Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis industries in the United States and internationally. The company?s Electronic Measurement segment offers electronic measurement instruments and systems; monitoring, management, and optimization tools for communications networks and services; and software design tools and related services that are used in the design, development, manufacture, installation, deployment, and operation of electronics equipment and communications networks and services. Its products include communications test and general purpose test products. This segment also provides start-up assistance, instrument productivity and application, and instrument calibration and repair, as well as customization, consulting, and optimization services. The companys Bio-Analytical Measurement segment offers application-focused solutions, which include instruments, software, consumables, and services. Its product categories include liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, microarrays, inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy, microfluidics, electrophoresis, laboratory automation and robotics, polymerase chain reaction instrumentation, and software and informatics, as well as related bioreagents, consumables, and services. This segment principally serves life sciences and chemical analysis markets. The Semiconductor and Board Test segment provides laser interferometer; parametric and manufacturing test, and measurement instruments; and systems monitoring, management, and optimization tools that are used in semiconductor and printed circuit assembly fabrication. The company primarily markets its products through direct sales, as well as distributors, resellers, manufacturer's representatives, telesales, and electronic commerce. Agilent Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.