Transform Your Power Network with Optics11: The Future of High Voltage Monitoring

Overview In high voltage (HV) and extra high voltage (EHV) power networks, every component is interconnected. A fault in one area doesn’t just affect that zone; it can cause widespread issues across the entire system, potentially leading to extensive equipment damage. This discussion examines how a single failure can impact transformers, generators, and motors, highlighting […]

Webinar: Latest Advances in Transformer PD Monitoring

Access the webinar right now: Engage in a technical deep-dive with fellow engineers and Optics11 experts. Join us in a comprehensive discussion centered around the recent case studies illustrating advances in Transformer PD (Partial Discharge) Monitoring using Fiber Optic Sensing Principles. The session will not just introduce you to OptiFender but provide a platform to […]

Revolutionizing High-Voltage Cable Joint Monitoring with OptiFender System

High-voltage (HV) cable joints are critical components in our electrical infrastructure. Ensuring their integrity is of paramount importance to prevent failures and service interruptions. The recent study showcases a pioneering method for detecting partial discharges (PD) in these HV joints using OptiFender, a fiber optic-based acoustic emission PD sensor system. Key findings and highlights: In […]

Celebrating Optics11’s Winning Contribution to the EDF-funded SCUALE and CASSATA Projects

We are excited to announce our participation in the SCUALE and CASSATA projects, funded by the European Defence Fund (EDF). These innovative programs aim to revolutionize the defense technology and equipment landscape, bolstering research and development efforts while fostering innovative breakthroughs. Here’s an insight into our involvement in these projects and how we’re contributing towards […]

Optics11 Joins FASTER-H2 Project with Innovative Sensing Solutions

We are excited to announce that Optics11, a pioneer in fiber optic sensing technology, is taking part in the FASTER-H2 project, a multi-national initiative seeking to revolutionize short and medium-range aircraft operations with sustainable, climate-neutral technologies. FASTER-H2 aims to design an ultra-efficient and hydrogen-enabled integrated airframe for targeted ultra-efficient short/medium-range aircraft, accommodating 150-250 passengers within […]

How OPTICS11’s OTADES Transforms the Capabilities of XLUUVs

In today’s challenging underwater landscapes, the need for advanced sensing technologies that meet the demands of Extra Large Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (XLUUVs) has never been greater. In response to this, OPTICS11 has developed a revolutionary solution that stands at the intersection of innovative optical fiber technology and rigorous engineering: the Optical Thin Array Detection System […]

Securing the Future of Maritime Protection

In the face of evolving maritime threats and the increasing need to protect undersea critical infrastructure, the leaders of defense have set their sights on leveraging cutting-edge technology. Today, we’re highlighting the pivotal role OPTICS11, a global leader in advanced fiber optic sensing systems, plays in transforming maritime defense. Safeguarding Critical Undersea Infrastructure with Advanced […]

Embracing a New Era of Defense: Safeguarding the North Sea Infrastructure

As reported in recent news, the Dutch cabinet is considering the reinforcement of the defense role in protecting the North Sea’s vital infrastructure. This move, driven by the increasing recognition of potential threats to offshore resources such as cables, pipelines, and wind farms, is indeed a step in the right direction. The vulnerability of these […]

How Ukraine war exposes vulnerability of the Netherlands – EW

Walrus-Class Submarine In The North Sea. Photo: Gerben Van Es How Ukraine war exposes vulnerability of the Netherlands The Netherlands also appears to be vulnerable due to cables that are easy to sabotage, GPS that is easy to disturb and industrial dependence on salt. Fortunately, something can be done about it. EW talked to techies […]

Defending Our Oceans: How OPTICS11’s Breakthrough Technology Outsmarts North Korea’s Deadly Underwater Drones

North Korea has recently unveiled its new suicide Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) named “Haeil,” which state media KCNA suggests is capable of carrying nuclear warheads. With these drones posing an alarming threat to strategically important locations and fleets of warships, it’s vital that we evolve our defense tactics to be better prepared for unforeseen circumstances. […]