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WTF is... Li-Fi?

Optical data transfer's new leading light?
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Intel's Light Peak optical interconnect shrinks slightly, LaCie, WD, Compal and Avid begin prototyping

Technology / Gadgets : Engadget (4 years ago)

Intel's Light Peak isn't setting any new speed records at IDF 2010 -- it's still rated at 10Gbps for now -- but the optical data transfer system is finally looking like it might appear in some actual products. As you can see immedia... Read Post

Researchers create fiber network that operates at 99.7% speed of light, smashes speed and latency records

Technology / Hardware : Extremetech (last year)

Researchers at the University of Southampton in England have produced optical fibers that can transfer data at 99.7% of the universe's speed limit: The speed of light. The researchers have used these new optical fibers to transfer d... Read Post

Squeezing more light in could lead to fiber optic cables that carry 10 times more data

Technology : GigaOM (4 months ago)

Researchers have determined how to minimize the space between data-carrying signals, potentially leading to more efficient telecommunications systems. Read Post


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