PureVLC, an Edinburgh spin-out, announces new Chairman, board changes, and a new name.

Edinburgh University spin-out pureVLC has announced changes to its board of directors ahead of a rebranding of the company to pureLiFi, effective from the 1st of November.

The communications technology firm, founded in 2012, is commercialising visible light communication, which can transform light fittings into wireless data transmitters capable of rivalling WiFi. Now dubbed LiFi, the technology was originally invented in 1880 by Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone.

The company announced last week that professor Russel Griggs…

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