October 04,2005

eMemory's NeoBit NVM Won the National Invention and Creation Gold Medal Award

Hsinchu, Taiwan - (Oct. 4, 2005) - eMemory announced a significant award granted for the invention of NeoBit (Embedded non-volatile memory technology) - the National Invention and Creation Gold Medal Award. Selected from 249 qualified creations in the keen competition, eMemory is proud to win the top prize which is honored as a great achievement in national invention.

eMemory is a well-known IP provider dedicating to the innovation of NeoBit technology for years. The patent "Semiconductor Memory Device Having Improved Data Retention" invented by Dr. Ching- Hsiang(Charles) Hsu, Dr. Shih-Jye(Rick) Shen and Mr. Ming-Chou (Michael) Ho is an important invention and technology that does not only earn judges' recognition and compliment but also reveal unparalleled significance of NeoBit technology.

eMemory's President Dr. Ching-Hsiang(Charles) Hsu insists that continuous innovation is a key drive upholding technology development as well as the leverage of increasing competitiveness and profitability, empowering a company with high adaptability and flexibility. According to the survey on Business Weekly, eMemory is listed within top one hundred companies and ranked as one of the top five IC design companies of 2005, demonstrating remarkable accumulation and quality in NVM patents.

To date, the crowned patent is being applied widely in many foundries and IDM factories worldwide. Noteworthily, it can be found in more than hundreds products from seventy companies respectively. In the future, eMemory will retain innovative spirit in new technology by means of cooperating with customers and strategic partners and strive for forwarding advancement in IC design industry.