analog-to-digital converter

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analog-to-digital (A/D) converter

a device for converting analog information, such as temperature or electrocardiographic waveforms, into digital form for processing by a digital computer.
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The company's Linearizer IC and Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) modules, based on the proprietary Turbolinear(TM) technology, correct for nonlinear distortion generated in high-speed analog-to-digital converters.
NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high performance semiconductors for signal processing applications and the market leader in data conversion technology, is introducing a family of high-speed 10- and 12-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) targeted for broadband communications and wireless infrastructure applications--such as cable modem termination systems, third and fourth generation microcell and picocell base stations, and fixed point-to-point radios--where low power consumption is required to accommodate smaller form factors, but high-quality conversion performance cannot be sacrificed.
NYSE: ADI), the world leader in data converter technology, is expanding its portfolio of high-performance analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) with the introduction of two devices targeted for high-end instrumentation, medical and wireless communications applications that enable designers to maintain low noise and high dynamic range, even at high input frequencies.