ARM is the world’s leading semiconductor intellectual property supplier. The ARM business model involves the design and licensing of intellectual property in the field of semiconductor chips. ARM was founded in 1990 and now has offices around the world.
ARM’s main technology is its microprocessor which is at the ‘brain’ of most modern gadgets. Technology from ARM is used in 95% of the world’s mobile phone handsets and in over a quarter of all electronic devices which include virtually all tablet computers, all smart phones, digital cameras, set top boxes and digital televisions.
Over 900 licenses have been sold to more than 250 different partner companies. To date, over 20 billion chips containing ARM technology have been manufactured.