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Note 8. Other intangible assets

Other intangible assets include capitalized development expenditure, purchased technology from third parties and software developed or purchased (including licenses) for internal use. The changes in the amount of other intangible assets are as follows:

Capitalized development expenditureSoftwarePurchased technology and other intangible assetsTotal
At cost
Balance January 1, 201383,52020,34614,393118,259
Additions17,9434373318,413
Impairments(7,761)(7,761)
Deconsolidation ASMPT(4,931)(7,215)(12,146)
Disposals(1)(1)
Foreign currency translation effect(9,410)(248)(169)(9,827)
Balance December 31, 201384,29215,6037,042106,937
Additions14,3461,49615,842
Impairments(1,267)(1,267)
Reclassification from evaluation tools2,2692,269
Disposals(414)(1,202)(1,616)
Foreign currency translation effect5,0082166805,904
Balance December 31, 2014102,37916,9018,789128,069
Accumulated amortization
Balance January 1, 201321,28413,4467,37842,108
Amortization for the year9,9572,1182,07114,146
Deconsolidation ASMPT(3,744)(3,895)(7,639)
Disposals(1)(1)
Foreign currency translation effect(2,541)(211)(154)(2,906)
Balance December 31, 201328,70011,6085,40045,708
Amortization for the year10,8933,6951,03315,621
Impairments(374)(374)
Reclassification from evaluation tools878878
Disposals(414)(1,202)(1,616)
Foreign currency translation effect1,9061935392,638
Balance December 31, 201441,12515,0826,64862,855
Other intangible assets, net
December 31, 201355,5923,9951,64261,229
December 31, 201461,2541,8192,14165,214

Impairment charges on capitalized development costs are included in operating expenses under research and development. Impairment of capitalized development expenses primarily related to development of new hardware for which the customers demand has shifted out in time, and purchased technology which became obsolete.

Other intangible assets are amortized over useful lives of three to seven years. Estimated amortization expenses relating to other intangible assets are as follows:

201511,244
201613,108
201714,264
201811,437
20198,160
20207,001
65,214

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ASMI has a dual listing on Nasdaq (North America) and Euronext (the Netherlands). Our full 2014 Annual report is prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards ('IFRS'), as endorsed by the European Union and can be viewed online conveniently. We also file the Annual report on Form 20-F with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, which is available as a PDF. All our 2014 reports can be downloaded quickly and easily.

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STATUTORY
ANNUAL REPORT 2014

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CR REPORT
2014

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REPORT 2014

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RECONCILIATION
US GAAP-IFRS 2014

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