Optoscribe

NEWS

Optoscribe attracts more investment for optical interconnects

The boom in data centre optics is benefitting a small Scottish components start-up: Optoscribe has closed a series B investment round of £1.8 million as it continues to grow.

The funding was led by Scottish business angel investment syndicate, Archangels, supported by existing investors Par Equity, the Scottish Investment Bank, and Optoscribe’s management team.

PRODUCT

Eight-channel multicore fibre fanout device

Optoscribe has launched a new eight-channel multicore fibre fanout device. The 3D Optofan Series offers a standard eight-core configuration that can be easily customised to suit Multicore fibre geometry. This enables users to increase the amount of data that can be transferred across an optical fibre, thereby reducing cabling costs and dimensions while maximising data bandwidth, the company says.

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Oleg Khaykin, CEO of Viavi Solutions, speaks candidly to Fibre Systems about how to compete in the challenging world of communications test and measurement

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Hao Dong describes how innovative optical fibres and cabling could provide substantial benefits for connecting data centres across a wide range of distances

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ECOC is the place to be to discover the latest technological and commercial innovations in optical components and networks. Here we highlight some of the exhibitors and events taking place in the exhibition hall.

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Optical networks are playing an increasingly important role in the distribution of precise timing signals and synchronisation with sub-microsecond accuracy. Michael Ritter explains