Ambarella, Inc., a leader in low-power, high-definition video compression and image-processing semiconductors, today announced that the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) has honored the Company with the award for the Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company of 2010. The award was presented to Ambarella executives at the GSA’s annual Awards Dinner Celebration held on Thursday, December 9, 2010 in Santa Clara, California.

The GSA’s Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company award is designed to identify the private semiconductor company garnering the most respect within the industry in terms of its vision, products and future opportunity.  The GSA Awards Committee annually reviews all private semiconductor companies and awarded Ambarella the Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company of 2010 based on the committee’s analysis of Ambarella’s performance and likelihood of long-term success.

“GSA is proud to present Ambarella with the Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company Award,” said Jodi Shelton, president of GSA.  “They were picked as a Start Up to Watch of 2009 and this year’s award has proven that Ambarella has progressed from a start up to watch to a company respected by its peers and pundits thus earning them this title.”

“It is an honor to receive the GSA’s 2010 award for Most Respected Private Semiconductor Company, our third GSA award.” said Fermi Wang, CEO of Ambarella. “We have experienced a year of phenomenal growth and introduced an exciting array of new products for consumer DV camera, broadcast infrastructure and security camera applications. In the year ahead, we will continue to partner closely with our customers to successfully bring their innovative products to market.”

About GSA
The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) mission is to accelerate the growth and increase the return on invested capital of the global semiconductor industry by fostering a more effective fabless ecosystem through collaboration, integration and innovation.  It addresses the challenges within the supply chain including IP, EDA/design, wafer manufacturing, test and packaging to enable industry-wide solutions.  Providing a platform for meaningful global collaboration, the Alliance identifies and articulates market opportunities, encourages and supports entrepreneurship, and provides members with comprehensive and unique market intelligence.  Members include companies throughout the supply chain representing 25 countries across the globe.

About Ambarella
Ambarella is a technology leader in low-power, high-definition video compression and image processing solutions. Ambarella products are helping to define a new class of hybrid consumer digital cameras that combine unmatched high-definition video and digital still images together in one device. Many top brand cameras and camcorders use Ambarella SoCs and are shipping worldwide. Ambarella technology is also widely used in broadcasting and a significant amount of TV programming worldwide is transmitted using Ambarella compression chips. Additionally, Ambarella SoCs are well-suited to drive the latest generation of high-definition security IP cameras. For more information about Ambarella, please visit www.ambarella.com.

Contacts:

Chris Day, Ambarella Corp., cday@ambarella.com
Molly McCarthy, Valley Public Relations, T:  +1 408 978 1168, molly@valleypublicrelations.com