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Current Event February 11, 2016

LiFi vs WiFi

Li-Fi is a lot like Wi-Fi, but it uses light to transmit data. In tests, it is 100 times faster than an average home Wi-Fi connection. Li-Fi uses LED lights to transmit data and these lights can become communication devices. The spectrum is larger and slow downs that are often seen in Wi-Fi are not an issue. Listen to hear more about this exciting invention.

Physical Science Technology Light

Story Length: 1:59

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 11/30/2015

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