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Encyclopedia > Analog Devices
Analog Devices
Type Public (NYSE: ADI)
Founded Cambridge, Massachusetts (1965)
Headquarters Norwood, Massachusetts
Key people Jerald G Fishman, CEO & President, Ray Stata, Chairman
Industry Semiconductors
Products Semiconductors
Revenue $2.57 billion USD (2006)
Employees 8,800 (2005)
Website www.analog.com

Analog Devices (NYSE: ADI) is an American multinational producer of semiconductor devices. Analog specializes in ADC, DAC, MEMS, and DSP chips for consumer and industrial goods. Analog is presently designing circuits in the 0.09-3 micrometre feature sizes range. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1178x335, 10 KB)Analog Devices corporate logo File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... This article is about the stock exchange itself. ...   Settled: 1630 â€“ Incorporated: 1636 Zip Code(s): 02138, 02139, 02140, 02141, 02142 â€“ Area Code(s): 617 / 857 Official website: http://www. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ...   Norwood is a town and census-designated place in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA. As of the 2000 census, the population was 28,587. ... Jerald G. Fishman serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Analog Devices since November 1996. ... The Stata Center at MIT Ray Stata is a cofounder and Chairman of the Board of Analog Devices, Inc. ... A semiconductor is a material that is an insulator at very low temperature, but which has a sizable electrical conductivity at room temperature. ... A semiconductor is a material that is an insulator at very low temperature, but which has a sizable electrical conductivity at room temperature. ... Revenue is a U.S. business term for the amount of money that a company earns from its activities in a given period, mostly from sales of products and/or services to customers. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 3. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A website (or Web site) is a collection of web pages, typically common to a particular domain name or subdomain on the World Wide Web on the Internet. ... This article is about the stock exchange itself. ... A multinational corporation (MNC) or multinational enterprise (MNE) or transnational corporation (TNC) or multinational organization (MNO) is a corporation or enterprise that manages production establishments or delivers services in at least two countries. ... A semiconductor is a solid whose electrical conductivity can be controlled over a wide range, either permanently or dynamically. ... An analog-to-digital converter (abbreviated ADC, A/D or A to D) is an electronic circuit that converts continuous signals to discrete digital numbers. ... In electronics, a digital-to-analog converter (DAC or D-to-A) is a device for converting a digital (usually binary) code to an analog signal (current, voltage or electric charge). ... A mite next to a gear set produced using MEMS. Courtesy Sandia National Laboratories, SUMMiTTM Technologies, www. ... Digital signal processing (DSP) is the study of signals in a digital representation and the processing methods of these signals. ... A micrometre (American spelling: micrometer, symbol µm) is an SI unit of length equal to one millionth of a metre, or about a tenth of the size of a droplet of mist or fog. ...


Analog Devices, Inc. currently employs 8,800 employees worldwide. Revenues in fiscal year 2005 totalled $2.4 billion, and the cumulative sales total is $26 billion.

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History

Analog Devices is one of the longest-standing semiconductor companies in the world. The company was founded by Ray Stata and Matthew Lorber in 1965, and Stata maintains an active role in the company to this day. Jerald G. Fishman is the CEO and President, and Stata is the Chairman of the Board. In August 1990 Analog Devices bought Precision Monolithics Inc. The Stata Center at MIT Ray Stata is a cofounder and Chairman of the Board of Analog Devices, Inc. ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Precision Monolithics, Inc. ...


The company headquarters is in Norwood, Massachusetts. There are large fabrication plants in the US and the main European facility is located at Limerick in the Republic of Ireland. They also have large packaging facilities in the Philippines. Other international ADI development centers are located in Israel; Beijing, China; Shanghai, China; Tokyo, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Edinburgh, Scotland; Melbourne, Australia; Bangalore, India; Hyderabad, India; Munich, Germany; Valencia, Spain; and other locations across the globe.   Norwood is a town and census-designated place in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA. As of the 2000 census, the population was 28,587. ... This article is about the continent. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 52. ... Beijing (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: Běijīng; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking), is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Alternate meanings: See Shanghai (disambiguation) Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: shàng hǎi; Shanghainese IPA: /zɑ̃ hɛ/) is Chinas largest city and is situated on the banks of the Chang Jiang delta. ... Tokyo (東京; Tōkyō, lit. ... Alternative meaning: Taipei County City nickname: the City of Azaleas Capital District Xinyi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ... Edinburgh viewed from Arthurs Seat. ... The City of Melbournes coat of arms The central business district of Melbourne, viewed from the north Alternate meanings: Melbourne (disambiguation) Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 52,117 in the Central... Bangalore (ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು in Kannada) is the capital and largest city of the state of Karnataka in India. ... Hyderabad or Haydarābād (Telugu: హైదరాబాదు Urdu: حیدر آباد ) is the capital city of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. ... Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich (German: München pronunciation) is the state capital of the German Bundesland of Bavaria. ... Location Coordinates : 39°29′ N 0°22′ W Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name València (Valencian) Spanish name Valencia Founded 137 BC Postal code 46000-46080 Website http://www. ...


Products

Analog Devices produces a wide array of semiconductor devices, in the following categories:

Generally, an amplifier is any device that uses a small amount of energy to control a larger amount of energy. ... In electronics, a comparator is a device which compares two voltages or currents and switches its output to indicate which is larger. ... This article or section should include material from AD converters In electronics, an analog-to-digital converter (abbreviated ADC, A/D, or A to D) is a device that converts continuous signals to discrete digital numbers. ... In electronics, a digital-to-analog converter (DAC or D-to-A) is a device for converting a digital (usually binary) code to an analogue signal (current, voltage or charges). ... Digital signal processing (DSP) is the study of signals in a digital representation and the processing methods of these signals. ... A mite next to a gear set produced using MEMS. Courtesy Sandia National Laboratories, SUMMiTTM Technologies, www. ... // Distinguish from censure and censer and censor. ... RF may be: RF is the IATA code for Florida West International Airways Rf or RF may stand for: Radio frequency, a term in broadcasting. ... Power management is a feature of some electrical appliances, especially copiers and computer peripherials, such as a monitor or printer that turns off the power or switches the system to a low-power state after a period of inactivity. ... Fiber Optic strands An optical fiber in American English or fibre in British English is a transparent thin fiber for transmitting light. ...

Recent news

  • During 2006, it was revealed to the press that Nintendo collaborated with Analog Devices in developing the controller for its new console Wii, incorporating the Analog Devices ADXL330 3-axis linear acceleration sensor[1].
  • Analog Devices recently collaborated with Source Audio LLC to create the DSP and motion sensor for the motion-controlled HotHand guitar effects unit[2].

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Shares of Analog Devices Inc. sank to their lowest point in more than three years Friday, the day after the chip maker posted lower-than-expected quarterly results and outlook.
"Analog may represent a majority of the company's revenue, but the low margins and lagging growth generated by the DSP business are weighing down the entire enterprise," wrote Merrill Lynch analyst Joe Osha in a note to investors.
Analog Devices is the second-largest standard analog semiconductor maker, behind Texas Instruments.
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