The Connector – 2018: First Quarter News

Welcome to The Connector, a quarterly newsletter featuring the latest in product news, industry resources and events for the ProAV market. This quarter will discuss DisplayPort vs. HDMI: Which is best for your audio-video project? Click here to read more

Chromis Fiberoptics CEO to speak at upcoming OFC Conference

Chromis Fiberoptics announced today that Frank Graziano, CEO, will be giving a talk entitled “Thinking Outside the Glass: New Market Opportunities for GigaPOF® GI-POF” at the POF Symposium during the Optical Networking and Communication Conference on Thursday, March 15th beginning at 11:00 a.m. Organized by the Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO), Graziano along with […]

ETechA Welcomes Chromis Fiberoptics to Alliance

 Chromis Fiberoptics, the industry’s leading provider of polymer fiber bulk cable and HDMI 2.0 active optical cables, announced today it has joined forces with The Emerging Technology Alliance (ETechA). “At ETechA, we’re dedicated to advancing technology, ensuring cross compatible AV hardware and software and improving the efficiency and profitability of low voltage integrators and resellers. […]

Chromis Fiberoptics CTO, Dr. Whitney White, to Present at SPIE: Photonics West Conference

Chromis Fiberoptics announced today that Dr. Whitney White, founder and CTO of their organization, will be giving a presentation entitled “Plastic fiber AOCs for UHD video” at the 2018 Photonics West OPTCO Conference in Session 4: Transmission I on Wednesday, January 31st beginning at 3:40 p.m. If you missed the event and would like a copy of the presentation, download it here. According to Dr. White, “As ultrahigh definition (UHD) video moves to […]

DisplayPort vs. HDMI: Which is best for your audio-video project?

When it comes to display interfaces, not all are created equal. Although both DisplayPort and HDMI are capable of sending high-definition video and audio with HDCP from a source device to a display, there are differences worth noting. Below, we’ll discuss the key considerations to help you choose between the two interfaces for your next […]

GigaPOF® HDMI AOC with chiclet-style connector conduit pull demo video

Our chiclet-style HDMI connector is compact enough to pull through small-diameter conduit. The advantage of this design over detachable connectors is the avoidance of one or two extra electrical hops in the connection, which can compromise signal transmission quality and increase the possibility of connected devices incompatibility. This is especially crucial at the 18 Gbps data […]

Introducing Chromis GigaPOF® Active Optical Cables at CEDIA 2016

rAVe Publications stopped by our table at the Media Preview event at CEDIA 2016 and gave us the opportunity to talk a bit about our new line of Chromis GigaPOF® active optical cables for long-reach A/V signal distribution. For years, Chromis has been a manufacturer of private-label active optical cables for some of the biggest […]

Made in the U.S.A. – Is Domestic Manufacturing Making a Comeback?

Chromis Fiberoptics makes a range of plastic optical fiber and cable products in our New Jersey factory for a variety of markets, applications and customers in the U.S. and abroad. Over the past few years we have seen a marked preference among our domestic customers for products “Made in the U.S.A.”, especially if the quality and price are competitive with […]