Posts Tagged: Cable Repair North Carolina

Fiber Optics to Help Monitor the Way We Move Our Bodies


Fiber optic technology has been revolutionizing industries across medical and scientific sectors for decades, but 2015 is ushering forth an entirely new application for itself: smart fashion. Cambridge Consultants have designed a new product, XelfleX, which is a textile designed to monitor the way we move our bodies on a level we’ve never been able… Read more »

What Is Fiber Optic Cable, and How Does It Work?

Fiber Optics Audit

So what exactly are fiber optic cables? And why are these cables so much better than traditional copper wiring for transmitting data? Well, the primary difference is the material used in transmission. Fiber optic cables are made of glass or plastic, roughly the size of a human hair. Copper wires are much bigger and, obviously,… Read more »

Fiber Optics Positively Affect the World

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As we’ve reported before, advances in fiber optic technologies, across all sectors, are rapidly and positively affecting the world as we know it. James A. Harrington, a professor of materials science and engineering at Rutgers University, is now being recognized for his contributions to fiber optic technology and applications. He has just been awarded the… Read more »

Fiber Optic Technology Is Evolving so Quickly

Fiber Optic Cables

Fiber optic technology is evolving so quickly that agencies like the Electronics Technicians Association (ETA) and Aeronautical Radio, Incorporated (ARINC) are having difficulty maintaining a certification program for installers and providers that is relevant and up-to-standard. With fiber optic tech becoming the norm for military and commercial aircraft and the need for more bandwidth becoming… Read more »

Fiber Optics Monitor Changes in the Earth


Once again, fiber optic technology is being used to monitor and respond to major changes in the earth’s structure. Scott Tyler, a professor of geosciences at the University of Nevada has just published his fourth paper in an issue of Geophysical Letters detailing his new findings from a fairly new application of fiber optics: temperature… Read more »

Fiber Optics Can Help Us Find a Better Future

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We tend to think of faster Internet speeds and higher bandwidth mainly as a way to enjoy entertainment services even more quickly. Fiber optic cables can support incredibly quick transmission of television and Internet broadband services, and it’s true that users can enjoy high connection speeds for viewing multimedia content like never before through these… Read more »

Two Major Forms of Fiber Optics Cables

Many people have seen the commercials or heard about fiber optic cable, but how does this system work? Today, we wanted to take a minute to break down some of the basics about fiber optics for our readers here at the Connected Fiber blog. More than just any cabled form of data transmission, you’ll see… Read more »