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Industry 4.0

Believe the Hype About the Internet of Things

Avnet’s Lou Lutostanski says the promise of full IoT connectivity has been slow to arrive, but it’s real and it’s coming. It’ll just take a little more education, simplification, and standardization to make widespread adoption happen. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been the talk of the town for the past few of years. So Read More >>

Modular Rectangular Connectors

Modular Rectangular Connectors

This week’s Product Roundup highlights modular rectangular connectors from leading suppliers for applications in the industrial, military and aerospace, datacom/telecom, medical, and transportation markets. Modular Rectangular Connector Products Phoenix Contact’s HEAVYCON Complete modular rectangular connectors support flexible combinations of various housings, frames, modules, contact inserts, contacts, and terminal adapters for broad application suitability and employ Read More >>

New Connectivity Products: September 2019

Summary coverage of new-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire and cable, cable assemblies, materials, accessories, tools, development kits, and connector-adjacent technologies, such as sensors and antennas. Supplier names are generally linked to product announcements and product names are generally linked to product pages, catalogs, or datasheets. New Connectivity Products: September 2019 New Connectivity Products: September Read More >>

New 2019 Industrial and IIoT eBook

Connector Supplier’s new 2019 Industrial and IIoT eBook collects expert insights and advice from leading connectivity companies in the industrial market sector to help readers leverage the latest technologies and capitalize on the many benefits they offer. Change is coming to the factory floor via a slew of new, networked technologies that will enable manufacturing Read More >>

September 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. September 2019 Connector Industry News September 2019 Connector Industry News > Event News TE Connectivity is showcasing a diverse array of high-performance and high-reliability connectivity and sensor products designed Read More >>

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August 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. August 2019 Connector Industry News August 2019 Connector Industry News > Event News The Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) is accepting Professional Education Seminar and Industry Session Presentation proposals Read More >>

LEDs Illuminate the Industrial Internet of Things

Industry 4.0 is coming to life with the help of LED connectivity. In the past decade, the commercial and residential lighting markets have undergone a rapid shift from incandescent and fluorescent light bulbs to light-emitting diodes (LEDs). In 2018, global LED sales accounted for 40% of the lighting market, according to the International Energy Agency, Read More >>

Robust Connections: Board-to-Board Connectors for the Industrial Market

As automation and the Internet of Things transform industrial environments, demand is increasing for electronics with interfaces for signal, data, and power transmission, as well as shielding from harsh environmental conditions. Board-to-board connectors are an important component in the fourth industrial revolution or Industry 4.0. By Markus Sonderer, Senior Director of Product Marketing and Development, Read More >>

Why Electronics Trade Fairs Matter

HARTING’s Philip Harting is the new chairman of the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA). So what does that mean for the connector world? For the next three years, Philip Harting, chairman of the board of the HARTING Technology Group, will also serve as chairman of the Association of the German Trade Fair Read More >>

Agricultural Smart Connectors Bring in High Yields

Today, a tractor is more than an engine-driven farm machine; it can be the hub of a farm’s IoT network and a farmer’s workspace with the help of rugged, smart connectors. Today’s sophisticated farm machinery is controlled electronically with the help of a new generation of smart connectors. With this equipment, farmers can enjoy a Read More >>

May 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. May 2019 Connector Industry News May 2019 Connector Industry News > Event News Fischer Connectors is showcasing a new wired tactical vest enabled by its award-winning Fischer Freedom™ Series Read More >>

The World is Flat: FFCs Define Future Applications

Flat flexible cables are sliding into places other cables dare not go and help keep devices cool, light, and fast. In the realm of cables, the usual suspects are round. A cylindrical package is a logical design to surround a centrally positioned conductor within insulation or to encase a bundle of fibers. However, that logic Read More >>