is home for manufacturer-neutral information on Free-Space Optics.
Alexander Graham Bell invented Free-Space Optics over 100 Years ago. He called his invention the "Photophone" and considered it his greatest invention.
If Free-space Optics has been around for a hundred years, why isn't it a household word by now?
Is FSO technology reliable?
Are there any "issues"?
And if there are, what are they?
FreeSpaceOptic.com is committed to answering your questions honestly, with no technological smoke or mirrors.
Our exposure to FSO is extensive, covering over eight years now with hands-on experience with all major manufacturers' products.
We have participated in over 400 link deployments in every imaginable US environment, plus Canada, South America, Australia, Europe, and Asia.
Customers have spanned the gamut from private enterprise to military, colleges and hospitals to universities and service providers.
So, here you go. The links at the right will provide everything you want to know about Free-Space Optics (and probably some things you didn't know you wanted to know)...
And here are links to our more commercial web sites if you are looking for equipment, etc.
What's HOT☺, what's not...
Auto tracking? >>
Single vs. multiple beams? >>
Hybrid FSO + RF? >>
850nm vs. 1550nm? >>
Passive vs. Active? >>
Wikipedia on FSO >>
FSO vs. RF? >>
Eye Safety >>
Tell me more!
Where does Free-space Optics fit best? >>
Where does Free-space Optics not fit? >>
Competitive comparison of the major Free-Space Optics solutions. >>
Free-Space Optics White Papers. >>
Who are we, and what’s our motivation for supporting this web site? >>
And last but not least…here’s our Free-Space Optics commercial website for specific product and/or service inquiries. >>
...and our refurbished FSO equipment site. >>
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