The player roster is as long and diverse as the approaches they’re taking to harness light in the service of data. Here’s our 30,000-foot view of the field.
By Bolaji Ojo
What’s at stake
With silicon photonics promising to vastly accelerate data access and transmission, companies all along the supply chain are jumping in with both feet. Collaborations among rivals are critical at this early stage as companies work to steer the nascent market toward their take on the technology. It’s too early to tell which of these uneasy alliances will prevail, but a look at the partnerships may yield some clues.
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