Profile: O2micro International Ltd (OIIM.O)
27 Jun 2016
O2Micro International Limited, incorporated in March 1997, designs, develops and markets power management components for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial, Automotive and Communications markets. The Company’s consumer electronics market includes liquid crystal display (LCD) and light emitting diode (LED) televisions, desktop and notebook monitors, portable media players, digital cameras, global positioning system (GPS)/portable navigation device (PND) solutions for directional assistance, personal digital assistants (PDAs), games, and general lighting products, including LED light bulbs). Computer market includes desktop computers, LCD and LED monitors, tablet computers, notebooks, netbooks, and mobile communication applications.
The Company’s industrial market includes product that is specified to operate over temperature range, beyond the standard commercial operating temperature range of standard semiconductor products, such as zero degrees to 70 degrees centigrade. These products include battery management systems for power tools, electric bikes, low emission vehicles (LEV) applications, LCD and LED monitors, notebooks, netbooks, industrial personal computers (PCs), and general lighting products. Communications market includes portable media devices, Smart Phones, PDAs, and other portable electronic applications. Automotive market includes GPS units for navigational assistance in vehicles, electric and hybrid vehicle (EV/HEV) battery management and in-vehicle passenger entertainment and communication systems.
The Company’s integrated circuit products use analog and mixed-signal designs that combine analog and digital circuits on a single chip. It offers a range of application specific standard products, as well as customized products. The Company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), original design manufacturers (ODMs) and module makers. The Company’s integrated circuits are used in products sold by Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo, LG Electronics, NEC, Panasonic, Samsung Electronics, Sharp, Sony and Toshiba, among others. The Company sells its products through direct sales force, independent sales representatives and/or distributors in Asia, Europe and North America, which include China, Taiwan, Korea, United States and Japan. The Company’s subsidiaries include O2Micro, Inc., O2Micro Electronics, Inc., O2Micro International Japan Limited, O2Micro Pte Ltd., O2Micro (China) Co., Ltd. and O2Micro (Chengdu) Co., Ltd., among others.
The Company competes with Intersil Corporation, Linear Technology Corporation, Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., Ricoh Company, Ltd., Richtek Technology Corporation, Rohm Co., Ltd, Silergy Corporation, Texas Instruments Incorporated, Toshiba and Fujitsu.
O2micro International Ltd
The Grand Pavilion, West Bay Roa
PO Box 32331
GEORGE TOWN KY1-1209