Ampex Companies
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Ampex Corporation is one of the world's leading providers of technology for acquisition, storage and processing of visual information.

Ampex Corporation is a privately owned company headquartered in Redwood City, California. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ampex Data Systems Corporation, the company offers high-capacity, high performance digital storage systems capable of functioning in demanding environments on land, at sea or in the air. Ampex products are principally used in defense applications to gather digital images and other data from aircraft, satellites and submarines. These products are also used in flight and sensor test applications.

Through its long history, the company has been awarded numerous patents covering digital image processing, digital image compression and recording technologies. At the present time, the company has several of these patents under license to manufacturers of professional and consumer electronic products. The company continues to invest in technology development and to file patent applications.