Somerset and Middlesex, New Jersey – July 30, 2010
Zenko’s product portfolio includes PON transceiver modules, ICs for burst-mode communications, and optical video modules for RFoG solutions. Zenko’s product and technology portfolio enable Go!Foton to offer customers complete access solutions.
As a result of this acquisition, Zenko Technologies will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Go!Foton. Its founder, President, and CTO, Dr. Yusuke Ota, will become CTO of Go!Foton Corporation. Dr. Ota is a celebrated Bell Labs veteran and is recognized as a founding father of burst-mode optical communications.
“Zenko’s technologies blend perfectly well with our passive optical components and Photodiode and Avalanche Photodiode fab capability, enabling us to offer our customers a complete solution coupled with both technology strength and cost advantage,” commented Dr. Simin Cai, President of Go!Foton. “We will continue our efforts to build our strength in both technology and cost structure in order to bring greater value to our customers.”
Go!Foton, formerly known as NSG America, was created through a management buyout of NSG Group’s telecommunication device business in July 2009. The company provides a variety of telecom solutions for long haul, metro, and broadband access applications, as well as supplying optical materials and components to the imaging, medical, and instrumentation markets. A global company, Go!Foton has sales offices in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, in addition to development and manufacturing facilities in Japan, U.S., and the Philippines.
For further information, please go to www.gofoton.com
Zenko Technologies Inc. is a leading innovator of optical transceiver modules and ICs for burst-mode communications, products related to optical video transmissions. Zenko has assembled a strong technology team with a unique concentration of talent and experience in the wide range of opto-electronics, high-speed electronics, material science and software technologies with an industry reputation as pioneers of the burst-mode optical communications.
For further information, please go to www.gofoton.com/products/zenko/products.html