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Emerging Technology Analysis: Approach Li-Fi With Caution Because Adoption Will Be Slow

Published: 11 June 2018

ID: G00361461

Analyst(s): Nick Jones , Bill Ray

Summary

Li-Fi has many limitations and will be adopted slowly, if at all. Technology product management leaders should invest cautiously and focus on those areas in which Li-Fi-enabled products have advantages over more widely available and flexible technologies, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and cellular.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Technology Description
    • Strengths and Challenges
  • Technology Adoption
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • Actions for the Next Six to 18 Months
  • References

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