Profile: Cirrus Logic Inc (CRUS.O)
23 May 2017
Cirrus Logic, Inc., incorporated on August 26, 1998, is engaged in providing integrated circuits (ICs) for audio and voice signal processing applications. The Company develops analog and mixed-signal ICs for a range of customers. The Company offers two product lines: Portable Audio, and Non-Portable Audio and Other. The Company's products span the entire audio signal chain, from capture to playback, providing products for a range of smartphones, tablets, digital headsets, wearables and smart home applications. The Company's primary facility housing engineering, sales and marketing, and administration functions is located in Austin, Texas. The Company offers products through both direct and indirect sales channels across the world.
Portable Audio Products
The Company is a provider of analog and mixed-signal audio converter and digital signal processing products in a range of mobile applications. The Company offers a portfolio of products that target mid-tier devices, including codecs-chips that integrate analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) and digital-to-analog converters (DACs) into a single IC, smart codecs, which are the codecs with digital signal processing integrated, amplifiers, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) microphones, as well as standalone digital signal processors (DSPs). Additionally, the Company's SoundClear technology consists of a portfolio of tools, software and algorithms. The Company's products are designed for use in an array of mobile applications, including smartphones, tablets, portable media players, wearables and smart accessories, such as digital headsets and headphones.
Non-Portable Audio and Other Products
The Company provides analog and mixed-signal ICs for a range of products in consumer applications, including the smart home market, automotive, industrial and energy. The Company supplies digital interface and amplifiers. Within the consumer market, its products are utilized in laptops, audio/video receivers (AVRs), home theater systems, set-up boxes, portable speakers, digital camcorders, musical instruments and professional audio products. Applications for products in the automotive market include satellite radio systems, telematics and multi-speaker car-audio systems. The Company's products are also used in an array of industrial and energy-related applications, including digital utility meters, power supplies, energy control, energy measurement and energy exploration applications.
The Company competes with AAC Technologies, AKM Semiconductor Inc., Analog Devices Inc., Austriamicrosystems AG, DSP Group, ESS Technology, Inc., GoerTek Inc., InvenSense, Inc., Knowles Corporation, Maxim Integrated Products Inc., NXP Semiconductors N.V., Qualcomm Incorporated, Realtek Semiconductor Corporation, ST Microelectronics N.V. and Texas Instruments, Inc.
Cirrus Logic Inc
800 W 6th St
AUSTIN TX 78701-2722