Himax Technologies Schedules Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results Conference Call For Thursday, August 15 At 8:00 A.m. EDT

TAINAN, Taiwan, Aug. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Himax Technologies, Inc. ("Himax" or "Company") (Nasdaq:HIMX) a leading supplier and fabless manufacturer of display drivers and other semiconductor products, will hold a conference call with investors and analysts on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. US Eastern Daylight Savings Time and 8:00 p.m. Taiwan Time to discuss the Company's second quarter 2013 financial results.

HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES SECOND QUARTER 2013 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
DATE: Thursday, August 15, 2013
   
TIME: U.S. 8:00 a.m. EDT 
  TAIWAN 8:00 p.m.
   
DIAL IN: U.S. 1-877-407-4018
  INTERNATIONAL 1-201-689-8471
   
CONFERENCE ID: 418538
   
WEBCAST: http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=105551

A replay of the call will be available beginning two hours after the call through midnight August 22, 2013 (12 p.m. August 23, Taiwan time) on www.himax.com.tw and by telephone at +1-877-870-5176 (US Domestic) or +1-858-384-5517 (International). The conference ID number is 418538. This call is being webcast by ViaVid Broadcasting and can be accessed by clicking on this http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=105551 or at ViaVid's website at http://www.viavid.net, where the webcast can be accessed through August 15, 2014.

About Himax Technologies, Inc.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) is a fabless semiconductor solution provider dedicated to display imaging processing technologies. Himax is a worldwide market leader in display driver ICs and timing controllers used in TVs, laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation, and many other consumer electronics devices. Additionally, Himax designs and provides controllers for touch sensor displays, LCOS micro-displays used in palm-size projectors and head-mounted displays, LED driver ICs, power management ICs, scaler products for monitors and projectors, tailor-made video processing IC solutions and silicon IPs. The company also offers digital camera solutions, including CMOS image sensors and wafer level optics, which are used in a wide variety of applications such as mobile phone, tablet, laptop, TV, PC camera, automobile, security and medical devices. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Tainan, Taiwan, Himax currently employs around 1,600 people from three Taiwan-based offices in Tainan, Hsinchu and Taipei and country offices in China, Korea, Japan and the US. Himax has 1,981 patents granted and 1,196 patents pending approval worldwide as of June 30, 2013. Himax has retained its position as the leading display imaging processing semiconductor solution provider to consumer electronics brands worldwide.

http://www.himax.com.tw

Forward Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve factors, risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Such factors and risks include, but not limited to, general business and economic conditions and the state of the semiconductor industry; market acceptance and competitiveness of the driver and non-driver products developed by the Company; demand for end-use applications products; reliance on a small group of principal customers; the uncertainty of continued success in technological innovations; our ability to develop and protect our intellectual property; pricing pressures including declines in average selling prices; changes in customer order patterns; changes in estimated full-year effective tax rate; shortages in supply of key components; changes in environmental laws and regulations; exchange rate fluctuations; regulatory approvals for further investments in our subsidiaries; our ability to collect accounts receivable and manage inventory and other risks described from time to time in the Company's SEC filings, including those risks identified in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in its Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012 filed with the SEC, as may be amended. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable law.
CONTACT: Company Contacts:                  Jackie Chang, CFO         Himax Technologies, Inc.         Tel: 886-2-2370-3999 Ext.22300         Or         US Tel: +1-949-585-9838         Ext.252         Fax: 886-2-2314-0877         Email: jackie_chang@himax.com.tw         www.himax.com.tw                  Penny Lin, Investor Relations         Himax Technologies, Inc.         Tel: 886-2-2370-3999         Ext.22320         Fax: 886-2-2314-0877         Email: penny_lin@himax.com.tw         www.himax.com.tw                  Investor Relations - US Representative         MZ North America         John Mattio, SVP         Tel: +1-212-301-7130         Email: john.mattio@mzgroup.us         www.mzgroup.us