Press Release Archive
Feb 28, 2012 - ESS Technology Introduces SABRE32 Ultra ADC with 124dB DNR and -112dB THD+N
Jul 12, 2011 - ESS Technology Introduces Flagship SABRE32 Reference ADC World's Best 32-bit Audio ADC with 127dB DNR and -120dB THD+N
Feb 15, 2011 - Samsung Chooses ESS's Crescendo II Hi-Performance SoC For Its New Award Winning HW-D550 Soundbar
Jan 05, 2011 - ESS Technology Announces Crescendo II Hi-Performance SoC for TV soundbars (Japanese Version)
Jan 04, 2011 - McIntosh Laboratory Chooses ESS's SABRE32 Reference Audio D/A Converter For Its New Flagship MCD1100 SACD/CD/USB Player (Japanese Version)
Jan 03, 2011 - OPPO Digital Chooses ESS's SABRE32 Reference Audio DAC For Its Flagship BDP-95 Universal Audiophile 3D Blu-ray Player(Japanese Version)
Jan 07, 2010 - ESS Technology Announces RadiX - World's Highest Performance CMOS Hybrid TV Tuner Utilizing Breakthrough Radio Technology
Nov 09, 2009 - OPPO Digital Chooses ESS's New SABRE32 Audio DAC For Its Flagship BDP-83 Special Edition Blu-ray Player (Japanese Version)
Aug 03, 2009 - ESS Technology Announces the World's Best Stereo SABRETM DAC with an Integrated 2Vrms Driver and 112dB Dynamic Range
Jan 05, 2009 - ESS Technology Announces SABRE32 Reference DAC (Japanese version)
Jan 05, 2009 - ESS Technology Announces World's First VoIP Single-Chip Solution to Embed Two SLICs and Ethernet Switch
Aug 28, 2008 - McIntosh Laboratory Chooses ESS's SABRE Audio DAC for its New SACD/CD Player (Japanese version)
Aug 27, 2008 - Samsung Chooses ESS's 8-Channel SABRE Audio DAC for its New Blu-Ray Player (Japanese version)
Jun 30, 2008 - ESS Technology Announces Merger with a Subsidiary of Imperium Master Fund, Ltd.
Jun 27, 2008 - ESS Announces Approval of Reincorporation to Delaware
Aug 15, 2007 - ESS Technology Appoints Johm Marsh Chief Financial Officer
Aug 03, 2007 - ESS Technology Announces Dismissal of Class Action Securities Lawsuit
Aug 01, 2007 - ESS Technology Reports Second Quater 2007 Results and Announces the Election of New Board Chairman
Feb 16, 2007 - ESS Technology Announces the Sale of HD Assets and technologies and Apoints New Board Member
Apr 20, 2006 - ESS Technology Licenses MIPS32® 24Kc™ Core from MIPS Technologies
Feb 07, 2006 - ESS Technology Licenses Kilopass XPM Memory Technology; XPM for Key Storage in HDMI/HDCP Applications
Apr 14, 2005 - ESS Technology Settles Lawsuit With MPAA Members
Mar 29, 2005 - ESS Technology Provides Samsung With 1.3 Megapixel Camera Modules
Feb 14, 2005 - ESS Technology Introduces 2.0 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
Jan 06, 2005 - ESS Technology Announces Support for Super Audio CD in Its DVD Chips
Jan 06, 2005 - ESS Technology Introduces Highly Integrated Vista Chip for Digital Video Recorder Market
Sep 21, 2004 - ESS Technology Adds Nero Digital™ Support to It's Vibratto II DVD Solutions
May 17, 2004 - ESS Technology Celebrates 20 Years of Innovation
Apr 06, 2004 - JVC DVD Players Powered by ESS Technology's Vibratto II DVD Chips
Mar 10, 2004 - LG Electronics's New DVD-Audio System Powered by ESS Technology's Vibratto II MX DVD Chip
Feb 04, 2004 - ESS Technology Reports Sequential Q4 Revenue Growth Of 72% And EPS Growth Of 200%
Feb 04, 2004 - ESS Announces Vantage II MX Integrated MPEG2 Encoder and Decoder Chip With DivX(R) Playback Support
Jan 08, 2004 - ESS Technology To Demonstrate Innovative New Consumer Digital Entertainment Products at 2004 Consumer Electronics Show
Jan 08, 2004 - ESS Technology Introduces 1.3 Megapixel CMOS Camera Phone Sensor
Jan 08, 2004 - ESS Announces Vantage II Integrated Encoder and Decoder Chip
Jan 08, 2004 - ESS Technology Introduces High Performance Digital Amplifier
Dec 17, 2003 - ESS Technology and Hansung Elcomtec Sign Strategic Agreement
Dec 16, 2003 - ESS Technology Establishes Camera Support Centers in China and Korea
Dec 02, 2003 - ESS's VibrattoII MX DivX Certified DVD Chip Powers Samsung's New Line of DVD-VHS Combo Players
Dec 01, 2003 - ESS's Integrated VibrattoII MX DVD SOC Receives DivXNetworks's Certification
Nov 20, 2003 - ESS Technology Announces 1.1 Megapixel CMOS Camera Phone Sensor Module
Nov 3, 2003 - Apex Digital Selects ESS Technology's MPEG-4 Encoder Chip For Solid-State Camcorder
Oct 15, 2003 - ESS Technology Receives Tax Exemption from Taiwan Government for MediaTek Royalties and Fee
Sep 03, 2003 - New JVC DVD Player Powered by ESS Technology's Vibratto™ Chip
Aug 18, 2003 - ESS Technology Acquires Divio, Inc.
Jul 14, 2003 - ESS Technology's DVD Chipset Enables Polaroid® Consumer Electronics' Recordable DVD Players
Jul 08, 2003 - ESS Technology Becomes DivXNetworks' First Certified DVD Chip Partner
Jun 16, 2003 - ESS Technology Ships Vibratto™II DVD Chips
Jun 11, 2003 - ESS Technology, Inc. and MediaTek Inc. Sign License Agreement and Settle Litigation
Jun 09, 2003 - ESS Technology Acquires Pictos Technologies, Inc
Apr 29, 2003 - Alfred J. Stein Joins ESS Technology's Board of Directors
Mar 12, 2003 - ESS Technology Files Motion for Preliminary Injunction Against MediaTek For Copyright Infringement
Jan 10, 2003 - ESS Technology Announces Digital Video Recorder Platform
Jan 09, 2003 - ESS Technology Offers Innovative Digital Home Products To Enable Enjoyment of Multimedia Entertainment Throughout the Home At 2003 Consumer Electronics Show
Jan 09, 2003 - ESS Technology Announces Digital Media Product Line
Sep 30, 2002 - ESS Technology Files Lawsuit Against MediaTek for Copyright Infringement
Sep 04, 2002 - ESS Technology Announces Dolby Pro Logic II Products
Aug 08, 2002 - ESS Technology Announces 5,000,000 Share Repurchase Program
Jul 29, 2002 - Clarion Selects ESS Technology's DVD Chip For Automobile DVD Players
Jul 26, 2002 - ESS Technology Announces Integrated VCD Solution
Jul 23, 2002 - ESS Technology Delivers Low-Cost Digital Video Recorder Reference Design For Its Vantage MPEG Encoder Products
Jul 22, 2002 - DVD Chip Leader ESS Technology Adds SRS Labs's Popular TruSurround Technology To Its Feature-Rich Vibratto Family of DVD Products
Jul 22, 2002 - ESS Technology Announces Digital Audio Product Line
Jul 15, 2002 - ESS Technology to Hold Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call
Jul 01, 2002 - Denon DVD-A1 Player With ESS Technology Vibratto DVD Chip Receives "5 Star Rating" and Other Awards
Jun 10, 2002 - ESS Technology Enables Fujifilm Fujicolor CD Capability in Its Vibratto DVD Solutions
Jun 04, 2002 - ESS Technology Announces AAC Feature for Vibratto-Based DVD Players
May 14, 2002 - ESS Technology Licenses MPEG Encoder Technology From NEC Corporation
May 13, 2002 - ESS Technology Reports Record DVD Chip Shipments in April
Apr 22, 2002 - ESS Technology Announces Distribution of Windows Media Technology
Mar 28, 2002 - ESS Technology Announces Its Visba2 Next Generation VCD Solution
Mar 21, 2002 - ESS Technology and LINN Cooperate To Support Super Audio CD Format in DVD Players
Feb 06, 2002 - ESS Technology Licenses Patents to PCTEL and PCTEL to Receive Payments And Additional Technology From ESS
Jan 22, 2002 - ESS Technology Announces MPEG Audio and Video Encoder Chip
Jan 18, 2002 - ESS Technology Announces Super Audio CD Capability For Its DVD Chips
Jan 09, 2002 - ESS Technology Introduces Memory Stick Compatibility With ESS's Vibratto DVD Chips
Jan 07, 2002 - ESS Technology and Denon Ltd. Announce New DVD Players With DVD-Audio Feature Powered by ESS's Vibratto Chip
Jan 03, 2002 - Samsung Selects ESS Technology's Vibratto DVD Chips for Its Next Generation Digital Video Recorder
Nov 29, 2001 - Apex Digital Selects ESS Technology's DVD Chip For Microsoft's Windows Media Audio Application.
Nov 19, 2001 - ESS Technology and Stream Machine Introduce A DVD Playback and Personal Video. Recorder Solution For Digital Video Consumer Products.
Nov 09, 2001 - Read Robert Blair's interview in the Investor's Business Daily.
Nov 05, 2001 - NEC Licenses Technology to ESS to Develop Enhanced VR Series Microprocessor System Controller Chips.
Oct 10, 2001 - ESS Technology Licenses Microsoft's Windows Media Audio and Video for its Digital Video Chips.
Sep 06, 2001 - ESS Technology Introduces Solution to View Digital Photos on Televisions.
Jul 23, 2001 - Apex Digital Selects New Vibratto? Single-Chip Progressive-Scan DVD Chip.
Jul 19, 2001 - ESS Introduces its New Vibratto? Family of Advanced, Single-Chip, Progressive-Scan DVD Multimedia Processors.
Jul 18, 2001 - ESS Technology and Kodak Announce Joint Development of an Internet-Enabled DVD Player for Kodak Picture CD with Photo-Sharing Capability.
Jun 19, 2001 - ESS Technology VCD/MP3 Decoder Selected For Sony's MP3 Boom Box.
Jun 05, 2001 - ESS Technology Introduces Advanced, Single-Chip, Progressive-Scan DVD Multimedia Processor.
May 21, 2001 - ESS Technology And I/OMagic Agree To Develop Canyon3D™-2 Based Sound Cards.
Mar 26, 2001 - ESS Technology Announces V.44 Compression Technology in Its Dial-Up Modems.
Mar 26, 2001 - ESS Technology Launches Single-Chip V.92 Host-Based Dial-Up Modem.
Mar 26, 2001 - ESS Technology Launches Powerful Broadband Home Phoneline Networking Chipset.
Nov 13, 2000 - ESS Technology Ushers in New Era of Computer Sound With Introduction of Canyon 3D-2 Audio Chip At Comdex/fall 2000
Nov 13, 2000 - ESS Technology Unveils World's First Broadband Communications Chipset for Simultaneous Triple-Technology Connectivity At COMDEX/Fall 2000
Oct 24, 2000 - ESS Technology named fastest-growing supplier of DVD chipsets.
Oct 05, 2000 - ESS Technology, Inc. reports $33-million gain following Cisco's acquisition of Komodo Technology, Inc.
Sep 21, 2000 - ESS DVD CHIP shipments exceed one million units in current Quarter.
Sep 07, 2000 - ESS licenses fast Ethernet technology.
Aug 28, 2000 - ESS Technology supports new V.92 dial-up modem technology.
Aug 10, 2000 - ESS Technology adds ENHANCED audio-processing capabilities to new DVD solutions.
Aug 08, 2000 - ESS introduces ES2841/ES2842, PC industry's first-single chip integrated V.90 modem and 10/100 Ethernet solution.
Aug 07, 2000 - ESS's SuperLink V.90 soft modems selected by major modem board manufacturers.
Jul 31, 2000 - ESS Technology announces licensing agreement with Asahi Kasei Microsystems.
Jul 25, 2000 - ESS strategic partner, Komodo Technology, to be acquired by Cisco Systems.
Jul 20, 2000 - ESS Technology announces plan to spin off Vialta subsidiary.
Jun 28, 2000 - DELL Latitude Notebook, featuring ESS Maestro3i.comm, wins first-class award.
Jun 06, 2000 - ESS Technology announces stock repurchase program.
May 22, 2000 - ESS Technology, Inc. added to the S&P Small Cap 600 Index.
May 17, 2000 - ESS Technology, Inc. announces the SuperLink V90™ family of Software V.90 modems.
Apr 27, 2000 - ESS Technology, Inc. launches low-cost digital information system for China cable TV.
Mar 27, 2000 - Stock brokerage firm to deploy ESS Technology/ViAlta.com's set-top-Box for online stock services in China.
Mar 15, 2000 - ESS's video-Internet-computer in production shipment at Legend Computer, the largest PC OEM in China.
Feb 03, 2000 - ESS Technology, Inc. acquires NetRidium Communications, Inc., a leading developer of broadband home networking solutions
Jan 11, 2000 - ESS ships over 500k units DVD chips during fourth quarter.
Dec 13, 1999 - ESS Technology, Inc. acquires license for MIPS32™ 4KC™ synthesizeable core from MIPS Technologies.
Dec 07, 1999 - ESS Technology, China Merchant Bank, and China E-Commerce Technology to jointly launch Technologies.
Dec 01, 1999 - ViAlta.com, a subsidiary of ESS Technology Inc., secures over $120 million in equity financing.
Nov 18, 1999 - ESS Technology, Inc. deploys Internet systems in China's schools.
Oct 27, 1999 - ESS announces DVD design win at DENON in Japan.
Oct 06, 1999 - ESS and Microsoft announce Window CE-Based Internet appliance rollout by Chinese OEMs.
Oct 05, 1999 - ESS adds to its broadband products with partnership with Tut Systems.
Sep 23, 1999 - ESS designs volume shipments of DVD solutions.
Sep 21, 1999 - ESS Technology expands organization to address the broadband communications market and its growing Internet subsidiary.
Sep 14, 1999 - Diamond Multimedia and ESS Technology announce plans to jointly deliver advanced PC audio technology for PC gamers and digital music enthusiasts.
Sep 13, 1999 - ESS announces design win of Windows CE-based Internet appliance at Legend Computer, the largest PC OEM in China.
Sep 09, 1999 - ESS Technology ships the new Maestro3.comm audio and modem combo solution for notebooks.
Aug 10, 1999 - ESS Technology enables Digital Audio/Video interactive (DAVi) capability in its SVCD solution for the growing consumer market in China.
Jul 19, 1999 - ESS Technology establishes ViAlta.com to address the Internet market.
Jun 01, 1999 - ESS Technology ESS announces design win of Windows CE- Based systems at Haier for the information appliance market in China.
May 19, 1999 - ESS Technology introduces Maestro3.comm solution for notebooks.
May 17, 1999 - ESS DVD solution selected by Acer.
Apr. 27, 1999 - ESS Technology acquires rights to Internet telephony technology and invests in Komodo, an Internet telephony company.
Apr. 12, 1999 - ESS Technology's Maestro audio accelerator selected by Toshiba for new notebooks.
Apr 06, 1999 - ESS and EnReach Technology, Inc. jointly launch SuperKaraoke™ for China's booming Super VCD market.
Mar 31, 1999 - ESS announces design win of Windows CE-based system at Xiaxin to address consumer, communication, and computer markets in China.
Mar. 24, 1999 - ESS Super VCD success continues with design win at Malata.
Mar 15, 1999 - ESS Technology introduces the world's first true positional 3D PC audio accelerator.
Mar 12, 1999 - ESS announces Windows CE-Based Product Line.
Mar 04, 1999 - ESS receives highest marks for modem performance from independent testing house.
Mar 03, 1999 - ESS Technology announces exclusive audio sponsorship for Microsoft events at Game Developers’ Conference.
Feb 25, 1999 - ESS announces incorporation of its Maestro PCI audio accelerator into Dell's Inspiron Notebook PC.
Feb 22, 1999 - ESS announces that Super VCD shipments pass two million units mark.
Feb 03, 1999 - ESS Technology, Inc. and China's Jiangsu Ministry of Education sign an agreement to develop a multimedia- and Internet-based educational system.
Jan. 20, 1999 - ESS Technology, Inc. announces a cable TV Internet set-top system joint development effort with Fei-Hong Electronics Co.
Jan 13, 1999 - ESS Technology's modem included in sub-$1,000 notebook from Packard Bell NEC.
Jan 11, 1999 - ESS announces that Matt Fong joins its Board of Directors.
Dec 15, 1998 - ESS Technology expands organization to address New Businesses
Dec 09, 1998 - ESS Technology introduces single chip DVD decoder for Consumer Players
Dec 02, 1998 - ESS Technology announces 4 design win for Internet Set-Top Box
Nov 16, 1998 - ESS Technology announces V.90 PCI Audio/Modem Combo Solutions
Nov 12, 1998 - ESS Technology announces ES4228 Chip for Internet Set-Top solution
Oct 19, 1998 - ESS Technology raises $22.5 million by selling shares in UICC and qualifies a new foundry of the UMC Group
Oct 07, 1998 - ESS, Sony, Philips and Enreach jointly launches Super VCD solutions
Oct 06, 1998 - ESS Technology, Inc. endorses China's Super VCD and announces new product for Super VCD
Oct 02, 1998 - ESS Technology, Inc. announces China Education Ministry's endorsement of interactive VCD 3.0 as official educational format
Sep 29, 1998 - ESS Technology settles lawsuit with Creative Technology Ltd.
May 06, 1998 - ESS Technology introduces VISBA™ the third generation VideoCD Chip
Mar 20, 1998 - ESS Technology, Inc. and Diamond Multimedia Systems, Inc. respond to lawsuit by Creative Technology Ltd
Nov 17, 1997 - ESS Technology Joins CRL in program to bring 3D positioning audio technology to Microsoft DirectX-Acellerated games
Nov 11, 1997 - ESS Technology announces VCD design win from Hunday Electronics
Oct 15, 1997 - ESS Technology announces DVD design wins
Oct 14, 1997 - ESS Technology ES3210 Video CD chip shipments pass one million units mark
Oct 08, 1997 - ESS Technology announce support for Microsoft DirectSound 5.0 in it's AudioDrive and Maestro PCI audio products
Oct 07, 1997 - ESS Technology adds GUI and Internet HTML feature to video CD chip
Oct 02, 1997 - ESS Technology's new MAESTRO™ audio chip solutions win major PC designs
Aug 26, 1997 - ESS Technology and Innovacom in joint development on MPEG-2 product
Jul 28, 1997 - Dolby Labs certifies ESS Technology's ES3308 A/V Decoder
Jul 28, 1997 - ESS Samples MPEG-2/AC-3 decoder and DVD reference Design
Jul 07, 1997 - New host based modem from ESS Technology offers breakthrough performance
Jun 16, 1997 - ESS Technology Launches Strategic PCI Audio and Communications Initiative with Comprehensive Suite of Products
Jun 16, 1997 - ESS Technology outlines PCI audio strategy, product roadmap
Jun 03, 1997 - ESS Technology provides quality audio and docking support in new Armada 7700 series feature-rich notebooks
May 29, 1997 - ESS Technology licenses x2™ 56K technology from U.S. Robotics™
May 28, 1997 - ESS Technology audio chips deliver new level of 3D stereo sound in powerful new AST? Bravo MS desktop computers
Apr 16, 1997 - ESS Technology To Acquire Platform Technologies, Inc.
Apr 07, 1997 - ESS Technology Expands Video CD Player Chip Capability To Include Education and Entertainment Game Features
Mar 31, 1997 - ESS Technology's Latest Video Chip Includes Video CD Player and Internet Access In Single Chip Solution
Mar 24, 1997 - ESS Technology Announces Design Wins For New ES3210 Video CD Chip
Feb 25, 1997 - ESS TECHNOLOGY Wins Two $15 Million Orders For Video CD MPEG-1 Chips
Feb 21, 1997 - ESS Technology Receives $24 Million Video CD MPEG-1 Chip Order From Sun Star
Feb 14, 1997 - Herbert Martin Steps Down as ESS President; Robert Blair Appointed Executive Vice President, Operations
Jan 23, 1997 - ESS Technology Video CD MPEG Shipments Pass One Million Units Mark
Jan 16, 1997 - ESS Technology Lands Four Design Wins For New Fax/Modem Chipset