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Syntax-Brillian Celebrates Opening of LCD and LCoS(TM) TV Production Facility in Ontario, California.

Modern Production Facility Capable of Producing More Than 200,000 LCD and LCoS[TM] Olevia Brand TVs Annually for North American Distribution

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Syntax-Brillian Corp. (Nasdaq:BRLC), a manufacturer and marketer of LCD and LCoS[TM] HDTVs and digital entertainment products, today celebrates the opening of a new production facility in Ontario, California that will produce the company's full line of innovative Olevia LCD and LCoS[TM] TVs for distribution to retailers and markets throughout the United States and Canada.

Operating in partnership with Solar Link Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Taiwan-based Pou Chen Group (trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under stock #9904), the approximately 50,000 sq. ft. facility is capable of producing in excess of 200,000 LCD and LCoS[TM] TVs annually representing the full line of Olevia-brand TVs in screen sizes ranging from 32" to 65".

Featuring a state-of-the-art, semi-automated production line and a Class 10,000 clean room for LCoS[TM] component assembly, the facility began initial operations with a pilot line in September and will begin volume production shortly after opening ceremonies on October 24. The facility currently employs 120 workers on one shift with plans to increase production and employment to two shifts by early 2007.

Cutting-edge Olevia LCoS[TM] HDTVs designed by Tempe, Arizona-based Syntax-Brillian and produced at the Ontario facility will carry the "Made in USA" label. The facility will also produce Olevia LCD TVs which will carry the "Designed and Assembled in USA" label.

"The opening of this facility is a milestone for the growth of Syntax-Brillian Corporation and for the success of the Olevia brand as it continues to expand throughout North America, the Asia-Pacific region and into South America," said Syntax-Brillian CEO Vincent Sollitto. "The Ontario location creates key economic advantages including cost reduction associated with shipping and import duties and the opportunity to build a true just-in-time inventory, manufacturing and distribution system in the United States to further support our valued domestic retail partners."

Officiating the ribbon cutting and opening ceremonies are Christopher C.L. Liu, Chairman, Taiwan Kolin Company, Ltd., Johnny Tsai, Vice President, Solar Link International, Inc., Vincent Sollitto, CEO and Chairman, Syntax-Brillian Corporation, and Champ Shin, Vice President, LG Philips LCD.

Syntax-Brillian's Ontario production facility offers key logistical advantages because of its close proximity to vendor partner warehouse locations containing materials crucial in LCD and LCoS[TM] TV production including thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels, plastics, electrical engineering solutions and power supplies.

The Ontario, California LCD and LCoS[TM] facility is the second major production and assembly facility opened by Syntax-Brillian this month. On October 16, 2006 the company announced the opening of a 30,000+ sq. ft. LCD TV production facility in Nanjing, China with a projected output of 300,000 units annually. The Nanjing facility supports and operates under the auspices of the company's involvement in the Nanjing Huahai Display Technology Co., Ltd. joint venture.

About Syntax-Brillian Corporation

Syntax-Brillian Corporation ( is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of LCD and LCoS[TM] HDTVs and digital entertainment products. The company's lead products include its Olevia brand ( of widescreen HDTV-ready and HD-built-in LCD TVs -- one of the fastest growing global TV brands -- and its Gen II LCoS[TM] 720p and 1080p rear-projection HDTVs for the high-end video/audio market. Syntax-Brillian's global supply chain, Asian operations and North American sales channels position the company as a market leader in consumer and high-end HDTV and digital entertainment products.

Brillian and LCoS are trademarks or registered trademarks of Syntax-Brillian Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this press release may be deemed to be forward-looking statements under federal securities laws, and Syntax-Brillian intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbor created thereby. Such forward-looking statements include but are not limited to statements regarding (i) the expectation of beginning volume production, and (ii) the economic benefits to be derived from the new facility. Syntax-Brillian cautions that these statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected by the forward-looking statements contained herein. Such factors include: (a) changes in markets for the company's products; (b) changes in the market for customers' products; (c) the failure of the company's products to deliver commercially acceptable performance; (d) the ability of the company's management, individually or collectively, to guide the company in a successful manner; and (e) other risks as detailed in Syntax-Brillian's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended June 30, 2006 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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