Liquidmetal ® Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: LQMT ) today announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2012. The Company reported revenues of $0.2 million and closed out the first quarter with an operating loss of $1.0 million.

Mr. Tom Steipp, President and CEO, commented, “We are excited about the progress of the program as customers test and evaluate the commercial parts that we shipped to them last quarter. We understand that this is a detailed process as they look to replace complex machined parts. We look forward to having them move into full production in the coming months.”

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Exhibit I


For the Three Months Ended March 31,



Products $ 183 $ 123
Licensing and royalties   13     381  

Total revenue
196 504
Cost of sales   81     106  
Gross profit 115 398
Operating expenses
Selling, marketing, general and administrative 959 1,026
Research and development   188     324  
Total operating expenses   1,147     1,350  
Operating loss from continuing operations (1,032 ) (952 )
Change in value of warrants, loss - (11 )
Other income - 5
Interest expense (39 ) (15 )
Interest income   4     8  
Loss from continuing operations before income taxes (1,067 ) (965 )
Income taxes   -     -  
Loss from continuing operations (1,067 ) (965 )
Discontinued operations:
Loss from operations of discontinued operations, net of taxes   -     (429 )
Net loss (1,067 ) (1,394 )
Other comprehensive income:
Foreign exchange translation gain during the period   -     55  
Comprehensive loss $ (1,067 ) $ (1,339 )
Per common share basic and diluted:
Loss from continuing operations $ (0.01 ) $ (0.01 )
Loss from discontinued operations   -     -  
Basic and diluted loss per share $ (0.01 ) $ (0.01 )
Number of weighted average shares - basic and diluted   153,707,246     93,695,377  

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