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IDT Celebrates 25 Years of Accelerating Innovation

Santa Clara, Calif., May 5, 2005 IDT™ (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ:  IDTI) today celebrates 25 years of delivering leading-edge semiconductor solutions to the industry and unleashing customer innovation.  The company marked the occasion with employee celebrations at various facilities around the world.

 

Technology from IDT has played an important role in a number of industries over the past 25 years.  From defense programs to the rapidly expanding communications and computing industries, IDT has developed a heritage of responsible innovation by way of new and dependable technologies that meet customers’ current needs, with an eye towards future market opportunities.

 

“We are all very proud of what IDT has accomplished in its first 25 years of delivering high-value semiconductor solutions to leading-edge markets,” said Greg Lang, president and CEO of IDT.  “As we move into the future, the company and its employees are energized and remain committed to working closely with customers to identify and provide solutions that move the industry forward.”

 

IDT Leads the Market with New and Innovative Technologies

IDT has delivered a number of industry-first products throughout its 25 years, including the first low-power, high-speed CMOS-based SRAM device, followed by the first CMOS FIFO introduced in 1982.  Subsequent achievements include the market’s first dual-port memory, pioneering in embedded RISC processors, numerous firsts in the timing market, leadership in network search engines and the first flow-control management device.  IDT is also one of the first companies to offer 99 percent of its products in lead-free packaging, enabling its customers to comply with the requirements of the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive and other environmental guidelines.

 

IDT Commitment to High Quality, Service and Reliability

Through the course of its 25-year history, IDT has tightly coupled its commitment to innovation with high quality, service and reliability.  For example, IDT has been recognized by its customers, partners and leading standards groups, such as Stack International, NEC, Lucent Technologies, Celestica and others, for its ability to deliver excellent quality, reliability, timeliness of product delivery, technology, innovation and overall value. 

 

Additional information on the history of IDT can be found on the company’s Web site at http://www2.idt.com/anniversary/.