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  • Commercial Spaces Get PoE Connected

    Power over Ethernet brings a wealth of efficiencies to smart building initiatives. by Giovanni Frezza, Group Product Manager, Molex Power over Ethernet (PoE) lighting and automation systems help make highly innovative building concepts possible. These distributed networks deliver electrical power and transmit communications signals over standard low-voltage category cabling to various endpoints, including LED lighting, Read More >>

  • PAM4 Extends the Life of Legacy Connectors

    Replacing traditional signaling with four-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM4) may be exactly the solution the industry is looking for. System design engineers have been dealing with the challenges elicited by ever-increasing data rates for many years. High-speed connector manufacturers have collaborated with their bleeding-edge customers and chip manufacturers to develop cost-effective interconnects that deliver a Read More >>

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Commercial Spaces Get PoE Connected

POE-300Power over Ethernet brings a wealth of efficiencies to smart building initiatives. by Giovanni Frezza, Group Product Manager, Molex Power over Ethernet Read More...

PAM4 Extends the Life of Legacy Connecto...

PAM-300Replacing traditional signaling with four-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM4) may be exactly the solution the industry is looking for. System design Read More...

Stretchable Electronics are the New Mach...

stretchable-electronics-300A new class of connectors is poised to enable stretchable electronic devices that will revolutionize patient care. Sensors have long played Read More...

One Waterproof Connector Does Not Fit Al...

Pisces-waterproof-connectors-300A host of variables define a waterproof connector. Here’s how one company helps its customers get exactly what they need. Roy Read More...

Facts & Figures

North American PCB Order Growth Boosts B...

PCBIPC Releases PCB Industry Results for March 2017 IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced the March 2017 findings from its monthly Read More...

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...

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Ground Transit Evolves with Advanced Int...

Connectors on trainsFrom light rail to school buses, advanced interconnects are enabling cities to relieve traffic congestion, reduce pollution, drive economic growth, Read More...

Derating Wire Harnesses Can Achieve Weig...

circle-check-300x300Designers can use derating to capture the advantages of lighter-weight wires without sacrificing performance. By Michael Traskos, EWIS Designated Engineering Representative Read More...

Wireless Communications Protocols and St...

Wireless-World-300x300From ZigBee to Z-Wave, plus 802.n options, wireless communications choices seem limitless.   Projected market demand for 5G and other Read More...

Five Add-Ons That Improve Cord Grip Perf...

Cord gripsCord grip add-ons offer increased protection and reliability in harsh industrial conditions By Mark Sweeney, President/COO, Remke Industries   Add-ons for Read More...

Headliners

Interconnect Industry News - July 11, 20...

Industry NewsThe Latest Interconnect Industry News Event News DesignCon 2018 is still accepting abstracts through tomorrow, Wednesday, July 12. Samtec is exhibiting at Read More...

Connector Industry Loses Giant: Dave Bre...

David-Brearley-300Dave Brearley, a valued contributor to Connector Supplier and the Medical Market Director for Bishop & Associates Inc., passed away Read More...

Interconnect Industry News Updates

Featured newsInterconnect Industry News Updates   Distribution News Heilind Electronics now offers Switchcraft’s new Right Angle Tini-QG Mini XLR Series circular Read More...

New Product News Roundup

Featured newsIn the market for a new solution? We’ve rounded up, summarized, and linked the latest connectors, cables, assemblies, tools, and Read More...


Learning Tools

One Waterproof Connector Does Not Fit Al...

Pisces-waterproof-connectors-300A host of variables define a waterproof connector. Here’s how one company helps its customers get exactly what they need. Roy Read More...

Five High-Frequency Connector Fundamenta...

power-button-300Five AC conditions affect high-frequency connector contact and performance. By Roland S. Timsit, PhD, PE, Timron Advanced Connector Technologies   Many Read More...

UL Certification Roadmap Helps Unlock Gl...

Roadmap 2015Expanding the application of your connector products for global markets doesn’t have to be complex. This roadmap of UL certification Read More...

Design Issues in High Frequency Connecto...

Engineering guidelines that have evolved for the design of electronic connectors over the years are based primarily on the current Read More...

Buyers Guide

High-Speed Connector Roundup

PRODUCT-ROUNDUP-high-speedCheck out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the industry’s latest and greatest high-speed connector solutions. High-Speed Connector Read More...

Card Edge Connector Roundup

Card edge connector roundupCard edge connectors can deliver the high-speed, high-bandwidth, and high-reliability performance that today’s medical devices demand in miniature, environmentally robust, Read More...

Interconnect Industry News - July 11, 20...

Industry NewsThe Latest Interconnect Industry News Event News DesignCon 2018 is still accepting abstracts through tomorrow, Wednesday, July 12. Samtec is exhibiting at Read More...

IDC Roundup

IDC-Roundup-300Check out this week’s product roundup for information about some of the industry’s latest and greatest insulation displacement connector (IDC) Read More...