a new name has appeared in the world of analog semiconductors and sensor solutions with the announcement by austriamicrosystems that “ams” will be its new company brand. the new brand name unites austriamicrosystems and texas optoelectronic solutions (taos), supplier of intelligent light sensors, and acquired in 2011 by austriamicrosystems.
with headquarters in austria, ams employs over 1,200 people globally who develop, manufacture and sell high performance analog semiconductors targeted at sensors and sensor interfaces, power management and wireless applications. their products are aimed at applications which require extreme precision, accuracy, dynamic range, sensitivity, and ultra-low power consumption. the product range includes sensors, sensor interfaces, power management ics and wireless ics for customers in the consumer, industrial, medical, mobile communications and automotive markets.