One device - one wire, one connector

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Currently, most office and home computers have at least 2 connections to the infrastructure. These are network connection and Power line connection. This implies 2 connectors, 2 cables plus the problem of hiding all these wires .

We suggest a new type of connector which would combine both connections, as well as a new type of wire, combining the power line and optic fiber. In fact this is a refinement of a standard electrical socket and a plug through adding an optic connector.

As a result, we have the following advantages:

  1. Connecting a device to electricity, we simultaneously connect it to its network.
  2. There are fewer connections between devices and infrastructure.
  3. It is easier to connect devices to the network infrastructure for inexperienced users.
  4. The compatibility for connecting of "old" devices to the network infrastructure is preserved.
  5. The use of optical technology meets current and future requirements of the equipment to the network capacity.
  6. The use of optical technology with the power line connections is safe.
Of course, the implementation of this idea would require the development of new standards, devices, cables and the creation of new Structured Cabling System.

But it seems to me that this idea is just destined to be realised by someone in the future. It's simple and natural and modern technologies can help this idea become widespread and cheap.



What is your idea of the problem can be solved?
Author Cisco Author Cisco


  1. Simplifying of connecting devices to the network and power. Even a child can do it.
  2. It will actually bring optic fiber to each work place.
  3. It will simplify home network.
  4. Structured Cabling System will be more effective and simple.
  5. Will help get rid off the "redundant" wires and connectors of computer and other household electric devices (100Base-T, 1000Base-T, 100Base-FX etc.). Anna Gossen Anna Gossen


Who will be the first customers of your ideas?
Author Cisco Author Cisco


The first clients, I think, will be the network integrators implementing projects of installation of Structured Cabling System. Later, with support of the market, all household electronics manufacturers will become customers. Niels Gossen Niels Gossen


Who are the major competitors? What are the main benefits of your ideas before the competition?
Author Cisco Author Cisco


The competitors are the companies promoting technologies "PowerLine" ( The main advantage of the idea "One device-one wire, one connector", in my opinion, is that it can be used in virtually any field, beyond Home Network too. The other advantage is the high speed connection, which can be limited only by the used optic technology. The mass implementation of this idea can increase the sales of other devices (optic network devices) significantly. I think that this niche on the market is virtually empty. Sergey Bessonnitsyn Sergey Bessonnitsyn


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