9 June 2005
Imagination Technologies' PowerVR IP Incorporated in Freescale Multimedia Processor for Mobile Entertainment Devices
London, UK: Imagination Technologies Group plc (";Imagination";) a leader in System on Chip Intellectual Property (";IP";) reports that Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (NYSE:FSL, FSL.B) has launched the i.MX31 mobile entertainment multimedia processor, which includes Imagination's PowerVR MBX IP.
The i.MX31, which is designed to deliver lifelike 3D image quality, incorporates PowerVR MBX Lite 2D/3D graphics engine IP from Imagination, licensed by Freescale from Imagination's partner ARM.
Freescale expects that i.MX31 sample shipments will begin by the end of June 2005.
Under the terms of its licensing arrangements Imagination Technologies receives license fees and royalty revenues on SoCs incorporating Imagination Technologies' IP shipped by partners.