Press release

11 January 2001

Imagination Technologies’ 2012 growth outpaces industry by 3x

Gartner research shows Imagination is fastest-growing among leading design IP companies

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London, UK – 12 June 2013 – Imagination Technologies (IMG.L),
a leading multimedia, processor, communications and cloud technologies company,
announces that it was the fastest growing company among leading IP companies in
2012, outpacing growth of the overall design IP market by more than 3x. The “Market
Share Analysis: Semiconductor Design Intellectual Property, Worldwide, 2012” (April
2, 2013) report from market research firm Gartner showed that the third-party
semiconductor design IP market grew by 11.2% in 2012, and Imagination grew by
36.4%. MIPS Technologies, recently acquired by Imagination, also outpaced
industry growth in 2012, growing by more than 17%.

For
the sixth year in a row, Imagination maintained its position in the survey as
the third largest design IP provider, with its overall share growing each year.
With MIPS in the fourth position, the companies together comprised 11.3% of the
design IP market share.

Tony
King-Smith, EVP marketing, Imagination, says: “Imagination’s PowerVR GPUs and
video processors already respectively lead the industry in unit shipments. The
addition of MIPS enables Imagination to meaningfully enter the CPU segment—the
largest design IP market. MIPS CPUs are designed for the highest performance,
smallest area and lowest power consumption, and offer a true alternative in
many key markets. With the continued growth of our PowerVR and MIPS IP families
into new segments, and the strong demand developing for our Ensigma
communications and Flow cloud IP, we intend to grow our overall share of the
design IP market again in 2013 by providing an unrivalled range of IP for
future generations of our customers’ SoCs.”

About
Imagination Technologies

Imagination
Technologies – a global leader in multimedia, processor, communication and
cloud technologies – creates and licenses market-leading processor solutions
including graphics, video, vision, CPU and embedded processing, multi-standard
communications, cross-platform V.VoIP and VoLTE, and cloud connectivity. These
silicon and software intellectual property (IP) solutions for systems-on-chip
(SoC) are complemented by an extensive portfolio of software, tools and
ecosystems. Target markets include mobile phone, connected home consumer,
mobile and tablet computing, in-car electronics, networking, telecoms, health,
smart energy and connected sensors. Imagination’s licensees include many of the
world’s leading semiconductor manufacturers, network operators and OEM/ODMs.
Corporate headquarters are located in the United Kingdom, with sales and
R&D offices worldwide. See: www.imgtec.com.  

Imagination
Technologies’ Press Contacts:

UK: David Harold                      david.harold@imgtec.com         +44
(0)1923 260 511

USA: Jen Bernier-Santarini         jen.bernier@imgtec.com            +1 408-530-5178

Media contacts

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United Kingdom

david.harold@imgtec.com
Tel: +44 (0)1923 260 511

jo.ashford@imgtec.com
Tel: +44 (0)1923 260 511

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