Finisar Participating at ECOC 2018

Later this month, Finisar will be showcasing several product demonstrations in Rome, Italy at ECOC, Europe’s most exciting optical industry trade show. The event will take place September 24 – 26 and will host over 300 exhibiting companies from more than twenty countries.

ECOC is bringing the FTTx Centre back for its twelfth year running. The FTTx Centre features live interactive demonstrations in 225 square meters of space.  The show will also feature thirty Market Watch sessions including “The Future of Pluggability for Multi-terabits Data Center Interconnects” to be presented by Finisar’s CTO, Martin Zirngibl, at 11:30am on September 26th. Julie Eng, General Manager of 3D Sensing, will also be speaking at the show at the “Women in Photonics” panel in the Lustina room on September 24th from 9 – 10:30am.

We will have product experts on the show floor each day ready to speak with you about your exciting applications. The show floor is open Monday and Tuesday from 9am-5:0pm and Wednesday from 9am-4pm. In case you miss it, check our blog after the show for videos of our market-leading demonstrations.

You can register to attend ECOC at

Video: Finisar Sherman Ribbon Cutting 2018

Finisar cut the ribbon on a new manufacturing facility in Sherman, Texas on July 9. The North Texas facility will be dedicated to producing VCSELs and related 3D Sensing technologies. Finisar is excited to be a part of Sherman and is looking forward to the opportunities the new site brings with it.

Several Finisar representatives and county officials attended and spoke at the event. Those in attendance included Finisar CEO, Michael Hurlston; VP and General Manager, Jeff Brown; Executive VP and GM of 3D Sensing, Julie Eng; Representative John Ratcliffe; SEDCO Board Chairman John Sild; City of Sherman Mayor, David Plyler; and Grayson County Judge, Bill Magers.

For more information about the facility and event, click here.

Sensors Expo Show Participation

This week Finisar is exhibiting at Sensors Expo on June 27-28 in San Jose, CA. Sensors Expo is the industry’s largest event dedicated to sensors, connectivity, and systems.

Sensors Expo offers 10 different educational tracks covering topics from Measurement and Detection to Flexible and Wearable Tech. Meanwhile, Finisar is excited to showcase its IR Illuminator technology, including VCSELs and other exciting products at booth #1330.

To find out more about our product portfolio, click here.

Video: 2018 TEEA Water Conservation Winner

Finisar Wins Lightwave Award for 10G Tunable BiDi SFP+ Transceiver with T2DOC™ Technology at OFC 2018


Finisar was recognized as the winner in the Optical Transceivers and Transponders category of the 2018 Lightwave Innovation Reviews program. The award was announced during a reception at the Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) in San Diego, California last week.

Finisar was awarded with the Finalist title in three categories, and won for 10G Tunable BiDi SFP+ Transceiver with T2DOC™ Technology. The Innovation Reviews are judged based on several criteria including originality, positive impact on the customer, and cost-effectiveness. Finisar was also named a finalist for its Flextune™ Feature of Wavelength-Tunable Optical Transceivers product in the Optical Components category and the 100G QSFP28 eSWDM4 Extended Reach Transceiver product in the Optical Transceivers and Transponders category.

The Lightwave Innovation Reviews Program is presented annually by Lightwave to recognize leading products and solutions available within the optical networking industry. The finalists and winners are determined by a panel of third-party judges from a wide variety of service providers, technology developers, industry analysts, and journalists.