April 2019
Newnex Won an Innovation Award for the 
10Gbps USB Optical Repeater
Newnex is proud to announce the company's new FireNEX-10G, the world's first USB 3.1 Gen 2 SuperSpeed 10Gbps Optical Fiber Repeater, has been awarded the Vision Systems Design 2019 Innovator AwardsFor the 2019 Innovators Awards, submissions were evaluated by judges on factors such as originality, innovation, and capability of fulfilling a new market need.

Judy Leger, Business Solutions Manager of Vision System Design, congrats Newnex for being honored with this innovation award which was developed to recognize the top products and solutions by a panel of reputable third-party expert judges within the machine vision and automation imaging industries. 

USB 3.1 Gen 2 SuperSpeed 10Gbps Extender
FireNEX™-10G is the world's first USB 3.1 Gen 2 extender that is capable of repeating USB 3.1 SuperSpeed 10 Gbps signal for up to 300 meters and USB 3.1 SuperSpeed 5 Gbps signal for up to 500 meters over a fiber optic cable. The far-end unit provides two USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports that support either a single channel of USB 3.1 Gen 2 10 Gbps signal or two channels of USB 3.1 Gen 1 5 Gbps signal at the same time. For example, two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen1) industrial cameras can run simultaneously at their maximum data rate without having any bandwidth sharing issues.
FireNEX™-10G is also backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 devices. This unique feature makes it an ideal long distance extension solution for all kinds of USB applications, including machine vision, pro AV, medical imaging, etc.

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