Velmenni’s Li-Fi Technology to Address Indian Navy’s Communication Challenges, Receives MoD Grant Under iDEX Initiative

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New Delhi: Under the iDEX initiative, Velmenni, a trailblazer in light communication technology, has recently received a significant grant from the Ministry of Defence (MoD). The iDEX program is designed to stimulate innovation within India’s defence sector by incorporating advanced technologies, such as Velmenni’s Li-Fi.


Aligned with national strategies like Make in India, Startup India, and the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), the funding under the iDEX initiative aims to bolster secure wireless communication for the Indian Defence sector, particularly focusing on the Navy and the unique communication challenges it faces in modern warfare.

The grant underscores the potential of Li-Fi to address the communication hurdles encountered by the Navy in harsh environments.

“The iDEX Grant is a testament to the potential of our Li-Fi technology. With these resources, we are poised to revolutionise wireless communication, ensuring secure and efficient data transmission using light. Our commitment to this groundbreaking technology reflects our dedication to innovation. We envision a future where light-based communication is the norm, transforming global data transmission and empowering industries worldwide, driving progress and fostering a connected and efficient future,” remarked Deepak Solanki, Founder and CEO of Velmenni while highlighting the significance of the grant.

Offering enhanced security and performance, Velmenni’s Li-Fi technology is ideally suited for the Indian Navy‘s real-time communication needs and positions Velmenni as a leader in light communication technology.

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With the potential to usher in a new era of data transmission for the Navy and other defence applications, Velmenni’s innovative technology is set to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of secure, efficient communication in the defence sector and beyond.