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    Tech Meets Fashion at TE’s Wearables Lab

    As consumers try to warm up to Google Glass, Apple’s iWatch, and their Fitbit wristbands, TE unveils its latest “collection”: A Silicon Valley-based incubator team to enable the next generation of wearable devices.   Nicholas Langston, Jr., insists he’s the luckiest guy you’ll ever meet. Langston heads up TE Connectivity’s Wearables Lab in Menlo Park, Calif., Read More >>

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    Military Wearables Enhance Soldier Capabilities

    Military wearables enhance soldier capabilities, but the next generation of battlefield equipment will require an evolution in connector technology.   New wearables, including augmented reality technology and devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT), will not (yet) make the new soldier or airman look like Iron Man, although “Iron Man Suit” is the nickname used Read More >>

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Military Wearables Enhance Soldier Capab...

military-wearables-300x300Military wearables enhance soldier capabilities, but the next generation of battlefield equipment will require an evolution in connector technology.   New Read More...

How to Specify Nano-D Connectors

nano-d-connectors-300X300Ideal for small, rugged applications such as non-industrial robotics, here are some tips for how to specify nano-D connectors.   Nano-D Read More...

Cinch Connectivity Expanded-Beam Fiber O...

News BriefsCinch Connectivity's Fibreco Junior connector earned MIL-DTL-83526/20 and /21 qualification. Cinch Connectivity Solutions (CCS) announced the qualification of its Fibreco Junior connector Read More...

How to Specify an In-Vehicle Network Con...

vehicle-connectors-300X300Today's cars include sophisticated networks that control safety, entertainment, and communication in addition to vehicle performance, and all these systems Read More...

Facts & Figures

Facts & Figures: The Connector Confidenc...

Facts and FiguresHow does the connector industry view itself? According to the Connector Confidence Index, not always well.   Bishop & Associates polls Read More...

Facts & Figures: First Half 2015 Connect...

Facts and FiguresIn the first half of 2015, the connector industry is down almost 5% in US dollars, yet up in foreign currencies. Read More...

Facts & Figures: Medical Market Sector S...

Facts and FiguresMedical market sector sales are up 15.3% in 1Q15, driven by the Medtronic/Covidien merger.   Bishop tracks eight companies in the Read More...

Facts & Figures: Robots on the March

Industrial robotics salesCurrently, there are more than 1.6 million industrial robots in service worldwide; will that number grow significantly in the next Read More...

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Tech Meets Fashion at TE’s Wearables L...

Wearables meet fashionAs consumers try to warm up to Google Glass, Apple’s iWatch, and their Fitbit wristbands, TE unveils its latest “collection”: Read More...

Military Wearables Enhance Soldier Capab...

military-wearables-300x300Military wearables enhance soldier capabilities, but the next generation of battlefield equipment will require an evolution in connector technology.   New Read More...

The Era of Smart Wearables is Coming

Era of smart wearablesConnectivity will be key to expanding the world of wearables in the future.   The world of technology is going through Read More...

Opinion: US Oversight of the Internet

laptop-globeAs US politicians debate the future of the Internet, Bishop & Associates’ John MacWilliams makes the case for leaving oversight Read More...

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News Briefs for September 1, 2015

News BriefsFor the latest information on awards, conferences, appointments, and other achievements, take a look at the news briefs for September Read More...

Opinion: US Oversight of the Internet

laptop-globeAs US politicians debate the future of the Internet, Bishop & Associates’ John MacWilliams makes the case for leaving oversight Read More...

News Briefs for August 18, 2015

News BriefsFor the latest news on appointments, certifications, new business ventures, and new hires, read the news briefs for August 18, Read More...

News Briefs for August 11, 2015

News BriefsFor the latest appointments, distribution agreements, and awards, check out the news briefs for August 11, 2015. Hubbel Incorporated announced a Read More...


Learning Tools

How to Specify High-Transmission I/O Con...

High-speed i/o connectorsToday’s requirements for input/output connectors demand smaller size and faster data transmission. Hirose advises designers on how to specify high-transmission Read More...

How to Specify Optical Modules

te-optical-300x300Optical modules are key components in networking equipment, and specifying the right modules can heavily influence overall system performance. Here, Read More...

Eliminate Thermal Voltage Errors with LL...

MeasurementsLow-level contact resistance measurements are an integral part of any test plan designed to assess the reliability of electric contacts. Read More...

How to Identify Counterfeit Cabling in H...

red house cautionCounterfeit cabling can endanger the lives of patients in medical applications and facilities, and engineers and installers should take care Read More...

Buyers Guide

Mill-Max USB 3.1 Type C Receptacle

Mill-Max USB 3.1 Type C ReceptacleThe Mill-Max USB 3.1 Type C receptacle is two times faster than USB 3.0 with more efficient data transfer. Mill-Max has Read More...

Binder M12 SMT Connectors

Binder M12 SMT ConnectorsThe Binder M12 SMT connectors can be soldered directly to the PCB surface to reduce assembly time. Binder-USA announced an addition Read More...

Weidmuller’s PZ 10 HEX and PZ 10 SQR C...

Weidmuller’s PZ 10 HEX and PZ 10 SQR Crimping ToolsWeidmuller's new crimping tools provide precise results for secure connections. Weidmuller introduces two new high-quality, self-adjusting crimping tools, the PZ 10 Read More...

WAGO Three-Conductor Fuse and Disconnect...

WAGO Three-Conductor Fuse and Disconnect Terminal BlockThe WAGO three-conductor fuse and disconnect terminal block, which allows a second conductor to be connected to the field side, Read More...