Press release

Intevac Announces Debut of DIAMOND DOG™ Screen Protectors With DiamondClad™ Tempered Glass

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After years in development and millions of test cycles in its Silicon
Valley labs, Intevac, Inc. (Nasdaq: IVAC), a Santa Clara,
California-based corporation specializing in thin-film deposition and
sensor technologies, is debuting its premier consumer product, DIAMOND
DOG™ screen protectors (with DiamondClad™ Tempered Glass),
at Showstoppers at CES 2020. The DIAMOND DOG exhibit will be located at
tables C-11 and C-12.

DIAMOND DOG sets the new diamond standard for long-lasting mobile device
screen protection and performance. DIAMOND DOG features patented DiamondClad
technology, built on the foundation of 120+ patents and Intevac’s
diamond-like carbon technology that has protected billions of hard drive
media over 25 years.

Lab tests show DIAMOND DOG screen protectors provide up to 6 times
better scratch protection, up to 5 times more abrasion protection, up to
4-6 times longer anti-fingerprint protection, and up to 3 times better
breakage protection.* Plus, if your DIAMOND DOG screen protector gets
damaged or worn, DIAMOND DOG will replace it as long as you own your
DIAMOND DOG-protected phone.** DIAMOND DOG ensures:

  • Your mobile device screen is better protected for a longer period of
  • Your mobile device interface performs as naturally as the phone’s own
    screen does
  • Your mobile device stays clean, maintains pristine clarity, and looks
    like new longer
  • You’re paying a fair price and getting extra, lasting value and a
    lifetime warranty

The DIAMOND DOG screen protector, priced at $29.99, comes with an
installation tray, wet/dry wipes, a dust/lint removal sticker, and a
screen polishing cloth.

“We are thrilled to bring DiamondClad Tempered Glass to consumers
to help them protect their indispensable mobile devices, through the
introduction of DIAMOND DOG,” said Wendell Blonigan, president and chief
executive officer of Intevac. “This product offers the smartest solution
for smart phone screen protection, unlike anything else on the market


is to help you protect, extend and get the most life and performance out
of your mobile devices. Our brand is committed to thoughtful design that
not only protects, but also informs, inspires, and delights you
throughout your mobile device ownership experience. For more
information, visit DIAMOND DOG on the web at

* Tested against leading screen protector competitors.

**If your DIAMOND DOG Screen Protector gets damaged or worn, we’ll
replace it for as long as you own your DIAMOND DOG-protected phone.
Replacement requires the return of damaged product with proof of
purchase. See website for details.

About Intevac

Intevac was founded in 1991 and has two businesses: Thin-film Equipment
and Photonics. In our Thin-film Equipment business, we are a leader in
the design and development of high-productivity, thin-film processing
systems. Our production-proven platforms are designed for high-volume
manufacturing of substrates with precise thin film properties, such as
the hard drive media, display cover panel, and solar photovoltaic
markets we serve currently. In our Photonics business, we are a
recognized leading developer of advanced high-sensitivity digital
sensors, cameras and systems that primarily serve the defense industry.
We are the provider of integrated digital imaging systems for most U.S.
military night vision programs. For more information call 408-986-9888,
or visit the company’s website at

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes statements that constitute “forward-looking
statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995 (the “Reform Act”). Intevac claims the protection of
the safe-harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Reform
Act. These forward-looking statements are often characterized by the
terms “may,” “believes,” “projects,” “expects,” or “anticipates,” and do
not reflect historical facts. Specific forward-looking statements
contained in this press release include, but are not limited to; the
capabilities of the company’s DIAMOND DOG and DiamondClad
coatings. The forward-looking statements contained herein involve risks
and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially
from the company’s expectations. These risks include, but are not
limited to: the failure to meet product capabilities and expectations,
which could have a material impact on our business, our financial
results, and the company’s stock price. These risks and other factors
are detailed in the company’s periodic filings with the U.S. Securities
and Exchange Commission.