Jun 21, 2010 - 6:23:00 PM
June 21, 2010 - National Semiconductor has acquired the company GTronix for an undisclosed sum. GTronix is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in programmable and adaptive analog sensory processing technology.
GTronix manufactures the GTX0051/53/60 series of Adaptive Noise Canceling processors.
GTronix also makes the GTX0100/0150 series Active Noise Canceling processors with Integrated Custom Tuned Filters.
Both devices target noisy or windy environments.
GTronix's APTTM Technology - Smart Analog for Sensory Processing - uses proprietary analog algorithms, a programmable floating gate transistor structure and proprietary circuit design techniques to implement signal processing functions.
"Founded in 2003, GTronix is a fabless semiconductor company developing novel analog technology to extract real-world sensory information for portable consumer electronic products. Its mission is to become a market and technology leader in bringing local intelligence to sensory interfaces through the application of its programmable and adaptive analog VLSI signal processing capability."
About National Semiconductor
"National Semiconductor is a leader in power management technology. Known for its easy-to-use analog integrated circuits and world-class supply chain, National's high-performance analog products enable its customers' systems to be more energy efficient. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., National reported sales of $1.42 billion for fiscal 2010."