Molex Incorporated Articles
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.
Acquisition of Laird Connected Vehicle Solutions completed
Molex announced it has completed the acquisition of the Connected Vehicle Solutions ('CVS') division of Laird Limited, owned by funds managed by Advent International. On 28th September 2018, Molex announced an agreement to acquire CVS, which specialises in the design, development and delivery of vehicle antenna systems, smart device integration and vehicle connectivity devices.
Connector system designed for automotive connectivity
Molex recently launched the stAK50h Unsealed Connection System, designed to deliver both signal and Ethernet connectivity in automotive body electronics, safety and driver assist, comfort and infotainment devices and modules.
Meeting the demand for in-vehicle processing power
Molex is meeting the increased demand for in-vehicle processing power. Top tier automakers are facing new challenges as they strive to build next-generation, intelligent vehicles. They require agile connectivity solutions with seamless end-to-end network integration across hardware, software and services.
Discreet pico-clasp wire-to-board connectors
The release of a new set of 1.00mm pitch wire-to-board Pico-Clasp Connectors has been announced by Molex. The connectors offer a variety of mating styles and orientations, plated in either tin or gold to meet flexible design specifics. Molex Pico-Clasp Wire-to-Board Connectors are suited for customers in the consumer, industrial, automotive, and medical industries.
Coeur CST high current interconnect system introduced
Molex offers the Coeur CST High-Current Interconnect System featuring a new float design that accommodates pin to socket misalignment allowing for ease of mating PCB to PCB, PCB to bus bar, or bus bar to bus bar without the risk of overstress damage to the socket contact system.
Collaboration to provide Industry 4.0 solutions
With sensors providing the essential steps of analysing and communicating high-level data to cloud-based applications, a collaboration between Molex and Contrinex aims to further strengthen Molex’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution offerings and positions the company as an end-to-end solution provider for industrial automation.
White paper details home automation trends and opportunities
Molex has released a white paper for electronics design engineers and product developers addressing growing consumer demand for smart home automation technologies. It examines home technology trends as the IoT continues to drive the evolution from simply connected to truly smart and proactive — and outlines how electronics designers and manufacturers can successfully position themselves to maximise future opportunities and demand.
Float design supports easy damage-free pin-to-socket axial mating
The new Coeur CST High-Current Interconnect System featuring a new float design that accommodates pin to socket misalignment allowing for ease of mating PCB to PCB, PCB to bus bar, or bus bar to bus bar without the risk of overstress damage to the socket contact system is the latest innovation from Molex.
Automotive Ethernet network demonstrated at electronica 2018
To meet the increased demand for in-vehicle processing power, Molex showcased a lot of new technologies at this year's electronica. Molex understands that top tier automakers are facing new challenges as they strive to build next-generation, intelligent vehicles, they equire agile connectivity solutions with seamless end-to-end network integration across hardware, software and services.
Whitepaper details home automation trends
A whitepaper for electronics design engineers and product developers has been released by Molex, addressing growing consumer demand for smart home automation technologies. It examines home technology trends as the IoT continues to drive the evolution from simply connected to truly smart and proactive.
Molex Showcases QSFP-DD with Ixia
Molex in collaboration with Ixia announce a joint demonstration at the European Conference on Optical Communication.
Pitch connectors offer signal reliability in a compact form
Two FFC/FPC connectors designed to serve the growing information market needs of automakers and television display manufacturers, as well as designers requiring small-pitch, high-reliability connectors, have been announced by Molex.
Data centre solutions to address expanding data rate needs
Molex has announced its full line of next-generation data centre infrastructure solutions to address expanding hyperscale requirements, including higher bandwidth and increasing data rates. Molex data centre solutions are designed in close collaboration with customers and are based on decades of proven expertise in developing high-speed solutions for OEMs in the server, storage and networking industries.
Collaboration on next-gen data centre solutions
Two global leaders in the design and manufacture of interconnects for high-performance electronic products have announced a Licensed Source Agreement which brings together innovations that provide a new generation of solutions to meet the evolving needs of 56G and 112G data speeds.
Connector system ensures safety in medical applications
Molex has introduced the CP3.3 Wire-to-Wire Connector System, designed to allow multiple same-circuit connectors to be used in products ranging from electronics and white goods to industrial and medical applications. The colour-paired connectors ensure correct mating connection, which also reduces the time needed to properly connect circuits during assembly. The connectors are fully polarised with an inertia lock that enhances user safety while p...
Collaboration in LED lighting
It has been announced by Molex that they are expanding their design portfolio of Molex PoE-Ready products, with the addition of Deco Lighting’s PoE-Ready Vector 2 LED light fixtures.
Connector system is the fastest way to de-energise industrial machines
In this video, Molex looks at incorporating many options and components into a smooth, contoured design.
Waterproof connector provides IP66 and IP67 protection
Molex has introduced a D-Sub form factor Earthing Connector to help customers make secure and robust earthing connections without the use of special tools or specialist training. The connector is designed for hash environments and meets IP66 and IP67 requirements. The Earthing Connector protects equipment from stray voltages through a secure and low-impedance connection to earth.
Latest sealed connector system offers increased reliability
Molex has announced the Squba 1.80mm-Pitch Sealed Wire-to-Wire Connector System, designed to fit in small spaces and provide protection against liquid, dust and dirt. The connectors carry up to a 6.0A current and provide an IP67 NEMA rating on the seals. Seals are retained with caps to provide manufacturers of sensors, lighting, vending machines and liquid dispensers with a durable barrier from moisture and dust.