Optical Transmission Equipment & Systems

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

L-com Releases Serial and USB Converters, Repeaters and Hubs

April 28, 2016

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a series of industrial RS232/422/485 repeaters and converters as well as a series of industrial USB hubs, converters and isolators. The addition of these new serial and USB connectivity products complements L-com's existing line... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Coriolis Transmitter features native Ethernet connectivity.

April 27, 2016

Facilitating access to measurement information, Micro Motion Model 5700 features native Ethernet connection. Directly integrated dual redundant Ethernet ports eliminate any need for extra converters/adapters while enabling multiple devices to be installed in various configurations. Protocol choices include EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, and PROFINET. Also included, configurable I/O channel can be used as discrete input or set to mA, frequency, or discrete output. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Siemens Expands Pressure Transmitter Portfolio

April 25, 2016

Spring House, PA, – Siemens Process Industries Drives Division announced today that it is expanding the SITRANS pressure transmitter portfolio with the newly developed SITRANS P310 for basic measurement and the advanced SITRANS P410. The newest products for the SITRANS line will be manufactured locally in Spring House, Pa., and shipped to customers in North America. The Spring House... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

BBC use Fiber Media Converters in Mobile Tool-Kit for Live Audio Transmission

April 22, 2016

NASHVILLE, TN – Being the largest Broadcaster in the word, quality control is tight at the BBC. Renowned for world class news coverage, the BBC is also expected to provide high quality audio and visual broadcasting. Building on the “live experience”, the BBC has been covering major events such as the London 2012 Olympics, Wimbledon, Glastonbury Festival, folk festivals, major elections,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Wireless Relay/Hub transmits multiple datalogger inputs to cloud.

April 20, 2016

Combined with access to MadgeTech Cloud Basic service, RFC1000 Cloud Relay serves industries seeking manageable, cloud-based monitoring solution. Each Ethernet-based hub, integrating mini computer, transmits real-time data from up to 64 wireless dataloggers directly to MadgeTech Cloud without requiring PC. Able to communicate with dataloggers up to 2,000 ft away (extendable using RFC1000 transceivers as repeaters), relay has 7 in. pivoting antenna and supports wall or tabletop mounting. Read More

Optics & Photonics

USA FIBER Announces Major Dark Fiber Peering Platform Win

April 15, 2016

ASHBURN, Va. - USA FIBER, a company that engineers, builds and operates mission critical dark fiber networks for clients in the telecommunications, Internet, data center, government, research education and large enterprise space, has today announced the activation of one of the largest integrated telecommunications carriers in the United States on it's newly installed dark fiber platform in... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Managed PoE+ Switch, Transceiver aid IP device deployment on coax.

April 12, 2016

As managed Ethernet over Coax (EoC) Receiver with integral PoE+ switch, eBridge™8E provides 1 Gb uplink and 8 ports for deploying IP cameras and devices up to 500 m at 25 Mbps without repeaters. Max output is 240 W (30 W per port full power), and LINQ™ Technology lets user monitor, control, and report power from anywhere. Transmitting data up to 500 m at 25 Mbps without repeaters, eBridge1ST single-port hardened transceiver is compatible with 1-, 4-, 8-, or 16-port Altronix eBridge receivers. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

FiberPlex Optical Fiber Technology Onboard USS Nimitz

March 31, 2016

Annapolis Junction, MD  – Network security has been battened down on the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier (CVN 68), thanks in part to new fiber optic communications equipment by FiberPlex Technologies. The U.S. Navy’s oldest and most prominent aircraft carrier installed FiberPlex SATCOM serial data transmission equipment as part of its new Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Fiber Optic Connector outperforms industry standards.

March 31, 2016

Eliminating largest cause of connector failure, Ferrolder® fiber optic connector features one design that combines ferrule connector and holder. This product, which qualifies for Single Optical Connector SC-UPC Kit by Verizon, is constructed from titanium without use of epoxy and maintains backward compatibility with traditional ceramic fiber optic connectors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Single Fiber Optic Connector features rugged miniature design.

March 30, 2016

Measuring 13 mm, Model FO1 is available in pre-configured reels or integrated into custom assemblies for applications in instrumentation, sensing, defense, and broadcasting. UPC and APC polishing minimizes insertion and return losses, while push-pull locking system facilitates connection and disconnection, making connector suited for outdoor environments. Tested to withstand temperatures of -40°C, lightweight connector features IP68 mated and IP67 unmated ratings. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Services

OFS Demonstrates SWDM Technology over Industry-Recognized Multimode Wideband Fiber at OFC 2016

March 29, 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif., – OFC 2016, Booth 2633 - OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products will highlight its LaserWave® FLEX WideBand Multimode Optical Fiber in demonstrations at OFC. The 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews recently recognized this new fiber with a score of 4.5 out of 5 possible points. The company will demonstrate ShortWave... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Ultra Long Haul Optical Fiber supports transoceanic distances.

March 29, 2016

Enabling launch of higher signal power into span and reduction of amplifier noise, TeraWave™ SCUBA Optical Fiber is optimized for ultra-long haul networks up to 12,000 km using advanced modulation formats and coherent detection. Effective area (153 m²), cabling performance in C- and L-bands, and attenuation (0.155 dB/km @ 1550 nm) promote reliable, coherent transmission at 100 Gbps and beyond over transoceanic distances at high channel counts. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Soft Tissue Transponder helps guide radiotherapy/radiosurgery.

March 28, 2016

By providing real-time, continuous tumor position information, Calypso® 17G soft tissue Beacon® transponder can help enhance precision of radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments for cancer. Each FDA 510(k)-cleared and CE-marked unit emits non-ionizing electromagnetic signal. Excluding lungs, transponders can be implanted within soft tissue throughout body. Calypso system tracks signal, precisely guiding treatment beams to target tumors during treatment with medical linear accelerators. Read More

Optics & Photonics

OFS to Present Live Demonstration of TeraWave(TM) ULL Optical Fiber at OFC 2016

March 24, 2016

ANAHEIM, Calif. – OFC 2016, Booth 2633 -- OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network products and solutions will showcase a live demonstration using a combination of Ciena's Waveserver™ stackable interconnect system and OFS' TeraWave™ ULL fiber, illustrating delivery of lower cost per bit transport for customers, with maximum capacity per... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

OFS Announces Two of its Products are Being Recognized by the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews

March 22, 2016

Norcross, GA – OFS, a leading edge designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network solutions, announced today that two of its products are being recognized by the 2016 Lightwave Innovation Reviews. In the reviews, the company’s LaserWave® FLEX WideBand Multimode Fiber received a score of 4.5 out of 5 points and the InvisiLight® Optical Solutions earned a score of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Altera Targets Next-Gen 500Gbps-1Tb Optical Transport Networks

March 21, 2016

Altera Targets Next-Gen 500Gbps-1Tb Optical Transport Networks San Jose, Calif., — Altera, now a part of Intel Corporation, is attending the Optical Fiber Conference being held at the Anaheim Convention Center, in Anaheim, CA, from March 22-24 (Booth #2667), to demonstrate how its programmable chips will help equipment makers to design optical transport networks (OTN) for mobile and... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Build SFP28 Modules for Data Centers and Radio Access with Industry's First Transceiver IC in Mass Production

March 21, 2016

Keep heat away from lasers using Maxim Integrated's transceiver chip and TO-can optics. SAN JOSE, Calif. - Manufacturers of SFP28 modules for data center and radio fronthaul applications can now use TO-cans enabled by the industry's first transceiver IC, which is shipping now from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Maxim's SFP28 transceiver allows module... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Oclaro Showcases Powerful Product Line-Up to Help Data Center Operators and Service Providers Accelerate the Transition to 100/400Gbit/s Single Mode Fiber Networks

March 18, 2016

- Features live demo of the industry's first SFP28-LR Lite I-temp and SFP28-ER interoperating with QSFP28 CWDM4 - Showcases full-interoperability between Oclaro's 2nd generation CFP and CFP2, CFP4 and newly introduced QSFP28 module SAN JOSE, Calif. - Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a leading provider and innovator of optical communications solutions, today announced its OFC 2016... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Xilinx Debuts Multiple Industry-First Solutions for Ultra-High Bandwidth Optical Networks at OFC 2016

March 18, 2016

Offerings include never-before-seen demonstrations of FlexE, Beyond 100G OTN solutions, 16nm UltraScale+ FPGA with integrated RS-FEC, and 56G PAM4 transceiver performance SAN JOSE, Calif. - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will introduce multiple industry-first solutions for ultra-high bandwidth optical networks at OFC 2016.  Targeting OTN and Datacenter Interconnect (DCI) applications, these... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Oclaro Qualifies and Begins Production of Both 2km and 10km 100Gbit/s QSFP28 Client Side Transceivers

March 18, 2016

- Meet the CWDM4 MSA/CLR4 alliance and IEEE 100GBASE-LR4 optical interface specifications, and the IEEE 802.3bm CAUI-4 electrical interface specifications - Enable mega scale data centers to transition from 40Gbit/s to 100Gbit/s on their existing single mode fiber (SMF) infrastructure without expanding footprint, cost or power consumption - Provide path to delivering the bandwidth needed... Read More