Award: FireNEX-5000H™ - USB 3.0 Optical Repeater
Santa Clara, CA, May 3, 2016 - Newnex Technology Corp. announced today that its FireNEX-5000H™ USB 3.0 Optical Repeater with Power Delivery was recognized among the best in the industry by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2016 Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of esteemed experts from system integrator and end-user companies.
FireNEX-5000H™ optical repeater is capable of extending USB 3.0 signal to 300 meters and with power delivery up to 100 meters. The repeater utilizes a specifically designed hybrid optical fiber to transfer media, taking full advantage of optical fiber's light weight, EMI free, and easy cable management with power delivery feature. FireNEX-5000H™ also features Plug & Play, USB3 Vision compliant locking, and auto-reconnect after power or signal disconnection in a compact aluminum case. FireNEX-5000H™ is highly accurate, durable and secure, making it ideal for machine vision applications
Alan Bergstein, publisher of Vision Systems Design said "This prestigious program allows Vision Systems Design to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. Our 2016 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact in the industry." 

The Innovators Awards are judged based on the following criteria:
  • Originality 
  • Innovation 
  • Impact on Designers, Systems Integrators, End Users
  • Fulfilling a need in the market that hasn't been addressed 
  • Leveraging a novel technology 
The 2016 Visions Systems Design Innovators Awards Honorees are featured on the June Issue of Vision Systems Design magazine as well as on
About Vision Systems Design
Published since 1996, Vision Systems Design is a global resource for engineers, engineering managers and systems integrators that provides comprehensive global coverage of vision systems technologies, applications, and markets. Vision Systems Design's magazine, website (, email newsletters and webcasts report on and analyze the latest technology and business developments and trends in the worldwide machine vision and image processing industry.
About The Vision Systems Design 2016 Innovators Awards program
The Vision Systems Design 2016 Innovators Awards program reviews and recognized the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. Honorees were announced at The Vision Show 2016 held in Boston, MA, USA. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: originality, innovation; impact on designers, systems integrators and end-users; fulfilling a need in the market that hasn't been addressed, leveraging a novel technology, and increasing productivity.  
About Newnex
Newnex Technology Corp. is a worldwide leader of innovation for USB 2.0, USB 3.0, USB 3.1 Type C, IEEE 1394 (FireWire), GigE Vision, and other connectivity technologies for machine vision, medical imaging, aerospace and a wide range of other industries. Currently, Newnex is an active contributor to the development of cable and connector specification for USB Type C standard and USB3 Vision standard for machine vision applications. For more information about Newnex products and services, please visit Newnex website.