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Texas Instruments Announces Shipment Of 2,000,000th DLP(tm) SubsystemCustomers' products "achieving enormous popularity" in the marketplace
Dallas, Texas - August 5, 2003: Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced the shipment of the company's 2,000,000th DLP(tm) subsystem. The company had announced its 1,000,000th shipment in December 2001, meaning that one million DLP(tm) subsystems have been shipped in just over eighteen months. The first products enabled by DLP(tm) technology came to market in early 1996.
"We are delighted by this achievement - for ourselves, of course, but mostly for our customers because their success is our success," said John Van Scoter, Vice President and General Manager of the DLP(tm) Products division at Texas Instruments. "What this milestone means is that our customers are taking our technology and turning it into products that are achieving enormous popularity in the marketplace at an accelerating rate. As the marketplace becomes more sophisticated, increasing numbers of projector users are valuing the astonishing picture quality, incredible flexibility and outstanding reliability that DLP technology helps bring to our customers' products."
"DLP technology enables us to develop and deliver the quality, cutting-edge projection solutions that our customers have come to expect," said Kyle Ranson, Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales & Marketing of InFocus Corporation. "Our partnership with TI has produced products that lead the market with picture quality, uniquely low weight and compact form factor, and delivery of more brightness per pound of weight than is possible with other technologies. We congratulate them on this milestone."
TI's DLP(tm) Products division supplies subsystems to virtually all the world's top projection and display manufacturers, who then design, manufacture and market products based on DLP(tm) technology. DLP(tm) technology delivers clear, bright and sharp pictures in a broad range of projection applications including business data projectors, home theater projectors, large screen tabletop TVs, commercial rental and staging systems and digital cinema. For more information, please visit www.dlp.com
Texas Instruments Incorporated provides innovative DSP and analog technologies to meet our customers' real world signal processing requirements. In addition to Semiconductor, the company's businesses include Sensors & Controls, and Educational & Productivity Solutions. TI is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and has manufacturing, design or sales operations in more than 25 countries.
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