MathStar Announces Financial Results for Q1 2008

HILLSBORO, Ore. , May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MathStar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MATH), a fabless semiconductor company specializing in high- performance programmable logic, today announced results for its first quarter of 2008, ended March 31, 2008 .

Revenue in the first quarter was $226,000 compared with $313,000 in the fourth quarter and $92,000 in the same period last year.

Net loss in the first quarter was $5,393,000 or $0.12 per share, compared with a net loss of $5,447,000 or $0.26 per share, in the same period last year.

The company has scheduled its first quarter 2008 financial results conference call for Thursday, May 8, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time . To listen to the call, please dial 303-205-0055 or 800-257-2182. A replay of the call will be made available on the company's website at

About MathStar, Inc.

MathStar is a fabless semiconductor company offering best-in-class, high performance programmable logic solutions. MathStar's Field Programmable Object Array (FPOA) can process arithmetic and logic operations at clock rates at 1 gigahertz, which is up to four times faster than even the most advanced FPGA architectures in many applications. MathStar's Arrix family of FPOAs are high-performance programmable solutions that enable customers in the machine vision, high-performance video, medical imaging, security and surveillance and military markets to rapidly and cost effectively innovate and differentiate their products. FPOAs are available now and are supported by development tools, IP libraries, application notes and technical documentation. For more information, please visit

Statements in this press release, other than historical information, may be "forward-looking" in nature within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are subject to various risks, uncertainties and assumptions. These statements are based on management's current expectations, estimates and projections about MathStar and its industry and include, but are not limited to, those set forth in the section of MathStar's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 14, 2008 under the heading "Risk Factors." MathStar undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.

SOURCE MathStar, Inc.