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Connectors for Automotive LED Applications are Lighting the Way

Connector solutions for automotive LED applications must combine ruggedness, reliability, long-term operation, increased functionality, apex performance, and ease of assembly — and all within a miniature and lightweight package. Automotive lighting uses one of three technologies for the headlamps: LEDs, high-intensity discharge (HID) Xenon, or halogen. LED technology has been disruptive in many markets and Read More >>

connector world embraces antennas and sensors

The Connector World Embraces Antennas and Sensors  

Acting in tandem with high-speed interconnects, antennas and sensors can collect and convey a world of data. They act as the eyes and ears of today’s connected world.   Everything is connected. But for once, we’re not talking about connectors. We’re taking a closer look at the passive technologies that enable the autonomous and interconnected functions of the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, the rollout of Read More >>

Where do Rare or Discontinued Connectors Go?

A network of authorized secondary distributors stocks rare or discontinued connectors. Every year, thousands of new connector designs enter the market. Many of these products meet the needs of new applications, but others replace a previous generation of a similar product. Typically, component manufacturers anticipate these changes and reduce production towards the end of a Read More >>

March 2019 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. March 2019 Connector Industry News March 2019 Connector Industry News > Event News TE Connectivity is showcasing its portfolio of SEACON products, DEUTSCH connectors, sensors, and Rochester engineered cables Read More >>

February 2019 Connector Industry News

Summary coverage of upcoming industry events, as well as recent award, partnership, promotion, personnel, facility, distribution, standards, association, and certification news from across the connector industry. February 2019 Connector Industry News February 2019 Connector Industry News > Event News TE Connectivity is hosting a new webinar series, TE Tech Talks, to help engineers develop solutions for integrating Read More >>

January 2019 connector industry news

January 2019 Connector Industry News

Our January 2019 Connector Industry News feature includes summary coverage of DesignCon 2019 exhibitor news, other upcoming industry events, recent industry awards, partnerships, personnel announcements, publications, facility news, distribution news, and industry standard, trade association, and certification updates from across the connector industry. DesignCon 2019 Exhibitor News DesignCon 2019 is taking place today through Thursday, Read More >>

Power & Signal stocks Sumitube SA3

Wire and Cable Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights wire and cable products including heat-shrink tubing, cables and cable assemblies, cut and strip machinery, conduit, connectors, and terminals. Power & Signal Group stocks SUMITUBE® SA3 dual-wall heat-shrink tubing by Sumitomo Electric Interconnect Products. Specifically formulated to provide environmentally sealed electrical splice connections in a wide range of harsh environment Read More >>

Top Technology Trends and Disruptions for 2019

A new wave of technologies including e-mobility, Industry 4.0, edge computing, artificial intelligence, and augmented reality will bring about big changes to society. The technology trends we are watching with great anticipation in 2019 isn’t a cool new device or a smaller, faster, better version of something we’ve seen before. It’s not a trip to Read More >>

TE HD and card edge power connector

New Product News: December 2018

New Product News: December 2018. Summary coverage of the latest, new-to-market connector and cable products. Interconnects, etc. TE Connectivity introduced its new high-density plus (HD+) card edge power connectors, which deliver the highest current density of any card edge power connector currently available on the market (15A/2.54mm), support power supplies up to 3kW, and provide Read More >>

Connector Industry News: October 2018 — Part II

Summary coverage of connector industry news, including events, awards, partnerships, personnel, distribution, facilities, associations, and standards. Event News  Heilind Electronics and JAE are presenting a webinar, “Optimized Interconnect Solutions for Design Flexibility in Portable Devices,” at 2:00pm EDT today, October 23. Click here to register. Kensington Electronics is exhibiting at The Assembly Show today through Read More >>

Board-to-Board Connector Products

This week’s Product Roundup highlights board-to-board connector solutions from leading suppliers. Mill-Max Mfg. Corp. offers a line of horizontal SMT (HSMT) headers and sockets with removable, high-temperature nylon caps that provide the convenience of a traditional connector, maintain accurate pin-to-pin spacing, enable group placement of low-profile SMT pins and receptacles, provide a flat pick-and-place surface Read More >>

Adoption Accelerates in LED Automotive Lighting

Automakers are moving away from incandescent bulbs at increased speeds, eliminating a longstanding connector market. Opportunities for interconnect suppliers to shift gears and merge into more advanced automotive LED lighting applications abound. Much of the automotive industry’s attention is focused on the requirements of safety systems and autonomous driving, but there’s a similar revolution happening Read More >>