Connector Industry Reports

Fiber Optic

Impact of Disruptive Innovations on Electronic Interconnects

Published: October 2016

Impact of Disruptive Innovations on Electronic Interconnects

What potential effect will new and innovative technologies have on electronic interconnects in the years to come?

  • What does the future hold for copper, fiber, and wireless interconnects? Will one outpace the other?
  • Which innovative technologies have the potential to drastically change the traditional process for new electronic interconnect development?
  • Can existing connector design and manufacturing technology produce connectors that will satisfy future application requirements via sustaining innovation?
  • Will the convergence of potentially disruptive technologies appearing on the horizon begin to obsolete many traditional interconnects as we know them?
  • What new technical requirements may spur the interconnect industry to take a more proactive role in the development of interconnect technology?

The evolution of connector design has traditionally followed a well-developed path. A need is recognized, a product designed, and the growth cycle begins. Will new innovations, their rate of adoption, and the technologies they represent change this path? Examining 10 potentially disruptive technologies, and their effect on traditional copper, fiber and wireless interconnect, is Bishop & Associates newest research report, Impact of Disruptive Innovations on Electronic Interconnects. Don’t let the past define your path to the future, order your copy of the Impact of Disruptive Innovations on Electronic Interconnects today.

Fiber Optic Connector Market 2015-2020

Published: August 2015

Fiber Optic Connector Market 2015-2020

  • Will copper still be a viable option as data rates reach 400 Gb/s and beyond?
  • Which fiber optic connector types will exhibit strongest growth over the next 5-years?.
  • What effect does attenuation have on signal strength? What other impairments potentially encourage a progression from copper to fiber?
  • Includes five-year sales forecast for FO connectors by market segment, fiber optic connector type and region of the world.

This report highlights new fiber optic connector business opportunities for connector manufacturers, and looks at the impact newer networking technologies will have on equipment suppliers.

Fiber Optic Connectors in Military and Commercial Applications

Published: January 2011

This 13-chapter research report explores the rapidly evolving technology and interface components supporting data transmission via optical fiber.

This report includes a tutorial addressing the basics of optical transmission, as well as a review of current and recently announced connectors offered by leading suppliers.

Typical applications in both military and commercial are discussed.