High-Resistance Optical Cable Takes Flight in Mach2

Optical cable is known for its speed and capacity to handle large volumes of information. However, its use in extreme conditions poses a particular challenge. Optical cables have the speed and capacity to handle large volumes of information, making fiber optics the media of choice for high-speed data transmission across markets. However, its use inRead More

What is multimode cable? 

What is multimode cable?   Meet the Cable: Multimode Cable Multimode cable is a type of fiber optic cable designed to carry multiple light modes or paths simultaneously, enabling high-bandwidth data transmission over relatively short distances, commonly used in data centers and local area networks. Optical fibers were first developed in the 1950s and 1960sRead More

Microwave RF Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights microwave RF cable assemblies from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers.   Microwave RF Cable Assemblies Designed to simplify the connection process, the 6791-000 series of wire-to-board connectors for coaxial cables from KYOCERA AVX enables simple termination with one press. Expanding on IDC (insulation displacement connector) technology, the IDC contact piercesRead More

July 2024 New Connectivity Products 

New-to-market connectivity products, including interconnects, wire, cable, and cable assemblies, sensors, antennas, materials, accessories, tools, and development kits. July 2024 New Connectivity Products July 2024 New Connectivity Products > Interconnects, etc. Hirose has expanded its RJ45 connector offering to include the TM61P Series, a modular plug version that supports Cat 6A applications. Offering excellent EMI protection, TM61P delivers transmission speeds up to 10 Gb/s forRead More

What are EWIS connectors? 

What are EWIS connectors? Meet the Connector: EWIS Connectors EWIS connectors and cables are components used in the Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS) of an aircraft. The EWIS represents a unified approach to aircraft wiring design that encompasses all the wiring, connectors, terminals, and related devices necessary for transmitting electrical power and signals, and carries informationRead More

The Key to Enriched Medical & Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is fueling a transformative revolution in operations, competitiveness, and innovation in medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing. The medical industry is rapidly embracing IIoT, driven by the diagnostic and treatment advantages advanced robotics, vision sensors, and industrial data communications devices offer patients and physicians. As newer technologies mature and implementationRead More

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

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

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

EV Charging Product Roundup  

This week’s Product Roundup highlights EV charging interconnects from leading connector manufacturers and suppliers. EV charging interconnects TE Connectivity leverages its deep expertise and cutting-edge technology to present a comprehensive range of electric vehicle charging products. TE’s EV charging products, supplied by Avnet effectively address the challenges faced by engineers and cater to the diverseRead More

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