ATI Technologies Inc.
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ATI Technologies Inc.

January 25, 2006 06:00 ET

ATI Ships One Hundred Million Imageon'R' Media Processors

MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 25, 2006) - ATI Technologies Inc. (TSX:ATY)(NASDAQ:ATYT) has reached a decisive milestone in the handheld media processor market, having delivered over 100 million Imageon® media processors to mobile phone manufacturers. ATI has been instrumental in driving integration of key multimedia features to the media processor space and was the first to introduce 3D capabilities for the mobile phone. This achievement has been a result not only of ATI's leading feature set, but also of the organization's commitment to anticipating and delivering on the needs of the market.

"The convergence of mobile phones and consumer electronics technology is the cornerstone of ATI's vision for the handheld market and key to our success in reaching this important achievement," said Paul Dal Santo, Vice President and General Manager, Handheld Product Group, ATI Technologies. "Imageon processors leverage ATI's wealth of expertise ranging from digital televisions to 3D graphics to develop leading edge media processors for mobile phones. To reach 100 million media processors shipped, we have successfully teamed operational efficiencies with technology innovation to support visionary customers who have adopted our products."

ATI is a leader in the design and manufacture of discrete media processors for mobile phones with more than 35 handset models available in the market from many of the world's top manufacturers. For more information about ATI's Imageon graphics products, please visit www.ati.com/handheld.

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 2005 revenues of US $2.22 billion, ATI has more than 3,400 employees in the Americas, Europe and Asia. ATI common shares trade on NASDAQ (ATYT) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (ATY).

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