Converting an electrical signal to optic pulses has been a costly option that consumes too much PCB space and power. That’s changing now, as mid-board optical transceivers light up the datacomRead More
Bel Fuse to acquire Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions for $98 million, its third major acquisition in the past 14 months. Bel Fuse Inc. announced it has entered into aRead More
A new highlight component for industrial RJ45 connectivity is the Y-ConJack-6* series. This new category 6A (Cat 6A) jack enhances the Yamaichi Y-Con RJ45 product range. The new RJ45 Y-ConJack-6*Read More
August 2013 – The Internet of Things (IoT) will allow every thing with a unique identifier to communicate over the Internet or a similar network. Microprocessors will be embedded in everyday objects and the factory floor will be no exception. How far along are these developments? And what will they mean for the connectors of the future?
JEDEC finalized the DDR4 specification in September 2012. It is expected to hit server applications first, where its initial higher price can be justified, and then reach PCs later, as the prices drop.
Molex RF DIN 1.0/2.3 Modular Backplane System is a Subminiature Solution Molex announced a high-performance connector system designed specifically to enable PCB developers in the video, commercial broadcast, and telecommunicationsRead More
The cellular infrastructure business struggling to meet demand. Bishop tracks 13 market sectors for electronic interconnects sales trends. The combined annual revenue of all the market sectors was $4.3 trillionRead More
February 5, 2013 – Recently, the IEEE 802.3 Higher Speed Ethernet Consensus Ad Hoc group decided to focus its efforts on the next data rate of 400 Gb/s. The evolution of Ethernet technology hasbeen nothing short of remarkable: The next speed is in development before the current one has even reached the masses.
October 9, 2012 – RFID solutions may provide a completely new approach to product lifecycle management and value creation in the cable industry. Alexander Schmoldt of Murata explains the latest innovations and how they can transform cabling infrastructure.
August 2012—FCI’s new PwrBlade+ Series connectors combine high linear current density and low power loss with ruggedness and durability to deliver an ideal connector solution for truck and trailer-based communications equipment.