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Global Signal Generator Market 2016-2020

About the Signal Generator Market

A signal generator produces signals that are used as a stimulus for electronic measurements. The signals can be adjusted according to the output voltage, impedance, frequency, and modulation of the signal. The circuits in an electronic instrument require some type of input signals, and the amplitude of such signals vary over time. The input signals can be true bipolar AC1 or can vary over a range of DC offset voltages (positive or negative). The waves generated by the signals can be sine waves or analog functions, binary patterns, digital pulses, or a purely arbitrary waves. The signal generator provides an accurate range for measurement of repetitive waveforms. It also acts as a single shot triggering source by synchronizing the horizontal sweep to the proper point of signal in the test and measurement industry. This enables the users to stabilize repetitive waveforms and capture single shot waveforms.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global signal generator market to grow at a CAGR of 9.15% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global signal generator market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, Technavio considers the revenue generated from the total consumption of signal generators globally. The report does not include revenue generated from the aftermarket service of the product.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Signal Generator Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Keysight Technologies
  • National Instruments
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Anitsu
  • B&K Precision
  • Keithley Instruments
  • Rohde&Schwarz
  • Tektronix
Market driver
  • Increased adoption of electronic devices
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Rise in demand for used and rental test equipment
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emergence of multipurpose generators
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Signal Generator Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global signal generator market: Keysight Technologies, National Instruments, Agilent Technologies, Anritsu, B&K Precision, Giga-tronics, Rohde & Schwarz, and Tektronix.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “A key trend which is boosting market growth is the emergence of multipurpose generators. It has become necessary to evaluate interferences from other built-in systems because of the different frequency bands for a number of multifunction receivers such as navigation systems and mobile phones. The multipurpose generators or devices offer different functionalities such as dual RF and dual waveform with high function and baseband performance. For instance, Anritsu's MG3710A generators offer dual RF and dual waveform, which enable a single MG3710A to provide an output of up to four modulated signals.”

According to the report, a key growth driver is the increased adoption of electronic devices. Rapid advances in technologies like wireless, fast processors, and signal transferring has led to an increase in the demand for devices such as signal generators, which testify and validate the flow of current in the internal circuit. The adoption of advanced technologies and their compatibility with devices such as smartphones and tablets has led to the use of signal generators during and after the production process. The increased use of sensors and other advanced technologies worldwide has increased the need for the use of signal generators during pre-production processes such as designing and post manufacturing to check the conformance and accuracy of products.

Further, the report states that a major factor that could hamper market growth is the rise in demand for used and rental test equipment. The demand for used and rental general purpose test equipment such as signal generators has increased significantly. End-users in the signal generator market are becoming price-sensitive. This had a negative impact on signal generator manufacturers because it reduced the demand for new test equipment and resulted in a reduced cash flow for vendors. The global economic slowdown has compelled companies to reduce their prices to increase the sales of their products. Competitive pricing will have an adverse effect on the vendors' margins.



Companies Mentioned

Keysight Technologies, National Instruments, Agilent Technologies, Anritsu, B&K Precision, Giga-tronics, Rohde & Schwarz, and Tektronix.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Key countries covered
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
      • Table General purpose test equipment market segmentation
      • Table General purpose test equipment market segmentation 2015
      • Table General purpose test equipment market segmentation 2015-2020
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global signal generator market
    • Value chain
      • Table Industry value chain
    • Supplier management
    • Product management
    • Marketing strategies
    • Sales and aftersales management
      • Table Marketing and sales management
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global signal generator market 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Future outlook
    • Table Product life cycle for signal generator
    • Present scenario
    • Future perspective
  • Buying behavior
    • Table Communications industry
    • Table Aerospace and defense industry
    • Table Mechanical industry
    • Table Electronics industry
    • Table Others
  • Technology landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Segmentation of global signal generator by product
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Table Global signal generator market by end-user 2015-2020
    • Table Global signal generator market by end-user 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Communications industry
      • Table Global signal generator market for communications industry by revenue ($ millions)
    • Aerospace and defense industry
      • Table Global signal generator market for aerospace and defense industry by revenue ($ millions)
    • Mechanical industry (industrial and automotive machinery)
      • Table Global signal generator market for mechanical industry by revenue ($ millions)
    • Electronics industry
      • Table Global signal generator market for electronics industry by revenue ($ millions)
      • Table Global signal generator market for others by revenue ($ millions)
      • Table CAGR comparison
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Global signal generator market by geography 2015-2020
    • Table Global signal generator market by geography 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Signal generator market in Americas
      • Table Signal generator market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ million)
    • Signal generator market in EMEA
      • Table Signal generator market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ million)
    • Signal generator market in APAC
      • Table Signal generator market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ million)
      • Table CAGR comparison
  • Market drivers
    • Increased adoption of electronic devices
    • Increased demand from aerospace and defense industry
    • Continuous advances in communications technologies
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Rise in demand for used and rental test equipment
    • Changing customer's selection parameters
    • Uncertain global economic conditions
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Emergence of high-speed DAC
    • Emergence of multipurpose generators
    • Increase in outsourcing
    • Increase in R&D
    • Emergence of application-specific signal generators
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Opportunities in the coming years
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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