AvailabilityThe MAP-X™ family of audio SoCs are sampling today with production scheduled for December 2011. For information, interested parties should contact firstname.lastname@example.org . 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. 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 has an extensive IP portfolio of patents that stem from the key innovations it has created in video processing, image quality, 3D TV, low power consumption, and 45nm SoC 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, without limitation, that customers may not adopt our new audio solutions, that other suppliers may provide similar solutions at more competitive prices, that our customers may not realize significant demand for their products, which would impact our revenues, and other risks and uncertainties associated with the introduction of new products. 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: Dolby and Dolby TrueHD are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. DTS, DTS-HD and the Symbol are registered trademarks & the DTS logos are trademarks of DTS, Inc.