German high school transmits lessons via the lights

germanThe idea of using LED ceiling lights to transmit Wi-Fi-like Internet signals continues to move slowly forward, as a German high school deploys a prototype Li-Fi system in a specially equipped classroom to deliver lessons to students’ laptops.

The Li-Fi experiment at Hegel-Gymnasium marks a technological leapfrog for the school, which has yet to install Wi-Fi. Hegel is using the “VLC classroom” in hopes of delivering more engaging and interactive lessons.

Read the full story here and news of Edinburgh’s pureLiFi here.