Connectivity Solutions News

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Inmarsat, ITC Global Expand Connectivity Options

communications Inmarsat and the Panasonic Avionics Corp subsidiary ITC Global have announced a five-year strategic collaboration.The partnership enables the organisations to combine their highly complementary, market-leading services to offer broadband connectivity, paired with high-value connectivity solutions to customers in the maritime, yachting and offshore energy sectors.ITC Global will offer Inmarsat’s market-leading Fleet Xpress service, incorporating the Ka-band solution into its existing comprehensive range of Ku-band connectivity services. Fleet Xpress for Offshore is powered by

BIRNS president and CEO, Eric Birns (Photo: BIRNS)

BIRNS Celebrates 65 Years

and a half decades.When BIRNS got its start in 1954, when exploration in the subsea industry was in its relative infancy. In fact, some of the very first unmanned submersibles were introduced in the 1950s. Fast forward to today, and depth ratings for subsea systems have exponentially changed, and connectivity solutions for today's subsea systems are extremely advanced and complex.BIRNS was born in Los Angeles and quickly became known for contributing key technology to the marine and nuclear industries. Early marine market contributions included building specialty lights for the Sea Lab projects and

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MacArtney Unveils New Connectors

The MacArtney Group has launched its latest connectivity series, TrustLink Metal Shell Connectors, now in stock across the globe.The TrustLink (MS) series includes cutting-edge power and signal connectivity solutions for critical subsea and offshore applications. The TrustLink MS series is manufactured from stainless steel and comes in three shell sizes compatible with industry standards. Suitable for the harshest of marine environments due to their rugged reliability and high-density these compact modular designed connectors are easy to use and designed to fit where limited space is a factor, the

Takayuki Higuchi, Chief of Sales and Marketing at Riken Dengu Seizo Co., Ltd. (Photo: Hydro Group)

Hydro Group Secures Japanese Partner

by Chief of Sales and Marketing Takayuki Higuch, Field Application Engineer Yuji Yamamoto; and Sales and Marketing team member Ryouichi Tani.“We are always looking to capitalize on new opportunities and our new partnership with Hydro Group will significantly broaden the range of subsea connectivity solutions we can offer our customers,” Takayuki Higuch said

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Nexans Forms IMR Team

Cabling and connectivity solutions provider Nexans said it has formed a new team dedicated to inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR).The new IMR team, which combines the firm's experience and resources – including fault location technology, specialized offshore repair equipment and the special assets for the repair itself – comprises Nexans experts who can support customers worldwide with emergency response, a 24/7 hotline and fast-track mobilization, the company said.“Nexans has an impressive toolbox when it comes to IMR,” said Tom Skattum, IMR department Manager –

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Hydro Group Expands

agent for specialist engineering firms active in the defense, aerospace and renewable energy industries.With a strong track record of international expansion in both Asia and the Americas, Hydro Group is continuing to identify local experts and new markets globally for its suite of subsea connectivity solutions.From its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Scotland, Hydro Group develops the complete subsea electrical and optical interconnect package, built to withstand the harshest environmental conditions.Hydro Group employs more than 100 full time staff in Scotland, Singapore and the USA

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TE Connectivity: AMP MCP 9.5 Connectors

applications that require a high-power, environmentally sealed two position electrical connector, the AMP MCP 9.5 two position connectors are a reliable solution. AMP MCP 9.5 two position connectors and the entire TE Industrial & Commercial Transportation product portfolio deliver reliable connectivity solutions for applications where failure is not an option

Giant Sized Conntectors (Photo: MacArtney)

SubConn Connectivity Solution for High Power Submersible Pumps

reflect a leading range of truely industry standard, reliable and affordable connectors and cables supplied throughout the world to the demanding underwater industry.  Having been designed, manufactured and tested for use in harsh marine environments, the full range of SubConn  connectivity solutions meet customer needs from shallow water use to full ocean depth rating. Thus, MacArtney designs and manufactures state-of-the-art connectivity solutions for any application within all maritime industries including subsea, offshore oil and gas, renewable energy, ocean science, civil engi-neerin

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Fischer Connectors Launches MiniMax Series with AWG24

of the USB 3.0 contact block introduced last year, Fischer Connectors has released another data-speed focused extension to the company’s high-density miniature Fischer MiniMax Series. The new MiniMax connector in 08 size now gives design engineers the option of integrating rugged connectivity solutions with full-speed Ethernet into their latest creations. This new contact block configurationof eight AWG24 pins in a receptacle of only 12 mm diameter enables fast Ethernet data transmission over longer distances. The new configuration can help move Ethernet connectivity into more rugged environment

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