Realtime Li-Fi for Industry 4.0

Press Release / 22.8.2016

A team at the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS in Dresden has developed a Li-Fi communication module that allows wireless networking of devices that are used in industrial production. The optical transmission technology not only facilitates the exchange of huge amounts of data, but also meets the high real-time characteristics of automation technology. The technology is intended to supplement or replace wired fieldbus or Ethernet systems prone to wear and tear.