IDT Acquires Touch Sensor Technology from Leadis Technology
Transaction Expands IDT Multimedia Solutions to Encompass Sight, Sound and Touch
SAN JOSE, California, June 11, 2009 – IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced it has purchased the touch sensor technology assets from Leadis Technology. In addition, IDT will also acquire the Leadis Technology intellectual property and employee teams necessary to execute on the existing roadmap for continued touch sensor leadership and success. The transaction closed yesterday, June 10, 2009.
“IDT is excited about the acquisition of the touch technology from Leadis Technology. This strategic capability complements our existing audio, video, timing and power smart technologies to enable us to address a broader range of multimedia applications with highly integrated processing, interfacing and connectivity solutions,” said Dr. Ted Tewksbury, president and CEO at IDT. “This transaction will enable us to provide OEMs and ODMs with lower power, higher functionality Application-Specific Standard Products (ASSPs) that will enable them to provide consumers with a richer, more complete digital media experience.”
With the goal of continuously improving the digital media experience, IDT integrates its fundamental semiconductor heritage with essential innovation, developing and delivering low-power, 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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