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Q:
What new technologies are influencing cable assembly design?
25 answers
Answers:
I haven't done any new reading on upcoming technology to be able to effectively answer this.
~Dave S, Field Technician, Fort St John, Canada
New radar innovations that required very high power supply currents to be transferred.
~Hardware Engineer, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Copper/Fiber debate, Influence of IT on CAT 5E & CAT 6, High frequency requirements.
~Engineering, Other, Mobile, AL
Fiber designs, and technologies that increase wiring life and reduce material costs.
~Engineering, Other, Hermosillo, Mexico
Mother board designing board mount design connector design
~Lizon Chi, Marketing/Sales, Hsin-tien district, New Taipei City, Taiwan ROC
High temperature materials; Low density dielectrics
~Guy C, Marketing/Sales, Chandler, AZ
Heat Resistance & Ultra sonic Welding for joints
~Mithun N, Design Engineer, Bangalore, India
New technology, new material and new function
~George Chen, Project Manager, Dongguan, China
Fibre optic and Cat 7 technologies
~Don M, General Management, Kirkcaldy, Scotland
New connectors and cable designs
~Kent J, Marketing/Sales, Tempe, AZ
Smaller and smaller connectors.
~General Management, Austin, TX
LED Electric driven vehechils
~Lasse M, Manufacturer, Skagen, Denmark
Audio and video interfacing
~Bob S, Marketing/Sales, Olympia, WA
Plastics super conductivity
~Dave W, Research & Development, Portsmouth, Uk
Waterproofing technology
~Charles Tsai, Research & Development, Taichung, Taiwan
Higher ethernet speeds.
~David B, Quality Control, Philadelphia, PA
Soldering, punch tools
~Other, Caracas, Venezuela
Connector technology
~Cristian C, Managing Director, Buftea, Romania
Data speed demands
~SUBRAMANYAM A, Manufacturer, BANGALORE, INDIA
Inbedded PC board
~Len N, Marketing/Sales, Akron, OH
Plug and Play
~Mark H, Electro Mechinical Tech and Reseach and Deplopement Tech, Tamarac, FL
Fiber Optics
~William J., Electronic Systems Engineer, MBA, Tustin, CA
Rohs, flex
~General Corporate Mgmt, Madison, WI
Press fit
~MUSTAFA Y, Facilities Manager, ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Crimping
~Razvan Victor L, Project Manager, Arad, Romania

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Q:
From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative cable assemblies?
18 answers
Answers:
I deal mostly with Times Microwave Systems and Andrews cables and haven't had the time lately to look into other product designs.
~Dave S, Field Technician, Fort St John, Canada
Tyco, Seomon, Beldon, ADC, Krone(tyco), Molex related to networking, Siemens, Corning, Leoni
~SUBRAMANYAM A, Manufacturer, BANGALORE, INDIA
None for the current company I'm working for.
~Mark H, Electro Mechinical Tech and Reseach and Deplopement Tech, Tamarac, FL
Dongguan Shuanghe Control Cable
~George Chen, Project Manager, Dongguan, China
Roke, BAE, Detica Astrium/ESA
~Dave W, Research & Development, Portsmouth, Uk
Siemon, Nexans & Leoni
~William J., Electronic Systems Engineer, MBA, Tustin, CA
Cables to go Covid
~Bob S, Marketing/Sales, Olympia, WA
Norkab A/S Denmark
~Lasse M, Manufacturer, Skagen, Denmark
Andrew Corporation
~Cristian C, Managing Director, Buftea, Romania
We are--- AESCO
~Len N, Marketing/Sales, Akron, OH
Phoenix Contact
~Kent J, Marketing/Sales, Tempe, AZ
TE Connectivity
~Mithun N, Design Engineer, Bangalore, India
Huber&Shuner
~Don M, General Management, Kirkcaldy, Scotland
Astrolab
~Engineering, Other, Mobile, AL
Fischer
~Charles Tsai, Research & Development, Taichung, Taiwan
FCI, TE
~MUSTAFA Y, Facilities Manager, ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Compel
~Razvan Victor L, Project Manager, Arad, Romania
Gore
~Guy C, Marketing/Sales, Chandler, AZ

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