Scientists harvest energy AND internet from the same solar panel using only light | Ipad zero config |

It's called Li-Fi and it may bring internet to half the world

Professor Harold Haas and his team have essentially unlocked what is known as "Li-Fi," or Light Fidelity and are using simple LED light sources to power their internet and deliver the information in one packet.

“The potential expansion to the internet is massive and my aspiration is that this broadband solar panel receiver technology for Li-Fi will help solve the challenges of the digital divide throughout the world," Haas says.

Via Sepp Hasslberger