Through the acquisition, TDK will further boost its sensor and actuator business. TDK is expanding its sensor business by completing a lineup of various sensors, in addition to its own pressure, temperature, current and magnetic sensors. Recently, TDK acquired TDK-Micronas, a leading supplier with a broad range of Hall-effect sensors and embedded motor controllers for the Automotive and Industrial markets.
Furthermore TDK announced the acquisition of the US-based InvenSense, Inc., a global inertial sensor company, and became the majority shareholder of Tronics Microsystems SA, a French MEMS and inertial sensor specialist.
ICsense has the largest fab-independent European design group, with world-class expertise in analog, digital, mixed-signal and high-voltage IC design. The company develops and supplies customer exclusive ASIC solutions for the automotive, medical, industrial and consumer markets. ICsense’s core expertise lies in sensor and MEMS interfacing, high-voltage IC design, and power and battery management. After becoming a TDK group company, ICsense will continue to develop innovative ASICs for its new and existing customers worldwide.