Allison interviews Benjamin Azoulay from Oledcomm about their Infrared LiFi wireless solution. Oledcomm uses a Li-Fi-enabled lightbulb to transmit data at speeds as fast as 50 megabits per second. LiFi is secure and private since the LiFi signal does not cross walls. The setting is CES Unveiled at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas. Learn more at http://www.oledcomm.com/
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Many gadgets “network” over infrared. Remember aiming a Palm Pilot at another to exchange contact info? Have a remote control in your house for TV, stereo, DVD player? Aiming the remote “just so” can be an issue. As this gadget can be rendered less effective by shadow, or distance
This thing rapid fires an LED. The electronics to do that surely leak radio waves or even sound that can be intercepted. There’s spy gadgets that can read thermal images from outside structures clearly enough to show what’s going on inside, and any window not 100% blocked will leak light that could probably be read as far away as an orbital spy satellite.
Not sure this expensive setup offers any real world security advantage over WiFi. For more security than WiFi, run Ethernet.