Press release

07 February 2005

Imagination Technologies and Texas Instruments Extend Licensing Agreement (RNS)

TI Licenses PowerVR MBX Lite Graphics Core

London, UK: Imagination Technologies [LSE:IMG], a leader in system-on-chip intellectual property (SoC IP), announced today that Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI), has licensed Imagination’s PowerVR MBX Lite™ graphics core for integration into a new range of applications processors based on TI’s OMAP™ 2 architecture for mobile phones.

This deal extends the existing collaboration between Imagination Technologies and TI that has already seen another member of Imagination’s mobile graphics family, namely the PowerVR MBX™ graphics core, integrated into TI’s OMAP 2 architecture.

“”The combination of the cost-efficient PowerVR MBX Lite with TI’s OMAP 2 architecture allows TI to bring console-quality gaming content to a broader range of mobile terminals based on the OMAP 2 architecture,””; said Paul Werp, Worldwide Director of Marketing, TI Cellular Systems. “”;The expanded range of terminals, coupled with full support for industry standards OpenGL ES and M3G Java™, will enable a seamless gaming content platform for content creators and owners on the OMAP 2 architecture.””

“”This important extension of our collaboration with TI will enable advanced graphics capabilities and state-of-the-art gaming content to be brought to an even wider range of mobile handsets and their users,”” said Hossein Yassaie, CEO, Imagination Technologies.

Under the terms of its licensing arrangements Imagination Technologies receives license fees and royalty revenues on SoCs incorporating Imagination Technologies’ IP shipped by partners.

The PowerVR MBX Lite and PowerVR MBX IP cores are members of Imagination’s low-power and high performance graphics processor family. PowerVR MBX Lite is specifically developed to meet the growing multimedia needs of ultra-low power, cost-sensitive system-on-chip (SoC) applications such as mainstream mobile phones and handheld gaming devices. When used with embedded microprocessor cores, PowerVR MBX Lite enables the migration of complex 3D/2D graphics and video content to such platforms. The PowerVR MBX graphics processor targets more advanced and higher end mobile devices and PDAs as well as graphics requirements in other embedded consumer systems.

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