Vimicro to Present at the 15th Annual Needham Growth Conference

       Vimicro to Present at the 15th Annual Needham Growth Conference

PR Newswire

BEIJING, Jan. 8, 2013

BEIJING, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Vimicro International Corporation
(NASDAQ: VIMC) ("Vimicro" or the "Company"), a leading PC-camera processor and
IP-based surveillance solution provider, today announced that the Company will
present at the upcoming 15th Annual Needham Growth Conference to be held at
the New York Palace Hotel.Dr. John Deng, Vimicro's Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, and David Tang, Vimicro's Chief Financial Officer, will
discuss the Company's business and outlook.


The details of Vimicro's presentation at the conference are as follows:

Date:  Thursday, January 17, 2013
Time:  2:50 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
       The Stanford Room, Villard Mansion

       The New York Palace
       455 Madison Avenue

       New York, NY 10022

Investors attending the conference and interested in a one-on-one meeting with
the Company should contact their Needham representative, or one of the IR
representatives listed on this release.

The Needham Growth Conference (NGC) gives institutional investors, private
equity firms and venture capitalists access to 350 growth companies from a
broad range of industries including Clean Technology, Communications,
Consumer, Enterprise Infrastructure, Healthcare, Internet & Digital Media,
Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment and Software & Services sectors. In
addition to presentations by senior executives, the NGC features three
outstanding keynote speakers, and a variety of thematic panels. These panels
feature senior managers and industry experts discussing critical topics that
will impact technology stock valuations in 2013 and beyond. A key goal of the
NGC is to deliver investable choices coupled with a better understanding of
the rapidly changing environment in which each company operates. The NGC's
early January timing makes it the perfect way to start the year, with a
critical eye toward creating the ideal portfolio for 2013. The 3-day NGC
features public and private company presentations, Q&A sessions, and 1-on-1
meetings for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms.

About Vimicro International Corporation

Vimicro International Corporation is a leading multimedia semiconductor and
solution provider that designs, develops and markets mixed-signal
semiconductor products and system-level solutions that enable multimedia
capabilities in a variety of products for PC/Notebook, consumer electronics
and surveillance markets. Vimicro is aggressively expanding business into the
surveillance market with system-level solutions and semiconductor products to
capitalize on China's domestic demand. Vimicro's ADSs, each of which
represents four ordinary shares, are currently trading on the NASDAQ Global
Market under the ticker symbol "VIMC."

Company Contact:                    Investor Contact:

Vimicro International Corporation   CCG Investor Relations

Mr. David Tang, Chief Financial     Mr. John Harmon, CFA, Sr. Account Manager
                                    Phone: +86 (10) 8573 1014 (Beijing)
Phone: +86 (10) 6894 8888 ext. 8811

                                    Mr. Roger Ellis, Senior Partner & SVP for
Ms. Na Zhang, Assistant to the CFO  M.I.

Phone: +86 (10) 6894 8888 ext. 7552 Phone: +1 (310) 954-1332 (Los Angeles)

E-mail:         E-mail:           

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