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Universal Electronics To Present At The Roth Capital Partners 17th Annual Growth Stock Conference.

CYPRESS, Calif., Feb 10, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Universal Electronics Inc.'s (UEI)(Nasdaq:UEIC), management will be presenting on Wednesday, February 23 at 9:30 a.m. Pacific Time at the Roth Capital Partners 17th Annual Growth Stock Conference at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort & Spa in Dana Point, CA.

Paul Arling, chairman and CEO, and Rob Lilleness, president and COO, will discuss company strategy, which will be broadcast over the Internet at

About Universal Electronics Inc.

Universal Electronics Inc., based in Southern California, develops software, firmware and turnkey solutions designed to enable consumers to wirelessly connect, control and interact with an increasingly complex home environment. The company's primary markets include original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in consumer electronics and personal computing, as well as multiple system operators in the cable and satellite subscription broadcasting markets. Over the past 18 years, the company has developed a broad portfolio of patented technologies and the industry's leading database of home connectivity software that it licenses to its customers, including many leading Fortune 500 companies. In addition, UEI sells its universal wireless control products to distributors and retailers in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia under the One For All(R) brand name. More information about UEI can be obtained at

UEI's estimated 200 million units in the marketplace and unparalleled patent portfolio in wireless control devices has advantageously positioned the company as computing and consumer electronic companies battle for the living room, and the home automation and networking industries take shape. UEI's investment highlights follow:

Leader in intellectual property knowledge

-- World's largest and most accurate library of infrared codes - over 190,000 function codes ensure interoperability with the widest array of devices

-- 114 patents (issued or pending)

-- IP portfolio drives development of cutting edge products such as Nevo and Kameleon

Solid base of leading, globally recognized customers

Charter Communications, Comcast, Cox Communications, DirecTV, Motorola, Scientific Atlanta, Sky (formerly BskyB), Sky Italia, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Philips Electronics, RadioShack and Sony

Expanding markets create more opportunities

Digital media today enters the home through multiple platforms and consumers desire a universal way to control these devices. UEI's product portfolio targets this emerging connected home. UEI has furthered its reach into the digital media space with the acquisition of SimpleDevices in October of 2004.

About the Roth Capital Partners 17th Annual Growth Stock Conference

This conference will feature more than 220 leading growth companies in sectors such as Technology, Healthcare, Financial Services and Consumer Products. A concentrated, two-day program will allow institutional investors to meet the executives from a select group of companies that have been hand picked by the Roth Capital Partners research team. 40% of this year's participating companies are presenting here for the first time. The average market cap of this year's presenters is around $330 million, with the median around $185 million. This closely mirrors the average and median market cap for the proposed Russell Microcap(tm) Index which is expected to be around $277 million and $176 million respectively.

To register for this conference, please contact your Roth sales representative at 800-678-9147

Please note that this conference is by invitation only.

For more information about the conference visit: html?content=home (Due to its length, this URL may need to be copied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove the extra space if one exists.)

SOURCE: Universal Electronics Inc.

Lippert Heilshorn For Universal Electronics Inc.
Becky Herrick, 415-433-3777