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    Interconnects in the Office of the Future

    In a recent interview with John MacWilliams, the connector industry veteran shared his best guesses on technology and its effects on the workplace of 2045.   In 2045, your work day will begin in your home office. You may still have a dedicated corporate office space to work and meet in, but the majority of your work Read More >>

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    Week in Review for February 5, 2016

    Bishop & Associates Electronics Industry Confidence Index for January, along with the latest news from the connector and cable industry, are featured in this issue’s Week in Review.   How Confident is the Electronics Industry? Every month Bishop & Associates asks for readers’ insights into the electronics industry to compile the industry confidence index. The January Electronics Industry Read More >>

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Interconnects in the Office of the Futur...

Office of the FutureIn a recent interview with John MacWilliams, the connector industry veteran shared his best guesses on technology and its effects on the Read More...

iPad Pro’s Smart Connector Changes How...

Apple iPadOnce again, Apple is changing the way we communicate. The new Smart Connector, launched in the iPad Pro last November, Read More...

Mouser Builds a Worldwide Engineering Co...

Grant ImaharaMouser asked celebrity engineer Grant Imahara to help its team reach out to engineers around the world; now it’s built Read More...

How Cars Learn to Be Human

auto-cartoon-300It’s a dream that’s been around since at least the late 1930s, when the public imagination was sparked by the Read More...

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Week in Review for February 5, 2016

Featured newsBishop & Associates Electronics Industry Confidence Index for January, along with the latest news from the connector and cable industry, are featured in Read More...

Top 10 Connector Suppliers in the Consum...

2014 Top 10Out of the top 100 companies, Molex is the top supplier of connectors to the consumer market.   The worldwide Read More...

Medical OEMs: How's Business?

Medical market sales statsWhen Bishop & Associates asked medical OEMs "How's business?," the response showed a 15.6% sales increase and a 37% drop Read More...

Be Happy About the Upcoming Tech Correct...

tech-crash-300x300It’s not a matter of if but when; Michael Wade of IMD explains indicators beyond the component industry that predict Read More...

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iPad Pro’s Smart Connector Changes How...

Apple iPadOnce again, Apple is changing the way we communicate. The new Smart Connector, launched in the iPad Pro last November, Read More...

USB Type-C: What You Need to Know

usb-c-300Depicted as “one cable to connect them all,” in reality there will be more than one type of USB-C cable. Read More...

Wireless and Photonic Integration: Putti...

wireless-photonic-integration-300Given consumer demand for mobile products that offer more services in real time, designers need to take advantage of the Read More...

Emerging Technology: Human-Machine Inter...

Human machine interfacesAs the Internet of Things starts to take hold, how do people engage and interact with the plethora of new Read More...

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Week in Review for February 5, 2016

Featured newsBishop & Associates Electronics Industry Confidence Index for January, along with the latest news from the connector and cable industry, are featured in Read More...

Avnet Names Chuck Delph President of EM ...

Featured newsEffective July 3, Chuck Delph will take over as president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas as Ed Smith is promoted Read More...

DesignCon 2016 Technology Wrap-Up

DesignCon ChipHeadDesignCon 2016 featured 33 interconnect manufacturers, all concentrating on ever-higher speeds and improved signal integrity.   DesignCon 2016 opened in Read More...

Week in Review for January 29, 2016

Featured newsIn this issue's Week in Review, we meet DesignCon's Engineer of the Year and are introduced to a number of Read More...


Learning Tools

How to Specify Mini-SAS HD Connectors an...

mini-sas-300There are a number of variables to consider when choosing Mini-SAS HD interconnects, and here TE offers tips on how Read More...

Robust Interconnect Solutions Mean Produ...

Reliability guaranteedInterconnect quality and reliability play a fundamental role in determining overall system quality and reliability. By choosing precision parts, engineers Read More...

Disaster Preparedness Checklist: Your Em...

Disaster preparationsThe right disaster preparedness plan can keep you up and running, protect your employees, and may even identify issues in Read More...

How to Specify 40G Cabling

cable-spoke-30040-gigabit applications over various media types are intended to reduce bottlenecks by providing improved speed within and between data centers. Read More...

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USB Type-C: What You Need to Know

usb-c-300Depicted as “one cable to connect them all,” in reality there will be more than one type of USB-C cable. Read More...

How to Specify Mini-SAS HD Connectors an...

mini-sas-300There are a number of variables to consider when choosing Mini-SAS HD interconnects, and here TE offers tips on how Read More...

METZ CONNECT M12 D-Code Plug

METZ CONNECT M12 D-Code PlugThe METZ CONNECT M12 D-Code plug is field-assembled for PROFINET and Ethernet IP applications. METZ CONNECT now offers the M12 Category Read More...

HellermannTyton Color-Coded RapidNet Pre...

HellermannTyton Color-Coded RapidNet Pre-Terminated CablingHellermannTyton RapidNet Category 6A and Category 6 unshielded solutions are now available with colored jacks for color-coding applications. HellermannTyton announced new options Read More...