Molex Incorporated Articles
Molex unveils results of global ‘State of 5G’ survey
Molex has released results of a global survey of decision makers from telecom carriers exploring the 'state of 5G' and the significant transformational opportunities it presents, along with its impact on deployment progress, current delivery challenges and emerging business prospects. Overall, carriers are optimistic: more than half of those surveyed expect to deliver substantial end-user benefits within two to five years while 47% reported that ...
Will COVID-19 stimulate a new wave of innovation?
The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the analog, in-person lives we were living last year into today's much more digitally mediated experiences. National lockdowns have forced work, education, exercise, entertainment, shopping, healthcare, and social interactions online. What were everyday rituals such as 'going to work' and 'eating out with the family' now seem like an anomaly. I'm reminded of this every time I compare the way I hosted gatherin...
Sensor innovations in active noise cancellation
Molex has introduced an accelerometer-based Road Noise Cancelling (RNC) sensor, the first product in a new family of automotive Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) sensors. These sensors will play a role in combatting unwanted road, wind and HVAC car noise while reducing low-frequency sounds that increase driver fatigue.
Global automotive survey on the ‘car of the future’
Molex has unveiled the results of a global survey of automotive decision makers depicting top trends and technologies impacting ‘car of the future’ strategies and business decisions. Survey findings validate the critical role of data, software and networking in enabling electrification and connectivity—identified as the two most important areas of innovation.
Molex: Jabil Case Study video
Connectivity solutions from Molex required for automotive, healthcare and 5G support Jabil customers through both good times and bad.
Molex acquires Fiberguide Industries
Molex has announced the acquisition of Fiberguide Industries, a manufacturer of customised optical fibre solutions based in Caldwell, Idaho. Fiberguide will join Molex’s Polymicro business, a Phoenix-based provider of specialty optical fibre and fluidic-based products tailored for medical, industrial and datacom applications.
Molex Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) Antennas – available at TTI
Molex ISM Standalone Antennas combine high RF performance with ease of integration over 433, 868 and 915 MHz bands for advanced industrial, scientific and medical devices. The topside of the poly-flexible antenna makes for easy peel-and-stick mounting anywhere within the device chassis. Six Micro-coaxial Cable Length options (50, 100, 150, 200, 250, 300mm) extend connectivity for maximum design flexibility.
NearStack high-speed cable assembly solutions expanded
Molex has announced the expansion of its NearStack High-Speed Cable Solutions to include the NearStack 100Ω and NearStack 85Ω solutions. The extended portfolio helps organisations manage costs, reduce insertion loss and improve signal integrity.
Molex’s BittWare adds open compute M.2 accelerator
BittWare, a Molex company, has announced the launch of the 250-M2D Accelerator Module. This FPGA-based Computational Storage Processor (CSP) was designed to meet the new Open Compute M.2 Accelerator Module standard intended to operate in Glacier Point carrier cards for Yosemite servers.
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.