Molex Incorporated Articles
Molex joins Single Pair Ethernet Partner Network
Molex announced that it has joined the SPE (Single Pair Ethernet) Industrial Partner Network, which brings together companies to promote and support adoption of SPE technology as the basis for rapid growth of IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things).
Online tool to allow custom cable design
Molex has announced the launch of the Custom Cable Creator, a solution that enables customers to efficiently design custom cable harnesses within one simple online tool. The tool fits almost any application to meet the needs of most major industries, including consumer, home appliance, medical and data computing.
Cable assembly recognised for innovation
Molex has announced its Lumalink Optical Trace Cable Assembly was recognised as among the best in the industry by the judges of the 2020 Lightwave Innovation Reviews. The Lightwave Innovation Reviews recognises excellence in products, services and technology applicable to optical networks.
In vehicle communication networks at AEC 2020
Molex has announced that it will showcase next-generation Ethernet capabilities for the connected and autonomous car at the sixth annual Automotive Ethernet Congress (AEC) being held February 12th and 13th, 2020 at The Westin Grand, Munich, Germany.
Mini-fit power connectors designed for a wide range of applications
The Mini-Fit Connector Family delivers up to 13.0A, while blind-mating and terminal position assurance options provide a connector system for a wide range of applications.
Molex recognised for innovative telematic control unit antenna fusion
Molex has been selected by the editors of Autonomous Vehicle Technology (AVT) magazine for the second year in a row as a recipient of the 2020 ACES Award. Molex is recognised in the category of Connectivity for its next-gen solution that fuses a telematic control unit (TCU) to an antenna in a sleek, hidden design.
Mega-fit power connectors provide fully protected header terminals
Power-application customers are faced with choosing between headers with exposed terminals that leave connectors susceptible to damage and large, fully isolated headers that take up too much space.
Micro-latch 2mm wire-to-board connector system
Molex announces the Micro-Latch 2.00mm Wire-to-Board Connector System, suitable for customers in the industrial automation, consumer, and automotive markets. The connector system is suitable for compact applications needing a high-temperature design that still meets all the standard requirements while offering superior reliability. Features enable the connector system to have better terminal retention, enhanced ruggedness, and exceptional mating ...
Connecting devices to the Internet of Things
Some projections for the global Internet of Things (IoT) market are that it will grow to $457bn by 2020, up from $157bn in 2016 (Forbes, 2017). More recently, Microsoft announced that it will invest $5 billion in the IoT over the next four years (Microsoft IoT, 2018).
SlimStack floating connectors increase reliability
Molex has launched two new sizes of the SlimStack Floating Board-to-Board Connectors, 0.40mm and 1.25mm. Designed to save space and prevent fretting corrosion and provide superior contact reliability to other options in the market, the easy assembly also allow for design flexibility.
8- and 20-circuit mid-power added to MultiCat Connector System
Molex has introduced 8- and 20-circuit mid-power versions to the MultiCat Power Connector System with Precision-Machined Contacts. This system provides durability and can be mated quickly and ensures proper connection via connector position assurance, making it effective in multiple industry categories. With this connector system, customers will be able to use a reliable connector in a smaller space while minimising costs.
FPGA server offers twice the typical density
BittWare, a Molex company, has introduced the TeraBox 1400B server supporting four double-width FPGA boards in a 1U high rackmount chassis. Fitted with BittWare XUP-VV8 boards, this server offers twice the FPGA and network density of a standard eight-board, 4U server.
Inductive charging tech for increased performance in automotive
The unique and fashionable way to charge mobile devices smoothly and quickly without any cable.
Micro power distribution box sealed modules
Molex has launched a Micro Power Distribution Box (µPDB) Sealed Module with two versions: standard and customisable. These are compact automotive power distribution boxes that provide a junction point for both power switching and also circuit protection for vehicles or subsystems within wiring architectures.
Molex encouraged by eSync Alliance membership growth
Molex has announced the accelerating growth in membership. The alliance is in an industry-wide initiative developing and promoting the technology needed for automotive Over-the-Air (OTA) and in-vehicle networks, which reduce the cost of software and firmware updates and recalls, and improve data services for the connected car. Since forming in 2017, the group’s membership has grown to now include Alpine, Excelfore, HELLA, Molex and ZF,...
Cables to help connect the electronics of tomorrow at EOT 2019
Molex will be showing the features and benefits of using Active Optical Cables (AOC) to connect the latest electronic devices on its booth (M9850) throughout the three-day EOT exhibition and conference, which takes place between the 7th-9th May, 2019 at Herning, Denmark.
Collaboration strengthens position in FPGA acceleration market
It has been announced by BittWare, a Molex company, and Nallatech that they have combined efforts to provide a portfolio of FPGA acceleration solutions. Both known within the industry for their wide breadth of in-house FPGA board, subsystem and software expertise, Molex acquired BittWare and Nallatech as an important part of its vision to provide customers with innovative electronic solutions.
Networking for Autonomous Vehicles Alliance partnership
Molex has joined the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance to collaborate with other industry leaders in the development and adoption of next-generation multi-gig Ethernet automotive networking. Founded by Aquantia, Bosch, Continental, NVIDIA, and the Volkswagen Group of America, the NAV Alliance is dedicated to defining procedures and specifications to insure the interoperability, security and reliability of the network architec...
2.2-5RF connector system and cable assemblies
Molex 2.2-5 RF connector system and cable assemblies deliver high frequency and low passive intermodulation (PIM) in a form factor that is 53% smaller than 4.3-10 connectors.
Edge computing solution powering autonomous vehicles
It has been announced that Molex is expanding its autonomous and connected vehicle capabilities by working with Accenture and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bring edge computing and voice assistant capabilities to the Molex Automotive Ethernet Network Platform. These new digital enhancements to the Platform offer essential autonomous vehicle performance and communication functionality for automotive OEMs.