi-enabled Philips luminaire, which effectively becomes your wireless router. The light starts modulating, at a frequency imperceptible to the human eye, providing a strong connection, sending data downwards.

 

2)     An USB access key plugged into your laptop or tablet receives the data. An infrared emitter built into the USB access key uses infra-red to upload data back to the luminaire. 

 

Watch LiFi video

 

Applications

 

Our LiFi is highly suited for use in banks, schools, government, healthcare and industry, indeed anywhere where WiFi is poor or unavailable. It offers a secure, personal connection for anyone concerned about data privacy.

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The benefits


At Signify we never compromise on light quality.

 

Benefits include:

 

·        Alternative connection
LiFi is ideal for use in areas that are sensitive to radio frequencies (e.g. hospitals, clinics, factories, schools) or areas that have poor or no WiFi connection (e.g. multi-tenancy buildings, underground).

 

·        Guaranteed bandwidth
LiFi’s bandwidth is more than 1,000 times the size of the radio spectrum (used by WiFi) so it’s able to connect many smart devices and multiple users. And with a seamless handover between one luminaire to the other, you can move around without losing your connection.

 

·        Secure
Light cannot penetrate walls like an open WiFi system. To connect to LiFi you need your device to be in the pool of light created by the LED luminaire and to have a personalized USB access key. LiFi offers an extra layer of security, further enhanced by the selective authorization of USB access keys.

 

·        Scale
LiFi can take up-to 15 users within the coverage beam of one light point.

 

 

At Signify we never compromise on light quality. Benefits include:

 

·        Alternative connection
LiFi is ideal for use in areas that are sensitive to radio frequency (e.g. hospitals, clinics, factories, schools) or areas that have poor or no WiFi connection (e.g. multi-tenancy buildings, underground).

 

·        Guaranteed bandwidth
LiFi’s bandwidth is more than 1,000 times the size of the radio spectrum (used by WiFi) so it’s able to connect many smart devices and multiple users. And with a seamless handover between one luminaire to the other, you can move around without losing your connection.

 

·        Secure
Light cannot penetrate walls like an open WiFi system. To connect to LiFi you need your device to be in the pool of light created by the LED luminaire and to have a personalized USB access key. LiFi offers an extra layer of security, further enhanced by the selective authorization of USB access keys.

 

·        Scale
LiFi can take up-to 15 users within the coverage beam of one light point.

At Signify we never compromise on light quality. Benefits include:

 

·        Alternative connection
LiFi is ideal for use in areas that are sensitive to radio frequency (e.g. hospitals, clinics, factories, schools) or areas that have poor or no WiFi connection (e.g. multi-tenancy buildings, underground).

 

·        Guaranteed bandwidth
LiFi’s bandwidth is more than 1,000 times the size of the radio spectrum (used by WiFi) so it’s able to connect many smart devices and multiple users. And with a seamless handover between one luminaire to the other, you can move around without losing your connection.

 

·        Secure
Light cannot penetrate walls like an open WiFi system. To connect to LiFi you need your device to be in the pool of light created by the LED luminaire and to have a personalized USB access key. LiFi offers an extra layer of security, further enhanced by the selective authorization of USB access keys.

 

·        Scale
LiFi can take up-to 15 users within the coverage beam of one light point.

At Signify we never compromise on light quality. Benefits include:

 

·        Alternative connection
LiFi is ideal for use in areas that are sensitive to radio frequency (e.g. hospitals, clinics, factories, schools) or areas that have poor or no WiFi connection (e.g. multi-tenancy buildings, underground).

 

·        Guaranteed bandwidth
LiFi’s bandwidth is more than 1,000 times the size of the radio spectrum (used by WiFi) so it’s able to connect many smart devices and multiple users. And with a seamless handover between one luminaire to the other, you can move around without losing your connection.

 

·        Secure
Light cannot penetrate walls like an open WiFi system. To connect to LiFi you need your device to be in the pool of light created by the LED luminaire and to have a personalized USB access key. LiFi offers an extra layer of security, further enhanced by the selective authorization of USB access keys.

 

·        Scale
LiFi can take up-to 15 users within the coverage beam of one light point.

At Signify we never compromise on light quality. Benefits include:

 

·        Alternative connection
LiFi is ideal for use in areas that are sensitive to radio frequency (e.g. hospitals, clinics, factories, schools) or areas that have poor or no WiFi connection (e.g. multi-tenancy buildings, underground).

 

·        Guaranteed bandwidth
LiFi’s bandwidth is more than 1,000 times the size of the radio spectrum (used by WiFi) so it’s able to connect many smart devices and multiple users. And with a seamless handover between one luminaire to the other, you can move around without losing your connection.

 

·        Secure
Light cannot penetrate walls like an open WiFi system. To connect to LiFi you need your device to be in the pool of light created by the LED luminaire and to have a personalized USB access key. LiFi offers an extra layer of security, further enhanced by the selective authorization of USB access keys.

 

·        Scale
LiFi can take up-to 15 users within the coverage beam of one light point.

LiFi-enabled luminaires

 

LiFi can be fully integrated within a total lighting system with controls, without compromising light quality or performance. Our LiFi-enabled Philips luminaires have a low-profile modem integrated into the luminaire with plug-and-play connectivity.

 

We’ve LiFi-enabled some of our most popular luminaires, including our Philips PowerBalance gen2 and Philips LuxSpace downlight. Our LiFi-enabled Philips PowerBalance gen2 is ideal for offices and schools because of its wide coverage zone, while the Philips LuxSpace downlight is best suited for creating discreet secure LiFi zones, perfect for hospitals.

 

Why LiFi from Signify?

 

With LiFi from Signify, you get the double benefit of quality, energy efficient LED light and a secure and highly stable, robust and fast broadband connection. We provide you with everything you’ll need, from light sources and modems to USB access keys. As the world leader in lighting, we have leveraged our deep expertise in lighting for the Internet of Things and global footprint to offer this truly game-changing technology. With LiFi from Signify light connects like never before and becomes a new intelligent language.

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