Video: Moving High-speed Connectivity Forward

Connected cars are being equipped with increasingly sophisticated systems such as high performance computers, a growing number of ADAS sensors including hires cameras, radars, lidars, and HMIs such as 4K screens and head-up displays. Thus, data rates go up to 20 Gbps …

TV Report by RTVE: Spanish company KDPOF has created a new technology to transmit data at high speed over plastic optical fiber.

KDPOF on TV: Plastic Fiber to Transmit Data at High Speed

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TV Report by RTVE: Spanish company KDPOF has created a new technology to transmit data at high speed over plastic optical fiber. The possibilities offered by this technology, both in vehicles and in homes, offer a more than promising future to connect to every last corner at full speed ...
Interview: Multi-gigabit Calls for Optical Connectivity in Vehicles

Interview: Multi-gigabit Calls for Optical Connectivity in Vehicles

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Carlos Pardo speaks to Sanjay Gangal of edacafe.com. Key questions have been: What are the key challenges for connectivity in electric vehicles? How can the cost issue be met? With autonomous driving ahead, the bandwidth required will speed…
Connection and Traffic Testing with the KDPOF Automotive Evaluation Kit

Video: Connection and Traffic Testing with the KDPOF Automotive Evaluation Kit

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The video demonstrates the connection and traffic test of the KD1053 evaluation boards included in the automotive evaluation kit.  Connecting gigabit Ethernet over fiber optics, the automotive kit supports OEMs and Tier1 suppliers in technology evaluations.
Wire Harness Congress: EMC, Weight Reduction, and Multi-Gigabit Call for Optical Harness

EMC, Weight Reduction, and Multi-Gigabit Call for Optical Harness

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At the virtual WEKA Bordnetz-Kongress 2020 (Wire Harness Congress) on September 22, 2020, KDPOF displayed insights and update on Optical Multi-Gigabit Connectivity. Juergen Schachtschneider, Automotive Manager Central Europe & Greater China, and César Esteban, Applications & Support Manager, presented how automotive networks profit from optical technology. Electric and autonomous driving architectures are substantially pushing the challenges for wiring systems. Issues include electromagnetic interference (EMI), electromagnetic susceptibility (EMS), and weight reduction. On top, automotive applications, utilization, and safety requirements are boosting the necessary network speed tremendously.

Link Monitoring and Diagnostics App for Home Networks

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Installing POF in the home is very fast and simple but, like other communication installations, it should be verified. The typical way to confirm that the installation is working is to check the link LED indicators. But this provides no indication of how well or how badly the POF link is working. It makes a difference because optical communication suffers attenuations from the fiber length, bending, a bad cut or bad insertion.
Demo: World’s First 50 Gb/s Automotive-grade Optical Network

Demo: World’s First 50 Gb/s Automotive-grade Optical Network

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KDPOF proudly displayed the world’s first demonstration of an automotive-grade optical transmission system with 50 gigabits per second single lane at the Automotive Ethernet Congress in February 2020 in Munich, Germany. In-vehicle networks…