Yesterday, April 15, 2014, Corning announced the availability of its USB 3.Optical™ Cables by Corning, the thinner, lighter USB cable that transmits your data at incredible speeds over long distances.
USB 3.Optical™ Cables by Corning unleash the ability of light to connect computers and devices with the capability of sending up to 5 gigabits per second of data up to distances of 30 meters.
USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning quickly and easily extend data transmission beyond the 3-meter limitation of comparable copper cable. Although there is currently no USB standard for optical cables, USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning have been successfully tested with more than one hundred devices spanning all major consumer operating systems. USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning will work with mainstream operating systems that are powered and USB 3.0 compliant device.
Optical Cables by Corning offer the future of device connectivity at your fingertips. The ingenuity that flows through USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning provides benefits including
- 5 Gb/s data rate
- Compatibility with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices**
- Ultra-slim, “zero-bend” radius cable
- Extension of USB device reach without additional power supply
- Hot swappable
- Built-in overcurrent protection
- Reliability: Enabled by Corning® ClearCurve® VSDN® optical fiber
- Class 1 Laser Products
** This cable is designed to be compatible with self-powered devices using USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 interfaces. The USB-IF has not yet developed a specification for optical fiber transmission.
The USB 3.Optical cables are enabled by Corning® ClearCurve® VSDN® optical fiber. They are up to 50 percent thinner and up to 80 percent lighter than comparable copper cables, enabling convenient transport. With a “zero-bend” radius, they can withstand bending, squeezing, and tangling without damage or loss of function, making them ideal for routing through the harsh environment of a crowded workspace.
“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,” said Bernhard Deutsch, vice president, product line management, Optical Connectivity Solutions for Corning Optical Communications.
USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning are ideal for connecting today’s USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices: from digital cameras, storage drives and digital signage to point-of-sale systems at retail locations, smart boards in educational institutions and remote consoles in healthcare and industrial automation settings, USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning unleash the brilliance and the speed of light.
You can be part of the future, today. Contact us today for more information on how to purchase USB 3.Optical Cables by Corning.