Optiwave Systems Inc.

Optiwave Systems Inc.

April 25, 2007 07:00 ET

Optiwave Releases Latest Edition of Comprehensive Optical System Engineering Design and Validation Tool

OptiSystem 6.0 Addresses Design Challenges of Bi-directional Passive Optical Networks (PON)

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 25, 2007) - Optiwave Systems Inc., the leading provider of optical component and system design tools, today announced the immediate availability of OptiSystem 6.0 - the latest version of its optical communication system design suite. This major release delivers a number of exciting new features, which facilitate the simulation and design of emerging optical communication technologies; including WDM Passive Optical Networks (PON) and Radio over Fiber (RoF) systems.

"OptiSystem's capabilities enhance our design process allowing us to provide a rapid delivery of enhanced capabilities on our microWDM platform," said Dr. Ahmed Atieh, Technical Lead Engineer at BTI Photonics, an established Optiwave customer. "The technical support from the Optiwave team meets our expectations in achieving the desired simulation requirements."

The refined component libraries in OptiSystem 6.0 are designed to boost the productivity of optical engineering professionals developing designs for advanced optical communication systems. "Complexities in optical communication systems require a simulation design environment such as OptiSystem," said Jan Jakubczyk, President and CEO of Optiwave. "As we are now in the sixth iteration of this comprehensive design suite, the focus is on having a design environment which is flexible to meet the demands of today's system engineers."

About Optiwave Systems Inc.

Optiwave is the leading provider of essential design tools for photonics, hosting an unparalleled suite of award-wining simulation software products. Optiwave provides a comprehensive variety of optical component and system design tools to hundreds of leading high-technology businesses and academic institutions. An established community of over one thousand scientific users in over forty countries worldwide supports Optiwave's hallmark of achievements in Canadian business for over a decade.

Optiwave is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with an established distribution network throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. To download a free evaluation license, please visit Optiwave's online resource centre at optiwave.com.

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  • Optiwave Systems Inc.
    Richard Rambaran
    613-224-4706 (FAX)