Himax Technologies Schedules First Quarter 2007 Results Conference Call

Tainan City, TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA


TAINAN, Taiwan, April 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Himax Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HIMX) today announced it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts on Thursday, May 10, 2007 at 7:00 a.m. in Taiwan to discuss results of the Company's first quarter 2007 and business outlook. This will be 7:00 p.m. in New York on Wednesday, May 9, 2007.

The news release announcing the first quarter 2007 results will be disseminated on May 9, 2007 after the Nasdaq stock market closes.

The dial-in number for the live audio call beginning at 7:00 a.m. Taiwan time on Thursday, May 10, 2007 (7:00 p.m. in New York on Wednesday, May 9, 2007) is +1-201-689-8560 (international) or 1-877-407-0784 (U.S. domestic). A live webcast of the conference call will be available on Himax's website at www.himax.com.tw.

A replay of the call will be available beginning two hours after the actual call through noon on Thursday, May 17, 2007 in Taiwan (midnight in New York on Wednesday, May 16 2007) at www.himax.com.tw and by telephone at +1-201-612-7415 (international) or 1-877-660-6853 (U.S. domestic). The account number to access the replay is 3055 and the conference ID number is 238293.

About Himax Technologies, Inc.

Himax Technologies, Inc. designs, develops and markets semiconductors that are critical components of flat panel displays. The Company's principal products are display drivers for large-sized TFT-LCD panels, which are used in desktop monitors, notebook computers and televisions, and display drivers for small- and medium-sized TFT-LCD panels, which are used in mobile handsets and consumer electronics products such as digital cameras, mobile gaming devices and car navigation displays. In addition, the Company is expanding its product offering to include LCD TV chipset solutions and LCOS microdisplays. Based in Tainan, Taiwan, the Company has regional offices in Hsinchu and Taipei, Taiwan; Suzhou and Shenzhen, China; Yokohama, Japan and Anyangsi Kyungkido, South Korea.

Forward-looking Statements:

Certain statements in this press release, including statements regarding expected future financial results and industry growth, are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those described in this press release. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include general business and economic conditions and the state of the consumer electronics and semiconductor industry; level of competition; demand for end-use applications products; reliance on a small group of principal customers; continued success in technological innovations; development of alternative flat panel display technologies; ability to develop and protect our intellectual property; pricing pressures including declines in average selling prices; changes in customer order patterns; shortages in supply of key components; changes in environmental laws and regulations; exchange rate fluctuations; regulatory approvals for further investments in our subsidiaries; and other risks described from time to time in the Company's SEC filings, including its Form F-1 dated March 13, 2006, as amended. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.



        

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