5th January 2017

Imagination collaborates with Socionext on advanced video and display technologies


International CES, Las Vegas – 5th January, 2017 – Imagination Technologies (IMG.L) announces it is collaborating with Socionext Inc., a leader in advanced system-on-chip (SoC) technology for video and imaging systems, on new video and display technologies for multimedia applications. Socionext is leveraging PowerVR video IP cores in select advanced SoCs that can benefit from the efficiency, performance and advanced features they provide.

Says Mitsugu Naito, VP, Socionext: “Socionext is focused on delivering the world’s most comprehensive and sophisticated SoCs that can ultimately improve the lives of people across the globe. It is critical that we use the most advanced technologies, such as PowerVR video IP cores, as we strive to provide an ever-better quality of experience to our customers. Imagination’s flexible approach ensures that PowerVR video IP cores meet our exact requirements and provide clear differentiation in our SoCs.”

Says Graham Deacon, VP PowerVR business operations, Imagination: “PowerVR multimedia technologies provide more beautiful, engaging and compelling experiences on a wide range of embedded and mobile devices. We are delighted that our long-time partner Socionext is taking advantage of some of our PowerVR video IP cores as the company continues to deliver highly innovative products.”

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About PowerVR multimedia Consisting of a comprehensive range of multimedia IP, from GPUs for graphics and GPU compute, to video, imaging and vision, PowerVR’s technology takes data from sensors or CPUs to screen, delivering stunning images for entertainment, user interfaces and much more. These IP cores combine to create optimized IP platforms that can incorporate customer IP to create highly differentiated, state-of-the-art solutions for all forms of visual experiences from the latest games to smart IoT cameras.

About Imagination Technologies Imagination is a global technology leader whose products touch the lives of billions of people across the globe. The company’s broad range of silicon IP (intellectual property) includes the key processing blocks needed to create the SoCs (Systems on Chips) that power all mobile, consumer and embedded electronics. Its unique multimedia, processor and connectivity technologies enable its customers get to market quickly with complete and highly differentiated SoC platforms. Imagination’s licensees include many of the world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers, network operators and OEMs/ODMs who are creating some of the world’s most iconic products. See: www.imgtec.com.

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