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The Promise of Reversible USB Type-C Connectors

The new reversible USB Type-C connectors will replace existing USB types.     The first PCs and related accessories that incorporate the new USB Type-C connectors are now being released. Type-C connectors are covered by the recently updated Standard USB 3.1 (April 3, 2015) from the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) and will be used with both Read More >>

GTK USB Type-C Product Family

GTK USB Type-C Product Family

The new GTK USB Type-C product family includes connectors, cable assemblies, and adaptors. GTK launched a new range of USB Type-C connectors, cable assemblies, and adaptors. The new USB Type-C connector can be used to connect both hosts and devices, and its reversible plug orientation and cable direction means it no longer matters which end of the cable or Read More >>

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 >>

Mill-Max USB 3.1 Type C Receptacle

Mill-Max USB 3.1 Type C Receptacle

The Mill-Max USB 3.1 Type C receptacle is two times faster than USB 3.0 with more efficient data transfer. Mill-Max has added the SuperSpeed Universal Serial Bus 3.1, Type C to its line of USB I/O sockets. This mid-mount receptacle is two times faster than USB 3.0, with more efficient data transfer, higher through-put, and improved Read More >>

ODU AMC High-Density Connectors

The ODU AMC High-Density connectors offer a complete high-speed solution for harsh military applications.   ODU launched the ODU AMC High-Density connectors in the European market. ODU AMC High-Density is an advanced miniature USB 3.0 high-speed connector solution designed for harsh-environment applications. It is used extensively in soldier communications and Future Soldier Systems that require significant weight and space Read More >>

JAE Electronics USB Type C Connector Family

JAE Electronics USB Type C Connector Family

The new JAE Electronics USB Type-C connector family offers all the features of the USB 3.1 specification as well as a friction lock, EMI reduction, and power delivery. JAE has debuted its full line of USB Type-C connectors. Based on the USB 3.1 specification that defines the next generation of USB connectors, the JAE DX07 offers all Read More >>

Yamaichi Electronics' USB 3.1 Connectors

Yamaichi Electronics’ USB 3.1 Connectors

Yamaichi Electronics’ USB 3.1 connectors extend an already broad USB product line. Yamaichi Electronics expanded its portfolio of USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 products with the new USB series 3.1 that includes a standard line of types A and C, both in plug and socket variants. Cable assemblies in a number of combinations are also available. The nine-pin version Read More >>

Kycon A-Type High-Retention Force USB

The Kycon A-type high-retention force USB 2.0 connector allows for 50% more retention force than standard USB products. Kycon expanded its line of USB 2.0 products to include an A-type that allows for 50% more retention force than the standard USB to prevent accidental disconnect. The KUSBXHT is ideal for use where USB connection reliability is critical Read More >>

USB 3.0 Super Speed

USB 3.0 Technology at a Glance

Need to brush up on the latest info about USB 3.0? John MacWilliams explains the pros, cons, history, and future of USB 3.0 technology at a glance.   The Universal Serial Bus standard has been one of the most successful connector specifications ever, shepherded by the USB Implementers Forum. USB dates back to 2008 and Read More >>

Omnetics USB 3.0 connectors

How to Use USB 3.0 Connectors

As we begin to expand usage of USB 3.0 to reap the many benefits, we must pay attention to how the connectors and cables affect circuit operation. Here, Omnetics’ Bob Stanton explains how to use USB 3.0 connectors and cables.   As we begin to tap into the potential of USB 3.0 speeds that run up Read More >>

Computing devices

Tablets, Nablets, and Phablets Change the Computing Landscape

Since the introduction of the iPad less than five years ago, how, when, and where we compute has changed dramatically. Now, as the handheld technology continues to evolve, tablets, nablets, and phablets will once again change the computing landscape. Over the past 5 years or so, tablets have been all the rage in the personal systems Read More >>