ARM Holdings plc (ARM) designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property (IP) and related technology and software, and sells development tools. As of December 31, 2012, the Company operated in three business segments: the Processor Division (PD), the Physical IP Division (PIPD) and the System Design Division (SDD). ARM licenses and sells its technology and products to international electronics companies, which in turn manufacture, markets and sells microprocessors, application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) and application-specific standard processors (ASSPs) based on ARM�s technology to systems companies for incorporation into a range of end products. In August 2013, the Company announced that it has acquired Sensinode Oy, a provider of software technology for the Internet of things (IoT). In December 2013, ARM Holdings PLC acquired Geomerics.