Shining A Light On Li-Fi: Could It Work In The Data Center? by David McCall

Given the amount of data handled within the walls of the average data center facility, it’s not a surprise that many in the industry can get a bit obsessed with the subject of data — how much is being generated,

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VODAFONE and Signify Have Joined Forces to Combine 5G Communications and Li-Fi

The union of 5G, the new generation cellular platform, with Li-fi, the delivery of data via LED luminaires, will enable ultra high-speed wireless broadband connectivity, say the companies. The deal, announced at the IEEE 5G Summit in Dresden today, should

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Smart Cities: An Emerging Business Opportunity for Electrical Contractors by Jim Lucy

Electrical contractors are in a good position to capitalize on a big chunk of this developing niche. Electrical contractors may be in better position than they realize to develop a profitable presence in the emerging Smart City market. Panelists at

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Signify Teams Ericsson to Accelerate 5G Connectivity Lighting Solution

Signify’s indoor luminaire will be embedded with Ericsson 5G Radio Dot in a joint offering that will enable service providers to easily add indoor connectivity to buildings when the lighting systems are being built or upgraded.This is the latest concept

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Wi-Fi, 5G, IoT… Meet the Street Light of the Future

SIGNIFY has unveiled what it hopes will become the street light of future – a column bristling with high technology capabilities including Wi-Fi, 5G connectivity and Internet of Things sensors. The BrightSites smart pole ‘turbocharges cities’ smart city infrastructure’ says

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Get 5G Connectivity from Your Lights

Two of the biggest names from the lighting and cellular networking industries — Osram and Nokia — have teamed up to explore the possibility of equipping LED ceiling luminaires with 5G radio chips to transmit data inside commercial building. In

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Five Myths About 5G, Debunked

There are a lot of myths about what the fifth generation of wireless connectivity can and can’t do. WSJ’s Spencer MacNaughton debunks five common 5G myths. Wall Street Journal…Published on Mar 5, 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=296&v=lu9G7ef9uBg

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We Could Lose the 5G Race to China, Warns US DOD

A new report on the risks and opportunities presented by the introduction of 5G Networksby the Defense Innovation Board – an arms-length consultation panel of the US Department of Defense focusing on technology and innovation – suggests “China has taken the

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What Is 5G? Everything You Need to Know by Mike Moore

5G networks are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before. Combining cutting-edge network technology and the very latest research, 5G should offer connections that are

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Smart LED Streetlamps Can Facilitate 5G Base Station Deployments

Smart LED streetlamps, already a multipurpose fixture that can monitor environment, traffic, public security, and display public information, may be given one more job in smart city developments: 5G base station equipment can be installed on lamp posts. The use

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From Smart Homes to IoT and Autonomous Cars, This Is How 5G Will Impact Our World

Super-fast phones. Self-driving cars. Smarter homes. Streaming movies, music, and games with zero lag. These are just a some of the technologies we can expect to see in our lives, beginning in 2019, and tying them all is a next-generation

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5G Is Coming: Here’s What Facility Manages Need to Know by Larry Werner and Val Loh

5G stands for fifth-generation wireless technology. It is a revolutionary leap forward in terms of speed, response times, network reliability, and energy efficiency. 5G is expected to provide speeds from 400 Mbps to more than 10 gigabits, with wireless network

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O2 Trails Data Transmission through LED Bulbs

Telecom operator O2 has announced its partnership with PureLiFi for a trail network using LED lights to provide high-speed wireless connection for data transmission. The technology, known as LiFi (lighting fidelity), uses visible light instead of radio waves to transmit

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Wireless Technologies to Comprise 55% of Connectivity IC Shipments in 2018

Driven by the colossal Internet of Things (IoT) opportunity, wireless technologies – including wireless local area network (WLAN), Bluetooth, cellular and low-power wireless – will account for 55% of connectivity integrated circuit (IC) shipments in 2018, according to IHS Markit.

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Osram Partners with Nokia for Indoor 5G Through the Lights

Two of the biggest names from the lighting and cellular networking industries — Osram and Nokia — are together exploring the possibility of equipping LED ceiling luminaires with 5G radio chips to transmit data inside commercial building. In an early-stage

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