At the Automotive Ethernet Congress in June 2022 in Munich, Germany, Carlos Pardo gave the presentation “Automotive Multi-gigabit is Optical”. He showed how automotive optical Ethernet is reaching for 50 Gb/s.
In the exhibition area, the KDPOF demo displayed the first 1000BASE-RH optical SFP modules for automotive Ethernet test tool integration. Harness and connectors are from MD Elektronik. In addition, KDPOF presented for the first time an automotive Ethernet switch evaluation board with five 1000BASE-RH optical ports, developed in collaboration with NXP Semiconductors.