UC FIBRE 432: Fireproof, waterproof, flexible

Users should be aware that combined indoor/outdoor cables must be absolutely waterproof according to the current EN 60794-1. The Multimedia Solutions BU of the Prysmian Group has the right solution in its luggage: the N-Series fibre optic trunk cables in fibre numbers up to 432, currently the only cables on the market that combine high … Read more

Invitation to the Webinar: “PoE Power from the Network!”

Webinar PoE Power over Ethernet

Invitation to the Webinar: “PoE- Power from the Network” In our webinar “Two Flies with One Flap” on the subject of Power over Ethernet (PoE) on June 18, 2020 at 10 a.m. with Zoran Borcic, Product Manager Copper Data, you will learn which PoE data cables are best suited for maximum PoE efficiency depending on … Read more

Strong together: SPE System Alliance

SPE applications offer enormous potential for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). To further promote the implementation of SPE in the industrial sector, leading technology companies from various industries and application areas have joined together to form the SPE System Alliance. The Multimedia Solutions (MMS) BU is also a member of the open alliance, in … Read more

Five industry trends for 5G-era cables

The digital transformation caused by the next generation of mobile communications, 5G, is changing the global needs for network infrastructures. In order to actively shape this transformation, the Multimedia Solutions (MMS) division of the Prysmian Group is working on the development of innovative fiber optic and copper communication cables. Andreas Wassmuth, Business Development Director of … Read more

TV goes fiber optics

The technology in the field of broadcasting is developing more and more in the direction of fiber optics. Compared to conventional copper cables, optical fibers offer more bandwidth and lower attenuation data transmission. The Draka IP MediaLine Fiber based on the SMPTE ST 2110 standard provides high-speed data transport over IP networks. The product line … Read more

The digital future can come!

New services, speeds and bandwidths in the context of digitization place enormous demands on data transmission in public buildings and office environments. In order to be able to use the cabling infrastructure in the long term, building cabling must be future-proof and plannable. With the Draka 25 GBase-T data cable, the BU Multimedia Solutions (MMS) … Read more

4K is on

4K plays an increasingly important role in the transmission of video signals. For technical reasons, 4K transmissions are mainly carried out in Quad Link (4 x 3 Gbit/s). However, this proves to be uneconomical in practice. A single link transmission with 12 Gbit/s should be aimed for. According to the SMPTE ST 2082 standard, the … Read more

Growth drivers 5G and IoT

The market launch of 5G and the continued implementation of the Internet of Things (IoT) will, in the opinion of the Prysmian Group’s Multimedia Solutions (MMS) BU, generate a strong demand for cables. With its fiber optic and copper data transmission cables, MMS is well positioned to be a leading player in the growing market … Read more

PoE: Concentrated Power

PoE (Power over Ethernet) continues to gain ground. Analysts are predicting high growth for the technology. According to Grand View Research, the market for global PoE chipsets will grow from $464.8 million in 2017 to $1.22 billion in 2025. Dell’Oro confirms the trend. The analyst firm expects to implement over 750 million PoE-enabled PSE switch … Read more