Signify is partner of the 2022 edition of the LiFi Conference

Signify is the world leader in lighting for professionals, consumers and lighting for the Internet of Things. Our energy efficient lighting products, systems and services enable our customers to enjoy a superior quality of light, and make people’s lives safer and more comfortable, businesses more productive and cities more livable.

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Towards Terabit per Second Wireless Networking with Light

We will show recent research results of the project Terabit Optical Wireless System (TOWS) which aims at building LiFi networks capable of aggregate data rates greater than 1 Tbps. One of the main limitations to unlock the full capacity of the optical spectrum are the electrical-to-optical (E/O) and optical-to-electrical (O/E) conversion efficiencies of current opto-electronic devices.

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Techno-economic analysis and planning issues for LiFi solutions

The expected deployment of Lifi solutions in IoT scenarios promises robustness through exclusive channel access in the unlicensed optical spectrum, lower latency, as well as enhanced security. However, the success of this expected deployment is subject to their cost analysis. This talk will introduce a techno-economic framework, which from the scenario and planning problem outputs, evaluates the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and the yearly cost per delivered capacity among other metrics. This framework allows comparing different solutions and identifying cost drivers. Particular results of an industrial scenario will be presented.

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A vision about future developments in wireless light communication

Unesco in 2015, the International Year of Light, has defined the current century as the century of “Light and Photonics” Thinking in this way, it means that we can dream a century of researches and evolutions in this field. What are the current limits of Li-Fi and what are the research subjects that have to be solved in the next years to continue this progress?
Are the current existing technologies ready to support the next market and technical challenges?

As in the evolution and history of the Radio waves, how can we Imagine a possible future scenario of Li-Fi evolution?

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Together we build the LiFi ecosystem

Standards-based, multi-vendor ecosystem. Every day, we do amazing things with light. Where there’s light… there can be wireless communication through LiFi. Within Signify, I am responsible for building a worldwide, cross-industry ecosystem around this latest innovation in lighting. Fast, reliable and safe data communication not using RF but light. How cool is that !?!

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Symbol-Synchronous Buses: Deterministic, Low-Latency Wireless Mesh Networking with LEDs

Industrial real-time control applications often require performance guarantees that contemporary wireless networks fail to offer. The cause of this shortcoming lies in the complexity and inefficiency of current wireless network architectures, which must coordinate multiple nodes across dense deployments, and hence today cannot match the latency levels offered by wired bus networks used for real-time control, such as CAN and Profibus.

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LiFi Standardization Status and Evolution

Standards are an important prerequisite for mass deployment of communication technologies. As Light Communications is able to serve a wide variety of applications, a single standard is not sufficient to allow for high-performance cost-optimized solutions for all cases.
After a first light communications standard initiated in 2008 and ratified in 2011 through IEEE Std 802.15.7-2011, LC standardization further evolved to cover the various deployment domains. Parallel to past and ongoing enhancements of 802.15.7, IEEE P802.15.13 addresses high speed light communication needs with up to 10 Gb/s over distances of up to 200m unrestricted line. It leverages latest technologies like distributed MU-MIMO and offers different PHY modes for data rates of up to 2.2 Gb/s per stream.

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LiFi For Education


LiFi technology has many applications and numerous use cases. The digital transformation in the education sector is a trend in all countries and sometimes even an obligation. The presentation will focus on the Education use case and why, how the LiFi represents a beneficial alternative to radiofrequencies inside the classroom.

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