DisplaySearch to Raffle Syntax LCD TV to US FPD Attendees Meeting January 26 Hotel Deadline

The event, entitled Survival of the Fittest: Managing the Peaks and Valleys of Supply and Demand, will take place on March 1-3, 2005 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, alongside the world-famous Torrey Pines Golf Course -home of the 2008 US Open.

AUSTIN, TEXAS, January 17, 2005 -DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in flat panel display market research and consulting, will be raffling off a 32" Olevia™ LCD TV from Syntax Groups, currently one of the fastest growing LCD TV brands in the US. Attendees of the upcoming 7th Annual DisplaySearch US FPD Conference who meet the January 26 hotel reservation deadline will automatically be enrolled in this special promotion. The event, entitled Survival of the Fittest: Managing the Peaks and Valleys of Supply and Demand, will take place on March 1 -3, 2005 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, alongside the world -famous Torrey Pines Golf Course -home of the 2008 US Open. By serving the entire FPD food chain, including component suppliers, equipment manufacturers, FPD producers, OEMs, brands, distributors and retailers, this event has established itself as the display industry's top business conference with over! 400 attendees participating in 2004.


Syntax Groups is the manufacturer of the high -quality, cost -effective Olevia brand of widescreen HDTV -ready LCD TVs, with its newest models featuring Super -IPS (Super -In -Plane -Switching) technology to provide sharp, vivid digital entertainment images from analog and digital TV signals, DVDs, VHS and video games. The new LT32HV model features the newly -designed, attractive black and charcoal bezel to frame the LCD TV's high -quality flat panel, which also features expanded viewing, 1200:1 dynamic contrast ratio, high resolution of 1366 × 768 (WXGA), 8 ms response times, 800 cd/m2 high brightness, and a 16:9 cinema -style widescreen aspect ratio with automatic progressive scan.

"We have found DisplaySearch's industry events to be ideal venues for industry professionals to gain valuable insight into the latest market data, trends and innovations," said James Li, CEO of Syntax Groups. "Syntax is proud to participate in the upcoming 7th Annual DisplaySearch US FPD Conference as a sponsor and LCD TV session presenter because of its networking opportunities and comprehensive agenda that integrates a rich mix of supply chain topics of interest to any industry player in the display arena."

The LCD TV market and other exciting FPD markets will be discussed and debated at the conference, which will include a comprehensive TV Market Outlook session on Wednesday, March 2. Ross Young, president and CEO of DisplaySearch, will lead the session with an overall TV market outlook, citing data from DisplaySearch's brand -new report, the Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report, which reveals brand share for all TV technologies by region and size. Other companies presenting in the TV session will include AU Optronics (AUO), InFocus Corporation, Samsung SDI, Syntax Groups and another leading TV brand covering LCD TVs, PDP TVs and microdisplay RPTVs.

Numerous other speakers throughout the 3 -day event will also cover the exciting digital TV market including multiple keynotes, display suppliers and equipment and materials suppliers.

The special conference rate is $189 per night and is available until January 26, 2005 only. Attendees may call the hotel directly at 858 -558 -1500 to reserve their room by referencing 'DisplaySearch'. The winner will be announced at the event.

Companies confirmed to present include Analog Devices, AUO, BOC Edwards, CIBC, Citigroup, Clairvoyante, CMO, Corning, Eastman Chemical, Genoa Color, HP, iFire, InFocus Corporation, Kodak, LG Electronics, LG.Philips LCD, Litrex, Lumileds, Mayo Clinic, Morgan Stanley, Motorola, Nitto Denko, Orbotech, Philips, Philips Semiconductors, Photon Dynamics, Pixelworks, Planar Systems, RiTdisplay, QUALCOMM, Samsung Electronics, Samsung LCD Business, Samsung SDI, Scala, ScanVue, Sharp, Silicon Image, Sintek, Sony, Syntax Groups, TAITRA, Toshiba, UBS Securities, Verizon and Wellypower.

Sponsors of the event are


Gold - -Analog Devices, LG.Philips LCD, Samsung LCD Business, Syntax Groups and The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)
Bronze - -alifornia Micro Devices and Toshiba America Electronic Components and USDC
Media - -CustomRetailer, Dealerscope and HomeToys

Contact Kendra Smith for more information on registration, sponsorship and exhibits by calling 512 -459 -3126 x107, emailing kendra@displaysearch.com or visiting www.DisplaySearch.com/usfpd2005.

About DisplaySearch

DisplaySearch is the worldwide leader in market research and consulting for the flat panel display (FPD) industries. Founded in 1996, DisplaySearch serves a growing multinational client base, with an extensive array of market intelligence reports, advisory services, and global business conferences. The firm surveys the entire display industry food chain, including component and equipment manufacturers, display producers, OEMs, distributors and retailers. From this comprehensive vantage point, DisplaySearch prepares a valued suite of market forecasts, technology assessments, studies and analyses, and produces influential industry events worldwide. The firm is comprised of a core team of 18 analysts, located in Japan, Korea, North America and Taiwan. DisplaySearch is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with regional operations in Chicago, Houston, San Jose, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo, and the company is on the web at www.displaysearch.com.

About Syntax Groups

Founded in May 2003, Syntax Groups Corporation? designs, manufactures and markets the high -value, low -priced Olevia? family of widescreen HDTV -ready LCD TVs. Since the company commenced its initial shipments of Olevia LCD TVs in April 2004, the company has experienced unparalleled growth and is now recognized as one of the fastest growing LCD TV brands in North America with an approximate 8% market share. Through its joint venture company, DigiMedia (www.digimedia.com.tw), formed in Taiwan with Taiwan Kolin Company (TSE:1606.TW, www.kolin.com.tw), Syntax is delivering on its mission to design and mass -produce high quality digital convergence consumer electronics products with superior specifications and affordable prices, and support consumers of its Olevia brand with a unique customer -friendly after -sale program. Syntax has rapidly established broad distribution in the North America retail sales channel, expanded distribution globally, attained profitability, and is on ! track to achieve approximately $150 million revenue and become a public traded company in FY 2005 (ending June 30, 2005). To support the dramatic growth of its operations, Syntax has relocated its corporate headquarters into new, larger premises located at 20480 E. Business Parkway, City of Industry, CA 91789. The company's Website is www.syntaxgroups.com.

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