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CPT Chooses IDT PanelPort ™ Receiver Solution for Use in 14”W Notebook Applications

Embedded DisplayPort™ Devices Provide Best Possible Power Efficiency and Signal Integrity
SAN JOSE, Calif., November 24, 2008 IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced that its PanelPort solution, an embedded DisplayPort compliant receiver and timing controller (TCON) device, has been chosen by CPT (Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd., TAIEX: 2475) for inclusion in its 14”W flat panel display for notebooks. The CPT 14”W notebook module will feature 16:9 aspect ratios for high definition (HD) viewing experience. CPT, a leader in display technology, provides a wide variety of notebook modules with both CCFL (cold cathode fluorescent lamps) backlight and LED (light emitting diode) backlight. CPT is working in conjunction with IDT to continuously develop new products, while aggressively raising the quality of its products and services.
 
The IDT PanelPort™ solution offers CPT exceptional power efficiency combined with an increased level of digital signal integrity. The IDT PanelPort device significantly reduces electromagnetic interference (EMI) on all the display device interfaces through its unique incorporation of IDT in-house customizable serializer/deserializer (SerDes) and its industry leading serial interface and timing technologies. Moreover, the IDT customized PanelPort device is architected to improve performance by extending battery life and reducing power consumption through optimal thermal management, thus enabling further differentiation for the flat panel display market.
 
“DisplayPort is establishing itself as the next-generation digital connectivity option of choice for leading panel vendors, like CPT,” said Ji Park, vice president and general manager of the IDT Video and Display Operation. “IDT is excited to help CPT provide its customers with advanced display technologies that utilize the unique SERDES and EMI-reduction technology from IDT.”
 
CPT is pleased to be working with IDT to provide our customers with a quality display device, said Ryan Chung, chief director for the Product Planning General Division, TFT BU from CPT. “Like IDT, we believe in the potential of the DisplayPort interface and see the increased performance in displays it provides us and our customers, while allowing us to address the growing bandwidth concerns of any high-resolution audio and video application.”
 
About IDT Video and Display Solutions
The IDT Video and Display Operation provides flat panel display ODMs/OEMs with next generation silicon-based flat panel solutions that include extensive collaboration and technical support. IDT also provides customers with higher levels of customization, reliability and performance that are only achievable through integrated in-house timing, memory and serial interface technologies. As part of the company’s commitment to DisplayPort, IDT has and continues to be an active member of the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA), supporting the organization’s dedication to the development and promotion of open display and display interface standards.
 
With the goal of continuously improving the digital media experience, IDT integrates its fundamental semiconductor heritage with essential innovation, developing and delivering mixed signal solutions that solve customer problems. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI”. Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com.
 
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