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    Could Artificial Intelligence Spell Trouble for the Connector Industry? AI has the potential to change everything about how connectors are made — and who makes them. By Ray Alderman It’s time that we take a broad and pragmatic view of the future, what it holds for the electronics industry, and specifically what difficulties could be Read More >>

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    10 Must-See Moments at DesignCon 2018

    This year, DesignCon promises a full array of events, including technical sessions, panels, training boot camps, and hundreds of exhibits featuring the latest connector technology.   DesignCon is one of the premier conferences and exhibitions for the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities. Held each year in Santa Clara, California, this jam-packed three-day event includes continuing Read More >>

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Six Things to Consider When Specifying ...

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The Connected Flight: Designing High-Spe...

MAeBook 04262017 ITT Figure 2 copy High-speed networks for military and commercial aircraft must handle ever-increasing data volumes at ever-faster speeds. Ethernet protocols, efficient network designs, Read More...

Connectors Help Drive Electric Vehicle E...

Electric car symbolPlug-in vehicles continue to grow in appeal and in power. 2018 promises to be the biggest year yet for the Read More...

The Implications of Adopting eSIM Techno...

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Facts & Figures

We Crunch the Numbers

puzzle-300x300Look for more in-depth industry analysis in 2018 as Bishop & Associates shares valuable data about global connector industry trends. Who Read More...

The Highest-Ranking Connector Companies

Top 10These companies achieved a Top 10 ranking in at least one of four key categories. Every year, we identify the connector Read More...

The Top 10 in World Sales

Top 10We took names. We analyzed the numbers. Now we’ll share the results. Last month, we provided readers with in-depth, behind-the-scenes insight Read More...

Identifying the Top 10 – It’s Hard...

Top 10For decades, Bishop & Associates has evaluated the connector industry to pinpoint the top companies. That list changes, however, depending on what factors you Read More...

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Insider Perspectives

artificial-intelligence-300x300Could Artificial Intelligence Spell Trouble for the Connector Industry? AI has the potential to change everything about how connectors are made Read More...

The Implications of Adopting eSIM Techno...

esim-300x300As the Internet of Things expands to link phones, appliances, security systems, and vehicles, manufacturers are looking to one SIM Read More...

Two New Broad-Use IPC Standards Updates ...

IPC-STANDARDS-300X300The two most widely used standards in the electronics industry, IPC-J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610, have been updated. How will this impact Read More...

International Requirements Prompt Produc...

Lead free RoHS compliantA multitude of requirements compel manufacturers to default to worldwide commonality. EU regulations, such as RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) and Read More...

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10 Must-See Moments at DesignCon 2018

DesignCon ChipHeadThis year, DesignCon promises a full array of events, including technical sessions, panels, training boot camps, and hundreds of exhibits Read More...

Industry News January 2018

designcon-300x250Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Event News  DesignCon 2018, which will take place January Read More...

New Product News Roundup: January 2018 P...

NEW-PRODUCT-Jan2018-1Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products Interconnects, etc. AVX’s new 00-9296 Series vertical, top-entry, wire-to-board, poke-home connectors for Read More...

Industry News - December 2017

Industry New December 2017Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News for December 2017 Event News DesignCon’s 2018 keynote Read More...


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Six Things to Consider When Specifying ...

Nicomatic double-way DMM harnessAdnane Jaghmim, Tests and Measures Manager; Thibault Monet, Design Engineer; and Nataliya Mayaki, Brand Manager, Nicomatic Harsh-environment military and aerospace electronics applications Read More...

Seven Levels of Interconnection (LOI) in...

circle-check-300x300When we integrate electronics into building and architecture environments, the number of connection points is no longer limited to the Read More...

Selecting an Automotive Connector Suppli...

auto-fakra-300Five Things to Consider When Selecting a Connector Supplier for Automotive Applications Burt Fisher, Applications Engineer, Advanced Interconnections Corp. 1. The Company 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...

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Circular Connector Product Roundup

Circular-roundup-011618-300This week’s product roundup highlights some of the highest-performance circular connector products currently available on the market. Circular Connector Products NorComp’s M12 Read More...

Power Connector Products

Power connector products roundupThis week’s product roundup highlights some of the most rugged, reliable, and versatile power connector products currently available on the Read More...

New Product News Roundup: January 2018 P...

NEW-PRODUCT-Jan2018-1Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products Interconnects, etc. AVX’s new 00-9296 Series vertical, top-entry, wire-to-board, poke-home connectors for Read More...

Push-Pull Connector Products

Push-pull-roundup-sept2017This week’s product roundup highlights some of the most rugged, reliable, and versatile push-pull connector products currently available on the Read More...