Posts Categorized: Fiber Optic Info

Why Fiber Optics Are the Future

Fiber Optic Networks in our Lives

For more than 100 years now, the United States has relied on metal wires to send information by transmitting electricity. However, as the country has evolved, it has become clear that metal wires are simply not going to be able to keep up with all of the signals being sent through them on a regular… Read more »

The Importance of Jobsite Safety

Safety on the Jobsite

Fiber optics are used to keep many of the technological tools that we use in our homes and  businesses up and running at all times. From internet service and cable TV to surveillance systems and cell phone service, it’s just about impossible to use any form of technology these days without the use of fiber… Read more »

A Fascinating Use of Fiber Optics

New Uses for Fiber Optics

Fiber optics are used in a variety of ways to improve people’s lives. One such way is the recent development of a handheld fiber optic probe that’s used to diagnose cancer. Utilizing an ultrafast laser, this probe can perform multiple nonlinear imaging techniques without the need for tissue staining. In other words, it’s a cleaner,… Read more »

Fiber Optics Acronym Guide [Infographic]

Do you know what the ORL on your fiber optic network is? Does your Internet provider offer FTTH? Because of its technical nature, the fiber optics industry has its fair share of acronyms and pieces of jargon. Some of these acronyms – LED, for example – might already be familiar to you. Others are a… Read more »

Fast Facts About Undersea Fiber Optics

It may seem like technology today is especially reliant on wireless data transmission – more and more locations offer free Wi-Fi to patrons and guests, and unlike the days of dial-up, your phone and computer don’t need to be physically connected to something in order to transmit data. Well, while it is true that we’re… Read more »