Leadis Technology Augments its CSTN Portfolio with Production Volume Shipments of the LDS181 65k Color STN Display Driver IC for Mobile Handset Main Displays
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Leadis Technology, Inc.
474 Potrero Avenue, Suite A
Sunnyvale, CA, 94085-4117
Press release date: April 18, 2006
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 18 / -- Leadis Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:LDIS), a leading mixed-signal semiconductor developer of color display driver ICs for small panel displays, today announced production volume shipments of a low-power single chip color STN LCD driver IC with integrated controller. The LDS181 supports 65k colors at resolutions of 101 (RGB) x 80, enabling rich color images for wireless handset main displays. By integrating functionality that typically requires discrete ICs for large panel displays, Leadis provides System-on-a-Chip (SoC) solutions that streamline system integration for small panel display manufacturers. By simplifying their component selection process and reducing compatibility tests required to assure seamless interaction of discrete ICs, customers can get products to market faster. The LDS181 also adds a third display resolution to the existing resolution options supported in Leadis' 65k color STN product line.
"We are pleased to continue to support our customers with 65k Color STN products such as the LDS181," said Kevin Plouse, Vice President of Marketing. "With industry experts forecasting that up to 80% of the next billion mobile phone customers will come from emerging markets, cost-effective technologies such as CSTN will continue to ship in large volumes to meet the burgeoning demand for competitively priced handsets. Leadis is committed to supporting the market with a broad portfolio of driver IC solutions spanning both mature and advanced display technologies."
About the LDS181
The LDS181 65k color STN LCD driver IC is a highly integrated high- performance device with integrated display RAM, on-chip oscillator, and temperature compensation for adjustment of VCLD and frame frequency, providing fine tuning of the screen for optical visual performance.
In addition, the LDS181 includes advanced programmable display features such as area scrolling and partial display mode for power-reducing screen saver controls, N-line inversion for low cross talk, and color depth selection for enhanced screen performance.
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About Leadis Technology, Inc.
Leadis Technology, Inc., headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, designs, develops and markets mixed-signal semiconductors that enable and enhance the features and capabilities of small panel displays, focusing on the mobile handset market. Leadis' core products are color display drivers, which are critical components of displays used in mobile consumer electronic devices. Leadis supplies display drivers supporting the major small panel display technologies, including a-Si and LTPS TFT LCD's, color STN LCD's, and color OLED displays.
Certain statements in this press release including, but not limited to, statements as to the anticipated features, capabilities, benefits, potential market size, intended uses and performance of Leadis' Color STN Display Driver IC, are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause results to be materially different than expectations. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, delays in ramping new products into production, lack of market acceptance of our new products, delays in the integration of our ICs into consumer electronic devices, our reliance on third-party manufacturers, general industry trends, and other risks detailed and from time to time in Leadis' reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005. Leadis disclaims any obligation to update these forward- looking statements. LDISG
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