(AMD) A US manufacturer of integrated circuits
, founded in 1969. AMD was the fifth-largest IC manufacturer in 1995. AMD focuses on the personal and networked computation and communications market. They produce microprocessors
, embedded processors
and related peripherals, memories, programmable logic devices
, circuits for telecommunications and networking applications.
In 1995, AMD had 12000 employees in the USA and elsewhere and manufacturing facilities in Austin, Texas; Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan; Bangkok, Thailand; Penang, Malaysia; and Singapore.
AMD made the AMD 2900
series of bit-slice TTL
components and clones of the Intel 80386
and Intel 486 microprocessors
AMD Home (http://amd.com/).
Address: Sunnyvale, CA, USA.