Profile: Cirrus Logic Inc (CRUS.O)
24 Oct 2014
Cirrus Logic, Inc. (Cirrus Logic), incorporated on August 26, 1998, develops analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (IC) for a broad range of consumer and industrial markets. Building on its diverse analog mixed-signal patent portfolio, Cirrus Logic delivers optimized products for consumer and professional audio, automotive entertainment, and targeted industrial applications, including energy control, energy measurement, light emitting diode (LED) lighting and energy exploration. The Company serves customers in the United States, Europe and Asia, including the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. In October 2013, the Company acquired Acoustic Technologies, Inc. In August 2014, the Company acquired Wolfson Microelectronics.
The Company offers audio and energy product lines: Audio Products, which includes analog and mixed-signal components, as well as audio digital signal processor (DSP) products for consumer, professional and automotive entertainment markets and Energy Products, which includes analog and mixed-signal components for energy-related applications, such as LED lighting, energy measurement, energy exploration and energy control systems.
The Company is a provider of analog and mixed-signal audio converter and audio DSP products that enable new consumer, professional and automotive entertainment applications. Its portfolio of approximately 250 active audio products includes analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), digital-to-analog converters (DACs), codecs chips that integrate ADCs and DACs into a single IC, digital interface ICs, volume controls, adaptive noise cancelling circuits (ANC) and amplifiers, as well as audio DSPs. Its products are used in a wide array of consumer applications, including portable media players, smartphones, tablet computers, laptops, audio/video receivers (AVRs) and Blu-ray Disc players, home theater systems, set-top boxes, gaming devices, digital camcorders and digital televisions. Applications for products within professional markets include digital mixing consoles, multi-track digital recorders and effects processors. Applications for products within automotive markets include amplifiers, satellite radio systems, telematics and multi-speaker car-audio systems.
The Company provides analog and mixed-signal ICs for targeted energy control, energy measurement, LED lighting and energy exploration applications. It has approximately 450 active energy products which include LED driver ICs, power factor correction ICs, ADC, and DACs. Its products are used in a wide array of high-precision, energy-related applications including LED retrofit lamps, digital utility meters, power supplies and energy exploration.
The Company competes with Apple Inc., and Avnet Inc.
Cirrus Logic Inc
800 WEST 6TH STREET
AUSTIN TX 78701