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STMicroelectronics Contributes Key Components In Microsoft Kinect For Xbox One

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Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announces that it worked closely with Microsoft® in supplying several key components for the new Kinect for Xbox One.

"ST's ability to win important designs with Microsoft demonstrates the depth of our technology and ability to deliver leading-edge solutions," said Bob Krysiak, Executive Vice President and President Americas Region, STMicroelectronics. "With the inclusion of a range of components ST is an important part of the value chain and is ultimately helping to enrich the Xbox One gamers' experience."

ST is among the industry leaders in manufacturing ASICs, with a broad range of Intellectual Property (IP) and process technologies in its portfolio. These process technologies include leading-edge bulk CMOS and the faster, cooler and simpler FD-SOI (Fully-Depleted Silicon on Insulator) technology that offers outstanding performance at geometries of 28nm and below.

Also, as one of the world's leading suppliers of power-management ICs, ST's devices enable energy-saving, high-power-density, and lower-standby-power solutions.

The Xbox One has sold over three million units since it began shipping on November 22.

About STMicroelectronics

ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market serving customers across the spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and embedded processing solutions. From energy management and savings to trust and data security, from healthcare and wellness to smart consumer devices, in the home, car and office, at work and at play, ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.

In 2012, the Company's net revenues were $8.49 billion. Further information on ST can be found at www.st.com.

For Press Information Contact: STMicroelectronics Michael Markowitz Director Technical Media Relations +1 781 591 0354

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