Autonomous Driving Presentation at Automotive Ethernet Summit China

We’re excited to be part of the 5th Automotive Ethernet Summit in Shanghai, China! Óscar Ciordia, Sales and Marketing Director, will give the presentation “Advance 10-Gigabit Ethernet Connection Solution Enables the Development of Autonomous Driving”. From April 11 to 12, 2024, this top automotive Ethernet technology summit in the Asia-Pacific region, gathers dozens of OEMs in its fifth year.
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Rubén Pérez de Aranda is CTO and Co-founder of KDPOF

Our CTO Rubén Pérez-Aranda Alonso will give the presentation “An optical nervous system to Interconnect Sensors and artificial brains in AV” at AutoSens USA Conference in Detroit, USA, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 11:15 am in room 142C: “I am very excited to speak this year at AutoSens USA, and I appreciate this great opportunity to present the technology development that is happening around automotive optical links.”

In addition, we’ll show our latest demo setup at stand 258 in the exhibition area from May 21 to 24.

For an event preview, please also read the article “Journey through the Agenda: What’s Next for Automotive E/E Architectures?” by AutoSens News.

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10 Gb/s Connectivity Demo at Automotive Ethernet Congress

We’re grateful about the huge attention at the recent Automotive Ethernet Congress for our brand-new automotive optical multi-gigabit demo. In numerous meetings, our team displayed our first implementation compliant to IEEE Std 802.3cz. The demo setup operates in multimode multi-gigabit with 2 plates of multimode fiber 10GBASE-AU. In addition, we’re proud to show our optical multi-gigabit automotive Ethernet demo at the OPEN Alliance Inc. stand.

“We’re excited about the great interest from the automotive industry on the new optical multi gigabit communication technology from KDPOF,” stated Óscar Ciordia, Sales and Marketing Director. “The positive response once again confirmed this is the path forward!”

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OFC: KDPOF presents new implementation of IEEE 802.3cz Std.

At the OFC – Optical Fiber Communication – Conference, we will exhibit our brand-new multi-gigabit connectivity demo at stand 4848 from March 26 to 28 in San Diego, California, USA, and online. Our setup will show the first implementation in silicon of the IEEE 802.3cz standard. It will operate in multimode multi-gigabit with 2 plates of multimode fiber at 10GBASE-AU.

“As of today, the IEEE 802.3cz standard technology provides the only existing solution for 25 Gb/s and 50 Gb/s single lane connections with 4 inline connectors and a maximum length of 40 meters in the car over OM3 multimode fiber,” explained Luisma Torres Torres, Principal System Architect at KDPOF and active member at IEEE Standards Association.

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KDPOF receives IPCEI investments to build an optoelectronics packaging plant in Spain

This is a translated extract of the article “PERTE Chip o la ambición de situar a España enel mapa de los semiconductores” by Marilés de Pedro for Newsbook, first published on 5 February 2024 in Spanish.

‘It is the most ambitious PERTE of the Strategic Projects for Economic Recovery and Transformation. Approved in April 2022, the PERTE Chip has a budget of around 12,250 million euros until 2027 and aims to boost the semiconductor sector in Spain. A PERTE, in line with the provisions of the European Chip Law, which came into force last September and which seeks to promote the strategic autonomy of the EU in this critical area. In Spain, the first aid was granted last December to a total of 15 projects, totaling 50 million euros, thanks to the approval last October of the Addendum to the Recovery Plan, which made it possible to mobilize all the resources allocated to Spain from the NextGeneration EU funds …’

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KDPOF at CHIPNATION Congress

We’re delighted to have been part of the first edition of the CHIPNATION Congress, held on 28 November 2023 in Getafe, Spain. It has been a good opportunity to show our automotive optical gigabit connectivity demo to the Spanish industry and experts. Thank you for all the great and inspiring meetings at our stand. In addition, we enjoyed and profited from interesting conference sessions.

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Carlos Pardo is CEO and Co-founder of KDPOF

We’re proud to congratulate our CEO Carlos Pardo for being awarded Entrepreneur 2023. He’s winner of the 13th edition of the Entrepreneur Awards by Asociación/Colegio Nacional de Ingenieros del ICAI. On October 20, 2023, he will collect the XIII Entrepreneur Award at the ceremony of the 2023 Association Awards.

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KDPOF unveiled the future of automotive optical networks at ECOC

At the recent ECOC Exhibition from October 2 to 4, 2023, in Glasgow, Scotland, we were grateful to show you our exclusive and brand-new multi-gigabit demo “Unveiling the Future of Automotive Optical Networks” with a traffic generator from AUKUA Systems. Thank you very much for the great interest in our presenting the first automotive optical multi-gigabit demo. The event was once again the key meeting place for everyone in the fiber optic communication technology industry. With over 330 companies showcasing the latest products and services, the exhibition was the meeting place for their colleagues, customers and partners and the chance to hear about the latest developments in their industry.

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980nm wavelength VCSELs for higher robustness and lifetime // TRUMPF and KDPOF working together to implement new standard in optical data communication within automotive // The target is to bring to the market an integrated transceiver for multi-gigabit optical communications in automotive systems

TRUMPF Photonic Components, a global leader in high-speed VCSEL and photodiode solutions for data communication, and KDPOF, an expert in high-speed optical networking solutions based in Spain, will showcase the first 980nm multi-gigabit automotive interconnect system at the European Conference for Optical Communication (ECOC), to be held in Glasgow on October 1st-5th.

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KDPOF presentation at CHIPNATION 2023

We’re excited to present our optical gigabit connectivity technology and chip production plans at CHIPNATION Congress on 28 November 2023 in Getafe, Spain. It’s the first national congress of the Spanish semiconductor industry – Building the future of the European semiconductors industry.

From 13:15 to 14:00, our CEO Carlos Pardo will discuss “IPCEI and the capabilities deployed in Spain” at the round table, together with Jose Capmany, COO of iPronics Programmable Photonics, and Iñigo Artundo, CEO of VLC Photonics (Hitachi Group). Moderator will be Estela Gallego, Advisory Spokesperson, Directorate General for Industry and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.
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