Lyrtech launches OBSAI/CPRI Virtex-4 Development Platform

A flexible, integrated, and cost-effective platform for proven and established Xilinx OBSAI and CPRI reference designs

Quebec City, Canada (June 19, 2007). Lyrtech Inc. (Lyrtech) (TSX Venture Exchange:
LYT), a worldwide leader in digital signal processing technologies, announced today the
launch of the OBSAI/CPRI Virtex-4 Development Platform. At the heart of the platform are
the new Xilinx OBSAI RP3/RP3-01 and CPRI reference designs that were developed by Xilinx
as part of its 3G Wireless Base Station Initiative.

According to Dell’Oro, the base station market is already at the $20 billion level and
In-Stat projects 14% annual growth through 2009. The Open Base Station Architecture
(OBSAI) and the Common Public Radio Interface (CPRI) are two industry
initiatives formed by major wireless OEMs such as Nokia, Samsung, LG Electronics, Ericsson
AB, Huawei Technologies, NEC Corporation, Nortel Networks SA, and Siemens AG. These
initiatives endeavor to develop industry standards and create open markets for cellular
base stations that will allow manufacturers and component vendors to share a common
protocol, more easily adapt their products from one customer to another, and reduce
structure costs.

“Xilinx and our host of blue-chip partners are an integral part of Lyrtech’s strategy
— helping us extend our reach, support a broader set of customers, and develop new
specialties in specific technologies and markets so we can offer our customers more
complete solutions,” said Migüel Caron, President and CEO of Lyrtech. “We look
forward to more collaborative initiatives.”

The Lyrtech OBSAI/CPRI Virtex-4 Development Platform allows users to create flexible
CPRI and OBSAI RP3/RP3-01-compatible data sources, sinks, and bus translation bridges for
serial RapidIO and Gigabit Ethernet interfaces. The platform also allows users to design
high-speed serial OBSAI/CPRI data connections from the onboard, high-performance clock

“Base station and remote radio unit OEMs are increasingly making CPRI and OBSAI
interfaces a definite requirement. With the introduction of the OBSAI/CPRI Virtex-4
Development Platform and available reference designs, Lyrtech and Xilinx can significantly
reduce engineers’ development time on OBSAI and CPRI applications,” said Amit Dhir,
director, Infrastructure Vertical Markets at Xilinx.

Benoit Fleury, Lyrtech’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing commented that, “Lyrtech
is proud to be recognized once again by Xillinx as an industry-leading partner in the
development of the OBSAI/CPRI Virtex-4 Development Platform. Wireless is one of Lyrtech’s
key expertise and focus areas, and this OBSAI/CPRI project further builds on our
leadership in wireless design solutions.”

About Lyrtech

Lyrtech develops and manufactures advanced digital signal processing solutions for
companies worldwide, a vital technology to network and wireless communications, audio and
video processing, as well as electronic systems in all fields of technology. Lyrtech
offers a full range of DSP-FPGA development platforms, as well as design, prototyping, and
manufacturing of electronic products through its Innovator division.

From the company’s state-of-the-art 4,645-m2 (50,000-ft2) facility, Lyrtech’s Innovator
division offers prototyping services, new product introduction services, turnkey assembly,
box build assembly, and other electronic manufacturing services, providing customers with
a quality production run of highly complex products with a fast turnaround.

Lyrtech works in partnership with industry leaders such as Texas Instruments, The
MathWorks, and Xilinx. Lyrtech’s customers include many prestigious names of the consumer
electronics, telecommunications, aerospace, and defense fields such as BAE Systems,
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), the European Aerospace Defence and Space
Company (EADS), Fujitsu, Harris, ITT, Motorola, Neural Audio, NTT DoCoMo, and

About Xilinx

Xilinx is the worldwide leader in complete programmable logic solutions. For more information, visit

Forward-looking statements

Certain statements made in this press release regarding Lyrtech’s future operations, expected financial position, future revenues, projected costs, prospects, plans, and objectives are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements, by their nature, necessarily involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ significantly from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Lyrtech considers the assumptions on which these forward-looking statements are based to be reasonable at the time they were prepared, but cautions that these assumptions regarding future events, many of which are beyond Lyrtech’s control, may ultimately prove to be incorrect. Factors and risks which could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations are discussed in Lyrtech’s annual report for the year ended December 31, 2006. Lyrtech disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. For additional information on risks and uncertainties relating to these forward-looking statements, investors should consult Lyrtech’s ongoing filings, including its most recent annual report, found on SEDAR at

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For more information, contact

Migüel Caron, President and Chief Executive Officer


T (418) 877-4644

F (418) 877-7710

Mary S. Dellar

The Equicom Group

T (514) 844-4680

Contact Information


2800 Louis-Lumière Street
Suite 100
Quebec, QC, G1P 2J7

tele: 418.877.4644
toll-free: 888.922.4644
fax: 418.877.7710

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