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Parade Technologies, Ltd. Delivers High Performance HDMI/DVI Switch Solution

Posted September 5th, 2006

Parade Technologies, Ltd. Delivers High Performance HDMI/DVI Switch Solution
PS301 HDMI/DVI Switch Has Been Certified for HDMI 1.2a Compliance by the HDMI Authorized Test Center

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 5, 2006–Parade Technologies, Ltd, a developer of digital video display interface products, announced today the successful development of its PS301 3-to-1 and PS201 2-to-1 HDMI/DVI switches, which are designed for high volume digital TV/projector and audio video receiver applications. A 3-to-1 HDMI repeater system based on PS301 device has already passed HDMI 1.2a compliance tests at the HDMI Authorized Test Center.

“The market is demanding HDMI/DVI switching capability due to emerging needs for multiple HDMI/DVI inputs,” said Jack Zhao, President and CEO of Parade Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Parade Technologies, Ltd and its United States marketing representative. “By using high speed analog and mixed-signal design technologies, Parade will be able to deliver standard compliant high performance and high speed devices.”

The PS301 is a 3-port digital video interface (DVI) or high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) switch that allows up to 3 ports of DVI or HDMI to be switched to a single terminal while the PS201 is a 2-port to a single port DVI or HDMI switch. PS301 and PS201 are pin-to-pin compatible devices. Four TMDS channels, one hot plug detector, and one DDC channel are supported on each port. Each TMDS channel allows signaling rates up to 1.65 Gbps.

Samples of both PS301 and PS201 are currently available, with volume production scheduled for Q4 2006. Both devices are housed in an easy-to-use 80-pin TQFP RoHS package. PS301 is priced at $3.00 while PS201 is priced at $2.50, both in 100,000 units.

About Parade Technologies, Ltd and Parade Technologies, Inc.

Parade Technologies, Ltd is a privately-held fabless semiconductor company that specializes in developing digital video display interface products. The company seeks to leverage a combination of high-speed analog, mixed-signal and digital design expertise, along with system level knowledge, to take product performance, power efficiency and customer satisfaction to new heights.

Parade Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Parade Technologies, Ltd, is located in Sunnyvale, California, the heart of Silicon Valley. As Parade Technologies, Ltd’s marketing representative in the United States, Parade Technologies, Inc. can be reached at (408) 329-5540 or on the internet at http://www.paradetech.com/.

Contact:
Parade Technologies, Inc.
Jimmy Chiu, 408-329-5540
jimmy.chiu@paradetech.com