Market Update

2023 New World Circular Connector Market Research Report

Circular connectors have represented a major portion of the connector industry for a long time, but new technologies, standards, and product opportunities keep this category fresh. The new World Circular Connector Market Research report by Bishop & Associates details the state of the circular connector. With more than a century of use, circular connectors wereRead More

New Military Ground Vehicle Report Examines the Modern Tank Market

Learn about interconnects for tanks and other military ground vehicles in Bishop & Associates’ new comprehensive market research report. Although the concept dates back to the ancient world, the military battle tank as we know it has been used since World War I, when Britain introduced the Mark I tracked armored fighting vehicle to aidRead More

As 5G Moves Towards 6G, Waveguides Will Supplement Connectors

Smaller and higher frequency assemblies add to the complexity of next-generation wireless equipment. Waveguides offer a powerful alternative to coax connectors. Although 5G equipment is just beginning to roll out in production volume, the leading edge of wireless communications research and development and associated standards is looking towards 6G (sixth-generation wireless). The goal of 5GRead More

Cable Trends 2022

From miniaturization to new cable standards to bold new materials, cables are evolving in tandem with connectors to enable fast, powerful, efficient design. Innovation in digital technologies is supported by parallel advancements in cable trends. From faster, smaller cables in the consumer space to heavy subsea cables that carry massive volumes of data from oneRead More

Investigative and Therapeutic Technology Trends

Advances in miniaturized interconnects and optical cabling have launched a design revolution in the medical device field, from high-precision laser surgical tools to small and portable connected healthcare devices. Today’s modern medical therapeutic instruments are enabled by faster speeds, expanded bandwidths, fiber optics, RF microwave and mmWave, and miniaturization. These trends and technologies will helpRead More

Green Energy Projects, EVs, & MIL-Aero Programs Set to Expand in 2022

Evolving technologies in the energy, automotive, military, and datacom markets will continue to drive innovation in connectivity.   The pace of technological advancement continues in the COVID era. The mRNA vaccines produced to combat COVID-19 are the result of years of development to create other anti-virus mRNA vaccines. Processes now have been optimized so that vaccines can be provided with minimalRead More

Speed and Flexibility Key for Broadband Networks

The demand for bandwidth in residential areas during the pandemic has accelerated needed improvements to network infrastructures. Powerful cable, connectors, and antennas make it possible. As offices, schools, and entertainment venues closed around the world due to the COVID-19 pandemic, broadband network infrastructure came under pressure as more people accessed the Internet for work, school,Read More

Sensors Play a Critical Role in Today’s Connected Devices

Updated: January 2023 Sensor technologies are essential components in smart devices and connected systems. They can gather vital information about vehicles and infrastructure, track biometrics and health conditions, and create greater efficiency and safety in connected industrial environments. Sensors are device enablers that detect, sense, or monitor changes in temperature, heat, light, sound, motion, speed,Read More

Rail Connectivity Trends

Despite setbacks related to the pandemic, passenger and cargo rail expansion is continuing around the globe. We examine key trends that are advancing this critical transportation mode and influencing connectors used for rail. The transportation sector took major hits in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted public activities and logistics operations. Consumers backed away fromRead More

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