NEC Electronics Corporation specializes in semiconductor products encompassing advanced technology solutions for the high-end computing and broadband networking markets, system solutions for the mobile handset, PC peripherals, automotive and digital consumer markets, and platform solutions for a wide range of customer applications. NEC Electronics Corporation has 25 subsidiaries worldwide including NEC Electronics America, Inc. and NEC Electronics GmbH.
Recently NEC licensed a second member of Imagination’s PowerVR® SGX graphics core family under a multiple-use license arrangement. The core is integrated into NEC SoCs.
This announcement extends the highly successful and growing relationship between the two companies. Previously NEC licensed Imagination’s PowerVR SGX535 core which it is deploying in a number of devices, including its recently announced NaviEngine 1 single-chip system for car navigation. The new agreement extends the markets addressed by NEC devices incorporating PowerVR SGX.