(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.