ATI Technologies Inc.

ATI Technologies Inc.

March 14, 2005 06:00 ET

ATI Acquires CuTe Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Broadening Expertise in Audio and Digital Media Solutions for Consumer and PC Business


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MARCH 14, 2005 - 06:00 ET

ATI Acquires CuTe Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Broadening
Expertise in Audio and Digital Media Solutions for
Consumer and PC Business

MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 14, 2005) - ATI Technologies Inc.
(TSX:ATY)(NASDAQ:ATYT), has closed its acquisition of CuTe Solutions
Pvt. Ltd. of Hyderabad, India. CuTe's expertise in audio and digital
media solutions will broaden ATI's offerings for consumer electronics
devices and personal computers. When added to ATI's existing leadership
in graphics and video technologies, ATI is very well positioned to lead
the industry in digital multimedia solutions for all platforms.

"With CuTe's expertise in audio, our customers can look to ATI for the
industry's best integrated multimedia solutions," said Adrian Hartog,
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Business Unit, ATI
Technologies Inc. "We are pleased to have the CuTe team join ATI."

CuTe's offices in Hyderabad will also form the basis of ATI's new
research and development centre in India, ATI Technologies India Private
Limited. ATI will retain CuTe's staff and plans to hire additional
engineering resources. "We are delighted to join the ATI team," said
Dasaradha Gude, Managing Director, ATI Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. "ATI
has demonstrated its strength in graphics and video and is partnered
with the best consumer electronics and PC companies in the world. CuTe
will strengthen ATI's offerings even more."

For more information on ATI's family of products please visit www.ati.com

About ATI Technologies

ATI Technologies Inc. is a world leader in the design and manufacture of
innovative 3D graphics and digital media silicon solutions. An industry
pioneer since 1985, ATI is the world's foremost graphics processor unit
(GPU) provider and is dedicated to deliver leading-edge performance
solutions for the full range of PC and Mac desktop and notebook
platforms, workstation, set-top and digital television, game console and
handheld device markets. With 2004 revenues of US $2 billion, ATI has
more than 2,700 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common
shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY)

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    ATI Technologies Inc.
    Patti Mikula, Public Relations Manager
    Desktop and Handheld products
    (905) 882-2600, Ext. 8809
    pmikula@ati.com
    or
    Other ATI Contacts:
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    Derek Baker, Senior Consultant
    (416) 422-7158
    derek.baker@porternovelli.com
    or
    For investor relations support, please contact:
    ATI Technologies Inc.
    Janet Craig, Director, Investor Relations
    (905) 882-2600, Ext. 2631
    janet@ati.com