The report also highlights that IoT and security, fueled by the onset of 5G, will be key drivers for CLA adoption.
“We believe that in an increasingly interconnected digital world LiFi will play a decisive role in moving our industry into the era of digital light.”
LiFi is attracting considerable interest as an alternative or complementary technology to WiFi for specific applications.
The white paper provides an overview of 5G architecture, with a focus on its application of open source principles, based on 3GPP Release 15-defined 5G system architecture.
By 2022, 5G connections will represent over 3% of total mobile connections and will account for nearly 12% of global mobile data traffic.
With a suitable wireless communication node, the luminaire is able to interact with an external lighting-control network, and to participate in the IoT.
The Forum will address connected lighting through a suggested design guide and a field study examining the creation of reliable IT networks through smart lighting infrastructure, and more.