What are LightCONEX active optical interconnects ?

The LightCONEX 12+12 Active Blind Mate Optical Interconnect solution for the embedded computing systems features 12-lane full-duplex transceivers, each lane operating at up to 12.5 Gbps for an aggregate bandwidth of up to 300 Gbps. These transceivers are rugged, small-SWaP, low-cost modules, specifically designed for the VPX systems commonly deployed in defense and aerospace applications.