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  • No Silver Bullet for Vision System Connectors

    Like any aspect of machine vision, cable and connector selection is driven by speed and economy. Customers demand longer, faster, and cheaper cabling solutions, but aren’t always happy about adopting yet another new connector or protocol.   No Silver Bullet for Vision System Connectors The stringent demands of vision systems vary depending on distance, cost, Read More >>

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    Connectors are Critical for VME to VPX Transitions

    In demanding fields like military and transportation, connectors are helping VME and VPX developers push performance to new levels.   Connectors are Critical for VME to VPX Transitions The harsh, high performance fields that have used VME technologies for decades are making the transition to its successor, the VPX bus. As this evolution occurs, connectors Read More >>

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No Silver Bullet for Vision System Conne...

vision-systems-300Like any aspect of machine vision, cable and connector selection is driven by speed and economy. Customers demand longer, faster, Read More...

Connectors are Critical for VME to VPX T...

VPX backplaneIn demanding fields like military and transportation, connectors are helping VME and VPX developers push performance to new levels. Read More...

Digital Transformation: Industrial IoT a...

Industrial internetThe Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has become a reality, and could very well be the biggest driver of productivity Read More...

Rugged Industrial Interconnects: The Des...

BeCu-contact-300Connectors that exhibit the rugged, high-reliability performance characteristics required to withstand hazards including shock, vibration, and high mating cycles in Read More...

Facts & Figures

UAV Market Trends

Drones for homeland securityOver the next decade, combined sales of UAVs are expected to top $90 billion dollars, with annual sales rising from Read More...

Identifying the Top 10 – It’s Harder...

Top 10Design engineers and purchasing personnel want to use the best connector companies for their design and purchasing requirements. However, identifying Read More...

Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Market Sh...

Top 10The 10 largest connector companies had combined 2015 sales of $30 billion, or 57.7% of world connector demand. The names Read More...

Top 10 Connector Manufacturers Market Sh...

Top 10What suppliers topped the charts in market share by region?   The 10 largest connector companies had combined 2015 sales Read More...

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Vehicles Rely on FAKRA Connectors to Ass...

auto-fakra-300Today’s FAKRA connectors perform up to 6GHz and meet the rugged mechanical and environmental requirements of the automotive industry. Read More...

Connectors in Embedded Computers: Upgrad...

Embedded SsytemsTwo conferences highlighted the ongoing changes in wiring, thermals, backplanes, and many more connector technologies. Bob Hult provides the buzz Read More...

Trends to improve speed, size and pricin...

2016-tech-trendsConnector makers upgraded lines, extended product families and unveiled new interfaces to meet customer demands for increased circuit density and Read More...

Communication Cabling on the Factory Flo...

electrical-waves-300x300Industrial and robotic service equipment operates in conditions and applications as varied as the robots themselves. If you want reliable Read More...

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Interconnect Industry News for February ...

Featured newsSee below for updates about new product introductions and distribution news.   Product News TE launched new Sliver internal cabled interconnects. Read More...

Best of DesignCon 2017

DesignCon2017-300Several trends were apparent at last week’s DesignCon 2017 conference. Foremost among them was the advance of copper solutions that Read More...

DesignCon 2017 showcases speed, density ...

DesignCon ChipHeadTechnical sessions at DesignCon 2017 in Santa Clara will examine next-generation technologies for speedy, compact connectors, while booths on the Read More...

Interconnect News for January 2017

Featured newsInterconnect News for January 2017   Events DesignCon will return to the Santa Clara Convention Center January 31 – February 2, Read More...


Learning Tools

Wearable Devices Applications for the In...

Subscribe-g80Welcome to the C&K Wearable Devices (Wearables) Applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) product training module. This module will Read More...

High Frequency SMA End Launch Connectors

Subscribe-g80 Welcome to the Amphenol RF High Frequency SMA End Launch Connectors product training module. This module will discuss the basic Read More...

Training Module Part 1 of 5: Introductio...

Welcome to the Molex Introduction to Heavy-Duty Rectangular Connectors – Part one of five product training modules. This first presentation Read More...

Seven Essentials for Rugged Connectors i...

How to seriesThe use of measuring devices to monitor and control processes is critical to the smooth operation of large systems, and Read More...

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New Interconnect Product News for March ...

New ProductCheck out the latest interconnect innovations in our New Interconnect Product News roundup.   Mill-Max announced the release of low-profile Read More...

Ruggedized I/O Connector Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest ruggedized I/O connector products. Read More...

Miniature Connector Product Roundup

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest miniature connector products. Designed to meet Read More...

High-Current & High-Voltage Product Roun...

New ProductCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the latest and greatest high-current and high-voltage connector and Read More...