PureLiFi raises $18M in Series B funding to reach mass-market

November 13, 2019 //By Julien Happich
PureLiFi announced its move from LiFi systems to components at Mobile World Congress last February where they demonstrated new Gigabit LiFi integrated into a laptop.

Since this announcement pureLiFi has been working with device manufacturers to have LiFi designed into commercial laptops, tablets and mobile devices. The new funding round includes Temasek, an investment company headquartered in Singapore, and the Scottish Investment Bank. The investment will allow the company to further develop Gigabit LiFi components and make them available in form factors ready for mobile device integration. Recently pureLiFi announced its collaboration with Getac, the leading manufacturer of rugged tablets and PC’s.

“Device manufacturers are looking for new ways to provide devices with faster, more reliable and secure connectivity. LiFi is the natural next step in the evolution of global wireless communications and pureLiFi is leading the way to provide this technology to the market.” said pureLiFi CEO Alistair Banham. “Our investors believe in our team and our strategy to provide LiFi for every light and every device, and we have the products to support mobile device integration of LiFi.”

LiFi enables the transfer of the internet through light without the use of radio fre­quencies used by other technologies such as Wi-Fi and Cellular. By using the light, spectrum LiFi can unleash faster, more reliable and more secure wireless data communication.

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