Analogix Takes Silicon Image Technology License and Ceases Marketing and Selling of Disputed Products SUNNYVALE, Calif., December 4, 2008
– Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIMG) and Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a settlement agreement in which the parties have agreed to dismiss with prejudice the two outstanding litigations between them and to release each other of all claims.
As part of the settlement, Analogix has agreed effective immediately, not to market or sell HDMI semiconductors worldwide that are pin- or register-compatible with Silicon Image’s HDMI-enabled products or to enter into any licenses to provide HDMI technology for semiconductors that are, or are claimed to be, pin- or register-compatible with Silicon Image’s HDMI-enabled products, except as necessary to fulfill certain existing customer obligations. Going forward, Silicon Image has agreed to grant Analogix a license to selected HDMI-related patents and other technology on undisclosed terms.
Additionally, Analogix has dropped with prejudice its antitrust suit against HDMI Licensing, LLC and Simplay Labs, LLC.About Silicon Image, Inc.
Silicon Image, Inc. is a leading provider of semiconductor and intellectual property products for the secure distribution, presentation and storage of high-definition content. With a rich history of technology innovation that includes creating industry standards such as DVI and HDMI, the company’s solutions facilitate the use of digital content amongst consumer electronics, personal computer (PC) and storage devices, with the goal to securely deliver digital content anytime, anywhere and on any device. Founded in 1995, the company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with regional engineering and sales offices in China, Germany, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. For more information, please visit http://www.siliconimage.com
.About Analogix Semiconductor, Inc.
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. designs and manufactures high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for the Digital Media market. Analogix is a leader in providing semiconductor solutions for DisplayPort, the next-generation digital interconnect for the Personal Computer. Analogix also provides a full suite of HDMI 1.3 and 1.2 transmitter and receiver solutions for the distribution of high-definition video and audio in consumer electronics. Analogix is based in Santa Clara, Calif., with offices in Beijing, China, Taipei, Taiwan and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, please visit http://www.analogix.com