About the TV550 and FRC-V chipsets
TV550 is a global DTV platform that makes key features such as H.264 decoding, HD ME/MC, CI+ security, and IPTV capabilities available for mainstream TVs. FRC-V is the latest member of Trident's extensive family of Frame-Rate Converter (FRC) products. This device offers best-in-class ME/MC functionality up to rates of 240 frames per second, 2D dimming for superb black levels, and support for 3D TV, all in a single package.
About Trident Microsystems, Inc.
Trident Microsystems, Inc., with headquarters in Sunnyvale, California, is a leading force in the digital home entertainment market, delivering an extensive range of platform solutions that enhance the consumer experience in the Connected Home and select Consumer Electronics (CE) products. As one of the top-three semiconductor providers to both the TV and set-top box markets, Trident's solutions can be found in the products of leading OEMs and channel partners worldwide. The company's extensive IP portfolio has been driving key innovations in image quality, 3D TV, audio, low power, and 45nm designs. For further information about Trident and its products, please consult the Company's web site: www.tridentmicro.com.Forward-Looking Information This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and is subject to the safe harbor created by those sections. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and there are important factors that could cause Trident's actual results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements. These risks include the possibility that Trident's products may not perform as expected relative to customer requirements, that other companies may offer products with similar features to Trident's TV550 and FRC-V products on more competitive terms and the uncertain demand by end user customers for 3D TV products generally. The forward-looking statements included in this press release are made only as of the date of this press release; Trident does not undertake any obligation to publicly revise or update any such forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the statement was made. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Additional information concerning factors that could cause results to differ can be found in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's most recently filed Reports on Form 8-K, Form 10-K and Form 10-Q, which are available at http://www.sec.gov. NOTE: Trident, Trident logo and MAP-X are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Trident Microsystems in the United States and /or other countries. NOTE: Trident and the Trident logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Trident Microsystems, Inc in the United States and/or other countries. All other names, brands, products or trademarks may be claimed as the property of their respective owners. TRID-IR