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October 5, 2022

OPTICA and Consortium For On-Board Optics Announce First Annual Co-Packaged Optics and Pluggables Summit

Summit to drive important discussions and technology advancement between key companies in the photonics industry

October 12, 2021

Consortium for On-Board Optics Announces Formation of Multimode Waveguide Interconnect System (MWIS) Working Group

New Working Group to Address Embedded Optical Waveguides in Printed Circuit Boards

December 10, 2020

Consortium for On-Board Optics Announces Formation of Co-Packed Optics Working Group

New Working Group Defines Framework Addressing Next Generation Requirements for Future Co-Packaged Optical Devices

February 24, 2020

Consortium for On-Board Optics Honored by 2020 Lightwave Innovation Reviews

COBO Wins the Data Center Interconnect Platforms Category

February 20, 2020

OFC 2020 to Host Live Multivendor Technology Interoperability Demonstrations

Industry Leading Groups to Hold Technology and Solution Demonstrations

September 25, 2019

Consortium for On-Board Optics Demonstrates the Industry's First Packet Transmission Between On-Board and Multi-Supplier Agreement Optical Modules

COBO Validates Improved Power Efficiency with a 30% Reduction During Error-Free Packet
Transmission Between COBO, OSFP, and QSFP-DD MSA Modules

March 05, 2019

Consortium for On-Board Optics Paves the Way for New Business Model with Industry’s First Showcase of Multi-Vendor On-Board Optical Ecosystem

COBO’s new On-Board Optics Ecosystem brings together a demonstration of optical switch, adapter, modules, and compliance boards from leading-edge suppliers to enable the future of Optical Networking

December 21, 2018

EPIC, COBO Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Technology Roadmaps

The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) and the Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO) have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperative activities involving industry endorsement of standards and technology roadmaps.

March 13, 2018

The Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO) Announces Specification
for Embedded Optical Modules

On-Board Optical Module Specification Released for the Data Center and Coherent Markets
as Organization Celebrates Third Anniversary

March 21, 2016

The Consortium for On-Board Optics (COBO) Drives Towards Standard,
Expands Membership as it Celebrates First Anniversary

Members to Share Expertise at Upcoming OSA and OFC Industry Events

March 23, 2015

Consortium to Bring Interoperable On-board Optics to the Network Industry

 Consortium for On-Board Optics Develops Interoperable Specifications to Lower Power Consumption and Increase Bandwidth for Optics in the Next Generation Enterprise and Cloud Datacenters 

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