Note: Tesla is not a trademark of FireFly Wireless Networks. Picture is shown as an illustration of connectivity between a vehicle and a charging/base station.
Electric vehicle manufacturers can deploy VLC technology for base station connectivity, or to reduce wiring and weight within vehicles.
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Many applications exist for VLC technology in automobiles, including charging and communication systems, which FireFly has patents pending on, and V2V (Vehicle to Vehicle) connectivity, and V2R (Vehicle to Roadside) communications.
FireFly engineers have patented a unique invention which utilizes Visible Light Communications to connect vehicles to base stations or charging stations. In addition to providing connectivity between vehicles and such stations, VLC can be deployed within vehicles to eliminate wiring, which reduces manufacturing costs and reduces the weight of a vehicle, thus reducing fuel consumption of gasoline and diesel vehicles, or increasing range of electric vehicles.