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Trident Microsystems CEO Discusses Q4 2010 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Trident Microsystems, Inc. (TRID)

Q4 2010 Earnings Conference Call

February 3, 2011 5:00 PM ET

Executives

John Swenson – IR

Pete Mangan – EVP and CFO

Philippe Geyres – Interim CEO

Analysts

Eva [ph] – Auriga USA LLC

Brian Gleason – Private Investor

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Q4 2010 Trident Microsystems Earnings Conference Call. My name is Laura and I’ll be your coordinator for today. (Operator Instructions). As a reminder, this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.

I will now turn the presentation over to your host for today, John Swenson of Trident. Please proceed, sir.

John Swenson

Thank you, Laura. Good afternoon and welcome to Trident Microsystems Conference Call for the fourth quarter ending December 31, 2010. After the market closed today, Trident issued a press release discussing results for the quarter. The press release is accessible online at www.tridentmicro.com. This call is being broadcast live over the web and is accessible using the link found in today’s earning’s press release. A replay of the webcast will be available starting tomorrow by accessing the Investor Relations section of Trident’s website.

Before we begin, please note that during this call, we will make forward-looking statements. This includes comments related to guidance on anticipated revenues and operating losses, the pace of restructuring and integration activity, future product shipments and other statements. We are not obligated to update these statements.

Actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements made today and have in fact done so in the past. These projections are forward-looking statements are subject to certain risk and uncertainties. These risks include, in particular, our ability to realize the benefits from our acquisition of product lines and IP from NXP, our ability to reduce expenses, the timing of new product introductions, the ability to obtain design wins among major OEMs for Trident’s products, the availability of wafers from our suppliers, and competitive pressures, including pricing and competitors’ new product introductions, the impact of the uncertain global macroeconomic environment, the increasingly competitive TV and Set-top Box semiconductor markets and our ability to retain key employees globally.

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