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National Semiconductor

(company)
A semiconductor manufacturer, responsible for the SC/MP, National Semiconductor 16000 and National Semiconductor 32000 series of microprocessors.

National Semiconductor

(National Semiconductor Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, www.national.com) A major semiconductor manufacturer that provides system-level products for telecommunications, desktop computers, automobiles, consumer products and the military.

Founded in 1959 in Danbury, CT, National Semiconductor was in the forefront of the first transistors and integrated circuits. Over the years, it has become known for its analog and mixed mode signaling devices. In 1987, it acquired Fairchild Semiconductor, which it sold in 1997, the same year it purchased and integrated Cyrix Corporation.
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National Semiconductor and CompactRISC are registered trademarks of National Semiconductor Corporation.
Boomer, LLP and Overture are registered trademarks of National Semiconductor Corporation.
Headquartered in Santa Clara, California, National Semiconductor Corporation is one of the world's leading manufacturers of analog semiconductor devices.
The consortium is composed of several companies including: National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM), Sigma Designs (NASDAQ:SIGM), and CMC Magnetics (2323.
Note to Editors: National is a registered trademark and CompactRISC is a trademark of National Semiconductor Corporation.
Note to Editors: Boomer, WebPAD and Geode are registered trademarks of National Semiconductor Corporation.
National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM) today announced its participation in Microsoft's Windows Embedded Strategic Silicon Alliance.
National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM) today introduced a dual-channel 8-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with record low-power dissipation levels.
5, 2001 - National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM) today announced the LM4811 Boomer(R) audio amplifier, a 105mW stereo headphone amplifier for use in 3V and 5V systems requiring a headphone output and volume control.

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