17 April 2014

Optical Cables By Corning Can Send Up To Crazy 5 GBps

The future of device connectivity flow is now unleashed with Corning's Optical Cables. Corning Inc. already announced on their blog that they will avail its USB 3.0 Optical Cables that has the capability to send up to 5GB per second at up to 30 meters distance. Definitely, can move or copy movies at a faster speed. :)

It was last year when Optical Cables by Corning were introduced, and today it is available for SALE through different Channels.

usb 3 optical 5 GBps

These cables are compatible with most USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices but this cable is designed to be compatible with devices using USB 3.0 and 2.0 interfaces, however, the USB-IF has not yet developed a specification for optical fiber transmission.
usb 3 optical

Bernhard Deutsch, vice president, product line management, Optical Connectivity Solutions for Corning Optical Communications said:

“With longer, thinner, and lighter cables, USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning give users the freedom to max out data connection speeds for a more enjoyable creative workflow. Imagine having your computer at your workstation and the whir of back-up hard drives, printers, and other noisy peripherals in an entirely different room – and still benefiting from unbelievable transmission speeds.”

USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning are ideal for connecting today’s USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices, including digital cameras and camcorders; storage drives; digital signage and point-of-sale systems at retail locations; zero-client computing; smart boards in educational institutions; and remote consoles in healthcare and industrial automation settings.

USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning  Specs
  • 5 Gb/s data rate
  • Compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices**
  • Ultra-slim, “zero-bend” radius cable
  • Extends USB device reach without additional power supply
  • Hot-swappable
  • Built-in overcurrent protection
  • Enabled by Corning® ClearCurve® VSDN® optical fiber
  • Class 1 Laser Product
  • Price starting from Amazon: $129.00
References/Images: Corning PR / Optical Cable Specs


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