Pixelplus' PM1002, the Company's New 'System-On-A-Chip' Processor for Image Recognition Applications, Featured in Security Produ

SEOUL , South Korea , March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pixelplus Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: PXPL), a fabless semiconductor company in Korea that designs, develops, and markets CMOS image sensors for various consumer electronics applications, today announced that its "PM1002," the Company's new 'System-On- A-Chip' ("SoC") processor for various image recognition applications, was recently included in the March 2008 issue of Security Products magazine, a leading independent and non-commercial trade journal for the global security marketplace. Security Products regularly announces the arrival of new products in the biometrics field.

The PM1002, based on the Company's PlusPixel2(TM) technology, provides cost-efficiency and reliable performance for image recognition SoC solutions. Due to the highly customized chip's small form-factor, high performance and low power consumption, the Company expects the PM1002 to become a practical biometric solution with respect to iris, facial, and fingerprint recognition for mobile and non-mobile security applications.

Pixelplus seeks to apply its SoC technology to a broad spectrum of image recognition applications, including mobile devices, automotive, medical, security, surveillance, and biometric applications. The PM1002 is one of the Company's most exciting new technologies, and Pixelplus is currently pursuing separate joint development projects with several firms which specialize in new mobile and non-mobile security applications, including optical character recognition ("OCR") and biometric applications.

About Pixelplus Co., Ltd.

Pixelplus is a South Korea-based developer of high-performance, high- resolution, and cost-effective CMOS image sensors for use primarily in mobile camera phones. In addition to mobile phones, Pixelplus provides CMOS image sensors and SoC solutions for use in webcams and notebook embedded cameras, toys and games, and security and surveillance system applications.

As a fabless semiconductor company, Pixelplus is focused on creating proprietary design technologies to develop CMOS image sensors with sharp, colorful and enhanced image quality, size efficiency, and low power consumption.

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SOURCE Pixelplus Co., Ltd.



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