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LiFi technology company pureLiFi entered into a $4.2 million agreement with the U.S. Army Europe and Africa to supply its secure optical wireless communication system Kitefin. The system uses LiFi, an alternative to radio technologies such as WiFi, for secure data transmission without radio frequencies.
The deal is reported to be the largest scale deployment of LiFi technology to date.
The U.S. Army will begin deploying Kitefin LiFi devices in 2021. Courtesy of pureLiFi.
The technology provides certain advantages over conventional technologies such as cellular WiFi and Bluetooth, particularly in terms of security and reliability. The deployment, which consists of thousands of certified office and field deployable units, uses…