FireFly Wireless Networks LLC is the leader in Visible Light Communications (VLC), also known as LiFi, and Infrared Light Communications (ILC). VLC and ILC products utilize light to transmit data, providing more security and avoidance of 'eavesdropping' and cyber security issues associated with WiFi.
FireFly has operated in "stealth mode" for nearly two years, developing, patenting, and testing the world's most advanced VLC technology. FireFly is owned by LightPointe Communications, Inc. of San Diego, the number one manufacturer of point to point long range wireless bridges since 1998, Teleconnect GmbH of Dresden, a Germany-based company formed from the former Institute of Telecommunications, and Berg and Berg Enterprises, a $550,000,000 Silicon Valley private venture firm with over 100 investments in technology companies.
The Li-Fi market is projected to have a compound annual growth rate of 82% through 2018 and be worth over $6 billion by 2018 ("Global Visible Light Communication (VLC)/Li-Fi Technology Market worth $6,138.02 Million by 2018" MarketAndMarkets report).