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

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

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
                TAIWAN9:00 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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