|Parent||Asahi Kasei Microdevices|
AKM Semiconductor, Inc. was founded under AKM, which is one of the core operating groups under the umbrella company, Asahi Kasei Corporation electronics business group (Tokyo Stock Exchange (3407.T). AKMS comprises the devices and electronic materials sector of the AKM group.
Some applications of AKM's chips are as components in DVD players, digital mixers, digital audio workstations, and other digital audio applications. Their products include codecs, audio DACs, low-power audio for portable devices, ADCs, DVD-Audio, stereo and multichannel sound, DSD, and S/PDIF transmitters and receivers.