Li-Fi to bring light speed internet 100 times faster than Wi-Fi

New technology demoed by Oledcomm has shown that online connectivity is about to get much faster. Li-Fi, which stands for “light fidelity” is a new type of wireless internet connection technology that has now been demonstrated at the Mobile World Congress, showing that speeds can be far faster than they currently are over Wi-Fi. The idea is that something as simple as a lamp will be able to boost smartphone web connection speeds 100 times over. Li-Fi will make it possible to move beyond the limitations of Wi-Fi, which relies…

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LG has scrapped its mobile payments launch at the MWC

LG mobile payments

The consumer electronics giant has backed out of launching its LG Pay service, this week. LG Electronics had intended to wow attendees of the Mobile World Congress, this week, by launching its new mobile payments service called LG Pay but, at the last moment, it decided not to unveil the wallet app, after all. The company claims that it decided not to use the MWC to launch its mobile wallet as it had a greater priority. Since LG also intended to use the MWC to place the spotlight on its…

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Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphones will have metal frames and mobile payments

Samsung galaxy s6

The new devices were unveiled during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2015 at the Mobile World Congress. The latest smartphones from Samsung have now been unveiled, including the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge, both of which are going to be equipped with mobile payments technology that will help to keep it in direct competition with Apple. Moreover, it has scrapped its traditional plastic frame in favor of more sleek metal and glass designs. The latest releases from Samsung have also included a premium model, which was a new strategy.…

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Mobile World Congress Attendees Pick Blippar as World’s Most Innovative Mobile Technology

Augmented Reality Video

As winners of ‘A Vision of 2022’, the image-recognition company is invited to the American telecoms giant AT&T’s Innovation Foundry in California. 5th March 2012, blippar, the image-recognition company, has been chosen as the most innovative mobile technology in the world after a public vote at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona this week. Blippar wowed audiences with a demo of its free app at the “Vision of 2022” session, hosted by US telecoms giant AT&T. Competing against some of the world’s finest innovators in the mobile space, blippar won…

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Aurasma augments the real world with real-time web updates

Barcelona, Spain: Aurasma, the world’s leading augmented reality platform, has announced at Mobile World Congress (MWC 12) a new feature that enables the real world to be merged with live, dynamic web updates. This announcement follows hot on the heels of Aurasma’s launch of its 3D engine at CES 12, since rolled out by commercial partners including Bandai – one of the world’s largest toy manufacturers. The new feature, powered by HTML5, allows partners to deliver live web updates augmented into the real world. When viewed with Aurasma, print, products…

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