Ambarella Receives Second GSA Award for Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company

Thu Dec 15, 2011 3:00pm EST

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Ambarella Receives Second GSA Award for Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company

Ambarella, Inc., a leader in low-power, high-definition video compression and image-processing semiconductors, today announced that the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) has honored the Company with the award for the Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company of 2011. The award was presented to Ambarella executives at the GSA’s annual Awards Dinner Celebration held on Thursday, December 8, 2011 in Santa Clara, California.

The GSA's Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company award is designed to identify the private semiconductor company garnering the most respect within the industry in terms of its vision, products and future opportunity. The GSA Awards Committee annually reviews all private semiconductor companies and awarded Ambarella the Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company of 2011 based on the committee's analysis of Ambarella’s performance and likelihood of long-term success.

“The GSA is proud to present Ambarella with the Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company Award for the second consecutive year,” said Jodi Shelton, president of GSA. ”They were first honored as the GSA Start Up to Watch in 2009 and have continued to show great progress. It is a true testament to Ambarella’s market presence that they have been continually recognized by their peers and industry pundits as a leader in high-definition video processors.”

“It is an honor to receive the GSA’s 2011 award for Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company, our fourth GSA award and our second back-to-back award in this category,” said Fermi Wang, CEO of Ambarella. “Ambarella delivered a number of highly innovative products in 2011, including the iOne AndroidTM-enabled camera applications processor and the industry’s first 32nm 1080P60 HD DSC SoC. We will continue to work closely with our customers and partners to bring leading-edge products to market in 2012.”

About GSA

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective fabless ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation. It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions. Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence. Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 25 countries across the globe.

About Ambarella

Ambarella is a technology leader in low-power, high-definition video compression and image processing solutions. Ambarella products are helping to define a new class of hybrid consumer digital cameras that combine unmatched high-definition video and digital still images together in one device. Many top brand cameras and camcorders use Ambarella SoCs and are shipping worldwide. Ambarella technology is also widely used in broadcasting and a significant amount of TV programming worldwide is transmitted using Ambarella compression chips. Additionally, Ambarella SoCs are well-suited to drive the latest generation of high-definition security IP cameras. For more information about Ambarella, please visit www.ambarella.com.

All brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Android is a trademark of Google Inc. Ambarella reserves the right to alter product and service offerings, and specifications and pricing at any time without notice. © 2011 Ambarella. All rights reserved.

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