Pocatello, ID--April 28, 1997--American Microsystems Inc. (AMI; Pocatello, ID) announced that it has acquired Focus Semiconductor Inc. (Lower Gwynedd, PA). Focus, which brings mixed-signal ASIC design expertise to this union, will operate as a business unit of AMI. Focus will also contribute its intellectual property in the form of application-specific standard products. The terms of the agreement between these two privately held companies were not disclosed.
Focus has expertise in frequency timing generators used in PCs, network computers, set-top boxes, and portable applications. Other areas of expertise include battery management and micro-power mixed-signal products for both industrial and consumer applications.
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