Fiber Optics and Maritime Security: Insights from Mark Jacobs

OptiArray and OptiBarrier underwater

In an era of escalating threats, the development of new detection technologies is crucial for safeguarding critical infrastructure. Mark Jacobs, CCO of Optics11, highlights our company’s advancements and collaboration with the military to ensure maritime security in the North Sea. Recently he gave an interview to “Follow the Money” magazine. Fiber optic sensing technology is […]

Improved HV Cable Monitoring with OptiFender

Addressing the Critical Need for Improved HV Cable Monitoring High-voltage (HV) and extra-high voltage (EHV) cable systems are vital components of power transmission networks. We rely on their continuous operations daily, and thus, ensuring consistent power supply and minimizing outages is in focus. However, these systems often face failures primarily due to insulation defects in […]

Monitoring Europe’s Seabed: How Optics11 Empowers Maritime Security

New technologies at the forefront of protecting Europe’s seabed and underwater Navy Tech 2024 that took place in Tallinn, Estonia, through 30th January – 1st February, 2024 brought together experts from different fields. They discussed problems and solutions for the maritime security and what modern solutions can bring to the table. Naval forces around the […]

Factory Acceptance Test for Transformers Quicker with OptiFender

PD localization in transformer with OptiFender

Factory acceptance test (FAT) is a crucial phase in transformer manufacturing process. It ensures that each unit meets quality standards before shipment. During one of our webinars, we highlighted the role of OptiFender during IVPD test in a case when PD is detected. We talked about OptiFender’s ability to detect and localize partial discharges (PD) […]

Partial Discharge Monitoring in Power Transformers: Importance

Power transformer on a dark background

At Optics11, partial discharge (PD) monitoring of electrical assets is one of our focus areas. This is why, we offer OptiFender, our innovative partial discharge monitoring system. It allows the business to save money by catching early signs of potential faults and preventing them early. The importance of condition monitoring as a whole, and partial […]

Pioneering Success for the Optics11 Defense team at Blue Accelerator.

At Optics11, we’re not just about innovative technology; we’re about the brilliant minds that make our advancements possible. Today, we’re celebrating the exceptional team responsible for one of our most significant achievements to date: the successful deployment and testing of our OptiBarrier system at the prestigious Blue Accelerator platform. Kudos to Martijn Roubus, Ekrem Sahin, […]

Optics11 Announces Paul Heiden as New CEO.

Amsterdam, March 12, 2024 – Optics11, the world leader in fiber optic sensing technology, proudly announces the appointment of Paul Heiden as its Chief Executive Officer. Paul, with a proven track record in executive high-tech leadership roles, is set to elevate Optics11’s mission to help protect our sea-lanes and harbors, critical offshore infrastructure, and energy […]

Revolutionizing Transformer Monitoring: Optics11’s Breakthrough in Oman

In a groundbreaking field operation, Optics11 has once again positioned itself at the forefront of the energy sector’s technological evolution. Our recent collaboration with NAMA Group and the indispensable support from Golden Gate Bridge Trading & Services LLC (GGB), our local agent in Oman, have paved the way for a new era in transformer monitoring […]