Agilent Technologies Inc.
) recently launched Infiniium 90000 X-Series mixed-signal
The six new models come in bandwidths of 70 MHz to 33 GHz and
can capture 400 million points of data. It comes with the latest
technology in noise and jitter measurement.
Oscilloscopes are used in various technical fields. They play
an important role in the analysis of video quality in televisions
and for monitoring vital functions in electrocardiogram and
electroencephalogram instruments. They are also used extensively
for control and sensor monitoring in automotive applications and
in a broad range of industrial, engineering, telecommunications
and medical equipment applications.
The MSO is used for extensive verification of electronic
product designs and it helps in debugging the digital circuits.
The new oscilloscopes are therefore likely to offer the
most accurate measurement.
Agilent is keeping up a steady flow of new products as there
is now an unprecedented demand for wireless connectivity, data
bandwidth and energy-related products stemming from the
proliferation of connected mobile devices.
Agilent's revenue in the third quarter was flat sequentially
and up 1.9% year over year, short of management's expectations of
a 2-3% sequential increase ($1.77 billion to $1.79 billion). The
newly added Diagnostics and Genomics segment accounted for 9.0%
of revenue in the last quarter, up 47.2% sequentially.
Currently, Agilent Technologies has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Other test equipment companies, such as
National Instruments Corporation
), with Zacks Ranks of #1, #2 and #3, respectively are also worth
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