February 07, 2017 // By Christoph Hammerschmidt in EE-Times Europe.

Gigabit Ethernet in the car is getting into gear: Fabless chipmaker KDPOF (Madrid, Spain) has introduced the KD1053 transceiver chip for plastic optical fiber (POF). The device is designed for use with automotive qualified photonics, including 650nm RCLED, LED, and Si PIN PD that are currently used in existing automotive products, with updated analog optoelectronics/interfaces.

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Madrid, February 17th, 2017.

German prestigious professional publication “Elektronik Informationen” reviews KDPOF´s announcement on its first Gigabit transceiver for automotive Ethernet over Plastic Optical Fiber.

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Madrid, February 28th 2017

Spanish nation-wide newspaper “El Mundo”,  echoes KDPOF effort on bringing Plastic Optical Fiber into main stream standardization.

KDPOF aims to become a key player in this technology which does not require electrical connections, is cheaper and quickly becoming pervasive in homes and smart cars.” writes Alberto Iglesias Fraga for El Mundo.


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