This breakthrough connector will revolutionize how medical device manufacturers approach wearable device design, due to its unique configuration allowing 360-degree connectivity and freedom of movement.
The Fischer Freedom Series has won two design and engineering awards: Design World's Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program (LEAP) Award in the connectivity category, and Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovators Award at the Platinum level. The Freedom connectivity solution is currently available in a seven-pin configuration, with a plastic version and a miniature four-pin version due to be released later this year.
The entire product portfolio of Fischer Connectors includes new configurations of the ultra-miniature signal and power Fischer MiniMax Series compliant with the latest data protocols USB 3.0, Ethernet, and HDMI.
"The electronics world is changing at an incredible speed, and the connectivity solutions that make electronic ecosystems work efficiently, reliably, and safely are instrumental in driving the technological innovations that shape our world," Fischer Connector Group CEO Jonathan Brossard said regarding the importance of being ready for change, regardless of industry. "Our long-term vision for connectivity is based on our sense of responsibility as a global provider of pioneering and ultra-reliable connectivity solutions that are easy to use and to integrate into our customers' devices."
For more than 60 years, Fischer Connectors has reimagined connectivity, turning customers' challenges into success stories with technologies, quality products, and collaborative customer support. Since 1954, Fischer Connectors has designed, manufactured, and distributed rugged connectors and cable assemblies that help customers worldwide produce reliable, high-performance electronic devices. The connectivity solutions are especially suitable for applications requiring faultless precision, durability, and resistance to extreme conditions, including defense and security; medical; industrial; instrumentation; audio-visual; transportation; and energy.
Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland (Canton of Vaud), where its R&D center and manufacturing facilities are also located, the Fischer Connectors Group has cable assembly sites in Europe and the Middle East, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific. The Group also includes local subsidiaries and a wide network of distributors and agents globally. Its U.S. subsidiary is based north of Atlanta, Ga., in an ISO-certified, ITAR-registered engineering and manufacturing center.