ams, headquartered in Unterpremstaetten, Austria, is a global designer and manufacturer of high performance analogue ICs providing support for applications in sensors and sensor interfaces, power management and wireless. ams’ products are aimed at applications which require high accuracy, wide dynamic range, sensitivity, and immunity to noise or ultra-low power consumption.
The company has over 30 years of operation in analogue semiconductors and has been responsible for numerous breakthroughs in applications such as magnetic encoders, medical imaging, power management, low-power RF, optical sensing, audio amplification, and battery sensing.
ams draws on this experience, and on the CMOS, High Voltage CMOS and SiGe fabrication processes it has developed, to create both high-performance standard products and ASICs targeting the consumer and communications, industrial, medical, and automotive markets all around the globe.
Commenting John Heugle, CEO of ams, said: “Today is an exciting day for all the employees of ams, because it marks the start of a new, single entity – the combination of two very successful names, austriamicrosystems and TAOS, into one new brand and one identity which is even greater than the sum of its parts.”