LightPointe Upgrades Optical Wireless Bridge

San Diego-based LightPointe announced that it has added a new outdoor wireless bridge using the company's free space optics (FSO) technology. The new bridge provides 100-Mbps Fast Ethernet performance over a distance of 1500 meters. LightPointe's equipment is designed for connecting campus LANs across buildings without requiring wiring infrastructure, reducing the cost of installation. LightePointe is venture backed and supported by Cisco, Hauwei Technologies, Sevin Rosen, and others.