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WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 18, 2006) - DALSA Corporation (TSX:DSA), an international high performance semiconductor and electronics company, today announced it has received a contract to supply high resolution image sensor chips to a valued customer in the professional imaging market. The contract, which is valued at CDN $1.9 million, is expected to be delivered over the next three months.
The DALSA image sensor chips will be "the eyes" of the customer's high performance photogrammetry camera system. Photogrammetry is the science of using aerial photographs and other remote sensing imagery to obtain accurate measurements of natural and human-made features on the Earth.
"We are pleased that our high performance image sensor technology is being incorporated into our customer's camera system, which represents the very leading edge of professional digital imaging," commented Savvas Chamberlain, CEO of DALSA Corporation. "In demanding applications such as these, our leadership in technology enables us to compete successfully world-wide."
About DALSA Corporation
DALSA is an international high performance semiconductor and electronics company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital imaging products and solutions, in addition to providing semiconductor products and services. DALSA's core competencies are in specialized integrated circuit and electronics technology, software, and highly engineered semiconductor wafer processing. Products and services include image sensor components; electronic digital cameras; vision processors; image processing software; and semiconductor wafer foundry services for use in MEMS, high-voltage semiconductors, image sensors and mixed-signal CMOS chips. DALSA is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "DSA". The Company has its corporate offices in Waterloo, ON and approximately 1000 employees world-wide.
Some of the statements in this press release, including those relating to the Company's strategies and other statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, or that include words such as "expects", "anticipates", "intends", "plans", "believes", "estimates", or similar expressions, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of securities law. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements are detailed from time to time in DALSA's periodic reports filed with the Ontario Securities Commission and other regulatory authorities. Investors should read review the Business Risks and Prospects sections of the DALSA 2005 annual Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") to understand the assumptions, risks and uncertainties inherent in forward looking information or statements. DALSA has no intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.