NATICK, MA—A new report from Venture Development Corp. finds that purchasers of external chassis and module and plug-in analog I/O boards for data-acquisition applications expect to make significant shifts in the types of products they purchase over the next five years.
The report is based on a survey of end users, OEMs and other purchasers of data acquisition products, as well as what are likely to be requirements four years from now. Products covered in the survey include external chassis and modules-data loggers, distributed/remote I/O, paperless chart recorders, PC front ends and standalone systems; plug-in analog I/O boards classified by bus architectures-compact PCI, ISA, PC/104, PCI, PCMCIA (PC Cards), PXI, VME and VXI.
Factors leading to increased demand include:
The entire report is available at http://www.vdc-corp.com/industrial/reports/03/br03-15.html.