TE Connectivity to Unveil Advanced Connectivity and Sensor Solutions at Electronica

Recent Acquisitions Expand Range of Sensor Solutions

Breaking Ground in the Areas of Autonomous Driving, the Connected Home and More

Innovative Products for Harsh Environments

Nov 5, 2014

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, is unveiling its highly engineered, cutting edge connectivity and sensor technologies at electronica, the leading trade fair for electronic components, systems and applications, in Munich, Germany, from November 11 to 14. TE will be located in hall B3 at stand 225.  

TE Connectivity's transparent car highlights the company's automotive solutions (connectivity, minaturization, safety, sensors, driver assistance)

As one of the largest exhibitors, TE will highlight its unmatched portfolio of intelligent, efficient and high-performing connectivity and sensor solutions that are used for customers across several industries, from automotive, industrial and commercial transportation and aerospace and defense, to industrial solutions and consumer applications. With its recent acquisition of Measurement Specialties, TE is one of the largest connectivity and sensor companies in the world, and will display and demonstrate its innovative sensor solutions that help customers transform their concepts into smart, connected creations.

Expanded Range of Sensors
TE's expanded range of sensor solutions includes the launch of the new PTH fusion sensor, which combines two sensors with distinctive MEMS technologies to measure pressure, humidity and temperature in a compact size (5x3x1mm3) for applications ranging from smartphones to home appliances to industrial. The company will also showcase its expanded range of automotive sensors, including the new vacuum brake booster sensor and the single coil resolver. TE offers one of the broadest portfolios of sensor technologies, enabling measurement capabilities that range from position, pressure, temperature, vibration and humidity, to fluid property, force/torque, liquid level, flow and photo optic. 

The Road to Autonomous Driving, the Connected Home and Beyond
TE's connectors, sensors and antennas are the electronic building blocks embedded in automobiles, heavy trucks, planes, factories, buildings, appliances, mobile devices, wearables and more. TE's products connect, sense and communicate data, power and signal, increasingly enabling objects to become "smarter" as well as interconnected.

Today's automobiles already have the intelligence to actively assist the driver, with increasing levels of assistance and autonomy on the horizon. TE is at the forefront, breaking ground with technologies that will advance current Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to an autonomous driving reality. One such area is Ethernet data bus technology, where TE has achieved 100 Mbit/s transmission rate, and has faster implementations under development. 

In addition, TE offers next generation solutions that enable the connected home and the smart factory. These range from reliable wireless antennas, sensors and connectors that support smart appliances and devices in the home to TE's industrial communications platform that enables interconnectedness and automation in a factory environment.

Harsh Environments
TE's products operate within electronic and electrical systems that must withstand rigorous conditions and all weather environments, from the passenger car engine to heavy commercial transportation and industrial environments, to fighter jets. TE will demonstrate some of its cutting edge technologies including:

  • Industrial and Commercial Transportation portfolio: For trucks, buses and off-road vehicles, the integrated Urea Quality Sensor, with magnetic reed switch technology, provides highly reliable and robust diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) heating and accurate liquid level, temperature and quality measurements, in extreme conditions.
  • ARISO Contactless Connectivity Platform: With ARISO contactless connectivity, TE has developed an innovative solution that permits extremely reliable connections. Water, dust or vibration no longer impact the reliable delivery of power, data and signal. Due to the lack of mechanical contact, this new technology offers rotational freedom as well as freedom of movement – without any wear and tear.
  • Aerospace and Defense: TE's new CeeLok FAS-X connector combines rugged reliability with signal integrity to support current, high-speed protocols as well as the new, faster protocols on the horizon. CeeLok is yet another innovation that exemplifies TE's commitment to harsh environment applications.

Eric Kueppers, president of TE Global Automotive business, said, "Electronica is an important event for us, not only to highlight TE's latest technologies but also to engage and collaborate with customers. TE's presence at electronica celebrates engineering collaboration as well as the cutting edge products and solutions that result." 

At the exhibit, TE will feature new materials, product showcases and an immersive experience highlighting TE engineers – the experts behind the products. The company's transparent, full-size car will feature its automotive solutions, and its SensorScape interactive experience will provide an opportunity to create custom designs using TE sensors. 

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 80,000 people, including 7,500 design engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

Electronica is the world's leading trade fair for electronic components, systems and applications, held in Munich, Germany every other year and taking place November 11 - 14. www.electronica.de.


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For further information: Media Relations: Petra Streifler, TE Connectivity, +49 6151-607-1699 (Office), +49 89 452 4160 (During trade show), Petra.Streifler@te.com; Jane Crawford, TE Connectivity, +1 610-893-9689 (Office), Jane.crawford@te.com