Tyco Electronics Makes Deal with AIT Inc.
HARRISBURG, Pa., July 28 -- Tyco Electronics Corp., a Tyco International Ltd. unit, has obtained a global license to design, manufacture and distribute optical flex circuits using technology provided by Advanced Interconnection Technology Inc. Tyco will market the circuits under the name Lightray OFX to enhance its AMP Lightray MPX optical backplane interconnect system.
Convergence of voice, data, and broadband networks has dramatically increased the demand for dense system level packaging solutions and optical flex circuitry technology provides customers with enhanced flexibility in the design of their fiber-to-fiber system interconnects, said Rodd Ruland, director of product management and business development for the Fiber Optic Div. within Tyco Electronics. This licensing agreement will allow us to be an even stronger partner to our global customers,
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