Tuesday February 15, 8:00 am ET
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2005--QuickLogic Corporation (Nasdaq:QUIK - News), the pioneer of Embedded Standard Products (ESPs), has announced production shipments of lead-free packaging for many families of devices, including Eclipse II and QuickPCI II and QuickMIPS. These lead-free devices comply with the RoHS (Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances) directives from the European Union and the Japan Ministry of Trade and Industry (MITI).
"Preserving our environment is a critical management concern for QuickLogic. We provide a broad range of safe lead-free packages that stand up to the highest environmental standards," said Brian Faith, QuickLogic's Senior Director of Product Marketing. "We support our customers as they move towards the removal of lead from their products."
QuickLogic's support of lead-free packaging is ahead of the European Union Directive date of July 2006. At this time, all of the popular, low-power Eclipse II and QuickPCI II products meet the requirements of the European RoHS directive. QuickLogic plans to offer lead-free solutions for the highly integrated QuickMIPS programmable SoC products, its high volume mature products, and for all future product families.
Pricing and Availability
Lead-free packaging for Eclipse II, QuickPCI II and QuickMIPS is available now. Contact QuickLogic for pricing. For a complete list of QuickLogic's lead-free devices and for more information about QuickLogic's lead-free devices, visit http://www.quicklogic.com/leadfree.
QuickLogic Corporation (Nasdaq:QUIK - News) invented and has pioneered the Embedded Standard Product (ESP) architecture, with the introduction of first products in 1998. ESPs are semiconductor devices that deliver the guaranteed performance, lower cost and lower risk of standard products, coupled with the flexibility and time-to-market benefits of programmable logic. QuickLogic's proprietary ViaLink metal-to-metal interconnect technology offers significant benefits - including very low power at high performance levels - to our customers and is the foundation of our ESP product families, as well as our core FPGA products. Founded in 1988, the company is located at 1277 Orleans Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94089-1138. For more information please visit the QuickLogic web site at www.quicklogic.com.
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This news release contains forward-looking statements based on current expectations that involve risks and uncertainties. QuickLogic's actual results may differ from the results described in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ from expectations include, but are not limited to, QuickLogic's ability to create or utilize lead-free solutions. This and other risk factors are detailed in QuickLogic's periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Andrea Vedanayagam, 408-990-4000
Susan Cain, 831-662-6092