16 Facts About Analog Devices


Analog Devices, Inc, known simply as Analog, is an American multinational semiconductor company specializing in data conversion, signal processing and power management technology, headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts.

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In 1969, Analog Devices filed an initial public offering and became a publicly traded company.

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In July 2020, Analog Devices agreed to acquire Maxim Integrated in an all stock deal that values the combined company at $68 billion.

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Analog Devices is headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, with regional headquarterslocated in Shanghai, China; Munich, Germany; Limerick, Ireland; and Tokyo, Japan.

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Analog Devices has fabrication plants located in the United States and in Ireland.

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Raymond Stata is a founder of Analog Devices and was responsible for the business strategy and product roadmap.

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Analog Devices first joined the company in 1988 as a marketing director in Limerick, Ireland.

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At Analog Devices, Gilbert started the company's Northwest Labs design center in Oregon and continued to work on RF products crafted with high-speed nonlinear circuit techniques.

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Analog Devices products include analog signal processing and digital signal processing technologies.

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Analog Devices had a line of micro-electromechanical systems microphones until it sold that business to InvenSense in 2013.

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Analog Devices sells linear, mixed-signal, MEMS and digital signal processing technologies for medical imaging, patient monitoring, medical instrumentation and home healthcare.

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Accelerometers produced by Analog Devices are included in ZOLL Medical's PocketCPR, which measures the depth of chest compressions and provides audible and visual feedback to a rescuer to allow adjustment to proper depth and to the correct rate of compression.

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Analog Devices develops components for safety systems, such as stability control systems and driver assistance systems, infotainment and interior applications.

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Analog Devices has technology for consumer electronics, which includes signal processing circuits for image processing, auto focus, and image stabilization for digital still cameras and camcorders, audio and video processors for home theater systems, DVD recorders, and high-definition televisions and advanced touch screen controllers for portable media devices.

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In 2009, Analog Devices announced EngineerZone, an online technical support community.

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Analog Devices offers reference circuits through its Circuits from the Lab program.

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