London UK: Imagination Technologies, a leader in system-on-chip intellectual property (SoC IP), won Supplier of the Year at the Elektra 06 awards, held this year in Munich, Germany at the ArabellaSheraton Grand Hotel on the 15 November 2006.
Imagination’s win was for its market leading PowerVR graphics IP cores for embedded systems in a category sponsored by Hamilton Parker International. Tony King-Smith, Imagination’s Vice President of Marketing, was there to pick up the award.
The awards bring together the whole European Electronics industry in a celebration of the companies and people that are achieving the highest standards and driving the industry forward. The awards are organized by Electronics Weekly and Reed Electronics Group. The ceremony had more than 600 attendees from the industry.
This award follows on from Imagination’s success last year when it won both the Design Application Award for its digital radio IP platform and Company of the Year.
Imagination Technologies develops and licenses innovative silicon and software intellectual property (IP) for system-on-chip (SoC) devices targeting multimedia and communication applications.
A top 10 worldwide silicon IP company, Imagination is the leading supplier of application specific SoC IP. Imagination holds a leading market share in DAB digital radios, supplies the de facto standard for advanced graphics on mobile phones, and is a leading provider of IP platforms for mobile TV and TV solutions.
Imagination develops three fundamental silicon IP core families: PowerVR for graphics/display/video; META for RISC/DSP processing; and UCC for broadcast and consumer communications. These core technologies, and a range of supporting IP, are licensed to partners worldwide including seven of the world’s top 10 semiconductor companies.
About Imagination Technologies
Imagination Technologies Group plc a leader in SoC IP develops, licenses and supplies market-leading graphics, video and display cores, real-time multi-threaded DSP/RISC processors and communication and broadcast technologies for the mobile, consumer, automotive and PC markets. It supplies licensable IP (Intellectual Property) supported by advanced development tools to leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies worldwide. Imagination Technologies Group plc has its corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange (FTSE:IMG).