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TO UNCOVER THE AMAZING CONNECTIONS ITT CANNON HAS BROUGHT TO LIFE OVER THE PAST 100 YEARS.
1910s - 1940s
1940s - 1950s
1960s - 1980s
1990s - 2010s
Cannon's amazing connections continue, bringing the next century of innovation to life.
Bold innovator and pioneer James Cannon establishes Cannon in a backyard shed in 1915.
Cannon's P connectors enable the first "talkie" movie, ushering in a new age of entertainment.
Cannon AF plugs are used by DC-series planes and later by all U.S. aircraft manufacturers.
Cannon's XL connectors bring radio broadcasts to the masses.
Cannon debuts the AN plug, the first "Tri Service" connector and mother of all military specs.
Cannon's D-sub, the first multipurpose connector, is launched.
Cannon's K connector makes the first all-electronic color TV camera a reality.
Cannon's umbilical connectors advance missile technology, including the Ryan Firebird.
Cannon plugs are used on the original moon landing and every free world space mission thereafter.
Cannon's ARINC 600 Rack and Panel connectors for Boeing 727s and 737s set aviation standards.
Cannon's DL connector, the first zero insertion force connector, sets ultrasound standards.
Cannon fiber-optic interconnection systems enable one of the first supercomputers.
Early Cannon electric vehicle connectors bring us one step closer to a sustainable world.
Cannon's Universal Contacts drive the global growth in cellular handsets.
Cannon's Nemesis connectors enhance connectivity and safety for modern soldiers.
Cannon's smaller, lighter connectors bolster wearable technology growth.