Workshop on
Synchronization and
Timing Systems

Time and Synchronization Across Industries:
A 2020 Vision

March 25 - 28, 2019
San Jose, CA
DoubleTree San Jose


Calnex is the world-leader in test & measurement solutions to prove and monitor the performance and reliability of Ethernet synchronisation and OAM technologies - 1588v2, NTP, Sync-E, CES, E-OAM and MPLS-TP OAM.

Customers developing equipment with these technologies can use the Calnex gear to prove performance to rigorous standards for R&D and System Test.

Customers deploying these technologies in their networks can use the Calnex gear to test performance during trials and to troubleshoot problems in their networks. For more information visit the Calnex website.

Epson is the world’s leading timing device company with #1 market share and the broadest range of timing devices from kHz and MHz crystals, real-time clocks, crystal and SAW oscillators, VCXOs and VCSOs, to TCXOs, OCXOs, and Atomic Oscillators. Epson’s synchronization devices are designed specifically for Stratum 3 and 3E, Synchronous Ethernet, IEEE-1588, Base Station, Small Cell, and Microwave Backhaul applications. Epson’s TCXOs and OCXOs deliver superior MTIE and TDEV under environmental stress such as temperature ramps and airflow and superior wander performance for IEEE-1588 applications. Epson is the most vertically integrated timing device company in the industry with its own synthetic Quartz production, crystal fabrication, IC foundry, and package assembly. Learn more at

FURUNO is a world-wide GNSS/GPS Chips and Modules vendor supporting Timing & synchronization solutions with courteous technical and timely service delivery. FURUNO solutions support the capability of 1PPS output as well as Clock output functionality (configurable to, e.g. 10MHz) and data output in NMEA or M12 (Motorola) Binary protocol.

Jackson Labs Technologies, Inc., located in Las Vegas, NV, is a privately held company that designs and manufactures precision Timing, Frequency, and Test & Measurement instruments based on the latest RF, Microprocessor, and Software technologies. Jackson Labs Technologies, Inc. strives to provide extraordinary electronic instruments that consistently outperform competitive products at price points that allow users with tight budgets to purchase our equipment. Jackson Labs continuously cooperates with well known industry experts and customers to test, certify, and improve its’ products.


Meinberg is a global leader in time synchronization solutions. The company’s flagship IEEE 1588 grandmaster clocks and NTP timeserver appliances have set the industry standard for innovation, flexibility and reliability – making them one of the market’s top network time synchronization solutions.

The Bad Pyrmont, Germany-based company designs and produces a range devices, including:

  • High-end PTP and NTP timeserver products
  • GPS, GLONASS, Galileo and BeiDou receivers, DCF77/WWVB/MSF receivers
  • IRIG/AFNOR time code generators/readers
  • An array of accessories (antennas, diplexers, converters,
    signal distribution systems, etc.)
As a global company, Meinberg products are used around the world, delivering synchronization for mission critical applications in power grid/substation automation, digital broadcasting, telecommunication networks, aerospace, financial applications and cutting edge research. All of its products are backed by a service network of distributors and partners located in over 40 countries.

Microlab’s patent pending Digital SkyTiming Technology™ offers the only product on the market to digitally transmit GPS signals over fiber. As a result, these new products provide highly accurate “5G ready” phase delay measurements. The products are designed for ultra-reliability and include remote monitoring and control.

Microsemi, the world leader in precise timing and synchronization solutions, sets the world's standard for time. The solutions offered by the company generate, distribute and apply precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure and metrology industries. Customers range from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide. Using the technology offered by Microsemi, customers are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the Company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services and solutions. The above systems support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Synchronous Ethernet and DOCSIS(R) timing.

Oscilloquartz is a pioneer in time and frequency synchronization. We design, manufacture and deploy end-to-end synchronization systems that ensure the delivery and assurance of highly precise timing information over next-generation packet and legacy networks. As an ADVA Optical Networking company, we’re creating new opportunities for tomorrow's networks. For more information, please visit us at: and

Rakon is a global high tech company, and is a world leader in the design and manufacture of frequency control oscillators & timing solutions. Rakon’s in-house ASIC and R&D teams pioneer product platforms found in telecom infrastructure, satellites & deep space, radar and global positioning systems. Rakon works closely with standards bodies and customers to develop high performance products that meet the stringent synchronisation and reliability requirements of next generation networks.

Seiko Solutions provides the latest time synchronization solutions, addressing a wide range of the global market, including mobile carriers and broadcasting. With Seiko's Grandmaster clock as well as our newest PTP protocol, Seiko has the solutions as well as the experience and knowledge of interoperability in the broadcasting, telecom, and financial markets.

Seven Solutions provides solutions with time as a first-order concept (via White Rabbit which is a pre-standard of next IEEE-1588-2018), pushing towards a massive adoption of ultra-accurate timing, enabling next generation of mobile telecom infrastructure (5G) and bringing disruptive time services to Finance, Smart Grid, IoT, positioning and navigation.


  • Calnex
  • Epson
  • Meinberg
  • Microsemi
  • Oscilloquartz