11th January 2001

Imagination licenses multiple multimedia IP cores to HiSilicon


Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE: IMG; “Imagination”), a leader in System-on-Chip Intellectual Property (“SoC IP”), has signed a license agreement with HiSilicon Technologies Co., Ltd. (“HiSilicon”) covering multiple PowerVR multimedia IP cores from Imagination, including graphics, video and display technologies. Under the license agreement HiSilicon has licensed a member of the PowerVR Series6 ‘Rogue’ GPU graphics family.

HiSilicon will deploy Imagination’s technology in SoCs targeting the mobile and consumer markets.

Under the terms of its licensing arrangements, Imagination receives licence fees and royalty revenues on SoCs incorporating Imagination’s IP.

ENQUIRIES:

Imagination Technologies Group plc
Hossein Yassaie, CEO
Richard Smith, CFO
Tel: 01923 260 511

College Hill
Adrian Duffield/Kay Larsen
Tel: 020 7457 2020

About HiSilicon
HiSilicon Technologies Co., Ltd. is a leading chipset solution provider for telecom network, wireless terminal and digital media. It was formerly known as the ASIC design centre of Huawei since 1991 and was spun off in 2004. HiSilicon has the advantage to provide end-to-end chipsets and solutions from telecom network to consumer electronics. It has been serving more than 200 global operators in over 100 countries and will continue to bring maximum value to global operators and consumers. For more information, please visit www.hisilicon.com

About Imagination Technologies
Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE:IMG) – a global leader in multimedia and communication technologies – creates and licenses market-leading multimedia IP cores for graphics, video, and display processing, multi-threaded embedded processing/DSP cores and multi-standard communications and connectivity processors. These silicon intellectual property (IP) solutions for systems-on-chip (SoC) are complemented by platform level IP and services, a strong array of software tools and drivers and extensive developer and middleware ecosystems. Target markets include mobile phone, handheld multimedia, home consumer entertainment, mobile and low-power computing, and in-car electronics. Its licensees include many of the leading semiconductor and consumer electronics companies. Imagination has corporate headquarters in the United Kingdom, with sales and R&D offices worldwide. See: www.imgtec.com.


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