Internet of Things Utilizing Light Fidelity Technology: A Review


  • Satea H. Alnajjar Department of Network Engineering, College of Engineering, Al-Iraqia University, Iraq
  • Haneen M. Mahmoud Department of Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Al-Iraqia University, Iraq



Internet of Things (IoT), Light Fidelity (Li-Fi), Visible Light Communication (VLC), Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi)


      Light Fidelity (Li-Fi) is an optical wireless communication technique that delivers high-speed data transmission rates by utilizing light-emitting diodes (LEDs). It is noteworthy that any light source available has the potential to be transformed into a functional Li-Fi node that can offer the possibility of communicating with the remaining sections of the Li-Fi communication network as well as the entire Internet infrastructure. The Li-Fi node utilizes light to provide efficient and secure communication among internet users, additionally allowing access from any location. Simultaneously, the Internet of Things (IoT) represents a collection of innovative and integrated technologies, offering an array of exciting services and solutions that have the potential to revolutionize our daily lives. The development of IoT results in a significant increase in smart devices and sensors. Such devices demand more efficient, faster, and secure data transmission. Li-Fi technology can satisfy the requirements of the forthcoming 6th generation IoT network. It can enhance data rates while consuming minimal energy. Consequently, it can be effectively integrated with the Internet of Things (IoT) in order to develop innovative and intelligent systems.


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How to Cite

H. Alnajjar , S., & M. Mahmoud, H. (2023). Internet of Things Utilizing Light Fidelity Technology: A Review . Al-Iraqia Journal for Scientific Engineering Research, 2(4), 1–8.