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IDM

(1) See identity management.

(2) (Integrated Device Manufacturer) A company that performs every step of the chip-making process, including design, manufacture, test and packaging. Examples of IDMs are Intel, AMD, Motorola, IBM, TI and Lucent. See fabless and foundry.
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Virage Logic's highly differentiated product portfolio delivers higher performance, lower power, higher density and optimal yield to foundries, integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) and fabless customers who develop products for the consumer, communications and networking, hand-held and portable, and computer and graphics markets.
Olympus Integrated Technologies America (ITA), a subsidiary of Olympus Corporation of Japan, known for high quality semiconductor systems and software for wafer inspection and defect review, announced an agreement with one of the world's largest US integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) to purchase additional 300mm wafer inspection and defect review systems from Olympus.
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