Analog Devices (ADI) is a multinational semiconductor company specializing in data conversion, signal processing and power management technology and headquartered in Massachusetts, USA. In 2012, Analog Devices had a 48.5% share of the data converter market, according to analyst firm Databeans. The company manufactures the analogue, mixed-signal and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) used in electronic equipment. These technologies are used to convert, condition and process real-world phenomena, such as light, sound, temperature, motion and pressure into electrical signals. Analog Devices has 100,000 customers in the communications, computer, instrumentation, military and aerospace, automotive, and consumer electronics applications industries.