European Researchers’ Night 2022: Vienna (Austria)

Event Name: Can LEDs talk? Description: Presentation of our work in LiFi technology. Date and Time: 30 September 2022 – 15:00-24:00 Vienna and online Speakers: Behnaz Majlesein (LightBee), Damon Ye (TU Delft), Jagdeep Singh (Toshiba) and Ömer Dalgiç (SUPSI)   Almost all light sources in our environment are based on LEDs. They are widely used […]

Event 7 – Tutorial in ESWN 2022

Wireless connectivity has instigated phenomenal advancements in our society with monumental socio-economic benefits. From commerce to healthcare and emerging paradigms such as internet of things (IoT), smart home/city, industry 4.0 and many more, wireless connectivity continues to enable new services, applications, products and developments. To meet our ever-increasing demand for ubiquitous wireless connectivity and sustain […]

Event 8 – Industry Day

The training event 8 was celebrated on the 26-27 of July in Instambul (Turkey) at FORD-OTOSAN premises. The event is called Industry Day because all industrial beneficiaries and partners form a panel to provide substantial insight and feedback on potential applications and use cases for the ESR’s work and on optical technologies in general. The […]

Best Poster Prize – Burak Özyurt

Burak Özyurt has been recently appreciated with the Best Poster Prize at the 2022 School Research Conference by the University of Edinburgh School of Engineering for “Resilient LiFi for Internet-of-Things”. The annual School Research Conference is a celebration of our multi-faceted research within the School of Engineering. Our School Research Conference showcases innovation by our students […]

Event 6 – Training

The training event 6 was celebrated on the 26 of May in Madrid. It was an opportunity for the network to get together again in person after several events that were celebrated virtual due to the travel restrictions. IMDEA Networks was the organizer and prepared a training on R&I projects for the next stage of […]

ENLIGHTEM in ABC newspaper

The Spanish Newspaper ABC has published one of our latest results (A method to communicate on mobile devices without batteries), as part of a report on the research activities developed in IMDEA Networks. The report acknowledges the ENLIGHTEM project for the good work developed in VLC / Lifi research topics. You can find the news […]

Women and Girls in Science 2022

The Canary Agency of Research, Innovation and Information Society (Gran Canaria, Spain) has organized the program “Mujer y Niña en la Ciencia” (Women and Girls in Science), as part of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women and […]

ENLIGHTEM in Telemundo news

Telemundo visited IMDEA Networks to learn more about ENLIGHT’EM project and our latest results with the participation of Sarmad Mir and Dayrene Frometa. We introduced them a method to communicate on mobile devices without batteries. Telemundo is a premier media company, an industry leader in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across multiple […]

Battery-free communication for a green planet

Light bulbs have been recently explored to design Light Fidelity (LiFi) communication to battery-free tags, thus complementing Radiofrequency (RF) backscatter in the uplink. In this paper, we show that LiFi and RF backscatter are complementary and have unexplored interactions. Based on this premise, Sarmad Mir is presenting his latest paper “PassiveLiFi: Rethinking LiFi for Low-Power […]

Peter Grant annual award – Burak Özyurt

Burak Özyurt has been recently appreciated with the Peter Grant award for the best student-led paper for “Mobility management in multi-tier LiFi networks”, published in IEEE Journal of Optical Communications and Networking. In each year, the Institute for Digital Communications (IDCOM), The University of Edinburgh announces the Peter Grant annual award scheme for best student-led […]