Fusion Cable Splicer

Corning // OptiSplice M90e

Corning Cable Systems is the world’s largest manufacturer of cabling systems. The OptiSplice Ribbon Handheld Fusion Splicer is a sturdy and reliable high-performance splicer for ribbon fiber applications. This innovative field device features an intuitive user interface, dual cameras, fast heat-shrink oven, and high-capacity Li-Ion battery.  Its compact size and rugged design allow it to be used in a wide variety of installation settings. 


Hardware Design

The phyCORE-PXA270 serves as the basis for the OptiSplice. PHYTEC also provided CMOS-based image processing technology and five other PCB subassemblies that comprise the system.  A second generation of the product boasts expansion of the camera interface to two camera channels.  PHYTEC also specified conformal coating for the multiple PCB assemblies, as well as designed an optimized system housing.

Software Design

Integration of required camera drivers into PHYTEC’s production-ready Linux Board Support Package.