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UPDATE -- Himax Technologies Schedules Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call for Thursday, November 8 at 8:00 a.m. EST

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TAINAN, Taiwan, Nov. 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Himax Technologies, Inc. ("Himax" or "Company") (Nasdaq: HIMX) a leading supplier and fabless manufacturer of display drivers and other semiconductor products, will hold a conference call with investors and analysts on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. US Eastern Standard Time and 9:00 p.m. Taiwan to discuss the Company's third quarter 2012 financial results.  

HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES THIRD QUARTER 2012 EARNINGS CONFERENCE CALL
   
DATE: Thursday, November 8, 2012 
   
TIME: U.S. 8:00 a.m. EST
  TAIWAN 9:00 p.m.
   
DIAL IN: U.S. 1-877-407-4018
  INTERNATIONAL 1-201-689-8471
   
CONFERENCE ID: 402099
   
WEBCAST: http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=102174

A replay of the call will be available beginning two hours after the call through midnight November 15, 2012 (12 p.m. November 16, Taiwan time) on www.himax.com.tw and by telephone at +1-877-870-5176 (US Domestic) or +1-858-384-5517 (International). The conference ID number is 402099. This call is being webcast by ViaVid Broadcasting and can be accessed by clicking on this http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=102174 or at ViaVid's website at http://www.viavid.net, where the webcast can be accessed through November 7, 2013.

About Himax Technologies, Inc.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) is a fabless semiconductor solution provider dedicated to display imaging processing technologies. Himax is a worldwide market leader in display driver ICs and timing controllers used in TVs, laptops, monitors, mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, car navigation, and many other consumer electronics devices. Additionally, Himax designs and provides controllers for touch sensor displays, LCOS micro-displays used in palm-size projectors and head-mounted displays, LED driver ICs, power management ICs, scaler products for monitors and projectors, tailor-made video processing IC solutions and silicon IPs. The company also offers digital camera solutions, including CMOS image sensors and wafer level optics, which are used in a wide variety of applications such as mobile phone, tablet, laptop, TV, PC camera, automobile, security and medical devices. Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Tainan, Taiwan, Himax currently employs 1,400 people from three Taiwan-based offices in Tainan, Hsinchu and Taipei and country offices in China, Korea, Japan and the US. Himax has 1,657 patents granted and 1,504 patents pending approval worldwide as of September 30, 2012. Himax has retained its position as the leading display imaging processing semiconductor solution provider to consumer electronics brands worldwide.

http://www.himax.com.tw

Forward Looking Statements

Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially include, but not limited to, general business and economic conditions and the state of the semiconductor industry; market acceptance and competitiveness of the driver and non-driver products developed by the Company; demand for end-use applications products; reliance on a small group of principal customers; the uncertainty of continued success in technological innovations; our ability to develop and protect our intellectual property; pricing pressures including declines in average selling prices; changes in customer order patterns; changes in estimated full-year effective tax rate; shortages in supply of key components; changes in environmental laws and regulations; exchange rate fluctuations; regulatory approvals for further investments in our subsidiaries; our ability to collect accounts receivable and manage inventory; the uncertainty of success in our Taiwan listing plan which is still under review by Taiwan regulatory authorities and subject to change due to, among other things, changes in either Taiwan or U.S. authorities' policies and Taiwan regulatory authorities' acceptance of the Company's Taiwan listing application and other risks described from time to time in the Company's SEC filings, including those risks identified in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in its Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2011 filed with the SEC, as may be amended.

CONTACT: COMPANY Himax Technologies, Inc. Jackie Chang, CFO Himax Technologies, Inc. Tel: 886-2-2370-3999 Ext.22300 Fax: 886-2-2314-0877 Email: jackie_chang@himax.com.tw www.himax.com.tw. Penny Lin, Investor Relations Himax Technologies, Inc. Tel: 886-2-2370-3999 Ext.22320 Fax: 886-2-2314-0877 Email: penny_lin@himax.com.tw www.himax.com.tw INVESTOR RELATIONS MZ North America John Mattio, SVP Tel: +1-212-301-7130 Email: john.mattio@mzgroup.us www.mz-ir.com
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