Analog Devices, Inc. is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing analog, mixed-signal and digital signal processing (DSP) technology, including integrated circuits (ICs), algorithms, software and subsystems. The Company’s operating segments include United States, Rest of North/South America, Europe, Japan, China and Rest of Asia. The Company’s signal processing products help in converting, conditioning and processing real-world phenomena, such as temperature, pressure, sound, light, speed and motion into electrical signals. It offers data converters, amplifiers and linear products, radio frequency (RF) ICs, power management products, sensors based on micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS) technology and other sensors, and processing products. Its products are embedded inside various types of electronic equipment, including industrial process control systems, medical imaging equipment, optical systems, automobiles and portable electronic devices. From the year 1965 to its milestone 40th anniversary year of 2005, Analog Devices has experienced a rich history of transitions and significant achievements.
Analog Devices Inc. agreed to acquire Linear Technology Corp. for about $14.8 billion, a deal that unites two venerable names in a lucrative subset of the semiconductor industry. Analog and Linear Technology specialize in chips based on analog technologies, the variety typically used to handle real-world signals such as sound, light heat or pressure. One of the biggest applications for analog chips is in smartphones, where they are used for purposes such as helping to manage radio signals.
Analog Devices has over 100,000 customers in the following industries: communications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, military/aerospace, automotive, and consumer electronics applications. Analog Devices offers ADI’s analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (IC) play a fundamental role in converting, conditioning, and processing real-world phenomena such as light, sound, temperature, motion, and pressure into electrical signals to be used in a wide array of electronic equipment.