ATI Ships More than 5 Million Chips for High=20 Definition TVs and Set-top Boxes in 2004 December 21, 2004 12:00am Source: Business Wire 2005 International CES MARKHAM, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2004-- ATI commands an estimated 85% market share for=20 demodulators and 40% market share for MPEG=20 decoders ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY) (NASDAQ:ATYT)=20 announced that in 2004 ATI's Digital Television=20 division shipped more than 5 million chips for HD=20 (high-definition) TVs and HD cable and=20 terrestrial set-top boxes. In addition, ATI=20 announced market leadership in ATSC/OpenCable(TM)=20 silicon solutions with an ATI-estimated 85%=20 market share for THEATER(TM) and NXT demodulators=20 and a 40% market share for XILLEON(TM) MPEG=20 decoders and display processors. ATI's NXT, THEATER and XILLEON chips enable=20 consumer electronics manufacturers to create a=20 wide variety of products that feature exceptional=20 reception and video display performance.=20 Manufacturers also have access to ATI's extensive=20 software support and reference designs to help=20 them bring to market unique products that conform=20 to worldwide industry standards. Leading manufacturers of HD TVs and HD set-top boxes using ATI chips inclu= de: Changhong Mitsubishi Sony Coship Matsushita (Panasonic) TiVo =46unai (Sylvania) Philips Toshiba Hisense Scientific-Atlanta Thomson / TTE (RCA) Hitachi Samsung USDTV JVC Sanyo Xoceco (PRIMA) "ATI is providing consumer electronics=20 manufacturers with the industry's best performing=20 DTV and set-top chipsets," said Daniel Eiref,=20 director of marketing for DTV Products, ATI=20 Technologies Inc. "ATI's corporate commitment to=20 research and development in digital television=20 technologies is enabling our customers to deliver=20 brilliant products while at the same time meeting=20 the United States Federal Communications=20 Commission mandated conversion to integrated=20 digital reception." ATI's product family for digital TVs and set-top boxes includes: - NXT2003(TM)/NXT2004(TM)/NXT2005(TM) -=20 cost-effective VSB/QAM/OpenCable reception - THEATER(TM) 310/THEATER 313(TM) - the world's=20 best performing VSB/QAM/OpenCable reception - XILLEON(TM) 210VC - the only=20 ATSC/OpenCable(TM) system-on-chip with integrated=20 VSB and MPEG - XILLEON(TM) 226 - the world's most popular and=20 best performing dual high-definition MPEG decoder=20 with integrated display processor ATI Technologies will be exhibiting its DTV=20 solutions at International CES 2005 at booth=20 3/30342 at the South Hall, Upper Level, Las Vegas=20 Convention Center, January 6 to 9, 2005. About ATI Technologies ATI Technologies Inc. is the world leader in the=20 design and manufacture of innovative 3D graphics=20 and digital media silicon solutions. An industry=20 pioneer since 1985, ATI is the world's foremost=20 visual processor unit (VPU) provider and is=20 dedicated to delivering leading-edge performance=20 solutions for the full range of PC and Mac=20 desktop and notebook platforms, workstation,=20 set-top and digital television, game console and=20 handheld device markets. With 2004 revenues of US=20 $2 billion, ATI has more than 2,700 employees in=20 the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common shares=20 trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock=20 Exchange (ATY). Copyright 2004 ATI Technologies Inc. All rights=20 reserved. ATI and ATI product and product feature=20 names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks=20 of ATI Technologies Inc. All other company and=20 product names are trademarks and/or registered=20 trademarks of their respective owners. Features,=20 pricing, availability and specifications are=20 subject to change without notice. For media or industry analyst support, visit our=20 Web site at http://www.ati.com. CONTACT: For media inquiries: ATI Technologies=20 Inc. John Swinimer Public Relations Manager,=20 Consumer Products Division (905) 882-2600, Ext.=20 8456 swinimer@xxxxxxx OR Other ATI Contacts:=20 Porter Novelli Canada Trevor Campbell, Director=20 (416) 422-7202 trevor.campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx=20 OR For investor relations support, please=20 contact: ATI Technologies Inc. Janet Craig,=20 Director, Investor Relations at (905) 882-2600,=20 Ext. 2631 janet@xxxxxxx www.ati.com KEYWORD: NEW=20 YORK INTERNATIONAL CANADA INDUSTRY KEYWORD:=20 ELECTRONIC GAMES/MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT=20 COMPUTERS/ELECTRONICS HARDWARE SOFTWARE PRODUCT=20 TRADESHOW SOURCE: ATI Technologies Inc. .end=20 (paragraph)<<Business Wire -- 12/20/04>> << Copyright =A92004 Business Wire >> ---------------------------------------------------------------------- You can UNSUBSCRIBE from the OpenDTV list in two ways: - Using the UNSUBSCRIBE command in your user configuration settings at FreeLists.org - By sending a message to: opendtv-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line.