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Scientists are using light to speed up the internet

02-16-2020


Scientists are using light to speed up the internet Today’s Video of the Day from the National Science Foundation describes how scientists are harnessing the power of light to speed up the transmission of wireless data.

As more smartphones, fitness trackers, and tablets are being used, experts are looking for ways to expand the availability of the internet and computing infrastructure that interact with these wireless devices.

Computer scientist Xia Zhou and her team at Dartmouth College want to use visible light communication as a way to transmit data faster and more securely.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Video Credit: National Science Foundation

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