Fiber-optic training figure returns

July 18, 2002
July 18, 2002--Lennie Lightwave, mascot of the Fiber U program, gets his own Web site as the principals of the former Fotec launch a training-content firm.

The Lennie Lightwave character, created in 1993 as the mascot of the "Fiber U" fiber-optic training program, now has his own Web site. includes an updated version of the document "Lennie Lightwave's Guide to Fiber Optics." The document has been updated from its original version to include advances in fiber-optic technology. Its creators say the will continue to update it to keep pace with fiber-optic developments.

Those creators are Jim and Karen Hayes, who were principals of the former Fotec-a fiber-optic test-equipment company that was acquired by Fluke Networks ( in 2001. The Hayeses now operate VDV Works (, which creates technical content for Web sites, brochures, manuals, and training programs.

Sponsored Recommendations

Lenovo, Dell, Hewlett Packard Integrate NVIDIA Tech

Nov. 29, 2023
NVIDIA teams up with Lenovo, Dell, and Hewlett Packard to help enterprise customers with generative AI.

Ray Emplit, 1948-2023

Nov. 29, 2023
Longtime cabling standards contributor Emplit passed away on November 23 following an illness.

GL Communications’ Ethernet and IP Testing Software

Nov. 29, 2023
The PacketCheck software has numerous features and applications as an Ethernet/IP test tool.

Sabey Data Centers Solutions From Its Collaboration With JetCool

Nov. 28, 2023
Sabey and JetCool’s findings show an efficient and cost-effective solution to a data center problem.