Xicato to Present at SSL Investor Forum During Strategies in Light USA 2012

February 2, 2012

SAN JOSE, CA, Feb 02, 2012 -- Xicato, a recognized leader in creating LED modules that provide superior aesthetics, economics and durability, today announced that it is one of 12 companies being featured during the February 7 Solid State Lighting (SSL) Investor Forum during the Strategies in Light (SIL) 2012 event, February 7 - 9 in Santa Clara, CA. The forum will highlight up-and-coming companies that are providing technology innovation to the SSL industry. Technologies represented range from devices, drivers and controls to light engines, luminaires and complete systems.

Menko Deroos, Xicato's CEO, will outline the company's perspective on adoption in the mainstream SSL module market at 1:30PM PST on Tuesday February 7. Specifically, Deroos will discuss how Xicato has tamed the issues that can arise in using LEDs for general lighting applications to deliver consistent color quality, both up front and over time. The Company is proud to announce that with hundreds of thousands of fixtures installed, it has not had any field returns since its inception in 2007.

Ron Steen, VP Business Development, will provide additional insight during his talk "Exploring the Color of White for LED Illumination -- What is Good Enough at Time Zero and Over Life" on Thursday, February 9 in Track 2, Session 4: Color Quality, 11:00am-11:30am.

Sponsored by Canaccord Genuity, the SSL Forum aims to meet the needs of venture capitalists, investment bankers, and other investors for information about emerging companies in the SSL industry. Analysts from Strategies Unlimited will give market and industry overview presentations, while Canaccord Genuity will discuss liquidity and valuation trends in LEDs and LED lighting.

About Xicato
Xicato is passionate about light. Light has an emotional effect on people and a direct impact on business profitability. It ultimately influences everything in our lives. Xicato is a recognized leader in creating LED modules that provide superior aesthetics, economics and durability. Xicato aspires to be the trusted partner of the global lighting design community and luminaire manufacturers. For the best in lighting design, Xicato recommends a qualified lighting designer from the Professional Lighting Design Association (PLDA) or the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD).