Connectors Get Smaller, Tougher for Wearables

Wearable electronics – whether they are smart watches, smart glasses, personal health monitors, or electronics embedded in clothing – continue to be one of the biggest sectors driving demand for miniature connectors that are able to withstand the rigors of a wide range of environments. Connector suppliers have responded with parts that tolerate extremes of…

Omnetics Unveils Mini Down-Hole Connectors

Minneapolis, Minn. — Targeting extreme environments in the oil and gas industry, Omnetics has developed Nano-sized (.025″ pitch) connectors that maintain reliability up to 200 degrees C for rugged board-mount applications. These connectors are designed to solder down through very thick printed circuit boards and route signals from one board to another, all inside a drill-control housing.…