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【Computex 2016】eEver and Etron Jointly Develop Diversified USB Type-C Products, which Realize System Products for Customers, and Advance to Market Opportunities for USB Type-C
May 19, 2016
 
Issued on: 2016/05/13 Etron Reports the Financial Results for the first Quarter of 2016 Etron Technology, Inc. (TPEx: 5351.TW) today announces its financial results for the first quarter, ended March 31th. Etrons consolidated revenue for the first quarter was NT$ 1,699 million, down 13% from NT $1,955 million for the same period of the year 2015. The loss after tax for the first quarter 2016 was NT$68 million, the loss per share was NT$ 0.16. Suffering from the sluggish growth of global economic growth and low pressure of DRAM market, Etron is still cautiously optimistic for the future. Etrons new DDRx (DDR1/2/3) memory ICs are widely used in communication and smart home applications devoting for smart home and smart car markets as two rails of IoT. In the future business will be injected from three main streams of specialty memory products, high speed IO interface (e.g. Type-C chipset), and 3D image products (e.g. spherical video capture), latter two of which are from its subsidiary corporations. (1) E-Marker Controller (EJ901) is Now Certified by Intel for the 40Gbps Thunderbolt Cable Solution (2) USB Display Alternate Mode Controller (EJ898A) has Entered Intel s System Platform, and is Benefitting System Manufacturers eEver Technology, Inc. and Etron Technology, Inc (TPEx: 5351.TW) announced that their joint development product, the E-Marker controller (EJ901), is now certified by Intel for the 40Gbps Thunderbolt cable, with USB-IF certification for USB Type-C cable as well. EJ901 is the globally unique cable solution for both USB-Type-C and Thunderbolt interfaces. EJ901 has already laid a strong foundation for the USB Type-C cable market. Now, with certification for Thunderbolt cable applications, the pioneering EJ901 opens new commercial opportunities for eEver and Etron and better performance for system manufacturers. In addition, eEver s and Etron s USB Display Alternate Mode Controller, EJ898A, provides customers with the full feature capability of data transmission, power delivery and A/V streaming at the same time. EJ898A has entered Intel s system platform and can be widely used in different applications, e.g. notebook, tablet, etc. For system products embedded with the Intel platform, EJ898 s market influence will increase accordingly. During Computex (May 31- June 4), eEver s and Etron s USB Type-C Solutions will be presented at booth No.M0309A, USB Community, Nangang Exhibition Hall. System manufacturers are welcome to experience the innovative and industry-leading products and explore collaborative business opportunities. For further information, please visit www.etron.com. About eEver Technology, Inc eEver Technology, Inc. is a leading global USB Type-C solution design and product company, specializing in high speed transfer interface, power delivery, and audio/video streaming as core technologies, and developing high performance USB-Type-C solutions. Its world-class track record of helping its clients succeed and develop USB Type-C system products enables systems providers to capitalize on this emerging and fast-growing market. About Etron Technology, Inc Etron Technology, Inc. (Taiwan GTSM: 5351) is a world-class fabless IC design and product company, specializing in application-driven buffer memory and system-in-package, including CEDRAM, KGDM, USB Type-C high speed controller chipsets and 3D Depth-map/ Spherical 360x3D video capturing chipsets. For further information, please visit www.etron.com For further information, or to request a meeting at Computex 2016, please contact: Corporate Spokesperson: Mr. Joshua Hsu Corporate Deputy Spokesperson: Ms. Justine Tsai Ms. Natalie Yu Tel: +886-3-578-2345 *8668 Email: pr@etron.com.tw