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17. January 2017

Innovation Award goes to TOC ODB 68

Construction industry event SAIE awarded prize in the category Building, Office and Home Automation



Telegärtner’s Fiber Optic Distributor TOC ODB 68 won the Innovation award of SAIE 2016. SAIE is the international reference point for the world of construction at the Bologna (Italy) trade fair and Telegärtner together with our Italian distribution partner Wi-Com showed solutions for building automation.

The "Best of SAIE Innovation" consists of a selection of 28 innovative solutions divided into categories spanning the entire world of construction. These solutions testify to companies’ unflagging efforts to improve their range of products and services. Amongst these solutions are products that not only constitute an effective innovation in their fields but also stand out for their low environmental impact and energy efficiency in keeping with the latest needs of the construction industry.

The Awardee

Category: Building, office and home automation

FO Distributor IP68 - TOC ODB 68

TOC ODB 68 – RELIABLE PROTECTION IN HARSH ENVIRONMENTS Telegärtner and Wi-Com Solutions introduce a versatile FO distributor IP68. Whether cabling infrastructure for buildings or FTTH network, mobile communication or industrial application, whether security installations or smart grid, the small, robust distributor protects FO connections in harsh environments in indoor and outdoor applications. The space-saving housing is UV stable and offers water and dust protection according to IP68.

Reason: For the effectiveness in the protection of crucial points in the telecommunications network


Allesandro Padovani (Wi-Com Solutions) accept the award (picture: SAIE)


The Event

At last year's SAIE (Salone internazionale dell'industrializzazione edilizia) last year more than 70.000 visitors met about 1000 exhibitors The biennial event is the ideal platform for keeping up with the transformations in the construction sector, including innovation, seismic safety, digitalization, standards or sustainability of the built environment.