sensors

FCI 3mm RotaConnect Wire-to-Board Connector

The FCI 3mm RotaConnect wire-to-board connector mates horizontally with the existing board-to-board version. FCI announced the extension of the RotaConnect family with a wire-to-board solution. The wire-to-board (WtB) connector mates horizontally with the existing board-to-board version, which is hermaphroditic and surface-mount-soldered to the PCB. The 3.00mm pitch RotaConnect WtB features a dual-beam spring-contact design that delivers high performance andRead More

How to Specify M-Style Sensor Connectors

M-style connectors come in various forms and sizes. Binder explains how to specify M-style connectors and the benefits of using an industry-standard connector.   M-style connectors are a standard connecting solution for sensors and actuators in industrial network applications. They are designed to withstand harsh environments while providing reliable data and power transmission to automated machinery.Read More

Amphenol to Acquire Casco Automotive Group

Amphenol announced plans to acquire Casco, which manufactures data connectivity, power, charging, and sensor products. Amphenol Corporation entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Casco Automotive Group, a division of Cap-Con Automotive Technologies Ltd. (Cap-Con) for approximately $450 million (subject to customary closing adjustments). Cap-Con is owned by a private investment fund managed by TheRead More

TE Connectivity to Acquire Measurement Specialties Inc.

The transaction establishes TE as a leader in the high-growth sensor market and further expands its position as a provider of solutions for harsh environment applications. TE Connectivity Ltd. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Measurement Specialties Inc. for $86 cash per share or a total transaction value of approximately $1.7 billion (includingRead More

Convergence in Self-Driving Vehicles

The latest automotive technology is sensor-based, but to make self-driving vehicles a reality, technology convergence is necessary. This article, based on research by KPMG, sheds light on what may be next in automotive connectors and other technology. This article is excerpted from a white paper published by KPMG. Can we build a safe, self-driving vehicle?Read More

Condition-Based Maintenance Secures the Flow of Goods

High availability and the reliability of rolling stock comprise the basic requirements for modern rail freight. HARTING is researching solutions for condition-based maintenance strategies. The long history of sustained, strong growth in global trade correlates to a continued increase in the flow of goods in the future. Despite political advocacy and a broad range ofRead More

What’s Next in Factory Automation?

August 2013 – The Internet of Things (IoT) will allow every thing with a unique identifier to communicate over the Internet or a similar network. Microprocessors will be embedded in everyday objects and the factory floor will be no exception. How far along are these developments? And what will they mean for the connectors of the future?

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