Vimicro Launches the Next Generation of Its Flagship Starlight Camera at 2014 China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security

Oct 27, 2014, 04:41 ET from Vimicro International Corporation

BEIJING, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider in China, today announced that it will participate in the 2014 China International Exhibition on Public Safety and Security to be held at Beijing International Exhibition Centre from October 28 to 31. The Company's full product line will be showcased at booth number E2C67 in Exhibition Hall E2.

The Company will launch the next generation of its flagship Starlight Camera and its 718 and 736 chips at its product release press conference in E306 of Complex Building 2nd Floor at 14:30 on October 28, when the newly released Starlight Camera will be staged against the prevailing similar cameras from leading video surveillance manufacturers on the quality of picture and image. The Starlight Camera is a HD video surveillance camera designed for low-illumination condition enabling normal color image under 0.01 Lux and workable image under 0.001 Lux, supporting both SVAC and H.264 with 1080P/25 fps, propelled by Vimicro's proprietary image processing chip.

The successful implementation of the SVAC-compliant video surveillance system in Taiyuan will be showcased by the Department of Public Security of Shanxi Province at the Exhibition Area of Successful Application of Technology in Public Security, sponsored by the Ministry of Public Security of China. Following successful implementation of the Phase I Tianwang city-wide video surveillance project in Taiyuan, Vimicro is contracted to supply the SVAC-compliant video surveillance system and products for Taiyuan's Phase II Tianwang.

About Vimicro International Corporation

Vimicro International Corporation (NASDAQ: VIMC) is a leading video surveillance technology and solution provider that designs, develops and markets a full range of video surveillance products and solutions to governments, private enterprises, and consumers in China. Vimicro co-developed SVAC (Surveillance Video and Audio Coding), the national video surveillance technological standard, which demonstrates its unique strengths in proprietary multimedia IC technology, making it a leader in China's fast-growing security and surveillance market. Vimicro is headquartered in Beijing, China and has subsidiaries and offices throughout China and in Silicon Valley. Vimicro's ADSs each represent four ordinary shares and are traded on the NASDAQ Global Market exchange under the ticker symbol "VIMC."

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Phone: +8610-5884-8898
E-mail: ir@vimicro.com

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