ELMOS Semiconductor AG engages in the development and manufacture of semiconductor based system solutions. The company operates through two segments: Semiconductor and Micromechanics. The Semiconductor segment offers solutions for the automotive, industrial, and consumer goods sectors with applications in household appliances, digital cameras, building technology, and machine control systems. The Micromechanics segment provides micro-mechanical technologies in bulk and thin film engineering used for the production of sensor elements and sensor systems. The company was founded by GÃ¼nter Zimmer and Klaus Weyer in 1984 and is headquartered in Dortmund, Germany.