Here are the most important news items we have published in 2016 on

Cela a été un réel plaisir, pour nous, de participer aux JTSE 2016 à Paris. // It was a pleasure for us to have taken part at JTSE2016 in Paris.

Paris’s famous multi-purpose Bercy Arena has recently been transformed into the flexible AccorHotels Arena following a makeover costing around €150m.

Optocore is now offering customers a unique opportunity to trade in their old ‘E’-designated devices for the renowned and more efficient R-series products.

Just as they had at London 2012 — and many other spectacular Games ceremonies before — Norwest Productions took their extensive Optocore fiber network system to Rio for this year’s Summer Olympics.

Billed as the biggest event in the world, two and a half million people are believed to have flocked to the 2016 World Youth Day (WYD), an international Catholic event focused on faith and youth, which this year took place at two sites in Kraków and Brzegi.  

Having completed the design of Coldplay’s all new, Wigwam built control system, digital design specialist Alex Hadjigeorgiou, along with Account Manager, Chris Hill, have taken the technical design lead for the fibre infrastructure on the band’s latest trans-Atlantic tour, A Headful of Dreams.


Fohhn’s award-winning Linea Focus series, with beam steering capabilities, is now equipped for networking via an Optocore fibre solution. A SANE-FX module is mounted directly inside the Linea Focus housing, enabling direct fibre connection to the speaker.

Optocore Prolight and Sound

Optocore and BroaMan had plenty of surprises in store for the world’s press (and partners) when they assembled at the company’s booth during Prolight+Sound in Frankfurt.


SOUND.COM, leading provider of sound reinforcement and turnkey audio solutions, was chosen to provide the audio solutions for the Opening & Closing Ceremonies at the South Asian Games 2016, held at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati recently.


Since their beginnings in 1997, The Passion Conferences have served to bring college students together for worship with a line up of concerts and speakers. In the ten years since the organisation was founded events and tours have been held around the US and the entire world.

Interview with Marc Brunke

Ever since 1992 when Marc Brunke, founder and managing director at Optocore GmbH, built his first fibre optic system and was awarded first prize for the optical snake system at the prestigious competition for young engineers in Germany, “Jugend forscht”, he has consistently pioneered new technologies and standards. A prime example of this is Optocore’s recent development of MADI over Cat5 — which extends the AES10 MADI standard by allowing twisted pair Cat5 connectivity.


No fewer than 156 Optocore devices were used to create a stable fibre backbone for signal transport when the recent COP21 (2015 Paris Climate Conference), was held at the Paris-Le Bourget Conference Centre. This ensured that audio and other data streams were delivered robustly and with minimal latency to a variety of destinations.