Microwave Journal

Agilent Acquires Assets of Signametrics

November 10, 2010

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it has acquired certain assets of Signametrics, a manufacturer of PXI, VXI, PCI and USB digital multimeters (DMM), 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 a 20-year veteran in the plug-in DMM market. Signametrics products include PCI, PXI, USB and VXI test and measurement systems. Signametrics’ hardware modules are complemented by front-panel software and libraries. Signametrics products are world renowned for their reliability and ease of use.

The acquisition expands Agilent’s current offering in DMMs and data acquisition and switching solutions. Agilent’s handheld, benchtop and test rack DMMs, rated number one in the industry for speed and accuracy, have a proven track record for reliability. 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.