Technology Trends

Connector Industry Podcasts Share Knowledge and Insight

Industry experts are now as close as your own device. Podcasts have gained popularity, at least in part, because they are conveniently accessible on the go. Today, they are available on just about every topic and the connector industry is no exception. Want to keep up with the latest information in the world of electronicRead More

Marine Vehicles Embrace Advanced Tech for Diverse Missions

Submersible vehicles travel to the depths of the ocean with highly sophisticated electronics on board to gather and transmit data for exploration and scientific research, environmental protection and monitoring, security and defense, and search and salvage operations. The world’s oceans and waterways contain vast amounts of information that is more easily gathered and studied todayRead More

Rugged Edge Computing Solutions for Infrastructure as a Service

An alternative to traditional IT infrastructure enables organizations to access advanced computing resources in harsh environments or remote locations without investing in proprietary data centers. Interconnects in edge nodes transmit data without the data center. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) allows organizations to tap into scalable, high-speed networks without investing in onsite data center equipment.Read More

Disposable Medical Devices Increase Safety for Patients

Disposable and limited reuse medical devices pack technology into a cost-effective format that can be a viable alternative to reusable devices, particularly when it comes to preventing contamination. Cost, functionality, and environmental impact factor into the choice of device as well. Patient safety is a top priority for medical device makers and their customers. LimitingRead More

NBASE-T and Integrated Connector Modules Speed Up Networks

The NBASE-T standard was devised to create lower-cost upgrade paths to boost network performance, achieve multigigabit speeds, while using CAT 5 and CAT 6 cabling already in place. There has always been an imperative to move data more rapidly, to simultaneously reduce the amount of time waiting for data and to handle the increasing amountRead More

Alerts and Alarms: Connecting Horns and Backup Alarms

These simple but essential vehicle functions can be incorporated into automotive designs with a combination of custom and legacy interconnects. While much of the attention on automotive innovation today is focused on electrification and drivetrain technologies, if you really want to attract attention in a car, automotive horns or backup alarms will get the jobRead More

Building Better Battery Storage Solutions

Our growing demand for energy on the go and on demand is made possible with a powerful new generation of batteries. Interconnects play an important role in the development of innovative battery storage solutions. Battery storage is at the forefront of solutions in the quest to meet the somewhat conflicting demands for more power andRead More

How e-Mobility Is Impacting Energy Demand

A burgeoning global population requires more energy than ever for transportation, industry, and infrastructure. New technologies will help meet this demand while also reducing the climate impact of our activities. Global energy demand and supply is changing significantly. In transportation, electric vehicle (EV) innovation has grown quickly, particularly in Europe and Asia, due in largeRead More

New Circular Connectors Add to Multi-Billion Dollar Market

One of the earliest and most popular types of connectors continues to see design refinements and innovations. An examination of the huge circular connector market finds that commercial and industrial types are most specified in MIL/Aero applications. Creative COTS are used everywhere. There is not an industry today that isn’t designing equipment to be smaller, lighter,Read More

Counterfeit Components Ground Airlines

American Airlines, Delta, and Southwest Airlines are among the companies experiencing pain due to counterfeit parts entering the supply chain. Major airlines, including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airline, Virgin Australia, Ryanair, and TAP Air Portugal, have had to take more than 100 planes out of service to pursue parts removal based upon theRead More

Small and Lightweight Interconnects Inspire the Rise of Personal Electric Vehicles

The hottest electric vehicles aren’t cars; an expanding world of personal transport options is changing the mobility landscape in cities around the world, thanks to the design possibilities afforded by powerful miniaturized interconnects. On an increasingly crowded planet, the ability to zip out of clogged traffic, park on congested streets, and lower transportation costs whileRead More

Connected Skies: Enhancing Aviation Connectivity with Future-Focused Solutions

In the aviation world, connectivity and interactivity between various systems includes integrating sensors, devices, and networks to facilitate the exchange of information and enable real-time monitoring, analysis, and decision-making. The rapid advancement of technology has led to increased aviation connectivity and interactivity between various components and systems. This includes integrating sensors, devices, and networks toRead More

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