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Signal Generator Market

Signal Generator Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Type (Analog, Vector, Others), by Application (Designing, Testing), by Industry Vertical (IT and Telecommunication, Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, Healthcare, Research and Development): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032

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Author's: Tanuj Virendra Barai | Vineet Kumar
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Signal Generator Market Research, 2032

The Global Signal Generator Market was valued at $1.6 billion in 2022, and is projected to reach $3.1 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 7% from 2023 to 2032.

A signal generator is a foundational electronic instrument crafted to generate precise and controlled electrical signals, serving as a pivotal element across a multitude of applications. Its core purpose involves the creation of signals characterized by specific attributes like frequency, amplitude, and waveform shape. This intrinsic capability renders signal generators indispensable in the comprehensive processes of testing, calibrating, and advancing electronic circuits and systems.

In recent years, signal generators have witnessed an expanding array of applications spanning diverse industries and sector such as communication systems, where signal generators assume a central role in the design and testing phases of radios, mobile phones, and satellite communication apparatus. Furthermore, signal generators find widespread utility in medical electronics, facilitating the testing and calibration procedures for equipment such as MRI machines and ECG monitors. The aerospace and defense industry reaps significant benefits from the deployment of signal generators, employing them extensively in the testing and refinement of radar systems, avionics, and electronic warfare equipment.

Signal Generator Market

Segment Overview

The signal generator market is segmented into type, application and industry vertical.

The signal generator market is expected to witness notable growth during the forecast period, owing to growing demand in the telecommunications industry, and rising complexity of electronic systems. Moreover, an increase in quantum computing research is expected to provide lucrative opportunities for the growth of the signal generator market during the forecast period. On the contrary, high initial cost of signal generator is the restraint for signal generator market growth during the forecast period.

Signal Generator Market by Type

On the basis of type, the market is divided into analog, vector, and others. In 2022, the analog segment dominated the market, and the vector segment is expected to acquire a major market share by 2032.

With the continuous progression of technology, signal generator amplifier have evolved into indispensable tools within the automotive industry, playing a critical role in the examination of electronic components embedded within vehicles. Their applicability extends into research and development laboratories, providing essential support for scientific experiments spanning diverse disciplines like physics and materials science.

Signal Generator Market by Application

On the basis of application, the market is categorized into designing and testing. The designing segment acquired the largest share in 2022 and the testing segment is expected to grow at a significant CAGR from 2023 to 2032.

The adaptability and precision inherent in signal generators position them at the vanguard of technological progress. In this dynamic landscape, they contribute significantly to the dependability and ingenuity of electronic systems. As industries continue to evolve, signal generators remain at the forefront of innovation, playing a pivotal role in shaping the trajectory of electronic advancements and ensuring the reliability of intricate systems in an ever-changing technological environment.

Signal Generator Market by Industry Vertical

On the basis of industry vertical, the market is divided into IT And telecommunication, automotive, aerospace and defense, healthcare, research and development. The IT and telecommunication acquired the major share in 2022 and is expected to grow at a significant CAGR from 2023 to 2032.

Signal Generator Market by Region

On the basis of region, the signal generator market trends are analyzed across North America (the U.S., Canada, and Mexico), Europe (the UK, Germany, France, Italy, and the rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, and rest of Asia-Pacific), and LAMEA (Latin America, Middle East, and Africa).

Competitive Analysis

Competitive analysis and profiles of the major global signal generator market players that have been provided in the report include AnaPico AG, Anritsu, B&K Precision Corporation, Gewerbegebiet Aaronia AG II, Keysight Technologies, NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP., RIGOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Rohde & Schwarz, SIGLENT Technologies, and TEKTRONIX, INC. The key strategies adopted by the major players in the signal generator market are product launch and expansion.

Country Analysis

Country-wise, the U.S. acquired a prime share in the signal generator market in the North American region and it is expected to grow at a significant CAGR during the forecast period of 2023-2032.

In Europe, Germany, dominated the signal generator market share, in terms of revenue, in 2022 and is expected to follow the same trend during the forecast period. In addition, Germany is expected to emerge as the fastest-growing country in Europe's signal generator market demand with a CAGR of 7.78%.

In Asia-Pacific, China, is expected to emerge as a significant market for the signal generator market industry, owing to a significant rise in investment by prime players due to an increase in the growth of consumer electronics industries in rural and urban regions.

In the LAMEA region, the Middle East garnered a significant market share in 2022. The LAMEA signal generator market forecast has witnessed an improvement, owing to the growth in the inclination of prime vendors towards utilizing the signal generator across this region in various applications such as healthcare, automotive, and others. Moreover, the Middle East region is expected to grow at a high CAGR of 5.79% from 2023 to 2032.

Top Impacting Factors

The signal generator market analysis is expected to expand significantly during the forecast period‚ owing to growing demand in the telecommunications industry and rising complexity of electronic systems. In addition, during the forecast period, the signal generator market is anticipated to benefit from an increase in quantum computing research. On the contrary, the high initial cost of signal generators restrains signal generator market growth during the forecast period.

Historical Data & Information

The signal generator industry is highly competitive, owing to the strong presence of existing vendors. Vendors of the signal generator and spectrum analyzers with extensive technical and financial resources are expected to gain a competitive advantage over their competitors because they can cater to market demands. The competitive environment in this market is expected to worsen as technological innovations, product extensions, and different strategies adopted by key vendors increase.

Key Developments / Strategies

AnaPico AG, Anritsu, B&K Precision Corporation, Gewerbegebiet Aaronia AG II, Keysight Technologies, NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP., RIGOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Rohde & Schwarz, SIGLENT Technologies, TEKTRONIX, INC. are the top companies holding a prime share in the signal generator market. Top market players have adopted various strategies, such as product launch, product, and business expansion to expand their foothold in the signal generator market.

  • In May 2023, Rohde & Schwarz and Qualcomm collaborated for cost-effective 5G network deployments. In this collaboration R&S SMW200A and R&S SMM100A vector signal generators and the R&S FSW and R&S FPS signal and spectrum analyzers from Rohde & Schwarz approved by Qualcomm for testing the Qualcomm QRU100 5G RAN Platform an O-RAN compliant solution with architecture flexibility designed to facilitate scalable and cost-effective 5G network deployments.
  • In September 2023, Keysight Technologies, Inc. launched a four-channel vector signal generator (VSG) capable of signal generation up to 8.5 GHz with 960 MHz of modulation bandwidth per channel. The N5186A MXG is a high-performance VSG in Keysight's X-Series signal generator portfolio, offering the multiple, individually complex signals needed for dense wideband multichannel applications.
  • In April 2022, Keysight Technologies launched a four-channel vector signal generator, with a frequency of up to 54 GHz that offers up to 5 GHz of radio frequency (RF) bandwidth and low-phase noise in a single instrument.
  • In September 2023, NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP. an industry leader in automated wireless test and measurement, announced new options and extended capabilities for its third-generation PXI Vector Signal Transceiver (VST), the PXIe-5842. Combined with NIs software ecosystem, the PXIe-5842 is a versatile tool that can be used to test and validate products in aerospace and defense applications while supporting traditional RF capabilities such as spectrum analysis, signal analysis, and signal generation.

Key Benefits For Stakeholders

  • This report provides a quantitative analysis of the market segments, current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the signal generator market analysis from 2022 to 2032 to identify the prevailing signal generator market opportunity.
  • The market research is offered along with information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
  • Porter's five forces analysis highlights the potency of buyers and suppliers to enable stakeholders to make profit-oriented business decisions and strengthen their supplier-buyer network.
  • In-depth analysis of the signal generator market segmentation assists to determine the prevailing signal generator market size.
  • Major countries in each region are mapped according to their revenue contribution to the signal generator market outlook.
  • Market player positioning facilitates benchmarking and provides a clear understanding of the present position of the market players.
  • The report includes the analysis of the regional as well as global signal generator market trends, key players, market segments, application areas, and market growth strategies.

Signal Generator Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
Market Size By 2032
Market Size By 2032

USD 3.1 billion

Growth Rate
Growth Rate

CAGR of 7%

Forecast period
Forecast period

2022 - 2032

Report Pages
Report Pages

322

Signal Generator Market By Type
By Type
  • Analog
  • Vector
  • Others
Signal Generator Market By Application
By Application
  • Designing
  • Testing
Signal Generator Market By Industry Vertical
By Industry Vertical
  • IT and Telecommunication
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Healthcare
  • Research and Development
Signal Generator Market By Region
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Latin America, Middle East, Africa)
Key Market Players
Key Market Players

RIGOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC., B&K Precision Corporation, Keysight Technologies, SIGLENT Technologies, TEKTRONIX, INC., Rohde & Schwarz, Gewerbegebiet Aaronia AG II, AnaPico AG, Anritsu, NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP.

Analyst Review

According to the perspectives of CXOs (Chief Executive Officers) of a leading signal generator market company, there is a strong expectation for significant growth in the market in the coming years. Signal generators play a pivotal role in various industries, serving as indispensable tools for testing, calibration, and troubleshooting electronic devices. The CXOs are aligned to the evolving landscape, and their positive outlook is rooted in several key factors.

The accelerating pace of technological innovation is a driving force behind the anticipated surge in demand for signal generators. As industries embrace advancements such as 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), and artificial intelligence, the need for precise and versatile signal generators becomes paramount. These devices enable the emulation of complex signal scenarios, ensuring that electronic systems can adapt and perform optimally in diverse and dynamic environments.

The expanding scope of applications for signal generators across sectors like telecommunications, aerospace, and healthcare augurs well for market expansion. In telecommunications, for instance, the ongoing deployment of 5G networks demands sophisticated testing equipment to ensure the seamless integration of new technologies. Similarly, in healthcare, the proliferation of medical devices reliant on electronic components necessitates rigorous testing facilitated by signal generators.

Moreover, the increasing globalization of markets and the subsequent rise in demand for electronic products globally have increased the manufacturing of signal generators for various applications such as designing and testing for various industry verticals. As businesses expand their operations globally, the reliance on signal generators for quality assurance and compliance testing intensifies, propelling market growth.

Furthermore, the CXOs recognize the imperative of continuous research and development to stay ahead in this competitive landscape. Investments in cutting-edge technologies and the development of innovative features in signal generators position their company to cater to emerging market needs, further solidifying its optimistic outlook.

Author Name(s) : Tanuj Virendra Barai | Vineet Kumar
Frequently Asked Questions?

The signal generator market is expected to witness growth driven by increasing demand for advanced communication technologies and the rise of 5G networks.

The leading application of the signal generator market is in the testing and development of electronic devices and communication systems.

North America is the largest regional market for signal generator.

The global signal generator market was valued at $1,578.66 million in 2022.

AnaPico AG, Anritsu, B&K Precision Corporation, Gewerbegebiet Aaronia AG II, Keysight Technologies, NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP., RIGOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Rohde & Schwarz, SIGLENT Technologies, and TEKTRONIX, INC.

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Signal Generator Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032