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Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer Trends Analysis 2014

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw9x2l/optical) has announced the addition of the "Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer Trends Analysis 2014" report to their offering. 

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Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) is a fiber optic testing instrument that injects a train of powerful optic pulses into a fiber cable, and subsequently detects the signals reflected due to Rayleigh backscattering and Fresnel reflections.

The report analyzes and presents an overview of Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) market worldwide. The report provides a review of market trends, classification, key terminology, Settings, and limitations for OTDR. The report highlights on various strategic industry activities of major companies witnessed by the industry over the last few years. 

In addition, 54 companies operating in the Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) arena worldwide are profiled, including 

  • AFL
  • EXFO Inc.
  • Fluke Corporation
  • Yokogawa Measurement Technologies Ltd.
  • Trilithic Inc.

... and others. 

Key Topics Covered: 

1. OPTICAL TIME-DOMAIN REFLECTOMETERS (OTDR) - AN OVERVIEW 

  • Prelude
  • OTDR - A Widely Used Diagnostic Equipment in Fiber Optic Industry
  • OTDR - Classification
  • Full-feature OTDRs
  • Fiber Break Locators
  • Handheld OTDRs
  • Remote Test Units (RTUs)
  • Micro OTDRs
  • Integrated Intelligence of Micro OTDRs
  • TDRs vs. OTDRs
  • Key Terminology
  • OTDR Settings
  • Measurement Events
  • Limitations of OTDRs
  • Entails Skilled Technicians
  • Low Accuracy in Single-end Testing
  • High Cost of Equipment
  • LAN Environments
  • Physical Location of Events
  • Variation in Take up Factor
  • Variation in Reflective Index
  • Product Segmentation

2. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 

  • Livingston Inks Agreement with Teligence
  • Test Equipment Connection Inks Agreement with Terahertz Technologies

3. PRODUCT LAUNCHES

  • Excalibur Engineering and AFL Introduce Excalibur Engineering Leasing Program
  • Huawei Technologies Unveils eODTR Prototype
  • AFL Unveils NOYES FLX380 FlexTester ODTR Range
  • AFL Launches NOYES® Test and Inspection Equipment and Cleaning Products Catalogs in Chinese
  • AFL Unveils NOYES® M210 OTDR
  • EXFO Introduces FG-750 Node iOLM ODTR for Automated FTTH Fault Management
  • Fluke Networks Introduces OptiFiber Pro OTDR
  • SurplusEQ.com Announces Availability of Newly Calibrated OTDRs
  • Yokogawa Introduces New OTDR Models
  • Yokogawa Meters & Instruments Unveils AQ1200B and AQ1200C Multi Field Testers
  • Trilithic Introduces TFS-2000 Series OTDRs

4. MARKET PARTICIPANTS 

  • Aeroflex
  • AFL (USA)
  • Aitelong Technology
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Alpha Link Technology (UAE)
  • Anderson Corporation (Australia)
  • Anritsu Corporation (Japan)
  • Beijing Lixingweiye Science & Technology Development
  • Corning Cable Systems (USA)
  • Digital Lightwave
  • Exfiber Optical Technologies
  • EXFO
  • EZ komunikacijski izdelki
  • Fluke Corporation (USA)
  • Fluke Networks (USA)
  • Fujikura Europe
  • Grantwave Communications
  • Hewlett-Packard Development Company
  • Huawei Technologies
  • Ideal Industries
  • JDS Uniphase Corporation
  • Kingfisher International
  • L-com, Inc. (USA)
  • Legend Corporation Ltd. (Australia)
  • Mantaro Product Development Services®, Inc. (USA)
  • Megger Group Ltd. (UK)
  • Microwave Telecom Technology
  • Mikrokom Sro (Czech Republic)
  • Nanjing Jilong Optical Communication
  • NanoTronix Co., Ltd. (Korea)
  • Optec Communications Tech
  • Optokon AS (Czech Republic)
  • Opwill Technologies (Beijing)
  • Photon Kinetics
  • PiMON GmbH (Germany)
  • PolarLink Technologies Ltd. (Taiwan)
  • Precision Rated Optics (USA)
  • Qingdao E-jiaxun Optical & Electrical Info
  • Radiantech, Inc. (Taiwan)
  • Shanghai Yuwei Electronic Tech
  • Shenzhen Nufiber Systems Technologies
  • ShinewayTech (China)
  • Spiktel Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (India)
  • Techwin (China) Industry Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Tektronix, Inc. (USA)
  • Terahertz Technologies, Inc. (USA)
  • Trilithic, Inc. (USA)
  • V Tech Communications (India)
  • VeEX, Inc. (USA)
  • Vierling Communication (France)
  • Wilcom, Inc. (USA)
  • Winyuan Technology Co., Ltd. (China)
  • Yokogawa Measurement Technologies Ltd. (UK)
  • Zhizun Foresight Electronics Co., Ltd. (China)

5. APPENDIX 

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw9x2l/optical

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