MWC, Barcelona, Spain, February 14th 2011: Imagination Technologies, a leading multimedia and communications technologies company, announces that it has submitted POWERVR SGX drivers for OpenCL 1.0 Embedded Profile conformance with Khronos.*
Says Tony King-Smith, VP marketing, Imagination: “OpenCL enables developers to take their algorithms beyond the computational limits of CPUs and run them on highly parallel, scalable and compute intensive GPUs. We are delighted to be at the forefront in enabling this trend which will drive demand for embedded GPU technologies to new levels.”
OpenCL capability will be available to POWERVR SGX licensees with the latest release of production drivers.
Imagination is demonstrating OpenCL applications running on currently shipping POWERVR SGX enabled products at MWC 2011 in Barcelona from Feb 14-17th (Hall 1D45).
*Conformance submission is POWERVR SGX 535, Linux, for OpenCL 1.0 EP. Product is based on a published Khronos Specification, and is expected to pass the Khronos ConformanceTesting Process. Current conformance status can be found at www.khronos.org/conformance.