Our Company

For over a quarter of a century, we have created technology that sits at the heart of many of the world’s most iconic devices – from the first 3D graphics accelerators to gaming consoles and smartphones.

Innovation . Inspiration . Intelligence

At Imagination, we create and license a range of multimedia and communications processors needed to create SoCs (Systems on Chips) that power mobile, consumer, automotive, enterprise, infrastructure, IoT and embedded electronics.

We are a strong, independent IP company, owned by Canyon Bridge, a Silicon Valley-based private equity firm. We pride ourselves on our consistent focus on creating win-win products in conjunction with our customers. Our powerful, cutting-edge designs are driving the digital revolution forward by enabling our partners to build world-changing electronics.

Essential technologies


PowerVR graphics

The leading graphics IP cores for embedded devices

PowerVR graphics power iconic products delivering the best in smartphone, tablet, TV and console markets, including the most advanced user interfaces and highest performance gaming.


PowerVR vision & AI

Dedicated neural network and computer vision acceleration cores

PowerVR vision and artificial intelligence (AI) cores bring new processing capabilities to evolving and emerging markets including mobile, automotive, home entertainment, AR/VR and smart surveillance.


Ensigma connectivity

High-performance and low-power connectivity cores

Ensigma connectivity solutions based on Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 802.15.4 and cellular standards for integrating connectivity inside SoCs. Optimised to provide the most efficient power and performance.


Ensigma broadcast

High-performance and low-power broadcast cores

Ensigma Broadcast TV and audio receivers supporting the broadest range of TV and audio standards in the market today. Providing best-in-class reception of multiple TV and digital radio signals.


Our Executive Management Board has decades of experience in the semiconductor industry and is responsible for implementing the decisions of the Board and its Committees. The EMB works with the Chairman and the Board to help steer the commercial and operational activities of Imagination.

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Billion units shipped

To date over five billion units containing our IP have been shipped in markets such as mobile devices, home electronics, automotive, networking, IoT and AR/VR.

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Highly Skilled Staff

We have a highly skilled workforce of over 900 people, of which over 80% are qualified design engineers and they work in offices spread around the world across nine countries. 

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Years of Experience

We have over 25 years of experience in designing and licensing high-performance, low-powered processor cores for graphics, vision & AI and multi-standard communications.

Partnership brings success

We pride ourselves on our razor-sharp focus on creating technology that pushes the boundaries of what’s possible. Our customers are some of the most successful electronics companies in the world. They choose to work with us because they recognise the innovation in our R&D, the expertise of our people, and the differentiation our IP provides.

We receive a royalty payment when companies create products in volume using our technologies. We are motivated to work in partnership with our customers and to deliver the exceptional support and services they need to reach their target market, on time and in volume.

Our Workforce

Our culture of innovation mixed with the talent and hard work of our employees helps our customers succeed, and in turn, creates a future where we can all share in our success together.

The people at Imagination define the technology shaping our world, from pioneering smartphones and televisions to advanced wearables and semi-autonomous vehicles.