Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) is a semiconductor company that designs and manufactures analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing integrated circuits (ICs) and solutions. The company is a global leader in providing high-performance signal processing products and technologies to various industries, including automotive, industrial, healthcare, communications, and consumer electronics.
ADI was founded in 1965 by two MIT graduates, Ray Stata and Matthew Lorber, with the goal of developing high-performance analog integrated circuits. The company's first product was a type of operational amplifier. Over the years, ADI continued to innovate and expand its product portfolio, becoming a major player in the semiconductor industry.
The company's analog and mixed-signal ICs are used in a wide range of applications, such as data converters, amplifiers, radio frequency (RF) and microwave devices, sensors, and power management circuits. These products enable efficient and reliable signal processing, conversion, and control in various electronic systems.
With a strong focus on research and development, ADI invests heavily in innovation and technology advancements. It has a global presence with offices, manufacturing facilities, and research centers in various countries. The company's commitment to delivering high-quality, high-performance ICs has earned it a reputation for reliability and excellence in the industry.
ADI has expanded its product offerings through strategic acquisitions and partnerships over the years. By leveraging its expertise in analog and mixed-signal design, the company continues to develop solutions that enable customers to tackle complex engineering challenges and drive technological advancements in a wide range of industries.