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Talk to Your House: The Roadmap for the Smart Home

Home automation technology begins with the human voice and extends to the Internet of Things (IoT) thanks to smaller, faster, smarter connectivity products. In the past few years, certain slow-to-evolve consumer technologies have really started …

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Seven Design Tips for Smart Appliances

Smart appliances create new challenges for device designers, who must integrate additional components and manage power, data transfer, size, and heat considerations in compact, unobtrusive packages that satisfy consumer demands. Consumers who value the improved …

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WHAT'S NEW IN THE CONSUMER MARKET

Comprehensive coverage of the latest connector and cable technologies, designs, and standards

USB connectors and cable assemblies
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USB Connectors and Cable Assemblies

This week’s Product Roundup highlights USB connectors and cable assemblies from leading …

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Wire-to-board connector products: Amphenol ICC's Minitek® Pwr Connector System
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Wire-to-Board Connector Products April 2019

This week’s Product Roundup highlights wire-to-board connector products for industrial, datacom, telecom, …

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Fiber Optic Cable Unleashes a New Breed of Br...

As video traffic increases and image quality improves, the quality of the …

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Waterproof Connectors for Portable Devices

Product designers have to account for the real possibility that a small …

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Panther PA Series waterproof connectors
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Waterproof Connector and Cable Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights waterproof connector and cable products from leading …

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Premium Audio Connectors and Cables are the F...

Precision audio connectors and premium cables provide music aficionados with high-fidelity sound. …

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Lightweight Connector Innovations Enable Info...

Consumers are now accustomed to instant, high-quality sound and image technology everywhere …

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Mill-Max 868 Series
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Consumer Electronics Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights consumer electronics connector solutions for handheld electronics, appliances, …

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Power & Signal stocks Sumitube SA3
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Wire and Cable Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights wire and cable products including heat-shrink tubing, …

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CONSUMER REFERENCE LIBRARY

An extensive collection of next-gen connector and cable technologies, design resources, specification tips, and application guides

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Low-Powered, Battery-Free Cell Phones Could C...

The possibility of battery-free cell phones poses an existential threat to connector …

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Cable Connector Seals May Determine the Life ...

Water is the enemy of electronics. Yet equipment ranging from our pocket-dwelling …

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New Gaming Hardware Revealed at E3 2018

Accessible gaming and a new console? Yes, please. This year’s E3 show …

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Battery Connectors Evolve to Stay in Charge

Smaller, more powerful handheld, portable, and wearable devices depend on a new …

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Connector basics
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Selecting the Ideal Spring-Loaded Connector f...

Our portable devices would not be possible without proven connector technologies that …

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The Maker Movement Encourages Tech Tinkerers ...

As growing numbers of hobbyists and makers tinker with today’s technology, more …

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Connector basics
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How to Create a Durable Low-Force Crimp Conta...

Products ranging from appliances to vehicles feature crimp contact plug connectors that …

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Connector Industry Supports Future Engineers ...

Students are introduced to connectors as they build and design competition robots. …

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Sensors Make Sense Beyond IoT Applications

Synergy between advanced sensors as well as related connectors and cable assemblies …

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Virtual Reality Isn’t Better than the Real ...

Companies are working on new cable designs that will help move this …

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The Implications of Adopting eSIM Technology

As the Internet of Things expands to link phones, appliances, security systems, …

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Gaming Connectors Evolve (Even When Gaming Pr...

Smaller connector designs pushed by the cellphone world find a new home …

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Standards
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Right to Repair Legislation Moves from Automo...

Consumers and businesses want to be able to repair the products they …

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Cable Basics
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A Custom Solution for Tight Spaces – Mi...

Shielded micro- and nano-sized cables save space and weight in portable electronics. …

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