So, where are we with modular instrument adoption in 2013? It appears that modular systems have again outgrown traditional instruments by double-digit amounts. Part of this is due to 2013 being a soft year for the industry overall, so this wasn’t a particular large hurdle. However, the relative growth rate of modular instrumentation shows that PXI and AXIe continue to take share from their traditional counterparts.
Why is this, and what are the sub-currents? Segment, drivers, acquisitions, architectures, I have it covered. For the most integrated summary you will ever read of the 2013 modular instrument market, go here.