I/O Devices Product Focus Study May 2003

Among those specifying, recommending, and/or buying I/O devices, 80% do so for in-plant requirements, while 41% buy for OEM needs.

By Control Engineering Staff March 29, 2004

Executive Summary

  • Over half of respondents use I/O devices for both continuous and batch processing. This is more than three times the people using such products for other applications.

  • 134 I/O devices was the average number each respondent purchased in the past 12 months.

  • More than one-fourth of respondents say their purchases of I/O devices will increase in the next 12 months. An average increase of 57% was reported by this group.

  • Most important to survey participants when buying I/O devices is technical support.


I/O Devices Product Focus Study