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…