Lightware unveils Displayport extender

Lightware Visual Engineering believes that it has launched the world’s first display port extender over a single fibre optic cable.

Consisting of a transmitter and a receiver pair, it is capable of extending a Displayport 1.1a signal over 2.5km on multimode fibre.
The unit has several status LEDs which indicate signal type, source and monitor detection and various link parameteres. It supports resolutions up to 2560x1600 (including 1080p with 10bit colour).