Connector and Cable Assembly Supplier

2017

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Connector Supplier’s market-focused coverage offers insights into a world of applications that are made possible by connectors. In 2017, our coverage of the connector industry showcased connector, sensor, and cable assembly products in action. We found connectors in virtually every industry, from healthcare to agriculture to transportation. As connectors empower the Internet of Things (IoT), Read More >>

Connectivity Solutions for Wind Energy Electronics

There’s no stopping the wind, so we may as well harvest it. By Amy Goetzman and Christine Stieglitz Wind farm installations continued to expand in 2017, with additional capacity added around the globe, notably in places like Texas, Turkey, France, the UK, and India. Wind energy contributed an annual €36 billion ($43 billion) to the Read More >>

High-Tech Equipment and Processes Transform Farming

Today’s precision farming techniques rely on interconnect technologies. Although agriculture is the world’s oldest and most essential industry, it’s been completely transformed in recent years by modern technologies, many of which depend on electronics. Electronics now play a role in virtually every step of the agriculture process, from weather monitoring to irrigation to storage of Read More >>

Industry News: December 2017

Summary coverage of upcoming events and recent news from across the connector industry. Industry News for December 2017 Event News DesignCon’s 2018 keynote presentations are open to all pass types and will include a panel discussion that brings some of the industry’s brightest minds together to discuss the SI/PI and EMI forecast for the next Read More >>

Show Report: SC17, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis

At this year’s show, the supercomputing world reached towards higher speeds and capabilities. The term “supercomputers” brings to mind huge, room-sized machines that spend their time contemplating the mysteries of the universe. Some of these machines actually do, but this year’s International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis, held in Denver, demonstrated Read More >>

ODU Wins 2018 German Design Award

The ODU-MAC® ZERO modular hybrid connector sets a new standard for form and function. ODU has been awarded the prestigious 2018 German Design Award for its ODU-MAC® ZERO connector. The prize, awarded by the German Design Council, an international foundation dedicated to promoting design and brand development, honors products and projects across industries that demonstrate Read More >>

Push-Pull Connector Products

This week’s product roundup highlights some of the most rugged, reliable, and versatile push-pull connector products currently available on the market. Push-Pull Connector Products ITT Cannon’s PL Series plastic-latching push-pull connectors deliver versatile, reliable, and cost-effective solutions ideal for disposable and reusable medical applications, including: dental and electrosurgery tools, ECG devices, catheters, sensors, respirators, and Read More >>

New Product News: December 2017

Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. New Product News for December 2017 Connectors, Inserts, Pins, Probes, Sockets, and Modules ITT Cannon’s new MIL-style MKJ Clip-Lock miniature circular connectors are small, lightweight, competitively priced, and easy to install, and repurpose a clip-lock latching system originally designed for the automotive industry to provide Read More >>

Connectors in the Nuclear Zone

Radiation-proof connectors allow robots to work in places where humans cannot safely tread. By Jean Thilmany The number of robots working at nuclear power plants — helping to shut down, clean up, and perform other duties that humans cannot, due to inaccessibility or the danger of radiation exposure — continues to grow. This rising demand Read More >>

Seven Levels of Interconnection (LOI) in Connector Packaging

When we integrate electronics into building and architecture environments, the number of connection points is no longer limited to the confines of a product package. By William Garver, APEX Electrical Connector Consultants LLC There are various Levels of Interconnection (LOI) in the electrical connector packaging field. At every interconnection point, at every level, there is Read More >>

Top Ways to Find Your Product on Samtec.com

Samtec.com’s Search Options Give Fast Access to the Products You Need Sponsored by Sager Electronics By Cody Wheeler Samtec’s Easy Search Tools Find Ideal Products Fast The Samtec website is designed with versatility in mind. Researching your products is fast and easy, no matter how you prefer to approach the search process. We’ve built a variety Read More >>

A Healthy Market for Connectors

As electronics enable a new generation of portable medical devices, opportunities are increasing for manufacturers of these unique connectors and sensors. Connectors and Sensors for the Medical Market In addition to the universe of general-purpose connectors, more specialized interfaces fill important niches. These connectors are designed with specific features that satisfy the unique requirements of Read More >>