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    Wireless Product Roundup

    We reached out to top interconnect suppliers to find out about their latest and greatest product launches for wireless applications.   Wireless Product Roundup Amphenol recently expanded its AISG Cable Assembly product offering to include four-, five-, and six-pin arrangements in overmolded as well as traditional mechanical options. Custom cable assemblies are also available. Connectors Read More >>

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    Great Connector Inventions: High-Speed Performance without Ground Planes

    In the latest installment of this series on great connector inventions, we look at how FCI took the next step in high-speed backplanes when it developed a cost-efficient way to deliver higher speed and density.   While Teradyne and its partner Molex were increasing speed with successive generations of large, expensive, heavily shielded waferized connectors, FCI Read More >>

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New Standard Brings High-Speed Ethernet ...

Auto circleRecent approval of the IEEE 802.3bp standard offers efficiencies for reducing the weight and cost of interconnections to support communication Read More...

The Internet of Ice Cream (and Things)

ice-cream-300By connecting an Italian line of frozen-treat machines via the Internet of Things, the equipment maker prevents unnecessary ice cream downtime. Read More...

Battling Superbugs with Medical Equipmen...

bacteria-300Certain strains of bacteria are disrupting standard safety protocol in industries from agriculture and food preparation to medical equipment manufacturing Read More...

Better Adhesives for Better Medical Equi...

Medical marketReducing the footprint of components enhances functionality in smaller spaces. To meet this demand in the medical industry, device manufacturers Read More...

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US Customers Choose Top 10 Suppliers for...

2014 Top 10The results are in for the 2016 Bishop & Associates US Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry, and Read More...

US Customers Name Top 10 Connector Suppl...

2014 Top 10The results of the 2016 Bishop & Associates US Customer Satisfaction Survey of the Electronic Connector Industry are in, and Read More...

Market Update: Commercial Aviation is Th...

Facts and FiguresBoeing and Airbus both added automation to their production lines to keep up with demand.   The worldwide demand for Read More...

Facts & Figures: Top 10 Telecom Supplier...

2014 Top 10In 2015, Apple was the largest telecom manufacturer worldwide, while Amphenol was the leading supplier of connectors to the telecom industry.   In Read More...

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New Standard Brings High-Speed Ethernet ...

Auto circleRecent approval of the IEEE 802.3bp standard offers efficiencies for reducing the weight and cost of interconnections to support communication Read More...

Copper Replacing Copper?

circuit-board-300Seeking a way to deliver bandwidth more effectively, some have investigated the removal of high-speed circuits from the PCB by replacing Read More...

Interconnects Morph to Meet the Need for...

intel image plus backplaneThe need to transmit more data at higher speeds is changing system design. New strategies include developing connectors specifically for Read More...

The Hottest Connector Technology of 2016...

Creative ideas in connector develoopmentWith the first half of 2016 behind us, Bishop & Associates’ Dave Brearley takes a look at the hot products Read More...

Headliners

Carlisle Acquires Micro-Coax

News BriefsMaker of mission-critical, high-frequency coaxial wire, cable, and cable assemblies is a leading provider to defense, satellite, and test and Read More...

Amphenol Aerospace Released from D38999 ...

headliner-300x300Additional mil-spec connector series are being released from “Stop Shipment” as approved.   Amphenol Aerospace has been released from the Read More...

Avnet Makes Offer to Acquire Premier Far...

headliner-300x300 The acquisition of Premier Farnell will substantially strengthen Avnet's digital footprint worldwide.   Avnet reached an agreement with the board of Read More...

Interconnect News for August 1, 2016

Featured newsCatch up on the latest news from your favorite suppliers right here!   TTI recently received the award from Amphenol Read More...


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Great Connector Inventions: High-Speed P...

Creative ideas in connector develoopmentIn the latest installment of this series on great connector inventions, we look at how FCI took the next step in Read More...

Great Connector Inventions: Wafers with ...

innovation-light-bulb-green-300In the latest article in this series, Dave Brearley looks at Teradyne Connector Systems’ innovative VHDM connectors that combined ground-plane and Read More...

Great Connector Inventions: Backplane St...

innovation-light-bulb-green-300Backplane connectors with large molded housings existed in the late 1980s but were expensive and very difficult to make. True position Read More...

Why We Need Copper AND Fiber

copper-cable-300From wet silk thread to modern superconducting ribbon, interconnect technology has advanced along with the related electronic technology as it Read More...

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Wireless Product Roundup

New ProductWe reached out to top interconnect suppliers to find out about their latest and greatest product launches for wireless applications. Read More...

Medical Interconnect Product Roundup for...

New ProductInterconnects for the medical industry must meet a variety of unique requirements that often call for application-specific designs that adhere to strict Read More...

Microwave Product Roundup for August 3, ...

New ProductWe reached out to top RF/microwave suppliers to find out about their latest and greatest product launches for this microwave Read More...

High-Speed Product Roundup for July 20, ...

New ProductLooking for a high-speed solution for any number of applications? We've gathered the latest products from your favorite suppliers in one Read More...