Fiber

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Who Knew Liberty AV Was a One-Stop Shop for … So Many CE Things?

Still an expert in fiber optics, Liberty AV has evolved into a custom-install one-stop shop for ‘anything you could possibly need to get a job done.’

CE Pro Editors · September 27, 2019

CEDIA Expo Preview: Cleerline Ups Its Fiber Game with AOC, Rugged Micro Cables

Cleerline’s Rick Sant spoke with CE Pro about the company’s latest products coming to CEDIA Expo 2019 including new HDMI AOCs, rugged cables and more.

CE Pro Editors · August 16, 2019

Catalyst AV Distributors Report 15% Growth for 2019

Fiber, 8K, IoT, and resi-mercial products are cited as key contributors to 15% growth rate among 12-member Catalyst AV distributor group.

Jason Knott · August 15, 2019

Why 5G Won’t Replace Fiber or Cable Broadband

According to Primex, device compatibility, service flexibility, security, and service coverage could slow the 5G revolution.

CE Pro Editors · April 11, 2019

Wireless Networks Will Always be ‘Second Rate’ vs. Hardwired

Opinion: Wireless will never be the answer to network speed woes compared to hardwired, and and the experience of wireless will always be ‘second rate.’

CE Pro Editors · December 26, 2018

‘Light Compression’ Isn’t so Light in 18Gbps 4K Comparisons

While the effects of ‘light’ compression can be hard to see, side-by-side comparisons to real 18Gbps 4K content often show the issues with compression.

CE Pro Editors · November 14, 2018

Advancements in Termination Durability Help Fiber Reach ‘Last 100 Meters’

According to Robert D’Addario, fiber termination methods like epoxy/polish and fusion splicing have helped propel the technology much closer to becoming the backbone of telecommunications.

CE Pro Editors · November 01, 2018

2018 CEDIA Talks – Like TED Talks for the Smart Home

‘CEDIA Talks’ at Expo 2018 feature 12 short presentations for smart-home pros in areas such as wellness, blockchain, robotics and ‘multidimensional light.’

CE Pro Editors · July 26, 2018

Chromis Fiberoptics Targets Resi Market with Plastic Optical Fiber

Long-time OEM Chromis Fiberoptics moves to the forefront with its own branded GigaPOF active optical cables with tight bend radius and 100lb pull strength.

Jason Knott · March 19, 2018

Copper vs. Fiber: Don’t be a Scaredy Cat

Fiber optic cabling beats copper (Cat x) when it comes to long distances, high bandwidth, reliability and future-proofing, but smart-home integrators are hung up on fiber myths and high prices.

Robert Archer · February 23, 2018