IHS forecast for USB Type-C device shipments

USB Type-C Adoption Keeps Growing Across Industry Segments

The transition to USB Type-C (USB-C) connectors is well underway across industry segments. The capability of simultaneous transfer of data and video combined with fast charging is leading the adoption of USB-C in smartphones, laptops and vehicles. Devices that have at least one USB Type-C port is forecast to reach nearly five billion devices in…

Heilind Stocks Hirose BNC75 Series Connector

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Hirose Electric, has expanded its selection of interconnect solutions with the Hirose BNC75 Series connector. The serial digital interface (SDI) compliant connectors support high transmission speeds up to 12 Gbps. Hirose’s BNC75 Series features an easy-on, easy-off bayonet lock system and is…

Harting, Hirose Partner on Industry 4.0 Connectivity Standard

HARTING Electronics GmbH, based in Espelkamp, and HIROSE Electric C. Ltd., Tokyo, have reached agreement on the joint development, product standardization and marketing of a miniaturized connection technology system for 10Gbit Ethernet. The RJ45 was indispensable when using Ethernet ten years ago. However, it was not ideally suitable for use in industrial environments and could…

Samtec Names Hirose as Second Source for FireFly System

Samtec, Inc. is pleased to announce an agreement with Hirose Electric USA, Inc. as a second source for Samtec’s FireFly™ Micro Flyover System™. As a certified independent second source, Hirose can now provide its customers a future-proof inside-the-box system, as well as additional support to Samtec’s customers who use FireFly™ in current and future applications.…

EDS Showcases IP&E Components

The Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held earlier this month not only highlights the tight partnerships between electronic component manufacturers and distributors, it also gives component suppliers the chance to showcase some of their newest product introductions. This year many of the new products fell into the category of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components from…

Hirose Power Connectors Deliver Design Flexibility

Simi Valley, Calif. — Hirose has introduced a customizable series of board-to-board power connectors that feature a 3-piece structure consisting of the mating receptacle, the interposer, and the mounting receptacle. The IT-P Series provides a wide range of variable height interposers to achieve board-to-board stack heights ranging from 13.5 mm to 44 mm. Designed for…

Sager to Distribute Hirose Products

Hirose Electric, a leader in the development of connector solutions, has signed a North American distribution agreement with Sager Electronics to expand its product availability and customer support.  The new agreement authorizes Sager to distribute Hirose’s full product portfolio to its customers across North America. Hirose’s broad interconnect offering includes advanced solutions for LED lighting,…