Press release

15 July 2002

Ensigma DAB IP Enables Successor to Award Winning DAB Digital Radio Tuner

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Ensigma a division of Imagination Technologies (“”Imagination””; LSE:IMG) today announced that its digital radio IP is being used in the PURE DRX-701ES DAB digital radio tuner from PURE Digital (formerly VideoLogic Systems.)

The PURE DRX-701ES features the latest highly integrated, third-generation DAB chip, Frontier Silicon’s Chorus™ FS1010. The Chorus processor is a single-chip DAB/Audio processor, based on the META™ processor design and Ensigma DAB IP licensed from Imagination Technologies, and enables PURE Digital to create a high-performance, cost-effective DAB tuner that also massively increases on the features available in previous generation DAB products. The incorporation of this technology also allows the price to be cut by £100 from £349 to £249.

The PURE DRX-701ES is built around Frontier Silicon’s Chorus™ FS1010, a single-chip DAB/Audio processor based on the META™ multi-threaded DSP core and DAB technologies developed by Imagination Technologies’ Metagence and Ensigma divisions. META super-threading technology enables PURE Digital to create a lower cost DAB radio that also increases on the features available in its DRX-601ES DAB digital radio, winner of What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision magazine’s Tuner Product of the Year 2001

Ensigma Technologies is a leading technology provider for DAB with proven implementations and patents. Ensigma has developed a suite of software and hardware for customers implementing digital radio receivers. All modes of audio and data services are supported. The latest Ensigma digital radio technology, consisting of software stack and custom coprocessors, was used with the META super-threaded DSP core to develop the Chorus FS1010.

Ensigma’s digital radio IP is available as a complete IP package based on the META processor, including software and coprocessors. The software can be tailored for low cost radios and innovative data/audio applications, and is fully compatible with Ensigma’s consumer audio IP.

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