PARIS—Aerostructure and wiring specialist Latecoere is preparing to demonstrate the use of Li-Fi—light signal transmission via optical fiber and light-modulation infrared LEDs—as the infrastructure for faster inflight entertainment (IFE) systems. The demonstration flight is planned for late October on an Air France-operated Airbus A321. As Latecoere wants to highlight the bandwidth increase Li-Fi can bring to the cabin, the 12 equipped seats will be occupied by the ...

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