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Forget WiFi, Connect to the Internet Through Lightbulbs

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Whether you’re using wireless internet in a coffee shop, stealing it from the guy next door, or competing for bandwidth at a conference, you’ve probably gotten frustrated at the slow speeds you face when more than one device is tapped into the network. As more and more people—and their many devices—access wireless internet, clogged airwaves are going to make it increasingly difficult to latch onto a reliable signal.

But radio waves are just one part of the spectrum that can carry our data. What if we could use other waves to surf the internet?

One German physicist, Harald Haas, has come up with a solution he calls “data through illumination”—taking the fiber out of fiber optics by sending data through an LED lightbulb that varies in intensity faster than the human eye can follow. It’s the same idea behind infrared remote controls, but far more powerful.

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Great - sending data by light

Great - sending data by light bulb is going to be the new spy technique to replace the van eck method.

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Those Germans,

Always ahead of their time. The car, the rocket, tanks, and so much more. They are responisble for our last space program, and these are the kinds of people that broaden an economy!

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

Well, actually the germans

Well, actually the germans were reading Robert H. Goddard's stuff and surprised the American public didn't even know their own rocket scientists. They even sent over a team to take notes.

Note - never let foreign scientists look at your stuff.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_H._Goddard

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