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STANTUM OPENS OFFICE IN JAPAN

TOKYO, Oct. 7, 2009 -- At CEATEC Japan today, Stantum (www.stantum.com), the pioneering multi-touch technology provider, announced that it has officially opened a liaison office in Japan. Stantum's new office in Tokyo will allow building new partnerships with Japanese OEMs and touch panel/display/silicon vendors, as well as offering greater commercial and technical support from local professionals to their increasing demand for Stantum's multi-touch technology.

"Japan is crucial for Stantum's global business goals since it is a leading country for gaming, PC, smartphone, and car navigation markets and also for touch panel and display," said Robert Pelissier, Stantum's vice president, sales & business development.

The implementation and deployment of Stantum multi-touch technology in professional audio products since 2005 explain its high robustness and reliability, as well as its solid intellectual property foundations. The company now brings highly integrated and production-ready solutions to the market by having its multi-touch technology licensed to leading semiconductor companies.

Pelissier added: "Stantum multi-touch will be deployed in high-volume consumer products as of 2010, and many major companies in the world are currently evaluating or considering designing Stantum multi-touch in new products within the next months."

Masaki Kubodera is serving as director of sales & business development for Japanese operations. Kubodera has more than 15 years of sales, marketing and business development experience in the wireless semiconductor industry, with a focus on mobile consumer electronics technologies.

"Due to its unmatched advantages, Stantum's multi-touch technology promises to be a leading standard for mobile phones, MIDs (mobile internet devices), game consoles and laptops," said Kubodera. "I am very proud to bring it to the Japanese market."

Stantum is headquartered in Bordeaux, France, and plans to continue exploring additional opportunities for growth throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Masaki Kubodera can be contacted by telephone at +81 90-5417-7066, by fax at: +81 3-3589-6127, or by email at m.kubodera@stantum.com. More information about Stantum is available on the web at www.stantum.com.

About Stantum

Stantum has been the pioneering company in multi-touch display technology since 2002, and in 2005 was the first company to market commercial products using a truly reliable multi-touch user interface. Today, Stantum's patented and breakthrough multi-touch technology portfolio is available under license of IP bricks (IP core, firmware and software) and associated engineering and design services.

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