EMCORE Corporation Introduces New Customer Portal App and Website at the OFC and CCBN Trade Shows

ALHAMBRA, Calif., March 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EMCORE Corporation (NASDAQ:EMKR), a leading provider of Indium Phosphide (InP) optical chips, components, subsystems and systems for the broadband and specialty fiber optics market, announced today the introduction of the new EMCORE Customer Portal App. This mobile app is designed as an expandable customer portal platform that will enable customers to scan their product barcode to authenticate it in EMCORE’s database, as well as provide access to additional proprietary product information.

The EMCORE app is being launched in conjunction with a new company website during the Optical Fiber Conference (OFC) taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center, March 22–24, and also at the China Content Broadcasting Network (CCBN) show at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, China, March 24–26.

EMCORE’s new customer portal app is compatible with iPhone, iPad and Android mobile smart devices and will enable customers to scan their product barcode to authentic their device as a genuine EMCORE laser or other product class. It will also allow EMCORE to better serve its customers by providing password protected access to customer specific product information, software and firmware downloads, product manuals and other resources as they come online.

“EMCORE has long been the standard for quality, performance and reliability in optical lasers and receivers. Our new Customer Portal App is an extension of this standard. Currently it will provide our customers the immediate ability to authenticate their EMCORE product as genuine,” said Gyo Shinozaki, Vice President of Marketing at EMCORE. “In the future this scalable customer portal app will provide our customers access to additional valuable resources we’ll make available,” added Shinozaki.

At OFC and CCBN, EMCORE will be showcasing its chip level devices portfolio for Telecom, GPON FTTx, Datacom and Wireless applications including 1310, 1490 and 1550 nm laser diode chips, 10G Fabry-Perot laser chips, and 2.5G and 10G APD photodetectors. EMCORE will also feature the latest additions to its MEDALLION CATV transmission system along with its full line of Distributed Feedback (DFB) butterfly lasers, DOCSIS 3.1 lasers, TO-56 lasers, low-noise optical receivers, broadband photodiodes, and components for wireless and Distributed Antenna System (DAS) applications.

EMCORE will be meeting with customers, industry analysts and the media at our booth #1228 and we invite you to contact us if you would like to schedule a meeting.

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EMCORE Corporation designs and manufactures Indium Phosphide (InP) optical chips, components, subsystems and systems for the broadband and specialty fiber optics market. EMCORE was the pioneer in linear fiber optic transmission technology, and today is a leader in optical components, as well as a provider of complete end-to-end solutions for high-speed communications network infrastructures, enabling systems and service providers to meet growing demand for bandwidth and connectivity. EMCORE’s advanced optical technologies are designed for cable television (CATV) and fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) networks, telecommunications and data centers, satellite communications, aerospace and defense, wireless networks, and broadcast and professional audio/video systems. With its world-class InP semiconductor wafer fabrication facility, EMCORE has fully vertically-integrated manufacturing capability and also provides contract design, foundry and component packaging services. EMCORE is headquartered in Alhambra, California, USA with InP wafer fabrication operations in Alhambra, and ISO 9001 certified manufacturing in Alhambra and Langfang, China. For further information, please visit http://www.emcore.com.

Forward-looking statements:

The information provided herein may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such statements include statements regarding EMCORE's expectations, goals or intentions, including, but not limited to, financial performance, production schedules, expected customer sales, product features and their benefits, product quality and product performance. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections about EMCORE and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those stated in the forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties that could cause EMCORE's actual results to differ from those set forth in any forward-looking statement are discussed in more detail in EMCORE's SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including under the headings "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations." Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made only as of the date hereof, and EMCORE undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact: EMCORE Corporation Gyo Shinozaki Vice President of Marketing (626) 293-3616 gyo_shinozaki@emcore.com Investor Mark Weinswig (626) 293-3400 investor@emcore.com Media Joel Counter Manager, Corporate Marketing Communications (626) 999-7017 media@emcore.com

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