Posts Categorized: Fiber Optic Info

How Fiber Optics Helps the Medical Industry

Medical Industry

Fiber optics are utilized in the medical field for many purposes, including flexible light guides and image bundles as well as for illumination and laser delivery systems. Because fiber optics work well as a conduit for light or data, being compact and flexible, they are incorporated into medical equipment, instruments, and surgical procedures. Did you… Read more »

The Continued Growth of Fiber Optics

Fiber Optic Networks in our Lives

Does your home currently rely on a fiber optic network? If it doesn’t at the moment, there’s a good chance that it will at some point in the near future. More and more telecommunications companies are turning to fiber optic cables to set up internet connections for their customers, so it’s probably only a matter… Read more »

The Advantages Gained By Applications Using Fiber Optics

When was fiber optic cable invented

For a long time, the world ran on copper wires. Remember landline telephones? They were essentially strung together with copper wire. Along came fiber optics and everything changed. Copper phone wire had limited bandwidth. Fiber optics offered 1,000 times as much bandwidth over distances 100 times further. Fiber optics were able to pack a lot… Read more »

How Fiber Optics Could Change the Pipeline Industry

Fiber Optics and Pipeline Industry

As you probably know, fiber optic cables are being used for all sorts of different things these days. The cables are primarily used to transmit data used for internet systems and cable television networks, but more and more companies are finding new ways to use them. Most recently, Enbridge Inc. and TransCanada Corp., which are… Read more »

How Do We Use Optical Fiber?

Fiber Optic Networks in our Lives

Fiber optic cables, which contain very thin strands of glass that are used to transmit information through light, have become more and more common over the last 10 years. You might not even realize it, but the cables are used for a variety of things. Check out at some of the ways fiber optic cables… Read more »