I/O Devices Product Focus Study for December 2004

Research was undertaken to gain a better understanding of Control Engineering subscribers’applications and needs regarding I/O devices. Specific areas under evaluation included: •In-plant vs. OEM requirements •Applications •I/O module usage •Network usage •Past and future purchases •Purchase decision criteria •Magazines received

12/02/2004


Research was undertaken to gain a better understanding of Control Engineering subscribers’ applications and needs regarding I/O devices. Specific areas under evaluation included:
•In-plant vs. OEM requirements
•Applications
•I/O module usage
•Network usage
•Past and future purchases
•Purchase decision criteria
•Magazines received Methodology:

On August 6, 2004, an email was sent to Control Engineering subscribers. In the email, respondents were asked to visit a web site that contained a survey regarding I/O devices. Respondents had the option of clicking on the embedded URL site or entering the web site address in their Internet browser. As of August 17, 177 responses were received from those involved in the specification, recommendation, and/or purchase of I/O devices for in-plant or OEM (resale) requirements.


I/O Devices Product Focus Study 2005





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