Investor Relations

> Investor Relations

Press Releases

Actions Semiconductor Introduces New Series 25 Products

PRNewswire-Asia
ZHUHAI, China
(NASDAQ-NMS:ACTS)
Jan 29, 2010

ZHUHAI, China, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: ACTS), one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive mixed-signal system-on-a-chip (SoC) and multimedia digital signal processing (DSP) solutions for portable consumer electronics, announced today that the company introduced its new Series 25 product family, which has succeeded in sampling with selective customers and is currently moving into mass production.

Actions' Series 25 product family serves the D1 (720 * 576 pixels) video MP4 markets plus DV camera functions. The Series 25 features a dual core processor by integrating a 32 bit MCU for video codec and a 24 bit DSP for audio codec. With advanced designs in Sigma-delta DAC/ADC, analog circuit, PLL and video accelerator, our Series 25 product family supports a wide breadth of formats, including VC-1, MPEG4, H.264, RMVB, MJPEG, H.263, FLV video decoder up to D1 resolution 30 frames per second ("fps"), MPEG4 video encoder up to VGA 30fps, WMA, and MP3 Audio Decoder/Encoder as well.

This product family features high-speed processing with low power- consumption, supports 24 bit ECC function, 34 nanometer NAND flash, as well as mainstream flash cards, and applies to different external power supplies and power controls. Its LCD driver can support both CPU and RGB TFT panel formats as well as WQVGA resolutions, which makes the Series 25 a highly competitive solution suitable for a variety of end products.

"We are very pleased to see continued momentum with our new product introductions," stated Mr. Niccolo Chen, CEO of Actions Semiconductor. "Our expanded product portfolio and commitment to continued innovation are integral components of our long term growth strategy."

About Actions Semiconductor

Actions Semiconductor is one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides mixed-signal and multimedia SoC solutions for portable consumer electronics. Actions Semiconductor products include SoCs, firmware, software, solution development kits, as well as detailed specifications of other required components and the providers of those components. Actions Semiconductor also provides total product and technology solutions that allow customers to quickly introduce new portable consumer electronics to the mass market in a cost effective way. The company is headquartered in Zhuhai, China, with offices in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. For more information, please visit the Actions Semiconductor website at http://www.actions-semi.com .

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

Statements contained in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements, as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements, including financial projections and forecasts, involve risks and uncertainties that could cause Actions Semiconductor's actual results to differ materially from our current expectations. Factors that could cause Actions Semiconductor's results to differ materially from those set forth in these forward-looking statements include customers' cancellation or modification of their orders; our failure to accurately forecast demand for our products; the loss of, or a significant reduction in orders from, any of our significant customers; fluctuations in our operating results; our inability to develop and sell new products; defects in or failures of our products; the expense and uncertainty involved in our customer design-win efforts; the financial viability of the distributors of our products; consumer demand; worldwide economic and political conditions; fluctuations in our costs to manufacture our products; our reliance on third parties to manufacture, test, assemble and ship our products; our ability to retain and attract key personnel; our ability to compete with our competitors; and our ability to protect our intellectual property rights and not infringe the intellectual property rights of others. Other factors that may cause our actual results to differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements contained in this press release and that may affect our prospects in general are described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recently filed Forms F-1, 20-F and 6-Ks. Actions Semiconductor undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward- looking statements to reflect subsequent events or changed assumptions or circumstances.

    For more information, please contact:

    Investor Contacts:
     Lisa Laukkanen
     The Blueshirt Group
     Tel:   +1-415-217-4967
     Email: lisa@blueshirtgroup.com

     Edward Chen
     Investor Relations at Actions Semiconductor
     Tel:   +86-756-339-2353 x1110
     Email: edward@actions-semi.com

SOURCE: Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

Web site: http://www.actions-semi.com/


Print Email RSS