Analog Devices Press Release - July 21, 2010
Analog Devices Claims 46% of Worldwide Conversion Market
- ADI is No. 1 converter supplier; 46 percent market share is more than next eight competitors combined,
reports Databeans in June 2010 Data Converter Report.
NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) leads the worldwide data converter market with a 46 percent share, according
to industry analyst firm
Databeans, Inc., a market research company focused on the
semiconductor and electronics industry. In a newly issued market research report titled “2010 Data Converters,”
Databeans confirmed that Analog Devices continues to lead the
data converter market worldwide with a majority share that is larger than the combined market share of the
nearest eight competitors.
“With a 2009 market share exceeding twice that of its nearest competitor,
Analog Devices continues to sit atop the $2.4 billion data
converter market,” said Susie Inouye, principal analyst for Databeans. “By continuously improving converter
architectures and process technologies, ADI is able to meet customer performance benchmarks across a diverse and
expanding customer base within
The Databeans report predicted that 2010 data converter revenue will likely
increase by more than 20 percent from the previous year. Longer term, Databeans estimates that the market for
converters should continue to experience an average annual growth rate of nine percent through 2015.
an increasingly digital world the need for analog technology – especially
data converters – becomes even more important,” said Dick Meaney, vice president, Converter Group, Analog
Devices. “More digital technology places new demands on and for signal conversion technology. It is the data
converters that manage this signal conversion and in many instances defines the performance of today’s digital
devices. ADI has grown its global data converter market share over the last decade to 46 percent, which is greater
than the next eight competitors combined, by continuing to invest aggressively to provide customers with
performance leading data converter technology and signal processing functionality".
Industry’s Leading Converter Portfolio
More designers turn to Analog Devices than any
other supplier for the high-performance conversion technology required to bridge the analog and digital worlds in
today’s myriad electronic systems. With the industry’s leading portfolio of
analog-to-digital converters and
digital-to-analog converters, Analog Devices’ converter products feature the right combination of sampling
rates, accuracy and reduced noise, power dissipation, price and package size required in industrial and
instrumentation, healthcare equipment, automotive systems, communications infrastructure, and consumer
Evaluation tools help customers quickly validate, select, and design in the optimal data converters to reduce
design complexity, development schedules, and bill-of-material costs.
About Analog Devices,
Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which Analog Devices has
built one of the longest-standing, highest-growth companies within the technology sector. Acknowledged
industry-wide as the world leader in data-conversion and signal-conditioning technologies, Analog Devices serves
over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic equipment. Celebrating over 40 years as a
leading global manufacturer of high-performance integrated circuits for analog- and digital-signal processing
applications, Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with design and manufacturing facilities
throughout the world. Analog Devices' common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “ADI”
and is included in the S&P 500 Index.
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