SANTA CLARA, CA, Nov. 9, 2010
Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A) announced today that it has acquired certain assets of Signametrics, a manufacturer of PXI, VXI, PCI, and USB DMMs, and modular switching products. These test and measurement products are commonly used in manufacturing production and automotive test systems.
Signametrics, a privately held company, is a pioneer and 20-year veteran in the plug-in DMM market. Signametrics products include PCI, PXI, USB, and VXI test and measurement systems. The company’s hardware modules are complemented by front-panel software and libraries.
The acquisition expands Agilent’s offerings in DMMs and data acquisition and switching solutions that include hand-held, benchtop, and test-rack DMMs. Agilent has provided data acquisition and switching solutions for more than 25 years. These include LXI, PXI, VXI, and USB solutions for electrical, physical, mechanical, acoustic, and signal routing applications up to 50 GHz.
- Agilent’s PXI and AXIe modular test solutions: www.agilent.com/find/modular
- Agilent’s DMMs: www.agilent.com/find/DMM
- Agilent’s data acquisition and switching systems: http://www.home.agilent.com/agilent/product.jspx?nid=-35191.0.00&lc=eng&cc=US&pselect=SR.Looking
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies is a premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, electronics, and communications. The company’s 18,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $4.5 billion in fiscal 2009. http://www.agilent.com/