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Our most recent articles in each market.

Automotive
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University Students Race to Advance Solar Car Technology

For several decades, teams of students from universities around the world have been competing to build the best solar car, gaining valuable skills and building relationships along the way. Electric vehicles (EVs) continue to gain popularity, yet issues around charging speed, range, and accessibility are still deterrents to wider acceptance. What if an EV couldRead More

Consumer
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Digital Lighting Enhances your Theatrical Experience

If you have not attended a theatrical performance recently, you may be surprised by the extent that advanced digital lighting contributes to your experience. Theatrical lighting has evolved from candlelight foot lamps to laser video projection systems. Until late in the 17th century, theatrical performances were held outdoors in the daytime using only natural light.Read More

Datacom / Telecom
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AI Demands a Fresh Look at System Architecture

Engineers are rethinking system architecture to accommodate increasing data rates and performance demands. Emerging technologies like co-packaged optics and OSFP-XD pluggables promise higher bandwidth and improved efficiency. Unless you have spent the last two years living in a remote cave in the Himalayas, the emergence of artificial intelligence has likely caught your attention. There isRead More



Industrial
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Skip the Pins: Contactless Connectors Expand Design Flexibility

Delicate connector pins can be a point of failure. New contactless designs for industrial applications resist wear, damage, and ingress and transmit power and data across open air. A new wave of contactless connectors is delivering power and signal without pins or contacts. While this concept seems to defy the traditional definition of connectors, whichRead More

Medical
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Tackling the Microplastic Problem with Science and Sport

With the help of Harwin’s technology, incorporated into microplastic sampling systems, GB Row Challenge athletes and University of Portsmouth scientists are creating a comprehensive map of microplastic concentrations. Microplastics have become prevalent in the environment, particularly in oceans and waterways. These microscopic strands of plastic can contain carcinogens and endocrine disruptors, and they accumulate inRead More

Mil/Aero
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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


Sensors/Antennas
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RTK Increases the Precision of GNSS and GPS

GNSS and GPS modules are smaller than ever, enabling them to be designed into moving assets, track individual people or animals, and identify precise locations. Yet these systems require coordination with real-time kinematic (RTK) corrections and other technologies to achieve centimeter-level precision. GPS (Global Positioning System) was the first satellite navigation system to be developedRead More

Transportation
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Construction Vehicles Go Electric

As the construction industry embraces electrification, OEMs are discovering it’s not as simple as repurposing the technology used in passenger vehicles. Connector suppliers are addressing the unique challenges this shift entails.   The off-road transportation sector, which includes construction, mining, and agriculture vehicles, is embracing electrification due to the benefits it affords. However, certain challengesRead More

Wire/Cable Assemblies
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Nicomatic Proves That Two Heads are Better Than One

Brothers Olivier and Julien Nicollin share CEO responsibilities with great success. Their team approach is just one of the ways they stay ahead of the curve. When Paul Nicollin retired from Nicomatic, he left the business he founded in the capable hands of not one but two sons. Olivier (left) and Julien Nicollin (right) shareRead More

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