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New Connectivity Solutions for the AI Data Center

Advanced connectivity solutions are emerging to support new AI data center architectures. High-speed board-to-board connectors, next-generation cables, backplanes, and near-ASIC connector-to-cable solutions operating at speeds up to 224 Gb/s-PAM4 will accelerate the future of computing. By Wai Kiong Poon, Senior Global Product Manager for Mirror Mezz, Molex Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) applicationsRead More

A Standardized Approach to AI Safety and Innovation 

The U.S. Commerce Department has released its strategic vision for the U.S. Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute to advance AI with safety and responsible innovation. Hardware development is an important part of the conversation.  The rapid development and integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into various aspects of society necessitate the development of standards and guidelines toRead More

What are loopback cables?

What are loopback cables? Meet the Connector: Loopback Cables  A loopback cable is a diagnostic tool for testing the functionality of a physical port in networking systems. They are used to assess and resolve any issues with a network interface or network interface card (NIC) without linking to an external device. The loopback cable simulatesRead More

Edge Card Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights edge-card connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. Edge card connectors KYOCERA AVX’s 9159-650 series of edge card connectors provides a one-piece, board-to-board solution for use in datacom applications for a broad range of markets. These edge-card connectors are designed with gold-plated beryllium copper contacts for enhanced reliability and signal integrity,Read More

June 2024 New Connectivity Products

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. June 2024 New Connectivity Products  June 2024 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Molex introduced its MX-DaSH family of data-signal hybrid connectors that unify power, signal, and high-speed data connectivity in a single connector system. These innovative wire-to-wire and wire-to-board connectors are designed to support the transition toRead More

Soldier Wearables Provide Safety and Connectivity

Protecting soldiers, law enforcement, and first responders is easier with new connected communications, navigation, armoring, and tactical wearables. Component interoperability makes it possible to link different equipment makers, eras, and units. Soldier wearables have emerged as crucial tools for enhancing operational effectiveness, situational awareness, and personal safety. Soldier wearables are the link between troops, units,Read More

eVTOL is Ready to Rise Above Urban Congestion

A new urban mobility solution for today’s congested cities, eVTOL enables passengers to take to the skies, no pilot required. Electrified, autonomous, and responsive, eVTOL offers an airborne route into a new transportation future. A convergence of high-speed technologies, high-capacity batteries, and autonomous advancements have enabled the development of a new generation of electric verticalRead More

Enhanced USBs Bring Data and Power to Harsh Environments

Enhanced USBs consist of a standard interface in a military shell and come in all the same versions as regular USBs. USB (universal serial bus) connectors are widely used to connect electronic devices and peripherals. The popularity of USBs stems from their compatibility with a range of platforms and operating systems, their ability to transmitRead More

What are EN3645 and EN3646 Connectors?

What are EN3645 and EN3646 Connectors? Meet the Connector: EN3645 and EN3646 Connectors EN3645 and EN3646 connectors are named for European technical standards (EN). They are similar to MIL-DTL-38999 Series III and MIL-DTL-26482, respectively. They have additional requirements, specifically in terms of performance under lightning strikes and resistance to fluids. Scoop-proof EN3645 connectors were createdRead More

D-Subminiature Connectors Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights D-Subminiature connectors from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. D-Subminiature connectors Amphenol’s high power D-Sub connector with 75A current rating is available in cable (solder/crimp) and board versions and conforms to UL1977 spec (T-Rise at rated current below RTI value of housing material). D-Subminiature connectors are an industry standard for applicationsRead More

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